Hope Technology School

  • Hope Technology School is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges preschool to 12th grade and is an exceptional private school on the pennisula.
  • Providing high quality education for the whole child and a strong, inclusive community, we believe every child can learn in the most appropriate educational environment.
  • In our uniquely small, inclusive classrooms all of our students receive an excellent education emphasizing both rigorous academics and social development.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Down Syndrome
Year Founded2001
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost NotesPart of the annual tuition
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students108 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Hope Technology School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size12 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$18,000
Tuition NotesPreschool annual tuition: Full-time (M-F): $14,300 Part-time (M, W, F): $9,515 Part-time (T, TH): $6,875 Elementary and middle school annual tuition: $18,000High school annual tuition: $18,000After school annual tuition: Full-time (M-F): $6,300 Part-time (3 days): $5,040 Part-time (2 days): $3,780 Drop-in rate: $70/day


Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,

School Notes

  • Hope Technology School includes a fully licensed preschool and is WASC accredied preschool to 12th grade. 
  • Maintaining small class size (average 12 students per class) with at least one teacher and one para-educator per class affords each student the support to reach his or her full potential.
  • Technology plays a vital role in the motivation and progress of our students. Students at all levels utilize computers and other innovative technology to foster reading, writing and math and communication skills.
  • We offer a Life Skills Program for middle and high school aged students.
  • We offer onsite therapy services for students with special needs including SLP, OT, APE.  Our therapy services include:
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Adaptive PE 
  • Emotional Social Learning-Social Groups 
  • Sensory Integration
  • Slingerland
  • Academic Tutoring

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