Excelsior Academy

7202 Princess View Dr,
San Diego, CA, 92120-0921
Tel: (619)583-6762
Grades: 3 - 12 | 69 students
As a private, nonpublic school, Excelsior serves students with learning differences in the San Diego area.
Founded in 1988 and certified by the State of California, the Academy is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
Excelsior students are of average and above average intelligence in grades one through twelve whose needs fall within the areas of processing, memory, language, organization, attention, and socialization.
The majority of Excelsior students have the potential to attend college.
Consequently, the goals of the school are to guide students to understand their learning styles and learning differences and to achieve academic success, thereby realizing their potential.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades 3 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 69 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 10%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Excelsior Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Youth Educational Services (2.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Therese Academy (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Therese Academy (0.9 miles away)
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