Nawa Academy

17351 Trinity Mountain Road
French Gulch, CA 96033
Tel: (530)359-2215
  • Nawa Academy is a non-traditional boarding school that prepares students with diverse learning needs to meet the challenges and complexities of the future.
  • Through an experiential approach to learning, a creative and caring faculty and a nurturing environment, we seek to instill an excitement for lifelong learning.
  • We encourage efforts to confront challenges, which fuel a growing realization of greater capability.
  • We teach and reflect the values of moral character, physical wellness, and social responsibility by fostering open communication between faculty and students.
  • Nawa Academy openly embraces the qualities of individuality, responsibility, diversity, human dignity and respect for others.
  • By living in an atmosphere based on patience, dialogue, and intellectual inquiry, our students develop the skills to face the future successfully.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDyslexia, Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded1988

Student Body

Total Students51 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
35%
State avg.: 43%
Students by GradeNawa Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
25%
Average Class Size6 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost$43,300
Tuition NotesCovers room, board and tuition. Additional fees may apply.
% on Financial Aid
30%
Average Financial Aid Grant$7,000
Acceptance Rate
70%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions AssociateSteve A. Galvan

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