Janet Wherry School

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Wherry Academy is an independent private school for all grades.
The program is traditional and college preparatory.  We offer honors and remedial levels in all subjects.
Small class size and individualized instruction make this school unique.
98% of our high school graduates continue on to college.
Students have entered the best colleges and universities throughout the United States and the world.
Every effort is made to meet each individual's needs.
Online teaching and tutoring available Call to discuss.  (650) 367-6791.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 39 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $12,000
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year
Yes
Year Founded
1983
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Cost
$1,200
Summer Program Cost Notes
Can enroll by the week, $400 per week.

Student Body

Total Students
39 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
35%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
Janet Wherry School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size
16 students
Number of AP Courses
5 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Calculus, Chemistry, English, Physics, U. S. History
Average Percentile SSAT
80%
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(code requirements)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
We want private school to be affordable. Scholarships available. We make every effort to work within the family's budget through scholarships, financial aide, a sliding scale and family rates.
% on Financial Aid
40%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$4,500
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Janet Wherry
Admissions Associate
Jan Taylor

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
1 extracurricular
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
music and martial arts

School Notes

  • Wherry Academy is a college prearatory school for grades K - 12. We have a full program and preparation for college entrance. Ask about Sinfong, Taiwan and San Francisco, California campuses.
Profile last updated: 07/20/2021

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 39 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $12,000
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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