William P. Burke Academy, in Hayward, provides academic instruction, support services, and child care for pregnant and parenting students.
Our teachers and staff offer a nurturing learning environment for young moms and dads as they complete their high school education. Students have access to curriculum and support services to develop the skills and experiences needed to provide a safe and caring environment for themselves and their children.
Burke Academy Support Services
- Parenting education and life skills class
- Prenatal, health, and nutrition education
- College and career counseling
- Enrichment and recreational activities
- Child care and child development
ACOE Programs Serving Pregnant and Parenting Teens
ACOE runs a school program for teen parents at two separate sites, in Oakland and Hayward. Each location includes on-site child care to support students as they strive to complete their high school graduation requirements. Any pregnant and/or parenting student in Alameda County is eligible to enroll. Students whose home district is not able to provide a parenting program may attend a county school.
Students may be referred to the program by parents, counselors, nurses, doctors, other students, and local agencies. Download our referral form for Independent Study & Community School Placement.