The King's Academy

  • The King's Academy is a Christ-centered, college prep school for grades 6-12.
  • TKA inspires academic excellence, servant leadership, and enduring relationships.
  • Our 1:1 technology program and collaborative classroom environment ensures students are responsible digital and global citizens with 21st century literacy skills.
  • Through TKA`s Spiritual Life program and Service Trips, students grow in their faith and make a difference to others.
  • TKA offers a stellar Visual and Performing Arts program known throughout the Bay Area and fields 65 competitive teams.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Year Founded1991
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students950 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 44%
Students by GradeThe King's Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers79 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
47%
Average Class Size24 students
Number of AP Courses12 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP US Government & Politics, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science, AP English Literature & Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP French Language & Culture, AP Physics, AP Psychology, AP Spanish, AP Statistics, AP US History, AP World History
Average SAT score650
Average ACT score27
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Guidelines are enforced)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 5 / Feb. 28 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$16,500
Tuition NotesJunior high and high school rates differ. Discounts for 2nd and 3rd child. More info at: www.tka.org/tuition
% on Financial Aid
17%
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMichele Duncan
Admissions AssociateMichele Duncan

Sports

Total Sports Offered19 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Drill Team, Flag Football, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo, WeightliftingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDance,
DivingDrill Team,
Flag FootballFootball,
GolfSoccer,
SoftballSquash,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldUltimate Frisbee,
VolleyballWater Polo,
Weightlifting

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Athletics, Choir, Drill Team, Junior High and High School Drama, Knights Brigade Marching Band, Knightshine Show Choir, Missions Trips in US and Abroad, Mixed Choir, Orchestra, Student Council and Class Leadership, Variety of Clubs and Service Organizations, Winter Percussion

School Notes

  • 1.  Visit Our Campus:  Attend an Open House (check website for dates in October and December each year.)  In 2018, Open Houses will be held on Saturdays, October 20 and December 1:  Program begins at 11:00 a.m.in the TKA Theatre. For a complete overview of The King's Academy, plan to join us from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Lunch will be served.  The program begins in the Theatre with student performances and testimonials by parents, students and teachers. This is followed by a campus tour for grades 7-12 or a special classroom rotation program for families considering 6th grade. Finally, all groups meet in the gym for lunch and a chance to browse our department tables.
  • 2.  Join a Campus Tour:  Scheduled tours are every Tuesday and Thursday at 8:30 a.m. Special tours for those considering our 6th grade program are also held on Thursdays at 1:30 p.m.  However, we are happy to accomodate your schedule if neither of these days will work for you.  Please contact the Admissions Office at admissions@tka.org or call (408) 481-9900 x4248.
  • 3.  Encourage Your Student to Shadow:  Shadow Days  are every Tuesday and Thursdays at 8:05 a.m. Your student will be assigned to a student host who has been specifically selected and trained for this important role. Visiting students will shadow in the grade for which they are applying.  The assigned host will be the same gender as your student. To arrange for your child to shadow, please contact admissions@tka.org, or call (408) 481-9900 x4248.
  • 4.  Submit an Application:   Priority applications are due January 5, 2018. Regular applications are due February 28, 2018

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