Kino Learning Center

  • Kino is a progressive school that emphasizes community, responsibility, critical thinking, and creativity.
  • Students learn that they are ultimately responsible for their own learning and that they are valuable members of both the school community and of the world around them.

School Overview

School TypeAlternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedKino recognizes that everyone has a unique learning style
Year Founded1976

Student Body

Total Students53 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 38%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size7 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$8,800
Tuition Notes$8800 Primary and elementary $9300 Junior high and high school

School Notes

  • Kino is nationally recognized for innovative and progressive education, pioneering many of the teaching strategies promoted by education professionals:
  • student responsibility and choice
  • hands-on experiential learning
  • multi-age groupings
  • learning and writing across the curriculum
  • frequent field trips
  • self-evaluation
  • a recognition that there are a wide variety of learning styles.

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    7.7 miles
    510 S Highland Ave
    Tucson, AZ 85719
    (520)623-0104
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    32
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    4.7 miles
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    Tucson, AZ 85718
    (520)529-3888
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    1429.2 miles
    1115 Rfd
    Lake Zurich, IL 60047
    (847)634-0430
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    Grades: K-12
    9.4 miles
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    Tucson, AZ 85711
    (520)300-6103
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    Grades: K-10 | 139 students
    11.1 miles
    8725 E Speedway Blvd
    Tucson, AZ 85710
    (520)731-2100
    11.1 K-10
    139

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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Most important in education and in my child's education is building relationships. Students at Kino are fostered and cared for not only academically but also emotionally in the most positive way. This is best for creating happy healthy members of our society.
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Kino School actually covers all grade levels through 12th Grade. The academic programs are unique in that they are truly designed around the students . I have 2 sons that attend, 7th and 9th graders, and they are learning and having fun at the same time. They go out on field trips all the time - since learning and life are one.
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