Instilling Goodness / Developing Virtue Schools

  • Instilling Goodness/Developing Virtue Schools are founded on the ideals set forth in the teachings of the Buddha.
  • Accordingly, courses in Buddhist Studies are requisite for all students.
  • Students of all faiths, however, are welcome. Our Buddhist schools, in partnership with parents, work to instill and develop in our students the core virtues of kindness, filial piety, respect, trustworthiness, fairness, citizenship, integrity and humility.
  • we provide an environment for our students to achieve their full academic potential and become outstanding citizens who will contribute to making our world a better place.
  • Ideals. A full academic program as required by the State of California is offered.
  • The curriculum reflects a commitment to educate the whole person.
  • Accordingly, the elementary school emphasizes respect for parents, teachers, and elders, while the secondary school guides students to fulfill their personal and civic responsibilities, to cherish their families, their nation, and all living beings.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other special emphasis association(s)
Religious AffiliationAfrican Methodist Episcopal
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Students93 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Instilling Goodness / Developing Virtue Schools Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio4:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Calpella
    Grades: PK-6 | 107 students
    8.4 miles
    6280 Third Street
    Calpella, CA 95418
    (707) 485-8719
    8.4 PK-6
  • Redwood Valley
    Grades: PK-12 | 95 students
    10.6 miles
    8555 Uva Drive
    Redwood Valley, CA 95470
    (707) 485-8778
    10.6 PK-12
  • Ukiah
    Grades: NS-PK | 48 students
    3.2 miles
    1045 North State street
    Ukiah, CA 95482
    (707) 462-6115
    3.2 NS-PK
  • Vacaville
    Grades: PK-12 | 702 students
    84 miles
    1117 Davis St
    Vacaville, CA 95687
    (707) 446-1776
    84 PK-12
  • Vallejo
    Starting Gate School
    (Church of Christ)
    Grades: PK-12 | 98 students
    85.2 miles
    579 Couch St
    Vallejo, CA 94590
    (707) 643-4283
    85.2 PK-12

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