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.
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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.
  • 93% 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.  Call to discuss.  (650) 367-6791.

School Overview

Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
Year Founded1983
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students39 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
52%
State avg.: 44%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size10 students
Number of AP Courses5 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesCalculus, Chemistry, English, Physics, U. S. History
Average SAT score900
Average ACT score22
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 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.music and martial arts

School Notes

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Jose
    Grades: 6-12 | 110 students
    23 miles
    4340 Almaden Expressway
    San Jose, CA 95118
    (408)833-7050
    23 6-12
    110
  • Redwood City
    Holy Family School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 2-8 | 13 students
    0.6 miles
    151 Buckingham Ave
    Redwood City, CA 94063
    (650)365-7829
    0.6 2-8
    13
  • Redwood City
    Grades: K-12 | 119 students
    0 miles
    435 5th Avenue
    Redwood City, CA 94063
    (650)364-1606
    0 K-12
    119
  • Aptos
    Grades: PK-9 | 283 students
    36.6 miles
    6230 Soquel Dr
    Aptos, CA 95003
    (831)476-1646
    36.6 PK-9
    283
  • Atherton
    Menlo School
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    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: 6-12 | 795 students
    1.5 miles
    50 Valparaiso Ave
    Atherton, CA 94027
    (650)330-2000
    1.5 6-12
    795

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The average private school tuition in California is $10,938 for elementary schools and $18,981 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).