The Principled Academy

The Principled Academy's mission is to work in partnership with parents to pass on the classical and religious core values of culture to the next generation through academic excellence, comprehensive character education, the creation of a caring, responsible, and creative learning community and the development of the unique genius of each child.
The Principled Academy incorporates the California Teaching Standards and select topics from the Core Knowledge curriculum.
The curriculum helps students establish a strong foundation of knowledge from grade to grade.
Our Preschool is dedicated to the development of good character and academic readiness for success in elementary school, and love of lifelong learning.
The Preschool offers caring, nurturing, experienced staff who have worked together for years, Kindergarten readiness skills, pre-reading, pre-writing, and pre-math curriculum, music and movement, arts and crafts activities, and developmentatly appropriate, varied, and fascinating curriculum. .

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1988
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Cost Notes
Please e-mail for a flyer or tuition information
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2003

Student Body

Total Students
134 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
76%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
The Principled Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
100%
Average Class Size
15 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(uniform - navy blue pants/skirts, white or navy shirt, sweatshirt or jacket with P.A. logo)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Please e-mail to get more information including current tuition.
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Nancy Asmundson
Admissions Associate
Isaac Durst

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Art Club, Basketball Club, Chess Club, Cooking Club, Fiber Arts Club, Gymnastics Club, Spanish Club

School Notes

  • The Principled Academy mission is to work in partnership with parents to pass on the classical and religious core values of culture to the next generation through academic excellence, comprehensive character education, the creation of a caring, responsible, and creative learning community and the development of the unique genius of each child.  The Principled Academy incorporates the California Teaching Standards and select topics from the Core Knowledge curriculum.   The curriculum helps students establish a strong foundation of knowledge from grade to grade.  
  • Our Preschool is dedicated to the development of good character and academic readiness for success in elementary school, and love of lifelong learning.  The Preschool offers caring, nurturing, experienced staff who have worked together for years, Kindergarten readiness skills, pre-reading, pre-writing, and pre-math curriculum, music and movement, arts and crafts activities, and developmentatly appropriate, varied, and fascinating curriculum.  

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The average private school tuition in Alameda County, CA is $15,836 for elementary schools and $20,570 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Alameda County, CA is 85% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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