Wherry Academy

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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 the world.
  • Every effort is made to meet each individual's needs.
  • Online teaching and tutoring available Call to discuss.  (650) 367-6791.

School Overview

Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
Year Founded1983
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost$1,200
Summer Program Cost NotesCan enroll by the week, $400 per week.

Student Body

Total Students39 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
52%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Wherry Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio20:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size16 students
Number of AP Courses5 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesCalculus, Chemistry, English, Physics, U. S. History
Average Percentile SSAT80%
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(code requirements)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$12,000
Tuition NotesWe want private school to be affordable. 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$4,500
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorJanet Wherry
Admissions AssociateJan Taylor

Sports

Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBadminton, Basketball, Figure Skating, Ice Hockey, Indoor Soccer, Tennis, VolleyballBadmintonBasketball,
Figure SkatingIce Hockey,
Indoor SoccerTennis,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

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

School Notes

  • Wherry Academy is a college prearatory school for grades K - 12. We have a full program and preparation for college entrance. Ask about Sinfong, Taiwan and San Francisco, California campuses.

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    23 miles
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    San Jose, CA 95118
    (408) 833-7050
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    Redwood City, CA 94063
    (415) 724-7458
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    (Roman Catholic)
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    0.6 miles
    151 Buckingham Ave
    Redwood City, CA 94063
    (650) 365-7829
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    Grades: K-12 | 119 students
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    435 5th Avenue
    Redwood City, CA 94063
    (650) 364-1606
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    Grades: PK-9 | 247 students
    36.6 miles
    6230 Soquel Dr
    Aptos, CA 95003
    (831) 476-1646
    36.6 PK-9
    247

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