Wherry Academy

Tel: (650)367-6791
Grades: PK-12 | 39 students
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Wherry Academy is an independent private school for all grades.
The program is traditional and college preparatory.
We offer honors and remedial levels in all subjects.
Small class size and individualized instruction make this school unique.
93% of our high school graduates continue on to college.
Students have entered the best colleges and universities throughout the United States and the world.
Every effort is made to meet each individual's needs.
Call to discuss.
(650) 367-6791.

School Overview

Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Year Founded 1983

Student Body

Total Students 39 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size 10 students
Number of AP Courses 5 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Calculus, Chemistry, English, Physics, U. S. History
Average ACT score 22
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(code requirements)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $9,000
Tuition Notes We want private school to be affordable. We make every effort to work within the family's budget through scholarships, financial aide, a sliding scale and family rates.
% on Financial Aid
40%
Average Financial Aid Grant $4,500
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Janet Wherry
Admissions Associate Jan Taylor

Sports

Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Badminton, Basketball, Equestrian, Figure Skating, Ice Hockey, Indoor Soccer, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, VolleyballBadmintonBasketball,
EquestrianFigure Skating,
Ice HockeyIndoor Soccer,
SoccerSwimming,
TennisVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. music and martial arts music and martial arts,

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Profile last updated: 06/26/2014

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The average private school tuition in San Mateo County, CA is $13,659 for elementary schools and $25,778 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in San Mateo County, CA is 70% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).