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Wherry Academy Photo #1 - After studying their English, math, history, science and French, John and Andy relax with a game.
Wherry Academy is an independent private school for all grades.
The program is traditional and college preparatory..  We offer honors and remedial levels in all subjects.
Small class size and individualized instruction make this school unique.
98% of our high school graduates continue on to college.
Students have entered the best colleges and universities throughout the United States and world.
Every effort is made to meet individual needs.  Regular tuition is $1200 per month. Scholarships and family rates available..  (650) 367-6791 or email at admissions@wherryacademy.com.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Yearly Tuition: $1,200
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 3 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year
Yes
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
All are welcome.
Year Founded
1983
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
n/a
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
50%
State avg.: 49%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
2 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
99%
Average Class Size
3 students
Number of AP Courses
5 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Calculus, Chemistry, English, Physics, U. S. History
Average SAT score
700
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
code requirements

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Scholarships available. We make every effort to work within the family\'s budget through scholarships, financial aide, a sliding scale and family rates.
% on Financial Aid
40%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$900
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Janet Wherry
Admissions Associate
Jan Taylor

Sports

Total Sports Offered
3 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
1 extracurricular
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
music and martial arts

School Notes

  • Wherry Academy is a private school for grades K - 12. We have a full program with high school graduation and preparation for college entrance. 
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Wherry Academy cost?

Wherry Academy's tuition is approximately $1,200 for private students.

What is the acceptance rate of Wherry Academy?

The acceptance rate of Wherry Academy is 90%, which is higher than the national average of 84%.

What sports does Wherry Academy offer?

Wherry Academy offers 3 interscholastic sports: Badminton, Basketball and Volleyball.

What is Wherry Academy's ranking?

Wherry Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Least expensive tuition and Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees.

When is the application deadline for Wherry Academy?

The application deadline for Wherry Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Yearly Tuition: $1,200
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 3 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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