The Alexandria Academy

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
5776-D Lindero Canyon Rd. #353
Thousand Oaks, CA 91362
Tel: (818)400-5020
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  • The Alexandria Academy was founded in 1988 as an alternative academic program for gifted students.
  • Since that time, it has grown to include special needs children and anyone for whom the existing traditional system does not fit.
  • The school does not support classes but rather one-on-one mentorship between a teacher and a student.
  • The philosophy of the school has always been that young people should be taught with intellectual peers rather than chronological peers.

School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
Grades OfferedGrades 4-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs Supportedgifted/mild learning differences
Year Founded1988

Student Body

Total Students54 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
33%
State avg.: 43%
Students by GradeThe Alexandria Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size5 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$6,000
Tuition Notestuition varies/financial aid available
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorDr. Stacey McEnnan

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Peace Child International

School Notes

  • Our students come from all over the greater Los Angeles area as well as from other states.  We have taught young people from Los Angeles, Agoura, Riverside, Santa Clarita, Pasadena, Glendale, Norco, Encino, Oxnard, etc., as well as students from Florida, Pennsylvania, Arizona, Illinois, and Oregon.  Our students go on to colleges and universities all over the country including Harvard, Brown, Columbia, USC, UC schools around the state, Reed College, and many more.  Most have been able to enter their first choice schools. We do not use a set curriculum.  Instead, the teacher assesses the student`s abilities in every subject area and then uses a curriculum which best fits with the child`s abilities and needs.  Because of this, a student may be working in one curriculum for math but in another for English.  This is true for all curricular areas: English, history, science, mathematics, ethics, electives, etc. The Alexandria Academy has found great success with a wide variety of students.  Some have come from the entertainment industry, from athletics, music, dance, and writing.  We have more recently been sought to educate students who are having trouble learning in the traditional atmosphere.  We have had students with Asperger`s Syndrome, depression and other problems which have caused the parents and counselors to look for alternative education opportunities.  We work with any child to help him/her reach full natural potential.
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5  3/16/2012
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