Wherry Academy

452 Fifth Avenue,
Redwood City, CA, 94063-0940
Tel: (650)367-6791
Grades: PK - 12 | 39 students
Wherry Academy is an independent private school for all grades.
The program is traditional and college preparatory.
We offer honors and remedial levels in all subjects.
Small class size and individualized instruction make this school unique.
93% of our high school graduates continue on to college.
Students have entered the best colleges and universities throughout the United States and the world.
Every effort is made to meet each individual's needs.
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(650) 367-6791

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Programs Supported One on one and mainstreamed
Year Founded 1983

Student Body

Total Students 39 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 10%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Wherry Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 75%
Average Class Size 10 students
Number of AP Courses 5 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Calculus, Chemistry, English, Physics, U. S. History  
Average SAT score 600
Average ACT score 22
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(code requirements)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $9,000
Tuition Notes We want private school to be affordable. We make every effort to work within the family's budget through scholarships, financial aide, a sliding scale and family rates.
% on Financial Aid 40%
Average Financial Aid Grant $4,500
Acceptance Rate 90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Janet Wherry
Admissions Associate Jan Taylor

Sports

Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Badminton, Basketball, Equestrian, Figure Skating, Ice Hockey, Indoor Soccer, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, VolleyballBadmintonBasketball,
EquestrianFigure Skating,
Ice HockeyIndoor Soccer,
SoccerSwimming,
TennisVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. music and martial arts music and martial arts,

School Notes:

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  • Profile last updated: 06/26/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Redwood Baptist (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Redwood Baptist (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Thumbelina Nursery School Inc. (1.3 miles away)
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