The Cambridge School

The Cambridge School is a classical Christian school located in San Diego, CA. The goal of a Cambridge education is to teach students to think well, love rightly, and to live wisely.
A Cambridge education is distinct because it is intentional and integrated.
It is both intellectually and spritually formative. Students engage with great ideas, great books, and in great conversations with mission-aligned, classically trained teachers.

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The Cambridge School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:


School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
393 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 51%
Students by Grade
The Cambridge School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
58 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
15 students
Number of AP Courses
3 courses
Advanced Courses
AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP Latin
Average SAT score
(Out of 1600)
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Feb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
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% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Leslie Yoder
Admissions Associate
Carnie Wong



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
10 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Cyber Patriots, First Lego League Robotics, Math Clubs, Speech and Debate Team, String Ensemble, Upper School Writing Club

Arts and Music Programs:
A Variety of After School Enrichments, Choir, Drama, Math Competition Club

School Notes

  • Educating your child to Think Well, Love Rightly & Live Wisely
  • Formationnot mereInformation
  • We are not simply concerned with what kind of student your child is, but we are concerned with what kind of person your child is becoming.What do you want your child to look like, not just when they are 18, but when they are 30, 40 and 50? The goal of a Cambridge education has a Telos (end) far beyond mere college entrance and preparation, as we believe this is a goal far too small for education.
  • Teaching children to think and reason, The Cambridge School combines the tried and true stages of Classical education: Grammar, Logic& Rhetoric, with a Christian worldview. Small classes, dedicated Christian teachers, and comprehensive humanities, math, and science programs blend to deliver an exceptional experience where children find joy in every class.
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does The Cambridge School cost?
The Cambridge School's tuition is approximately $26,550 for private students.
What schools are The Cambridge School often compared to?
The Cambridge Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Santa Fe Christian Schools by visitors of our site.
What is the acceptance rate of The Cambridge School?
The acceptance rate of The Cambridge School is 80%, which is lower than the national average of 84%.
What sports does The Cambridge School offer?
The Cambridge School offers 6 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Swimming, Track and Field and Volleyball.
What is The Cambridge School's ranking?
The Cambridge School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Highest average SAT score and Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for The Cambridge School?
The application deadline for The Cambridge School is Feb. 1 / rolling (applications are due on Feb. 1 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).
In what neighborhood is The Cambridge School located?
The Cambridge School is located in the Rancho Penasquitos neighborhood of San Diego, CA. There are 2 other private schools located in Rancho Penasquitos.

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
I believe in Classical Christian education and the Cambridge school does it better than any other. The students are so impressive and it`s clear the staff and faculty love and. value the students. Definitely the top school I`ve experienced.
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The Cambridge School is by far the best school that my 5th grader has attended. Not only do the students have a passion for learning but the teachers have a passion for teaching, which I feel is hard to come by these days. My 5th grader is not only learning Latin and Mandarin, but what he is learning in other subjects such as history and math is not even comparable to the public schools in this area. The Cambridge School is a true blessing.
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Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in San Diego, CA is $13,542 for elementary schools and $24,118 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in San Diego, CA is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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