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.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 15 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $20,500
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 5 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Valley International Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Year Founded
2009

Student Body

Total Students
15 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
40%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
Valley International Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size
5 students
Number of AP Courses
21 courses
Advanced Courses
AP 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 score
1320
Average ACT score
26
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Boarding 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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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 15 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $20,500
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 5 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Santa Clara County, CA is $21,083 for elementary schools and $27,435 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Santa Clara County, CA is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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