The Pegasus School

The Pegasus School is an intellectually stimulating and nurturing independent school community for bright and highly motivated students.
Imagination and creativity are inspired and encouraged through engaging and challenging academics, experiential learning and passionate pursuits.
Students are prepared to become lifelong learners, balancing heart and mind, while developing the ability to navigate with integrity an ever-changing global society.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 576 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $22,500
  • Acceptance rate: 60%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1984
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2001

Student Body

Total Students
576 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
46%
State avg.: 51%
Students by Grade
The Pegasus School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
52 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size
18 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Financial Aid available
% on Financial Aid
15%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$10,000
Acceptance Rate
60%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Nancy Conklin
Admissions Associate
Sarah Hebert
Endowment Size
$5 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered
5 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
18 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
art, Chess, drama club, running club, Sign language

Club or Organization:
computer game design, creative writing, French, Mandarin, speed stacking, wood working, yoga

Arts and Music Programs:
drums, guitar, webby dance

Recreational Athletic Programs:
golf, rhythmic gymnastics, Tae Kwon Do

School Notes

The Pegasus School is dedicated to academic excellence and to the development of lifelong learners who are confident, caring, and courageous.

The Pegasus Community is

  • diverse,
  • collaborative,
  • and vibrant,
  • serious about academic life,
  • rich in opportunities,
  • nurturing of the gifted student,
  • engaged in the world outside the school.


Pegasus students love

  • to learn,
  • to be challenged,
  • and to work hard;
  • they are bright and motivated;
  • they are joyful;
  • they grow in both intellect and empathy.


Pegasus teachers

  • inspire, nurture and guide.
  • They love to teach;
  • they are flexible, creative, collaborative, and innovative;
  • they foster each student`s individual gifts and passions.


Pegasus parents

  • value education;
  • they work closely with the school in a partnership based on thoughtful communication and mutual respect.


Pegasus alumni are

  • lifelong learners
  • and engaged citizens;
  • they are confident and competent;
  • they value their Pegasus education and friendships.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does The Pegasus School cost?
The Pegasus School's tuition is approximately $22,500 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of The Pegasus School?
The acceptance rate of The Pegasus School is 60%, which is lower than the national average of 84%. The Pegasus School's acceptance rate is ranked among the top private schools in California with low acceptance rates.
Does The Pegasus School offer a summer program?
Yes, The Pegasus School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What sports does The Pegasus School offer?
The Pegasus School offers 5 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Football, Golf, Soccer and Volleyball.
What is The Pegasus School's ranking?
The Pegasus School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Lowest average acceptance rates, Largest student body and Most extracurriculars offered.
When is the application deadline for The Pegasus School?
The application deadline for The Pegasus School is Jan. 15 / rolling (applications are due on Jan. 15 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
This school is awesome, friends and families are the nicest. DSL Sports are fun including; volleyball, basketball, flag football, and soccer. The Tri-Way League is fun too. We learn a lot.
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5  
We will be starting our third year at Pegasus, my son Ethan will be going into first grade and started in pfe-k. Our daughter will also be joining as a pre-k'er this year.We couldn't say enough wonderful things about the school, teachers, faculty and fellow parents. The school has an excellent sense of community and strong academics, and teaches global responsibility. We couldn't be happier!
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 576 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $22,500
  • Acceptance rate: 60%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Huntington Beach, CA is $11,483 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Huntington Beach, CA is 82% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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