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Gavilan Hills Academy

Private | K-7

 
 

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Situated in a suburban neighborhood. The median home value is $382,500. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,410.

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Posted June 13, 2012

My daughter and son are attending this school. I am so happy with the education they are receiving at GHA. My children will not be able to get this kind of attention anywhere else around here. They are enjoying the academic acceleration at their own pace without stress. I am recommending this school to any parent that are looking for a great education and development for your child.
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Posted May 24, 2012

Old fashioned country school promoting values and personal responsibility. Children work at their own pace, and are promoted when they are able, not just because of a calendar. Our children have attended for the last five years, and will continue until their graduation.
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Posted January 8, 2012

This is our second year there and the teachers really believe that each student's potential is limitless and everything at the school reflects it.
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Posted September 5, 2005

This is a wonderful little school. There are 4 classes, or 'forms' as they are called at the school. Form A: preK-2nd, Form B: 2nd-4th, Form C: 4th-6th, and Form D: 6th-8th. Class sizes are small and don't exceed 12 students. What I particularly like about the school is that it offers grade-level placement per subject. For example, you can have a 1st grade child working on 3rd grade math and 2nd grade phonics. Each child works at their own level, much like in homeschooling. Music, art, sign language and PE are offered. Extended care in the morning is free, and is available after school for a nominal charge. My children have been here 4 years, and I have a hard time getting them to leave school each day. They love the school and farm-like schoolground, complete with chickens and goats. A very unique school that is a good value.
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Posted August 10, 2003

This School is of the highest quality!! I would not have my kids any where else.
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 42% 26%
Asian or Pacific Islander 31% 11%
Two or more races 15% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 4% 1%
Black 4% 6%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 4% 1%
Hispanic 0% 52%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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2080 Pacheco Pass Highway
Gilroy, CA 95020
Phone: (408) 842-7455

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