Brenkwitz Calendar of Events


August 25                                                   School Begins

September 5                                               Labor Day

September 15                                             Back to School Pot luck    6 pm 

October 31                                                 Staff Develoment  

November 11                                              Veteran's Day

December 19 - January 2                          Winter Break 

January 16                                                  Martin Luther King Jr. Observed

February 2                                                  Transcript Review/Open House   6 pm 

February 13                                                Lincoln's Birthday

February 20                                                President's Day Observed

March 31                                                    Cesar Chavez Day

April 10-14                                                  Spring Break 

May 29                                                         Memorial Day Observed

June 1                                                          Final Graduation Notification 

June 8                                                          Brenkwitz Graduation Ceremony  @ 6 pm 

June 14                                                        Last day of school 



If you have recently moved to the Hayward Area and your child previously attended a Traditional (non-continuation) High School,

  • Please go to your neighborhood school that is identified by your street address and enroll your child at that home school.
  • If you wish to enroll your child at the continuation high school, please follow the steps above after you have enrolled your child at the home school.


Brenkwitz High School  13-14.png



Brenkwitz High School provides an alternative educational opportunity to Hayward's high school-aged population, in a safe and secure learning environment for all. We offer a chance at credit recovery for students who are in danger of not graduating from high school but also develop a sense of community, overcome academic and or social challenges.  Our staff is committed to providing the essential tool's students need in order to earn their high school diploma.


We're a fully WASC accredited high school which our diploma is recognized by both public and private colleges and universities. 


Brenkwitz High School has high expectations for student's conduct and achievement.

Brenkwitz Expected School-Wide Learning 



  • Students will, through individual counseling, be informed and recognize where they are and where they need to be to graduate from high school before enrolling at Brenkwitz High 


  • Students will receive support in remedying academic skill deficiencies 
  • Students will receive instruction that remediates content area deficiencies


  • Students will have a relationship with a faculty advisor who monitors academic progress and personal impediments to academic progress
  • Student academic progress will be monitored on a weekly basis during advisory periods to encourage progress toward the students' academic goals including the earning of credit and regular school attendance.
  • Students will receive a standard based curriculum in the content areas


  • Students will accumulate sufficient united to return to their home school for graduation
  • Students will graduate from Brenkwitz with a high school diploma
  • Student will prepare for post-secondary education in college or a vocational/technical training program


Food Services

If you need to fill out a free/reduced application or check the status of an application click on the link below.

Infinite Campus Portal for Parents & Students

Parent Portal Application and Acceptable Use Policy

Aplicación y Acuerdo de Uso Aceptable

Student Voter

Secretary of State - Voting In California