Excelsior Academy

7202 Princess View Drive
San Diego, CA 92120
Tel: (619)583-6762
  • ABOUT US Founded in 1988, Excelsior Academy is a non-profit school dedicated to serving K-12 students with learning disabilities throughout San Diego County.
  • Our Mission is to provide a safe and nurturing environment wherein students become literate, thinking, independent and productive citizens.
  • Excelsior Academy has been recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, National School of Character and is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.California Association of Private Special Education Schools (CAPSES)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedADD, ADHD, Autism, Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded1988
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in n/a

Student Body

Total Students52 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
35%
State avg.: 43%
Students by GradeExcelsior Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size9 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorKatie Wilson
Admissions AssociateJeannie Bailey

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Flag Football, Soccer, SoftballBasketballFlag Football,
SoccerSoftball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Aquaponics/Gardening Club, Art Club, Basketball, Board Game Club, Cross Country, Flag Football, Golf, Relaxation Club, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball, Yearbook Club, Yoga Art Club, Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball, Yearbook Club, Yoga, Aquaponics/Gardening Club,
Board Game Club,
Relaxation Club,

School Notes

  • As a private, nonpublic school, Excelsior serves students with learning differences in the San Diego area. Founded in 1988 and certified by the State of California, the Academy is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Excelsior students are of average and above average intelligence in grades kindergarten through twelve whose needs fall within the areas of processing, memory, language, organization, attention, and socialization. The majority of Excelsior students have the potential to attend college. Consequently, the goals of the school are to guide students to understand their learning styles and learning differences and to achieve academic success, thereby realizing their potential.
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