Wisdom Mission School

5851 Newman St.
Cypress, CA 90630-0562
     Tel: (714)995-1900
Grades: K - 12
WMS Changes your children's future! International Students are Welcomed! (SEVIS I-20)
  • WMS Changed my perspective of life - 10/07/2014 - I was so involved at Cypress High, that I had no time for my friends, not even enough time to study. For better future, I moved school my junior year, when my perspective of life drastically changed completely. WMS really pushes you to excel to your highest po...more
  • WMS helped me to find my future - 10/07/2014 - After growing up in Korea and moving to the United States during high school, it was very hard for me to adjust. With a language barrier and lack of motivation from public schools, I found myself lost and unsure of my future. When I heard about WMS, I was very...more
  • Custom tailored education - 10/07/2014 - I came to the United States to study in 10th grade and entered a public school. I was disappointed because the teachers, counselors, and students didn't help me very much, and I couldn't take any AP subjects. Then, I came to WMS where I had a custom-tailored p...more
  • WMS restored my self-confidence - 10/07/2014 - At Kennedy High School, I thought I was useless person. I was hungry for attention until I came to WMS. I received love and care from the Principal and staffs at WMS. As a result, I became motivated to study and enjoyed it. Through daily QTs and weekly chapels...more
  • WMS helped me to believe in myself - 10/07/2014 - WMS not only helped me in my studies, but italso helped me to believe in myself wheneverything else seemed futile. I was anunenthusiastic and lazy student at KennedyHigh School, so I decided to follow my brother toWMS. The small teacher to student ratioencoura...more
  • WMS provided me with opportunities - 10/07/2014 - I was a problematic student with a 1.7 GPA. It was hard to go to school because I had no motivation or goals. I was told that I might be expelled if I missed one more day of school. Then, my mother introduced me to WMS, and I was immediately put into AP classe...more
  • Found my strengths and weaknesses - 10/07/2014 - I am an international student. WMS has low teacher to student ratio. Therefore, I was able to get individualized attention from the teachers. As a result, my AP and SAT scores dramatically improved. Also, WMS helped me to discover my strengths and weaknesses a...more
  • Became closer to God - 10/07/2014 - During my freshman year, my GPA at Cerritos High School dipped below a 3.0, so my parents and I decided to move to WMS. I could sense that the whole general landscape of the school was better. First I was able to choose a schedule that met my needs and was int...more
  • WMS helped me mature spiritually, mentally and academically - 10/07/2014 - Before coming to Wisdom MissionSchool, I was a very unhappy. At OxfordAcademy, I was never seeting theresults of my efforts. During my thirdyear at Oxford, I found WMS from afriend. I was told that WMS is a school thatfocuses on each individual student and hel...more
  • WMS allowed me to take APs - 10/07/2014 - I moved from Irvine High School to WMS.I was nervous and scared becausemoving from such a big school to asmall school was a huge change in mylife. Was it worth it? In old school, Icould not take any APs because theythought I was not qualified to take any ofthe...more
  • I found the light of life - 10/07/2014 - I came to WMS for the second semesterof my sophomore year from OxfordAcademy. I didn’t expect much fromWMS-the level of pressure and competition that I received from Oxford, myparents, and myself had taken away allmy motivation to try my best academically.Howe...more
  • WMS restored my motivation to study - 10/07/2014 - Before I came to WMS, I was in need of aserious life makeover, particularly spiritually.I did not know the Lord before I cameto WMS, nor that He was correlated tosuccess in everything I do. I had hit rockbottom; with my grades, extracurricularactivities, and m...more

School Overview

Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes

Student Body

Total Students n/a
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 100%
State avg.: 45%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 30%
Average Class Size 10 students
Number of AP Courses 10 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP European History, AP Microeconomics, AP Music Theory, AP Physics 1, AP Physics 2, AP Studio Art: 2-D Design, AP Studio Art: 3-D Design, AP Studio Art: Drawing, AP U.S. Government and Politics, AP United States History, AP World History, 
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(School Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes For Tuition information, please visit our website, www.wisdommissionschool.com We offer various of scholarship.
Acceptance Rate 100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Dr. Samuel Kim
Admissions Associate David Cho

School Notes:

Wisdom Mission School is a Private College Entrance Prep Christian School. For now, we are concentrating on High School students. However, we are K-12 school and ready to accommodate any grades. About 30% of our students are international students, and they come from China, India, and South Korea. Our teachers are highly qualified with degrees from top universities. In addition, all of our teachers instruct with love and care for students. Furthermore, the administration periodically evaluates the teachers.

We have a low student to teacher ratio, which allows teachers to give each student an individual attention that each student deserves. This is great strength of our school because California has highest student to teacher ratio in the country. According to a study, California has 20.9 students per teachers compared to the national average of 15.5 students per teacher. California exceeds the national average by 35 percent. Therefore, California's students are denied the same level of student-teacher contact and individual attention as most students receive nationally. Fortunately, Wisdom Mission School has a student to teacher ratio that is well below the national average, which means that students receive exceeding level of individual attention. 

Our system is designed to guide students to success. Every year, students are enrolled in a classes that are tailored to each student's needs. Also, graduation requirements are designed to meet Freshmen Admission Requirements to Top Universities in the nation. Students are placed in a class based on their needs and skills, not based on their grade level.Another strength that we have is that we are college entrance specialists. Since 1994, we have experiences of teaching and helping over 4,500 students to enroll into prestigious universities such as Harvard, Yale, Stanford, Berkeley, and Medical Programs. At WMS, we know the secrets to college entrance, and there is no need to pay thousands of dollars to private college entrance counselors. Talented and experienced staffs will guide each student in student's choice of universities.WMS is authorized by College Board to teach 10 AP Courses. The ten AP courses are AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP European History, AP Microeconomics, AP Physics B, AP U.S. Government and Politics, and AP United States History. AP courses make a student a better candidate in admission to top universities around the nation. There are many schools that have restrictions for taking AP classes, and some schools do not offer AP classes. However, WMS offers AP and Honor courses to students who have the motivation and willingness to study, not because of prerequisites. 

WMS knows the secret behind the college admission. Nowadays, everyone knows that extra-curricular activities and SAT preparation are two significant factors to college admission. WMS offers many extra-curricular activities, such as, choir, band, volunteer, and many more. In addition, WMS partners with Han Sam SAT, which helped over 4,500 students for over 20 years, to prepare its students to success with SAT exams.WMS is currently looking for students with motivation to enter Top Universities such as Harvard, Yale, Stanford, and 6-8 year direct medical programs, students who have excellent GPA's, but struggle with SATs and AP classes, students who excel in academics, but need time to participate in extra-curricular activities, and students who want to make a difference and contribute to the society. Few years at WMS can change students' lives because we teach self-discipline to the students. Graduates from WMS have been accepted to UC Berkeley, UCLA, USC, Occidental College, Boston University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and many more. WMS can help you to change your future! There are many scholarship opportunities for the students with ambition and vision. 

Profile last updated: 10/07/2014

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The nearest high school is Beacon Day School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Concordia Lutheran School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is La Palma Christian (1.1 miles away)
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