Christ the King operates within the Catholic Schools Diocese of Oakland — the 4th largest Diocese in California, which serves 44 elementary schools and nine high schools. A K-8, coeducational school, Christ the King is accredited through the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and Western Catholic Educators Association (WCEA).
Christ the King Catholic School provides a comprehensive learning experience through a challenging K-8 curriculum aligned with Common Core Standards. Our core curriculum focuses on English/Language Arts, Math, Social Studies, Science and Religion. Enrichment courses in Spanish, music, art, technology, physical education, and garden awareness broaden our students’ educational experience. Students also have the opportunity to participate in extracurricular programs affiliated with the school, including choir, band, and musical theater. Please see the Curriculum page for more detailed information.
Christ the King Catholic School consists of full-day kindergarten, along with grades one through eight. School hours are 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday; each Wednesday, school ends at 2:15 p.m. to allow time for faculty and staff professional development. On minimum days, school ends at 12:00 p.m.
Christ the King Catholic School offers before and after school care called Club CTK. Club CTK is open before school from 7:00-8:00 a.m. and every afternoon from 3:00-6:00 p.m. on regular days and 12:00-6:00 p.m. on minimum days. Please see the Club CTK page for additional information.
Christ the King Catholic School employs a resource teacher who works closely with parents and classroom teachers to help meet the needs of students who need extra support to succeed.
The tuition amount per family is determined by the number of children in the family attending Christ the King Catholic School. Discounts are offered on selected payment plans. Please see the Tuition Information page for specific information about tuition rates and fees, as well as financial aid programs.
Christ the King Catholic School takes pride in its tradition of excellence that, it is hoped, will be evident to those who come in contact with representatives of the school. Students who are neat and well groomed help to establish and maintain an environment conducive to learning and good manners. Because of this, all students are expected to adhere to the school uniform policy. The full dress code is included in the Parent/Student Handbook and the Classic Designs CTK Uniform List contains additional information about clothing items, pricing, and ordering.
The ChoiceLunch program offers a nutritious hot lunch on all regular dismissal days. There is a simple online ordering system and mobile app. Each ChoiceLunch meal includes an entrée, a snack, fresh fruit and a drink. The menu is extensive, with sixteen lunch entrée options every day. For more information, please visit www.choicelunch.com. When registering as a first-time user on the ChoiceLunch website, please use the registration code: ctk.
Christ the King Catholic School is dedicated to providing each student with a well-rounded education. All students participate in a variety of enrichment programs throughout the school year, including courses in Spanish, music, art, technology, physical education, and garden awareness. Students also have the opportunity to participate in extracurricular programs affiliated with the school, including choir, band, and musical theater.
Students enrolled at Christ the King Catholic School are eligible to participate in team sports through the Catholic Youth Organization (CYO). Our programs include track & field for students in grades 2-8, and basketball for students in grades 3-8.