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Additional campus, Lighthouse Academy, provides for Kindergarten through 5th grade and is located at 6500 Clark Rd. Applications for both campuses are found at www.upwardinternationalschools.net.
Upward International sponsors schools in Malaysia and Kenya. Accredited by National Association of Private Schools.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 51 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,500
  • Acceptance rate: 88%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Upward International Schools, Pines Academy Campus ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded
1997

Student Body

Total Students
51 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
Upward International Schools, Pines Academy Campus Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size
10 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
annual. Payment plans available
% on Financial Aid
5%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$1,000
Acceptance Rate
88%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Doug Crowder
Admissions Associate
Melodie Cabral

School Notes

  • Accredited by National Association of Private Schools
  • Submit application online at UpwardInternationalSchools.net. Click on Pines Academy (grades 6-12) or Lighthouse Academy (grades K-5th)
  • UIS has provided in-person education since 1997 in Northern California, Malaysia, and Kenya including the months of fire recovery and pandemic.
  • Homeschool services and remote education are also offered (see website)
  • Curriculum features a Biblical Worldview.
  • Small classes and individual attention make it possible for students to succeed who need to catch up academically or who desire to press ahead.
Source: Verified school update

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 51 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,500
  • Acceptance rate: 88%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in California is $15,309 for elementary schools and $21,559 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).

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