The Pegasus School

19692 Lexington Lane
Huntington Beach, CA 92646-0926
     Tel: (714)964-1224
        
   
Grades: PK - 8 | 564 students
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The Pegasus School is an independent coeducational day school for bright and gifted students.
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We offer a rigorous curriculum that encourages independence, curiosity, and a life long love of learning.
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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association for the Education of Young Children
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1984
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2001

Student Body

Total Students 564 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 25%
State avg.: 43%
Students by Grade The Pegasus School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 18 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $18,700
% on Financial Aid 7%
Acceptance Rate 33%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Nancy Conklin

Sports

Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Football, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballFootball,
SoccerVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 18 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chess, French, Mandarin, Sign language, Tae Kwon Do, art, computer game design, creative writing, drama club, drums, golf, guitar, rhythmic gymnastics, running club, speed stacking, webby dance, wood working, yoga Chess, French, Mandarin, Sign language, Tae Kwon Do, art, drama club, drums, golf, guitar, running club, speed stacking, webby dance, wood working, yoga, computer game design,
creative writing,
rhythmic gymnastics,

School Notes:

The Pegasus School is dedicated to academic excellence and to the development of lifelong learners who are confident, caring, and courageous. 

The Pegasus Community is

  • diverse,
  • collaborative,
  • and vibrant,
  • serious about academic life, 
  • rich in opportunities,
  • nurturing of the gifted student,
  • engaged in the world outside the school.


Pegasus students love

  • to learn,
  • to be challenged,
  • and to work hard;
  • they are bright and motivated;
  • they are joyful;
  • they grow in both intellect and empathy.


Pegasus teachers

  • inspire, nurture and guide.
  • They love to teach;
  • they are flexible, creative, collaborative, and innovative;
  • they foster each student’s individual gifts and passions.


Pegasus parents

  • value education;
  • they work closely with the school in a partnership based on thoughtful communication and mutual respect.


Pegasus alumni are

  • lifelong learners
  • and engaged citizens;
  • they are confident and competent;
  • they value their Pegasus education and friendships.

Profile last updated: 01/28/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Waldorf School Of Orange County (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is My First Montessori (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is My First Montessori (0.7 miles away)
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