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920 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA, 94710
United States

(510) 644-8812

Rosa Parks is an Environmental Science Magnet school in the Berkeley Unified School District in Berkeley, California. Equipped with a science lab, educational garden, and dedicated, professional and talented faculty and staff, students at Rosa Parks benefit from a curriculum enriched with access to science and nature.

Events Overview

Our Community thrives on parent/guardian participation in our events. Please check out our volunteering page for more information on how to get involved!

Have an idea for an event? Fill out this form and email it to or use the form below.

Details and reminders for these events will be announced in the Rosa Parks Newsletter, which is emailed to you via e-tree and sent home in the Wednesday envelopes.

Check the calendar for the exact dates of these events.

Back to School Night is held at the beginning of the school year and is your opportunity to meet your student's teacher, receive important information and to ask questions. Be sure to attend! Childcare is provided.

Open House is held at the end of the school year and is your opportunity to see your student's work, to tour upcoming classrooms and to meet the teachers. Occasionally, teachers will have your student's school work collected and ready to go home that night.

Family Nights are events held by the Family Resource Center. They happen about once a month and have different themes such as, "Get Moving," "Health Happens Here." For more information, contact Yesenia Moran, the Family Support Services Coordinator, at 510-883-5230 or

Family Math Night is a fun evening of math games and puzzles for kids and their families to do together. The PTA provides dinner from 6-6:30pm, and the math stations will be open until 8pm. There are about 10-15 stations for kids of all grade levels.

Coffee Mingles happen at 9AM during the first week of each month of the school year. Please check the calendar for the specific date.

Garden Work Days happen once a trimester and are held on a weekend day. Garden work days are a great way to make friends while keeping Rosa Parks green. Bagels and coffee are provided and children are welcome to attend. For more information, contact the Green Schoolyard Project Committee or see the Green Schoolyard Project page.

Cesar Chavez Day of Service and Learning is celebrated individually by the classrooms. Teachers pick a community service task for students to participate in. 

Pride Month is celebrated with students being asked to dress in rainbow colors, a parade and a flag raising ceremony.

Fundraisers Rosa Parks has 4 major fundraisers: the Rosa Parks Annual Fund, the Fall Carnival Raffle, the Silent Auction and the Read-a-thon. We also have special dine-out nights and shopping events with local businesses & online partners. 

Online Event Proposal Form

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