The Circle School

217 Pershing Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78209-0782
Tel: (210)822-0461
Grades: PK - 8 | 70 students
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The Circle School is a non-profit, independent preschool, elementary, and middle school in a family cooperative environment.
Currently we provide programs for children 3 - 14 years of age.
The Circle School provides small classes, individual attention, and a curriculum that emphasizes the arts, music, and knowledge of world cultures.
The Circle School's educational mission is to foster and encourage each child's awareness and respect for her/his own unique self, within a framework of shared community ethics and knowledge, as the foundation for relevant and innovative leadership development.

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Coalition of Alternative Community Schools
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1965

Student Body

Total Students 70 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 51%
State avg.: 37%
Students by Grade The Circle School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 12 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Clothes that kids can get messy in!)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $4,850
Tuition Notes Staggering tuition based on age at Sept 1. (admission to classes is NOT strictly based on age).

School Notes:

The Circle School is a non-profit, independent preschool and elementary in a family cooperative environment. Currently we provide programs for children ages 3 to 13. The Circle School provides small classes, individual attention, and a curriculum that emphasizes the arts, music, and knowledge of world cultures. The Circle School's educational mission is to foster and encourage each child's awareness and respect for her/his own unique self, within a framework of shared community ethics and knowledge, as the foundation for relevant and innovative leadership development.

Profile last updated: 08/07/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is University Of Incarnate Word Preparatory High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Peter Prince Of Apostles (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Peter Prince Of Apostles (0.9 miles away)
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