BEST High School

Karen Todd, Principal

Dr. Paulette Taylor
Assistant Principal

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Welcome to BEST High School Information

Business Entrepreneurial School of Technology (BEST) Preparatory High School is housed on the McClymonds Educational Complex, formerly McClymonds High School. BEST is one of two new small autonomous interconnected high schools which opened on August 29, 2005. This school is a vital part of the West Oakland community which is experiencing a rebirth of businesses, families, and housing.

BEST is a school which addresses the needs of the whole child - academic, social, medical, and mental. The teacher/student ratio is an average of 1:25, and we provide myriad of positive intervention services. BEST students and faculty enjoy many school partnerships.

Community Partners Here ->>

What BEST is About
Food Science Culinary Arts Academy
AP Corner
AP Students News

Lesson Plan Template
McClymonds Warriors
2009 Merit Award Applications

BEST is a College Preparatory High School which offers Concurrent Enrollment classes on our site in partnership with Merritt College.

Useful Links..... Announcements

BEST Bell Schedule
Committee Plan for Student Absenteeism/ Tardy Incentives
Business Entrepreneurial School of Technology School Compact
BEST Phone Directory

Merit Award Applications Due Date:
Tuesday, April 14th by 5:00 p.m.

2008 Star Scholarship Recipients
Recent Merit Award Recipients