Halstrom Academy-San Diego

9915 Mira Mesa Boulevard, Suite 210
San Diego, CA 92131-0921
Tel: (858)549-6290
Grades: 6-12
Students learn differently, and Halstrom Academy understands that. Since 1985, Halstrom Academy has helped more than 16,000 students achieve educational success with the 1:1 instruction model it pioneered.
For students who struggle in the traditional classroom such as those with ADHD, Dyslexia, or social anxiety, or students with special scheduling needs such as athletes and artists, Halstrom’s personalized approach to teaching and flexible scheduling options helps students in grades 6-12 succeed in school. Halstrom offers open enrollment for full-time students, as well as part-time students who want to remediate or accelerate their traditional school curriculum.
Halstrom offers more than 150 college prep and 18 AP courses, as well as a variety of social activities and clubs.
At Halstrom, you will find a school that fits your needs.
Halstrom is WASC accredited, UC/CSU certified and NCAA approved.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported All classes are customized and one-to-one
Year Founded 1985

Student Body

Total Students n/a
Student Body Type Co-ed

Academics and Faculty

Average Class Size 1 students
Number of AP Courses 18 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $1,107
Tuition Notes $1,191 per class/semester or $2,190 per AP class/semester
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Eddie Ceja

School Notes:

  • Dr. Karen Bishop, who founded Halstrom Academy (formerly Futures High School) in 1985, envisioned a private middle school and high school that was committed to fostering academic growth and success for all attending students by providing individualized instruction on a one teacher to one student basis. Because optimum learning occurs when the learner actively participates in the process, instruction at Halstrom focuses on the student's skills, interests, needs, and learning pace. Students and instructors work together to set learning expectations and personalized goals, and develop mutual respect for one another.  In many cases, Halstrom instructors develop mentoring relationships their students. Students quickly learn to take pride and responsibility in the learning process. The self-discipline required to work 

Profile last updated: 10/13/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Sierra Academy Of San Diego (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sierra Academy Of San Diego (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Scripps Exploring Academy (0.3 miles away)
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    Sierra Academy Of San Diego
    Special Education School
    Grades: 1-12 | 41 students
    0.2 miles
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    San Diego, CA 92131
  • San Diego
    Scripps Exploring Academy
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-K | 71 students
    0.3 miles
    9855 Erma Rd # 128
    San Diego, CA 92131
  • San Diego
    Scripps Ranch KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK
    0.3 miles
    10623 Treena St.
    San Diego, CA 92131
  • San Diego
    Christ The Cornerstone Lutheran Academy
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-5 | 189 students
    1 miles
    9028 Westmore Road
    San Diego, CA 92126
  • San Diego
    Scripps Montessori School
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-6 | 169 students
    1.1 miles
    9939 Old Grove Road
    San Diego, CA 92131

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The average private school tuition in San Diego, CA is $8,069 for elementary schools and $11,789 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in San Diego, CA is 87% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).