The Pegasus School

19692 Lexington Lane
Huntington Beach, CA 92646-0926
Tel: (714)964-1224
Grades: PK-8 | 564 students
The Pegasus School is an intellectually stimulating and nurturing independent school community for bright and highly motivated students.
Imagination and creativity are inspired and encouraged through engaging and challenging academics, experiential learning and passionate pursuits.
Students are prepared to become lifelong learners, balancing heart and mind, while developing the ability to navigate with integrity an ever-changing global society.

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)
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
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.: 44%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
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. 16 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $19,820
Tuition Notes Financial Aid available
% on Financial Aid
7%
Average Financial Aid Grant $10,000
Acceptance Rate
33%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Nancy Conklin
Admissions Associate Sarah Hebert

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: 07/16/2015

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School Reviews

We will be starting our third year at Pegasus, my son Ethan will be going into first grade and started in pfe-k. Our daughter will also be joining as a pre-k'er this year.We couldn't say enough wonderful things about the school, teachers, faculty and fellow parents. The school has an excellent sense of community and strong academics, and teaches global responsibility. We couldn't be happier!
- Posted by Parent, 07/20/15

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