Pacific Ridge School

6269 El Fuerte St
Carlsbad, CA 92009-0914
Tel: (760)448-9820
Grades: 7 - 12 | 600 students
At Pacific Ridge, our mission statement drives all of our work as a school.
As you explore, you will see a community grounded in “academic excellence, ethical responsibility and global engagement” with a multitude of programs that serve to “prepare students for college and a purposeful life.”   At the heart of Pacific Ridge School are the interactions between our students, their peers, and their teachers.
This is a community designed to give its members space to grow; one that provides the opportunity to stretch, along with the support and guidance needed to do it successfully.
As our students challenge themselves academically, explore assumptions from new perspectives and become aware of their roles as members of a global community, they discover the kinds of people they would like to become.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Grades Offered Grades 7 - 12
Year Founded 2007

Student Body

Total Students 600 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 34%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Pacific Ridge School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 74 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 81%
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 38 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $27,800
Tuition Notes Tuition Assistance available for families who qualify.
Admissions Director Jean Nassif
Admissions Associate Lettie Minor


Total Sports Offered 11 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Flag Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Surf Team, Tennis, Track and Field, Water PoloBasketballCross Country,
DanceFlag Football,
SoccerSurf Team,
TennisTrack and Field,
Water Polo

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Pacific Ridge School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pacific Ridge School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is New Venture Christian Schools (3.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Carlsbad
    Grades: 8-12 | 287 students
    0.8 miles
    6269 El Fuerte St
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
  • San Marcos
    Grades: K | 92 students
    1.5 miles
    1655 S Rancho Santa Fe Rd # 101
    San Marcos, CA 92078
  • San Marcos
    Grades: K-9 | 133 students
    2.9 miles
    1350 Discovery St
    San Marcos, CA 92078
  • Oceanside
    Grades: PK-8 | 132 students
    3.1 miles
    4000 Mystra Way
    Oceanside, CA 92056
  • Oceanside
    Grades: PK-5 | 145 students
    3.2 miles
    3525 Cannon Rd
    Oceanside, CA 92056

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