Tilden Preparatory School

1231 Solano Ave
Albany, CA 94706-0510
Tel: (510)525-5506
Grades: 6-12 | 291 students
Tilden Preparatory School believes that all students have an inherent right to a quality education, delivered with the highest respect for all concerned.
The school emphasizes individual achievement and promises a learning environment in which students master learning in all subject areas.
Two locations: 1231 Solano Avenue, Albany, CA 94707 and 1475 N. Broadway, Ste.
200, Walnut Creek, CA 94596

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Call to inquire
Year Founded 2006

Student Body

Total Students 291 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Tilden Preparatory School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 83 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 1 students
Number of AP Courses 25 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Average SAT score 1720
Average ACT score 27
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes $75 per hour billed hourly.
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Shary Nunan
Admissions Associate Gail Alter

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St Mary's College High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bright Star Montessori School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Bright Star Montessori School (0.4 miles away)
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  • Albany
    Grades: PK-K | 20 students
    0.4 miles
    1370 Marin Ave
    Albany, CA 94706
  • Berkeley
    Grades: 9-12 | 619 students
    0.9 miles
    1294 Albina Ave
    Berkeley, CA 94706
  • El Cerrito
    Grades: K-8 | 196 students
    0.9 miles
    320 San Carlos Ave
    El Cerrito, CA 94530
  • Berkeley
    The Crowden School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: 4-8 | 65 students
    1 miles
    1475 Rose St
    Berkeley, CA 94702
  • Berkeley
    Grades: PK-K | 41 students
    1.2 miles
    1600 Sacramento St
    Berkeley, CA 94702

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