The Rhoades School

  • Rhoades School students are creative, curious and independent thinkers who exhibit an enthusiasm and passion for learning.
  • At Rhoades, students set high expectations for themselves and welcome the opportunity to dig deeply into subject matter, whether questioning if mathematics is really about numbers or examining if literature can serve as a vehicle for social change.
  • The faculty at Rhoades engage in instructional practices that emphasize collaboration and discussion; Rhoades is an environment where student engagement and participation flourish.

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School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedAcademically advanced students
Year Founded1980

Student Body

Total Students300 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size18 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$19,820
Tuition NotesTuition rates differ for Elementary School and Middle School. Please visit the school's website for detailed information.
% on Financial Aid
10%
Average Financial Aid Grant$4,500
Acceptance Rate
55%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorJenni L Beadle

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

School Notes

  • Rhoades School students are creative, curious and independent thinkers who exhibit an enthusiasm and passion for learning. At Rhoades, students set high expectations for themselves and welcome the opportunity to dig deeply into subject matter, whether questioning if mathematics is really about numbers or examining if literature can serve as a vehicle for social change. The faculty at Rhoades engage in instructional practices that emphasize collaboration and discussion; Rhoades is an environment where student engagement and participation flourish.

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  • Encinitas
    Grades: PK-8 | 432 students
    1.5 miles
    3616 Manchester Avenue
    Encinitas, CA 92024
    (760)942-1111
    1.5 PK-8
    432
  • La Jolla
    Grades: NS-8 | 230 students
    12.9 miles
    2225 Torrey Pines Lane
    La Jolla, CA 92037
    (858)454-0184
    12.9 NS-8
    230
  • La Jolla
    Grades: K-6
    14.1 miles
    6510 La Jolla Scenic Dr S
    La Jolla, CA 92037
    (858)459-2066
    14.1 K-6
    n/a
  • San Diego
    Grades: K-6 | 153 students
    5.5 miles
    3975 Torrington Street
    San Diego, CA 92130
    (858)481-5615
    5.5 K-6
    153
  • Encinitas
    Grades: K-12 | 75 students
    2.5 miles
    679 Encinitas Blvd.
    Encinitas, CA 92024
    (760)634-1188
    2.5 K-12
    75

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The average private school tuition in California is $11,360 for elementary schools and $19,235 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in California is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).