Nawa Academy

17351 Trinity Mountain Road
French Gulch, CA 96033-0960
Tel: (530)359-2215
Grades: 7 - 12 | 51 students
Nawa Academy is a non-traditional boarding school that prepares students with diverse learning needs to meet the challenges and complexities of the future.
Through an experiential approach to learning, a creative and caring faculty and a nurturing environment, we seek to instill an excitement for lifelong learning.
We encourage efforts to confront challenges, which fuel a growing realization of greater capability.
We teach and reflect the values of moral character, physical wellness, and social responsibility by fostering open communication between faculty and students.
Nawa Academy openly embraces the qualities of individuality, responsibility, diversity, human dignity and respect for others.
By living in an atmosphere based on patience, dialogue, and intellectual inquiry, our students develop the skills to face the future successfully.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Grades Offered Grades 7 - 12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Dyslexia, Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1988

Student Body

Total Students 51 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 35%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Nawa Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 25%
Average Class Size 6 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $43,300
Tuition Notes Covers room, board and tuition. Additional fees may apply.
% on Financial Aid 30%
Average Financial Aid Grant $7,000
Acceptance Rate 70%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Associate Steve A. Galvan

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Hope Schools International (18.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Joseph School (17.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Bethel Christian Schools (17.5 miles away)
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  • Redding
    St Joseph School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 151 students
    17.4 miles
    2460 Gold St
    Redding, CA 96001
    (530)243-2302
    17.4K-8
    151
  • Redding
    Bethel Christian Schools
    (Assembly of God)
    Grades: PK-8 | 162 students
    17.5 miles
    933 College View Drive
    Redding, CA 96003
    (530)243-7142
    17.5PK-8
    162
  • Redding
    Grades: PK-8 | 192 students
    18.3 miles
    873 Canby Rd
    Redding, CA 96003
    (530)222-0675
    18.3PK-8
    192
  • Redding
    Hope Schools International
    Alternative School (Christian)
    Grades: K-12 | 100 students
    18.9 miles
    4824 Aloe Vera Drive
    Redding, CA 96001
    (530)222-2095
    18.9K-12
    100
  • Redding
    Grades: PK-K | 65 students
    19.2 miles
    1410 Victor Ave
    Redding, CA 96003
    (530)222-0355
    19.2PK-K
    65

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