Based on the findings of Jena Piaget and the teachings of John Dewey, Waverly's educational progressive and developmental philosophy asserts that students learn best when they are actively involved in their education.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 359 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 1
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded
1993

Student Body

Total Students
359 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
18%
State avg.: 49%
Students by Grade
The Waverly School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses
15 courses
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Feb. 1
Tuition Notes
Please visit the school's web site at www.thewaverlyschool.org for updated tuition information.
% on Financial Aid
15%
Admissions Director
Jennifer Dakan
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The Waverly School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Largest student body.

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The application deadline for The Waverly School is Feb. 1.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 359 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 1
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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