Directions

Please make use of the information below in Bentley's continuing effort to provide our neighbors and parents with up-to-date references. We are committed to being considerate neighbors and are working diligently to maintain acceptable traffic flow in our surrounding neighborhood. We welcome your suggestions. Please write to Cydnee Taylor at ctaylor@bentleyschool.net.

LOWER SCHOOL: Hiller Campus (Grades K-8)

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  • From Berkeley

    Pass the Claremont Hotel on Ashby Avenue going East. At the traffic lights make a 90 degree left turn into the small central island area. Turn left again onto Hiller Drive and proceed straight until you reach the first driveway on the left. 

  • From Oakland/Highway 13N

    Arrive at the junction of traffic lights at the end of Highway 13. Make a sharp right-hand turn into the central island area. Turn left onto Hiller Drive and go straight until you reach the first driveway on the left. 

  • From San Francisco

    Coming off the Bay Bridge, follow signs to Walnut Creek. Take Highway 24 and then the Old Tunnel Road exit, right before the Caldecott Tunnel. Swing right and drive parallel to the freeway to the overpass. Turn right over the overpass. At the stop sign turn left. Stay on the road until you come to the multiple stop lights. Be sure to be in the right lane and drive straight until you reach the first driveway on the left. 

  • From Walnut Creek

    Be sure to be in the right hand lane as you go through the right bore of the Caldecott Tunnel. Take the very first exit after the tunnel (Tunnel Road). Follow the road, bearing left then right around the hill to the junction of stop lights. Be in the right hand lane at the stop lights. Drive straight ahead. Bentley School is just ahead- it's the first driveway on the left. 
  • Parking

    Please plan to park on the street, alongside the Firestorm Memorial Garden. Walk up the hill to the campus. Please check in with the Main Office upon your arrival.

UPPER SCHOOL: Lafayette Campus (Grades 9 - 12)

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  • From Highway 580/13 Berkeley/Oakland

    Take Highway 24 East through the Caldecott Tunnel. Take the Acalanes Road exit, following the Upper Happy Valley Road ramp straight ahead, then bearing right. You will go under the freeway. At the stop sign, take a right onto El Nido Ranch Road. You will pass the school exit on your right at the next stop sign. Continue downhill and make the next right to enter campus, next to the Soccer Field.
  • From Highway 680 Walnut Creek/Concord

    Take Highway 24 West towards Oakland/Berkeley. Take the Acalanes Road exit and bear to the right. At the stop sign take a right onto El Nido Ranch Road. You will pass the school exit on your right at the next stop sign. Continue downhill and make the next right to enter campus, next to the Soccer Field. 
  • Parking

    You will see available parking spaces in the Student Lot near the Soccer Field at the campus entrance. For Visitor Parking Spaces near the Main Office, follow the one-way road past the Athletic Center and the Student Center. Please check in with the Main Office upon your arrival to campus.

Hiller Campus:

Bentley School
1 Hiller Drive

Oakland, CA 94618
tel: (510) 843-2512
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Lafayette Campus:

Bentley Upper School
1000 Upper Happy Valley Road

Lafayette CA 94549
tel: (925) 283-2101
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The Bentley Story

Founded in 1920, Bentley School has fostered an environment that challenges the mind, striving to bring out the best in every one of its students. Bentley School is committed to academic excellence as well as the development of character and spirit in each of its students. (Read more in the Head of School's Message.)

Where We Are

K-8 Campus
1 Hiller Drive
Oakland, CA 94618
(510) 843-2512
9-12 Campus
1000 Upper Happy Valley Road
Lafayette, CA 94549
(925) 283-2101

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