Pacific Academy

679 Encinitas Blvd.
Encinitas, CA 92024-0920
Tel: (760)634-1188
Grades: 7-12 | 39 students
Pacific Academy is a private co-ed school that offers small class sizes, a 1:6 teacher student ratio, bi-weekly progress reports, a UC approved curriculum, one-on-one counseling, exciting extracurricular activities (such as golf and surfing), and standardized test preparation (SAT, ACT, etc.).
Pacific Academy is accredited by WASC. Please note that Pacific Academy is an International School and accepts students from all over the world.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Year Founded 1997

Student Body

Total Students 39 students
Student Body Type Co-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 6 students
Number of AP Courses 11 courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Physics 1: Algebra-Based, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Statistics, AP United States Government and Politics, AP United States History, AP World History

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director May Ho Lee


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. ASB, Basketball Club, Chess Club, Cross Country Club, Ecological Club, Fashion Club, Music Club, Surfing Club, Yoga Club ASB, Chess Club, Fashion Club, Music Club, Surfing Club, Yoga Club, Basketball Club,
Cross Country Club,
Ecological Club,

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is The Grauer School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rancho Encinitas Academy (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is San Dieguito United Methodist Preschool (0.4 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Encinitas
    Grades: K-8 | 70 students
    0.3 miles
    910 Encinitas Blvd
    Encinitas, CA 92024
  • Encinitas
    San Dieguito United Methodist Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool (Methodist)
    Grades: NS-PK | 30 students
    0.4 miles
    170 Calle Magdalena
    Encinitas, CA 92024
  • Encinitas
    St John Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 541 students
    0.6 miles
    1003 Encinitas Blvd
    Encinitas, CA 92024
  • Encinitas
    Bethlehem Community Early Chil
    Daycare / Preschool (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    Grades: NS-PK | 180 students
    0.8 miles
    925 Balour Dr
    Encinitas, CA 92024
  • Encinitas
    Santa Fe Christian School Ctr/ear
    Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
    Grades: PK-K | 122 students
    0.8 miles
    845 Santa Fe Dr
    Encinitas, CA 92024

School Reviews

We recently moved our son over to Pacific Academy after spending 4 years at another very small private school in San Diego. It was a HUGE decision for us but we couldn't be happier. Our son is thriving, happy, and making friends. No drama from the school or the admin. Thrilled!
- Posted by Parent, 10/31/15
I'm so happy with Pacific Academy my grandson loves going to school .. The teacher are amazing and very aware if each students needs and they nurture there strength as well as areas they need help .. It's the best ., I highly recommend it .
- Posted by Parent, 10/20/15
Pacific Academy is an outstanding school that caters to each students individual talents. The small class size combined with excellent teachers has enabled my son to excel in high school. The focus on both academics and extra-curricular activities has focused my sons abilities and prepared him for college. I highly recommend Pacific Academy to anyone searching for a great school with small class sizes.
- Posted by Parent, 10/20/15
My son Danny never loved to go to school since he was young. But Pacific Academy''s principal and teachers have discovered his music talent and inspired him. Dany has become more confident, motivated, and love school. I didn''t expect Danny could go to college. Thanks to Pacific Academy that Danny got into UC Davis.
- Posted by Parent, 07/24/15
We are so grateful to have found Pacific Academy. Our son receives such personal attention from teachers and administrators, the teachers are great and even the students like them! Our son is getting an excellent education, it's a creative environment AND he is being supported and encouraged by the staff. I highly recommend this school!
- Posted by Parent, 04/09/12

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