Kahl Consultants client Manzanita Charter Middle School is a public cooperative charter school in Richmond, California serving grades 6 thru 8. They hired Kahl Consultants to help with their online marketing, in particular for promoting their facility rentals.

Manzanita Charter Middle School is a small parent co-operative middle school with a strong commitment to excellence in academics and the arts taught within a secure and nurturing community. Founded in 2000, became a California Distinguished School in 2005, a California Certified Charter School in 2007, and was voted Best Public Charter School in Contra Costa County in 2012.

Manzanita’s facilities are open for rentals for private parties and events.  

Manzanita Hall Community Room


The Manzanita Charter Middle School Community Room is available for corporate mixers and meetings, social and formal dinners, cocktail receptions, holiday parties, family gatherings, workshops and lectures. The Community Room can accommodate up to 100 guests in theater-style seating.  Access to a large outdoor area with picnic tables and adjacent caterer's kitchen make it the perfect venue for a holiday party or wedding reception.

Manzanita Charter School is conveniently located just off of I-80 at Hilltop, near Making Waves Academy and the YMCA. A secure parking lot is available.

Outdoor Gathering Area

Manzanita's campus features a large outdoor area perfect for picnics, games and outdoor play.

Scheduling Your Event

Please contact Jim Trombley (510-222-3500) to check availability for your event date, then download and complete a Rental Agreement Form on the website. A tentative hold may be placed for a limited period while you make your final decision. A signed contract, certificate of insurance, a security deposit (that is fully refundable upon final inspection) and the full rental fee is required to finalize your arrangements. Rental rate is $350 per evening/day and an additional $50 for the use of the courtyard.


For inquiry about East Bay facility rentals call Manzanita Charter School at (510) 222-3500. Visit http://manzy.org/