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    Sonoma Academy

    Sonoma Academy


    • Listing Type: Private Schools
    • Residency: Day
    • Type: Private
    • Grades Offered: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Country: United States
    • High School Admission Test: SSAT
    • CEEB: 53626
    • Application Fee: $90
    • Tuition Day: $54,140
    • Enrollment: 335
    • Financial Aid: Grants/Scholarships
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    Sonoma Academy is the only private, independent, college preparatory high school in Sonoma County. 

    Along with high-level subject material, students learn critical skills like collaboration, critical thinking, problem solving and use of digital technology and media.

    Sonoma Academy is based on a set of educational beliefs, which you can read on our website. The core belief is that learning happens in relationship and there is a compounding effect of our inspiring teachers, engaging materials, and motivated learners. We call the result SAs Life Changing Learning Community (LC2).

    We also believe high school is too important a time in a childs life to leave up to chance. Given what we know about the teenage brain, about the importance of teacher/mentors, and the competitiveness of college admissions today, high school is one of the critical formative times in a persons life. Thats why we provide a comprehensive, consistent guidance program called the SA Navigation System. Through this multifaceted program, professionals provide students with education, guidance, and practice addressing all the key issues of adolescence: Mind and body health, place in the world, relationships, and college choiceand the central question: Who am I?

    Having students be creative, cross-culturally aware, engaged in their communities, and able to become leaders in a changing world are goals of the schools mission that are manifest today throughout SAs program and culture. Half of SA students participate in the schools award-winning travel/service program, and students can pursue a concentration (like a college minor) in environmental leadership or global citizenship.

    Sonoma Academy is designed to ensure success, not just for one or two students in a particular realm, but for all of them, in all aspects of their lives.