Lighthouse Gala Shines!

October 9, 2016

Mayor Libby Schaaf, student speakers and some adorable primary-grade singers helped us celebrate 15 years in style at the beautiful Rotunda Building in downtown Oakland. 380 heroes, who are making a huge difference in Oakland, raised their glasses at our 10th annual gala and pledged their continued support. Now with two schools reaching 950 students, Lighthouse Community Public Schools is poised to make college possible for even more Oakland children.

Lighthouse named #1 school in the Bay Area closing the achievement gap

September 27, 2016

The Mercury News just featured a major report measuring the performance of public schools working with low-income students. Lighthouse is proud to be ranked as the #1 high school working with low-income Latino students, out of the Bay Area’s 1,200 schools!

Gala Celebrating 15 Years on October 8th!

September 12, 2016

On October 8th, celebrate 15 years of Lighthouse and the opening Lodestar. You can make an impact on the lives of Oakland students. Tickets are almost sold out! Register here.

It’s Official! Lodestar is Open!

August 26, 2016

Mayor Libby Schaaf, Superintendent Antwan Wilson, and President of Patten Foundation, Gary Moncher, gave heartfelt remarks of support and encouragement before the ribbon was officially cut. This marks the culmination of two years of planning and the beginning of a new excellent public school for Oakland!

We are back to school at Lighthouse and Lodestar!

August 15, 2016

Today we welcome over 900 students to our TWO Oakland campuses. It is going to be a remarkable year of learning and growth!


Lighthouse Teacher Named One of Oakland’s Charter School Teachers of the Year!

June 20, 2016

Congratulations to Megan Stoehr, one of Oakland’s Charter School Teachers of the Year! Meg was recognized for her high expectations of her students, her remarkable curriculum through which her students explore themes of social justice, and her commitment to helping her peers become better teachers! WAY TO GO MEG!!

Congratulations to the Class of 2016!

June 18, 2016

Today is Steve Sexton Day in Oakland

June 3, 2016

Today we honor our Lighthouse founder who burns brightly in our hearts and minds. His legacy and love will influence generations. We miss him today and every day.

For a quick shot of happiness, enjoy this quick College Declaration Day video

May 31, 2016

Our seniors overflowed with happiness while their parents glowed with pride during College Declaration Day.  Click here to enjoy the highlights!

For more inspiration, join us at our Graduation Ceremony on June 17th at the Scottish Rite Center at 1547 Lakeside Dr, Oakland, CA 94612. The festivities are 6-8pm and all are welcome.

The Lion King is coming to Lighthouse!

May 16, 2016

We invite Lighthouse parents and community members to be charmed by our fantastic performers at three performances.

  • Wednesday, June 1st at 7:00pm @ the Lighthouse MPR
  • Saturday, June 4th at 3pm @ the Lighthouse MPR
  • Tuesday, June 7th.  Showtime is 5:30pm – 6:30pm @ the Scottish Rite Center located at 1547 Lakeside Dr, Oakland, CA 94612.  (All performers are to arrive at 4pm.)

A note about in-School Assembly Shows: Lion King performers will participate in two morning assemblies on June 3rd (Elementary) and June 6th (Middle School). Time tbd. Because of space, these assemblies cannot accommodate parents or the community.

Pre-Sale ticket prices are:

  • Children (3yrs – 17yrs): $ 3.00  
  • Adults: $5.00

Day of the Show ticket prices:

  • Children (3yrs – 17yrs): $5.00  
  • Adults: $8.00

Tickets can be purchased at the Lighthouse K-8 front desk, please ask for Ms. Claudia Chavez during the school day and during after-school hours.

Where Oakland Shines