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Renaissance Academy

Private | K-12 | 67 students


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Situated in an urban neighborhood. The median home value is $412,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,530.

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Posted August 28, 2012

I love the school that my kids go to. It is private bilingual school. But if I could afford Learning Castle year around, I would send my kids to this school. Great experience as a parent and I loved how organized this school was.
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Posted July 11, 2009

I am throughly pleased with this school. Their curriculum is strong, my child graduated one year ahead of his peers that go to other private and public schools in the same area. My son's GPA went from 1.5 (when he was at another private school) and was raised up to 3.80!!He also got accepted to Davis and Berkeley, a dream he always had. He chose UC Davis. The administrative staff and teachers are extremely caring and devote themselves to their students. Thank you Renaissance Academy!
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Posted November 20, 2007

I am sorry to say that Renaissance Academy is a school with no substance. The monthly fee is too high for the lack of real teaching that goes on.
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Posted November 16, 2005

Renaissance Academy has an awesome Math and Reading program and even better, they teach students 'how to learn'. Additionally, they have sports, art and music as well. There is a parent organization, that seems to be supported by the parents fairly well.
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 70% 26%
Black 20% 6%
Asian or Pacific Islander 6% 11%
Hispanic 4% 52%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School start time
  • 9:00 am
School end time
  • 4:00 pm
School Leader's name
  • Sandra Staffer
  • Coed
  • Nonsectarian


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  • Computer lab
  • Library
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536 East Mendocino Street
Altadena, CA 91001
Phone: (626) 765-9358


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