Stellar Academy

38325 Cedar Blvd,
Newark, CA, 94560-0945
     Tel: (510)797-2227
Grades: 2 - 8 | 21 students
Stellar Academy is a private, co-educational, nonprofit elementary school grades 1-8.
The alternative instruction provided at Stellar meets the needs of children who suffer with symptoms of dyslexia.
This specialized instruction is the Slingerland® approach. 

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other associations(s) for exceptional children
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 2 - 8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Dyslexia, ADD, ADHD
Year Founded 1988

Student Body

Total Students 21 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 25%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 60%
Average Class Size 7 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $16,870
Admissions Director Beth Mattsson-Boze'

School Notes:

Stellar Academy is a private, co-educational, nonprofit elementary school grades 1-8. The alternative instruction provided at Stellar meets the needs of children who suffer with symptoms of dyslexia. This specialized instruction is the Slingerland approach. Our students have difficulty with acquiring language skills -- oral language, spelling, written language, or reading. They are of average to above-average intelligence. Students with dyslexia can be creative, imaginative, and talented. They are fortunate to be born in a time when educators are becoming more aware of how to meet their needs. The mission of Stellar Academy, located in Alameda County, is to assist children with dyslexia overcome academic challenges through the Slingerland approach. A sequential, simultaneous multi-sensory approach to language arts instruction, Slinger land®, enables students to increase their self-esteem through academic success. The essence of the Slingerland approach guides instruction throughout all other content areas.

Profile last updated: 08/03/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Fremont Christian School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Challenger School-Newark (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Challenger School-Newark (0.9 miles away)
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  • NewarkChallenger School-Newark
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    (510)770-1771
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    0.9 mi | n/a students | Gr. PK-K                      
  • NewarkSt Edward Elementary School
      (Roman Catholic)
    5788 Thornton Ave
    NewarkCA94560
    (510)793-7242
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    1.1 mi | 289 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • FremontCalaveras KinderCare
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    4727 Calaveras
    FremontCA94538
    (510)791-2222
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  • FremontFremont Christian School
      (Assembly of God)
    4760 Thornton Avenue
    FremontCA94536
    (510)744-2249
      (Assembly of God)
    1.3 mi | 1170 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • FremontStratford School - Fremont Blvd Campus
    Daycare / Preschool
    38495 Fremont Blvd
    FremontCA94536
    (408)973-7320
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    1.6 mi | 63 students | Gr. PK-KG                      

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The average private school tuition in Alameda County, CA is $11,859 for elementary schools and $16,051 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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