TKA at A Glance
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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.
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 2016-2017: 952
- 9th-12th: 603
- 7th-8th: 240
- 6th: 109
- Minority Population: 38% Caucasian, 41% Asian, 13% Multi-racial, 5% Hispanic/Latino, 2% Black, 1% Other
International Students: 22
- Faculty: 80 - 74 full-time, 6 part-time
- Student/Faculty Ratio: 12 to 1
- Average Class Size: 24
- 6th Grade Class Size: 20-22
- 2017-2018 Tuition: $16,500 for grade 6, $17,500 for grades 7-8; $18,500 for grades 9-12
- 167 students are receiving financial aid in 2017-2018
- $873,000 is the amount of financial aid given for 2017-2018
- Advanced Placement Courses -- 16; Honors Courses – 13
- AP Courses: Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Computer Science, English Literature & Composition, Environmental Science, Physics 1, French Language & Culture, Psychology, Spanish, Statistics, U.S. Government & Politics, U.S. History, World History
- AP Tests 2017: Average AP Score - 3.83; 88% passed (score of 3, 4, 5); 64.4% received top scores of 4 or 5 (All TKA students taking AP courses are required to take the accompanying AP exam.) In May 2017, 450 AP exams were administered to 236 students
- SAT (TKA Top 25% in 2015-2016): Critical Reading-680, Math-700, Writing-670
SAT (TKA Mean in 2015-2016): Critical Reading-612, Math-626, Writing-610
SAT (California Mean in 2015-2016): Critical Reading-491, Math-500, Writing-485
From the Class of 2017, 99% are attending college/university (93%-4 year college/university; 9%-2 year college). View TKA's college acceptance list.
Four full-time counselors offer comprehensive academic and college planning programs for students and parents beginning in the 9th grade. An academic planning meeting is scheduled with each sophomore, along with his/her parent(s), and each sophomore is registered for Naviance Family Connection which is an online program for career and college planning. At the beginning of junior year, each student is assigned a personal counselor who remains with the student through the senior year.
Community service: 35 hours per year for a total of 140 hours required for graduation. Service trips offered in 2016-2017 to: Belize, Ecuador, Japan, Kentucky, Los Angeles, Malawi, Mexico (Tecaté and Guadalajara), Philippines, Silicon Valley.
- Athletic Teams: 65 (20 - fall, 18 - winter, 27 - spring)
- Total high school participants: 544*
Total junior high participants: 388* (*may count athlete on multiple sports)
- High school participating in CCS championship playoffs in 2016-2017: 14
- High School Sports: Boys & Girls—Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Swimming & Diving, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball, Water Polo; Boys—Baseball, Football, Wrestling; Girls Softball
- Junior High Sports: Boys & Girls—Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball; Boys—Football, Baseball, Wrestling; Girls Softball
- Vocal: mixed chorus, Knightshine show choir, and music leadership (select vocal groups)
- Instrumental: orchestra, marching band, jazz band, color guard
- Theatre: junior high – one play and one musical each year; high school – one play and one musical each year; one-act plays directed by high school students.
Dance: All levels dance instruction, Ballroom
Art: Drawing, 3D, Advanced, Calligraphy, Ceramics
The library is open to all students on regular school days at 7:30 a.m. and until 6:00 p.m. Monday-Thursday and until 4:00 p.m. on Friday.
Hot and cold meals can be purchased for breakfast, brunch, and lunch. A full-service salad bar is open daily for lunch. Other healthy snacks and drinks are available for sale at the Knight's Café at meals and after school.
Staffed by a full-time Director and two part-time assistants, the Academic Support Department offers a limited range of support services for students who have been diagnosed with a learning issue, a medical illness, and/or emotional issues. The staff create individual student support plans for students needing some accommodations. Teacher and peer tutoring offered in Academic Support Center. Fee for the year will be $750 in 2017-2018. Read the Academic Support brochure for more information.
- Central gathering spot," the Quad," with student lockers
- Expanded College & Academic Counseling Center
- Portable dedicated to the Academic Support Center
- Expanded Knights Café with walk-in salad bar
- Library with multi-media center
- 5 computer labs: 3 PC and 2 iMac
- 2 chemistry labs; 3 life sciences labs; 2 biology labs; 1 physics lab
- Newly remodeled 475-seat, 10,000 square-feet performing arts theater
- Dance studio; vocal music studio; band room
- Art and ceramic studios
- Large spiritual life/student life building with stage
- Full-size gymnasium and an auxiliary gym
- State-of-the-art, all-weather running track
- Artificial turf (organic infill) football/soccer field
- New tennis courts (May 2017)
- New turf junior high, multi-purpose field. (September 2017)
New artificial turf on softball field outfield (September 2017)
- Baseball and softball fields with dugouts
- Outdoor athletic quad for basketball, volleyball, hockey
- Athletic training room and weight room
- New broadcasting center (Summer 2017)
- New solar panel structure erected in back parking lot will bring electricity cost savings (October 2017)
If you cannot find an answer to your question, kindly email Kriss Hayward, Public Relations Director, and she will help you!