Almondale Academy

  • Our mission & philosophy is to provide a nurturing, yet dynamic environment where educators purposefully engage with learners in direct experience and focused reflection in order to increase knowledge, develop skills, clarify values, and grow into a confident, self reliant individual. We also believe in allowing children to be children, assisting and guiding them in their self-directed endeavors.

School Overview

School TypeAlternative School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences
Year Founded1978
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students23 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
36%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Almondale Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
25%
Average Class Size7 students
Number of AP Courses6 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,750
Tuition NotesThe tuition we offer is pro-rated. Extended care is $120 month.
Admissions DirectorNola Bardin

Sports

Total Sports Offered1 sports
SportsDanceDance

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Arts and Music Programs:
Art, Dance, Music, Voice

School Notes

  • Almondale is an innovative Community School situated on 5 acres of serene countryside in Orangevale, CA. Our mission & philosophy is to provide a dynamic environment where educators engage with learners in direct experience and focused reflection. We draw on the best practices of leading research to help expand knowledge, develop the essential skills to navigate an ever-changing world, and contribute in a meaningful way to one`s environment.
  • Almondale`s experiential approach includes: project-based education, outdoor and environmental learning, regular off-campus expeditions, and service learning in multi-age classrooms. Faculty and students work in active collaboration to nurture and hone the intellectual, physical, social, and moral capacities.
  • Virtues, ethics, and genuine respect for each individual are the foundation stones at Almondale. Positive Discipline is utilized in assisting students to work and play harmoniously together. These virtues are integrated into the curriculum along with weekly classmeetings and community service.
  • We invite you to come experience our productive and nurturing atmosphere. Prospective students are welcome to attend a full day of classes for free so that they may get a true feel for our campus.  Please call 916-988-8611 to arrange a visit.

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I love this school! This is the best place for quality education in Sacramento, or Citrus Heights, Fair Oaks, Orangevale area!
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Great school for every age! I really like their kindergarten and primary level classes. One of the best private schools in Sacramento
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