Fast Facts about TKA
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Located in Sunnyvale, CA, The King’s Academy is a private Christ-centered college preparatory school for students in grades 6-12. The school was established in 1991.
Expected Schoolwide Learning Results
The King’s Academy strives to have all graduating students be spiritually maturing, academically excellent, morally principled, and socially confident and concerned.
- Grades 6-12
- Total Enrollment 2012-2013: 921
- 9th-12th: 599
- 7th-8th: 240
- 6th: 82
- Minority Population: 47% Caucasian, 32% Asian, 11% Multi-racial, 4% Hispanic/Latino, 2% Black, 4% Other
International Students: 11
- Faculty: 74 - 66 full-time, 8 part-time
- Student/Faculty Ratio: 13 to 1
- Average Class Size: 24
- 6th Grade Class Size: 20-22
- 2012-2013 Tuition: $12,452 for grade 6, $13,552 for grades 7-8; $14,080 for grades 9-12
- Students receiving financial aid in 2011-12: 148 students
- Total financial aid given for 2011-12: $496,000
- Knights Annual Fund Donations for 2011-2012: $438,000
- Library with multi-media center
- 4 computer labs
- 475-seat, 10,000 square-feet performing arts theater
- Large spiritual life/student life building
- 2 chemistry labs; 2 life sciences labs; 2 biology labs; 1 physics lab
- Full-size track and football/soccer field plus one synthetic turf practice field
- Full-size gymnasium and an auxiliary gym
- Baseball and softball fields/dugouts
- Weight training room; athletic training room
- Dance studio; vocal music studio; art studio; ceramics studios; band room
- Broadcasting Center
- Academic Support and Tutoring Center
- Athletic Quad for outdoor sports including basketball, volleyball, hockey
- Advanced Placement Courses -- 9; Honors Courses – 11
- AP Courses: English, Calculus AB/BC, Statistics, Biology, Chemistry, U.S. History, U.S. Government, Psychology
- AP Tests 2011-2012: 77% passed (score of 3, 4, 5);
55% received top scores of 4 or 5 (All AP students required to take AP Exams)
- SAT (TKA Top 25% in 2011-12): 1930
SAT (TKA Mean in 2011-12): 1774 (California Mean: 1503; National Mean: 1498)
From the Class of 2012, 96% are attending college/university (85%-4 year college/university; 11%-2 year college), 1% have elected missions training or a gap year
Academic and College Counseling
Three full-time counselors offer comprehensive academic and college planning programs for students and parents beginning in the 8th grade. During junior year, each student is assigned a personal counselor who remains with the student through the senior year. Read the Academic and College Counseling Brochure here.
- Community service: 140 hours required for graduation
- Service trips offered in recent years have included: Mexico, Malawi, Japan, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Peru, Philippines, Kentucky, Los Angeles, San Diego.
- Athletic Teams: 53 (13 - fall, 15 - winter, 25 - spring)
- Total high school participants: 440*
Total junior high participants: 340* (*may count athlete on multiple sports)
- Junior high championships past two years (2010-2012): 8
- High school participating in CCS championship playoffs past two years ( 2010-2012): 19
- High School Sports (both boys & girls unless indicated): Boys Football, Cross Country, Volleyball, Tennis, Basketball, Soccer, Track & Field, Swimming and Diving, Boys Wrestling, Boys Baseball, Girls Fastpitch Softball, Boys Golf
- Junior High Sports (both boys & girls unless indicated): Boys Flag Football, Cross Country, Swim Meets, Girls Fast Pitch Softball, Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball, Boys Baseball, Tennis, Track & Field
Visual and Performing Arts
- Vocal: mixed chorus, Knightshine show choir, and music leadership (select vocal groups)
- Instrumental: orchestra, marching band, percussion ensemble, wind ensemble, color guard
- Drama: junior high – one play and one musical each year; high school – one play and one musical each year; one-act plays directed by students.
After School Care
Offered for 6th-8th grade students from 30 minutes after school until 6:00 p.m., except during finals and holidays, at a cost of $5 per hour, per student. Additionally, the library is open on regular school days until 6:00 p.m. Monday-Thursday with High School Quiet-Study Time from 4:30-6:00 p.m; the library is open until 4:00 p.m. on Friday.
Hot and cold meals can be purchased for breakfast, brunch, and lunch. Other healthy snacks and drinks are available for sale at the Knights Cafe at meals and after school.
Academic Support Center
Full-time Academic Support Coordinator creates individual student support plans for students needing some accommodations. Teacher and peer tutoring offered in Academic Support Center. Fee for the year is $500. Read the Academic Support brochure for more information.
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