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Cornerstone Academy College Preparatory:
Founded in 1975, Cornerstone Academy is a private, nonprofit school in the Portola District of San Francisco an primarily serves families from San Francisco and the Peninsula. The grade span is preschool through high school.

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Cornerstone Academy is founded on Christian values, supports the home and churches of students in providing an education that is grounded in the Christian values of the Bible as reflected in the life and teachings of Jesus Christ.

Accredited K-12 Education:

Accreditation
Cornerstone Academy is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and is a member of College Board. The school’s commitment to education has led to its high academic standards preparing students for the rigors of college and their careers.

- Bilingual preschool & kindergarten programs (Chinese / English)
- Elementary, middle & high school programs with continued Chinese language
   instruction from grades PreK - 12. Our academic program consists of core subjects in
   English, Mandarin, math, science, history, religious studies, fine arts and electives.  In
   high school, Honors and Advanced Placement courses are offered in a variety of
   classes.
- ESL program for middle & high school students

Mission Statement
- To guide students toward excellence in academic, social, physical, and spiritual
   development based on Christian principles.

- To prepare students for productive lives as responsible citizens in a free and competitive
   society.

- To create and develop a community of mutual support comprised of the School, the
   students'  families, and Cornerstone Evangelical Baptist Church.

Boarding Program:

Cornerstone Academy offers a full boarding program for high school students who require housing during their studies at our school.  Living closely with other young people from diverse backgrounds teaches students to learn leadership skills, self-control, teamwork, patience, and kindness.  For students who will soon be faced with the responsibility and independence of college life, the dormitory provides ample opportunity for developing self-discipline, time management skills, and respect for others.

Students are expected to attend all scheduled events, classes, and field trips. Students must conduct themselves in a mature and responsible manner. Students are required to treat other members of the community with respect and to take responsibility for their own actions.

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Address: 501 Cambridge Street/Portola Heights District/San Francisco County, San Francisco, California , USA
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Delphi Academy of Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley
Courses / Programs
Are you searching for a quality private school in the San Fernando Valley area?

Located in Lake View Terrace, in the foothills of the beautiful Angeles National Forest, Delphi Academy of Los Angeles is a coeducational day school providing a preschool through 12th grade program.

We admit students of any race, color and national or ethnic origin.

Delphi Academy of Los Angeles is one of several schools in the Delphi Schools Network, a group of independent schools sharing uniquely developed curriculum and teaching methods.

All of our teachers have been thoroughly trained in the study and teaching methods practiced at Delphi Academy.

Academics focus on providing students with a solid grounding in the basics, a rich and challenging hands-on curriculum, and the ability to study purposefully and independently.

In addition to rounding out academic studies in literature, mathematics, writing, science, history, and government, our students gain practical understanding and experience in the subjects of leadership, integrity and logic, as well as management and organizational skills.

Student Testimonial:
"The thing I really like about Delphi is that they let you feel important. You don’t have to be afraid to be who you are! The teachers are great! Delphi makes learning fun.”
- Middle School Student
Academic Programs for Preschool-Grade 12 Students:

• Preschool
• Lower School
• Elementary School
• Middle School
• High School
• Summer Programs
• English Immersion Program for International Students (Academic Year)
• English Immersion Camps (Spring, Summer & Winter - 4 weeks to 3 months)
Santa Monica Montessori School
Courses / Programs
Santa Monica Montessori School in Santa Monica in west Los Angeles County, CA, is a private early childhood, elementary and junior high school offering Montessori school programs to children in grades Pre-K through to 7th. The Santa Monica Montessori School offers an enriched curriculum including exercises in practical life, sensorial, mathematics, reading, language, grace / courtesy, science, geography, history, fine arts, humanities, foreign languages and music. Our internationally diverse faculty are selected carefully for their love of teaching and respect for the Montessori method.

Santa Monica Montessori School is a private elementary school established in 1960 as a fully accredited Montessori school and teacher training institute by Dr. Claude Claremont, an associate of Dr. Maria Montessori. The Santa Monica Montessori School is registered with the California State Department of Education and adheres to the California Education Code. The school follows the public school calendar as set forth by the Santa Monica Unified School District.
* Early Childhood program
* Elementary School program
* Junior High School program

Pre-K through to Grade 7 curriculum includes:

- Mathematics
- Reading
- Language
- Grace / Courtesy
- Science
- Geography
- History
- Fine Arts
- Humanities
- Foreign Languages
- Music
Day-McKellar Preparatory School, La Mesa
Courses / Programs
Day-McKellar Preparatory School in La Mesa in San Diego County, Southern CA, is an accredited private school for children in grades Kindergarten through to 12th. At Day-McKeller, the emphasis is on critical thinking and reasoning skills. Our classrooms are designed to suit each subject and its optimal teaching and learning experience.

