Integral Elementary School

Tel: (858)450-4321
A new and innovative K-6 elementary school that maintains an approximate 12:1 student/teacher ratio.
We help the children learn to think critically, and outside the box! Our mission is to inspire a true joy in learning, and to create lifelong learners.
We don’t teach to the test, but rather utilize authentic assessments.
We consider the whole child - mind, body, heart and soul - through unique programs such as individual academic learning plans, daily meditation and yoga, a cutting edge PE program, character development, communication and leadership skill development, and an emphasis on the creative arts as well as academics.
Affiliated with Rainbow Kids Integral Preschool (

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other special emphasis association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 6

Student Body

Total Students 28 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 32%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Integral Elementary School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 12 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid 25%
Admissions Director Carla Gerstein

School Notes:

  • Integral Education unites the modern aim of World Knowledge (traditional academics, etc.), with the ancient aim of Self-Knowledge (understanding one's innate gifts, talents, personality, etc.). With both, one tends to make better choices in life, choices that often lead to greater happiness and success. Our unique program:
  • Inspires the Joy of Inquiry and Exploration
  • Maintains a low student/teacher ration of about 12:1
  • Utilizes innovative Holistic educational approaches
  • Meets and exceeds California State Standards
  • Includes cutting edge Physical Education programs such as Awareness Through the Body (ATB) and Yoga for Children.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is La Jolla Country Day School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Montessori Institute Of San Diego (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Early Childhood Education Center Ucsd (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • La Jolla Montessori Institute Of San Diego
    Montessori School
    8745 La Jolla Scenic Dr N
    La Jolla , CA , 92037
    Montessori School
    0.2  mi  |  40  students  |  Gr.  K-1
  • La Jolla
    Early Childhood Education Center Ucsd
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    9224 Regents Rd Ste C
    La Jolla , CA , 92037
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1.2  mi  |  8  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG
  • La Jolla
    The Childrens School
    2225 Torrey Pines Lane
    La Jolla , CA , 92037
    1.4  mi  |  250  students  |  Gr.  NS-8
  • San Diego Mission Bay Montessori Academy
    Montessori School
    2640 Soderblom Avenue
    San Diego , CA , 92122
    Montessori School
    1.6  mi  |  416  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • La Jolla La Jolla Country Day School
    9490 Genesee Avenue
    La Jolla , CA , 92037
    1.6  mi  |  1176  students  |  Gr.  NS-12

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