Living and Working in Berkeley
Berkeley Utility Providers
- East Bay Municipal Utility District - water
- Pacific Gas and Electric - electricity and natural gas
- AT&T - landline telephone service
- Comcast - cable television
Higher Education Private Schools
- Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine College
- Graduate Theological Union
- Western Institute for Social Research
- Wright Institute
Berkeley Unified School District serves the public with:
- 11 kindergarten-5th grade elementary schools
- three middle schools housing grades 6-8
- a comprehensive high school
- an alternative high school
- an adult school
- an early childhood education program
School assignments in the lower grades is achieved through a system of neighborhood district and lottery. The district has several magnet schools and the high school includes several small schools and programs to which students apply for acceptance and are assigned through the aid of the same tools similar to those used to make elementary school assignments.
The school district operates with a special tax called Berkeley Schools Excellence Project. See school demographics, test scores, and rankings.
- The Academy
- Archway School
- Berkeley Montessori School
- Berkwood Hedge School
- Black Pine Circle School
- Crowden School
- Maybeck High School
- School of the Madeleine
- Shelton Primary Education Center
- St. Mary's College High School
- Walden Center and School
Small Business Resources
The Library maintains print and electronic resources that may be useful to small business owners as well as those interested in starting a small business. Find more information here.
Local Organizations' Event Calendars
Berkeley hosts a number of arts, civic, and business organizations which hold regular public events. Check with the sponsoring organization for information about accessibility and fees.
The following publish regular calendars of the events.