Alsion Middle/high School

Po Box 3296, 750 Witherly Lane, Fremont ,
Fremont, CA, 94539
Tel: (510)445-1127
Grades: 7 - 12 | 59 students
Alsion offers a three year program of education especially designed to meet the academic and social needs of adolescents (ages 12 through 15.) While Alsion covers grades 7, 8, and 9, the School has the teaching expertise and resources to advance motivated students well beyond the California standards for these grade levels.
Alsion's Early College program enables our students to earn two years of college credit at Ohlone College and a high school diploma from Alsion after 9th grade.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association Montessori International (AMI)
American Montessori Society (AMS)
Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 7 - 12
Year Founded 2001

Student Body

Total Students 59 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 63%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 85%
Average Class Size 12 students
Number of AP Courses 4 courses
Advanced Courses AP Environmental Science, AP Language and Composition, AP Literature and Composition, AP Statistics, 
Average SAT score 2078
Average ACT score 32
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $14,900
% on Financial Aid 4%
Average Financial Aid Grant $2,400
Acceptance Rate 93%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Rosemary Petersen
Admissions Associate Rebecca Buzsaki

Sports

Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports BasketballUltimate FrisbeeVolleyballBasketballUltimate Frisbee,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 20 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art/Adventure, AstroTech (astronomy,aviation,robotics.), Chess, Cooking Club, Debate/Speech, Digital Photography, Interact Club, Journalism, Junior Solar Sprint Cars, Kyak Building, Math Club, Movie Appreciation and Analysis, Orienteering, Phychology, Running Club, Seedling Society and Gardening, Speech/debate, Videography, Voice/Guitar, Year Book Art/Adventure, Chess, Cooking Club, Debate/Speech, Interact Club, Journalism, Kyak Building, Math Club, Orienteering, Phychology, Running Club, Speech/debate, Videography, Voice/Guitar, Year Book, AstroTech (astronomy,aviation,robotics.),
Digital Photography,
Junior Solar Sprint Cars,
Movie Appreciation and Analysis,
Seedling Society and Gardening,

School Notes:

    • Team of three full-time Master Teachers remain with the same class of students during all three years of the program.
    • Master teachers are assisted by subject matter specialists.
    • Math is taught in ability group tutorials, approximately 6 to 8 per class. Sequence is: Beginning algebra,geometry, algebra 2.
    • Science is very "hands-on" and project based, taught in 2 hour blocks. Sequence: life science (7th grade),physics & chemistry (8th grade), A.P. Environmental Science (9th grade.)
    • Foreign language is Spanish taught by immersion method, 5 days per week for three years. (AP Spanish in 9th grade.)
    • Students read and discuss approximately 16 novels per year. Writing assignments are frequent. Some require multiple drafts.
    • 9th grade exit exam is California Community College Placement Exam. (Please see "Academic Performance" page on website.
    • Many intermural sports: flag football,volleyball, soccer, basketball, Ultimate Frisbee, cross country.
    • Fine art, music,ceramics,creative writing.
    • Afternoon apprenticeships, community service.
    • Annual Natural History Expeditions. (See Methods and Programs" page on website.)

    Profile last updated: 09/18/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Fremont Christian School (4.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Montessori School Of Fremont Childrens House (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Mission Valley Montessori (1.1 miles away)
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  • Fremont St. Joseph School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Po Box 3246
    Fremont , CA , 94539
    (510)656-6525
    (Roman Catholic)
    0  mi  |  280  students  |  Gr.  2-9
  • Fremont
    Montessori School Of Fremont Childrens House
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    Po Box 3296
    Fremont , CA , 94539
    (510)490-1343
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0  mi  |  36  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Fremont
    Mission Hills Sda Christian School
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    225 Driscoll Rd
    Fremont , CA , 94539
    (510)490-7709
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    0.2  mi  |  17  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Fremont
    Christian Community Schools
    (Christian)
    39700 Mission Blvd
    Fremont , CA , 94539
    (510)651-5437
    (Christian)
    1  mi  |  219  students  |  Gr.  NS-8
  • Fremont
    Mission Valley Montessori
    Montessori School
    39600 Mission Blvd
    Fremont , CA , 94539
    (510)793-2327
    Montessori School
    1.1  mi  |  119  students  |  Gr.  PK-K

School Reviews

  • Recommended February 09, 2014 - Alsion respects the individual and encourages students to embrace learning. Kids are happy here and there is not a bullying problem. They work hard at academics, teaming, partnering with others on projects, gardening and taking care of animals: chickens in our case. They can move on to Early College High School and graduate with a high school diploma and the equivalent of a 2 year degree recognized by the UC system. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended February 09, 2014 - We are glad you found us. People generally look for Alsion after they have first checked out all the “brand name” schools and still found something lacking. Alsion is a small school, with a full time faculty of five highly qualified teachers serving a junior high community of only 48 students. As you might expect from a school with student/teacher ratio 10 to 1, students receive more personal Historically, three out of four Alsion Early College graduates have been accepted for admission to the University of California. This is an outstanding track record for any school, regardless of its size or reputation. - Posted by Administrator

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