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.
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.