Challenger School-Almaden

19950 Mckean Road
San Jose, CA 95120-0951
Tel: (408)927-5771
Grades: PK-8
Celebrating 45 years of learning and fun, Challenger School is an independent private school that focuses on academic excellence, individual achievement, strong logic and thinking skills, and self-reliance.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1963

Student Body

Total Students n/a
Student Body Type Co-ed

Academics and Faculty

Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling

School Notes

  • Our curriculum focuses on the foundations of knowledge: language arts, math, and logic. Early mastery of these basics prepares students for advanced studies and learning at an accelerated pace.
  • Breathtaking Results - Our uniquely structured classes yield astonishing results in young students. Challenger students achieve scores on average in the 90th percentile on the national Stanford Achievement Test (SAT). This means that our average student outperforms nine out of ten students who take that test. Challenger School offers preschool through eighth grade programs that prepare children to live happily and successfully for their whole lives.
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The average private school tuition in San Jose, CA is $10,492 for elementary schools and $15,464 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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