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A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    A-
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B-
  6. Sports
    B
Address
562 N. Britton Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA 94085
Telephone
(408) 481-9900
Website

Applying

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee
$75
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
SSAT

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$19,400
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
19%
Average Financial Aid
$5,300
From The King's Academy

Many schools educate; few change lives. The King's Academy is a Christ-centered college prep school that inspires academic excellence, servant leadership, and enduring relationships. At TKA, students graduate with a sense of belonging and a sense of purpose—students know they matter. With a low teacher-student ratio, your student will receive individual attention. TKA's Spiritual Life program and service trips prepare students to make a difference to others. We offer a stellar Visual and Performing Arts program known throughout the Bay Area and field 65 competitive athletic teams.

The King's Academy Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

Academics

Average Graduation Rate
99%
Average SAT
1340
82 responses
Average ACT
30
42 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.12 responses
Poll
92%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.12 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 78 responses
Report
  • Retreats
    18%
  • Spirit Week
    15%
  • Service Trips
    14%
  • Carnival
    13%
  • Junior Senior Banquet
    12%
  • Chapels
    8%
  • Grad Night
    8%

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
955
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.15 responses
93%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.15 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.15 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
17:1
Poll
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.17 responses
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.17 responses
Poll
94%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.17 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B-
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Boys Athletic Participation
50%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.8 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.8 responses
25%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.8 responses
Living in the Area
A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    D+
  2. Good for Families
    A+
  3. Housing
    C+
Area Feel
Urban
Median Household Income
$109,799
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,949
National
$949
Median Home Value
$859,100
National
$184,700

The King's Academy Reviews

59 reviews
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I spent 4 years at The King's Academy and it was amazing. I had caring teachers who were always accessible, small class sizes a very safe campus. One highlight of every year was when over 400 students, faculty and parents got in buses and travelled down to Mexico for 1 week building houses for the poor there. Our school has been doing this for 20 years. King's was more like a family than just an academic institution. It was an awesome and life changing influence for me!
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Great school culture, teachers are amazingly supportive of the students. They really focus on all aspects of the child: academic, spiritual, emotional and physical. Truly feels like “home” for my 3 children. Not at all institutional like the public school where teachers are gone 1 minute past the end of school bell. And we live in one of the top 3 school districts in the Bay Area. If you care about the “whole child”, King’s is the place to be!
The King's Academy: Convergence to a Subpar Mean.

TKA is a great place to get by—the teachers are kind and competent, the atmosphere is laid-back, and if you want a cushy, uncompetitive educational experience, King's is a great choice.

However, as much as King's likes to tout the title of being a "college preparatory academy," this is pure fantasy. King's boasts lackluster academic opportunities and non-rigorous classes, a stark contrast to the excellent public and private schools in the area. While there is nothing inherently wrong with the low-stress style, their approach breeds a sinister culture of apathy.

There is no growth. Sure, King's students have Bible classes and mandatory chapel and even service trips, but when do they challenge their spirituality? When are they encouraged to be skeptical, to converse openly, to think? High school should be a time when we rebel a little, evaluate the status quo to find out what we hold dear, get pushed and push back. That is not TKA.