Highland Preparatory School

  • Highland Preparatory School was established as a private school program in 1987.
  • In 1992, HPS filed for non-profit status and became incorporated.
  • Highland is a member of Christian Home Educators Association of California and Home School Legal Defense Association.
  • As Christian believers, we accept the Bible as the inspired Word of God.
  • Our philosophy of education must then come from the principals found in God's Word.
  • We understand education to be defined as the teaching and training of our children on all levels: spiritual, intellectual, emotional, and physical.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Other special emphasis association(s)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs Supportedall
Year Founded1987
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students29 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 44%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio2:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size3 students
Number of AP Courses10 courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition is paid on a monthly basis with discounts given for full payment received by September 30.
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorJoy Unger
Admissions AssociateKristin Murdock
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The average private school tuition in California is $11,360 for elementary schools and $19,235 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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