Valley International Academy

  • An independent college prep high school bringing together local and international students in collaborative work with an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • With class sizes under 10, students receive highly individualized instruction and college counseling.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded2009

Student Body

Total Students15 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
40%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Valley International Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size5 students
Number of AP Courses21 courses
Advanced CoursesAP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science A, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP European History, AP Government and Politics Comparative, AP Government and Politics United States, AP Human Geography, AP Macroeconomics, AP Microeconomics, AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism, AP Physics C: Mechanics, AP Physics C: Mechanics, AP Psychology, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art Drawing, AP United States History, AP World History
Average SAT score1320
Average ACT score26
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$20,500
Tuition NotesBoarding is an additional $20,000 Tuition fee for international students: $23500 per year
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
California Scholarship Federation, Math Club, National Honor Society

School Notes

  • Valley International Academy seeks to develop students who will exemplify academic excellence, social responsibility, and global citizenship in a supportive, exciting, and international environment that inspires critical thinking with an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Individualized college counseling
  • Intellectually rigorous courses
  • Courses meet A-G requirements
  • AP courses 
  • ESL program
  • Small class sizes
  • WASC Accredited
  • May issue I-20 for international students
  • Friendly, inclusive community

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    11.8 miles
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    San Jose, CA 95118
    (408)833-7050
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    Grades: K-12 | 577 students
    9.6 miles
    26800 Fremont Rd
    Los Altos, CA 94022
    (650)209-3010
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    577
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    Grades: K-12 | 2799 students
    14.6 miles
    100 Skyway Drive
    San Jose, CA 95111
    (408)513-2400
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  • Albany
    Grades: 9-12 | 619 students
    44.5 miles
    1294 Albina Ave
    Albany, CA 94706
    (510)526-9242
    44.5 9-12
    619
  • Berkeley
    Grades: 9-12 | 92 students
    42.8 miles
    2727 College Avenue
    Berkeley, CA 94705
    (510)841-8489
    42.8 9-12
    92

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The average private school tuition in California is $11,363 for elementary schools and $19,317 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).