Day-McKellar Preparatory School is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). Day-McKellar Preparatory School is an inspiring educational community where families cultivate integrity, self-awareness and appreciation for all of life's wonders so they can create an inspired life spent realizing their dreams.
- Kindergarten through to 12th grade
- Ideal 1:8 faculty-to-student ratio
- Individualized education for every child
- Constructivist, or experience-based, learning
- Emphasis on critical thinking and reasoning skills
- Expert writing instruction
- Harvard Math Standards
- Classrooms designed to suit each subject
San Francisco Montessori Academy
Courses / Programs
San Francisco Montessori Academy in the center of San Francisco, CA, is a Montessori School offering preschool programs to children ages 3-6.

Our school offers the most complete service for your child. Not only do we have an extremely clean and healthy environment but we also offer motherly attention to each individual child.

We provide a safe and warm facility for your child to grow and develop, complete with learning materials appropriate for each age group.

The most important part of any preschool is the joy that it brings the children, and this is where we truly shine. Walk in any time and you will find your child laughing and learning.

The San Francisco Montessori Academy prides itself with being a fully accredited Montessori school by both, UMA - United Montessori Association and NAMTA - North American Montessori Teachers' Association.

Through the use of Montessori methods, our school will help prepare your child for excellence in their future academic endeavors and beyond.

Founded in 1999, the San Francisco Montessori Academy has been serving the community for over 10 years. We have an extensive medical and teaching background and over 20 years of combined experience in Pediatric CPR, First Aid and Health & Safety.
Preschool Programs for Kids ages 3-6:

- Montessori Education
- Mathematics
- Language
- Science, Geography, Art
- Practical Life
- Sensorial
- Arts and Crafts
- Martial Arts
- Ballet
- Music Instruction
- Warm Organic Meals..

- Our curriculum is divided into five core areas of study.

- It is structured around the child's self-initiated impulse to become engaged and learn from his or her surroundings.
Montessori Scotts Valley
Courses / Programs
Montessori Scotts Valley (MSV) provides the highest quality Montessori education from birth on, through our infants, toddlers & primary programs in Scotts Valley in Santa Cruz County. As the only child care facility and school in Santa Cruz County associated with the Association Montessori Internationale (AMI), MSV guarantees families throughout the county a true Montessori experience.

Each child at Montessori Scotts Valley is actively supported in the self-directed pursuit of lifelong intellectual, emotional, and spiritual growth. Some families appreciate the children's joyful learning, others enjoy the beautiful indoor and outdoor children's environments, and many thrive in our warm community. We serve children using the philosophy and curriculum developed by Dr. Maria Montessori. Montessori education provides an education for life.

Montessori Scotts Valley first opened its doors for children in September 2003. Specially trained Head Teachers and Assistant Teachers staff our school. All Head Teachers hold a Bachelor’s degree as well as a teaching diploma from the Association Montessori Internationale, the original overseeing organization established by Dr. Maria Montessori.
- Nido (Infants) program: This program serves infants from 6 weeks of age to 18 months.

- Toddlers program: The Puffins, our toddler class, serves children from 18 months through to 3 years.

- Primary programs: At three years, sometimes earlier, children are ready to join one of our two Primary - preschool - environments, the Otters / Dolphins, where they will stay for 3 years and through Kindergarten.

- Summer programs: These are a great way to continue your child's Montessori education.
First School of the Desert
Courses / Programs
First School of the Desert provides a successful and well established approach to preschool education. First School offers preschool / childcare programs at three Southern California city locations. Our campuses are conveniently located throughout the Coachella Valley in Cathedral City, Palm Springs and La Quinta in Riverside County. Your child will experience an intimate learning atmosphere unparalleled by any other desert preschool program, in an environment of perfect balance of academic and social instruction.

With high but realistic standards, our program is designed to give your child a solid academic foundation. In a stimulating and creative atmosphere, the small class size will encourage your child to listen, learn and interact, with each class being tailored for your child’s specific age. We maintain a six to one ratio (children / teacher) in our toddler classes (18 months), and a 12 to one ratio in all preschool classrooms, so every child gets the personal and individual attention required.

Your child's health and safety are paramount and that is why all of our staff members are certified in Pediatric C.P.R. and in California Childcare Preventive Health and Safety.
Preschool / Childcare programs:

- Toddler classes
- Preschool classes

* Structured education program provides your child with a solid academic foundation.

* In addition to the academic approach, we develop your children's social skills. Your child will learn the important skill of socialization among his or her peers

* We have designed a stimulating, engaging and creative atmosphere.

* All activities lead to exciting learning experiences.