Mission Hills School

Mission Hills School located on a beautiful, spacious campus facing the SF Bay. MHS Castro Valley City campus is an affordable private school with free extended day care. MHS maintains small class sizes and offers more electives than any other school in the area! The goal of MHS is to raise confident, intellectual, and well-rounded children for a better tomorrow. It provides top quality education to students in grades Jr. K to 5.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 135 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $1,075
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
ADD/ADHD Support
Learning Difference Programs
Year Founded
Summer School Offered
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
135 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 51%
Students by Grade
Mission Hills School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
10 students
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition cost can be paid at once or paid 10 equal monthly payments
Summer Program Cost Notes
Summer program is charged by weekly
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Ashley Hernandez


Total Sports Offered
6 sports


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Drama Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Music Lessons

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Kinder Sports

School Notes

  • MissionHills Schoolbelieves that each child is unique and has the potential to succeed. The curriculum consists of the main core subjects, as well as Spanish, science lab, music, art, PE, geography, and computer classes. The daily schedule is perfectly balanced to allow the students to developacademically, socially,and physically. For those students that stay after school,a teacher-monitored study hall and a huge variety of clubs are offered.
  • The teaching staff ofMHSconsists of a group of highly-educated, dedicated teachers who are completely passionate about teaching. Thesmall-class sizes allow these teachers to help the students reach their full potential in a positive environment. MHS staff members are certified for CPR and first-aid.*Enrollment for the MHS Castro Valley Campus for the 2016-17 academic year is now open (grades Jr.K-5). Mission Hills School has year-long OPEN ENROLLMENT.For more information on space availability and our registration process,
  • pleasecall510-31PUMAS (510-317-8627)oremail us!
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Mission Hills School cost?
Mission Hills School's tuition is approximately $1,075 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of Mission Hills School?
The acceptance rate of Mission Hills School is 95%, which is higher than the national average of 84%.
Does Mission Hills School offer a summer program?
Yes, Mission Hills School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What sports does Mission Hills School offer?
Mission Hills School offers 6 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Dance, Football, Soccer and Softball.
When is the application deadline for Mission Hills School?
The application deadline for Mission Hills School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
Mission Hills School is definitely a hidden gem for private schools. We have two daughters going to the school and they definitely seem to be ahead of their peers of similar age. Not only do they emphasize academic progress, but they also balance the curriculum out with fun, play, music, foreign language (Spanish), and teaching to make sure the students become well-rounded citizens of the Earth. The student body is already very well diversified! The school is very well organized under the school principal Ms. Kaya. The staff with whom we have interacted are extremely nice and responsive to any concerns. Tuition is one of the most reasonable you can find in the whole Bay Area, the value each student get is tremendous! The tuition even includes extended care which already pays for itself! Especially for busy families with both full-time working parents. Public schools usually end around 2:30, but your tuition includes extended care until 6:00! I think my husband and I are both in awe, every month, of how little we are paying for a "private school" education. In fact, the tuition is very similar to our local public school's after-school program, and that program was supposed to already be run by a registered nonprofit organization! Our family is extremely grateful that we have found this school. And grateful for all the teachers and staff our children have had so far. Big shout out to Ms. Mary (which my children talk about every day, even if they have already moved on from her class), Ms. Divine, and Ms. Contreras. Special thanks to all the administrative staff: Ms. Maria, Ms. Hernandez, Mr. Hawkins, Ms. Mary-Ann, and countless others! I am surprised that not more people know about this hidden gem! Maybe the parents of students going to the school want it to stay that way! The way we found out about this school was through a referral by our friend. I heard that the Union City campus is already at full capacity for every grade and am baffled why the CV campus is not yet. But don't take my word for it! Contact the school and take a tour yourself. You don't know what your kids are missing!
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MHS in Castro Valley is a small private school that opened in 2015 and is the second campus of MHMS in Union City. This school started with 22 students and has grown to over 100. My child completed kindergarten, and I am beyond pleased with the teachers, administrators, and staff at this campus. Kindergarten teacher, Ms. Mary, and assistant teacher, Ms. Rachel, an excellent duo, helped build a strong foundation in vital subjects and developed and enforced proper classroom rules aiding behavioral issues. This staff here is first class and always goes above and beyond. Never had I had a question go unanswered.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 135 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $1,075
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Alameda County, CA is $19,942 for elementary schools and $22,387 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Alameda County, CA is 85% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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