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K-8
Public charter
Sacramento, CA
Students enrolled: 235
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6620 Gloria Drive
Sacramento, CA 95831

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(916) 421-0600
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August 18, 2014
It's my son's 3rd year at SAC prep and I've been really impressed. He came from Capital Christian School and I was worried about the quality of education coming from a private school with less diversity and higher socioeconomic standard. I was pleasantly surprised. It's in a nice location, the teachers seem genuinely passionate, admin seems competent. The diversity is my greatest plus. There are all races and cultures. Minorities make the biggest percentage of the school. Some of the reviews here criticizing the culture are probably non-minority parents who are not open-minded to other cultures. Some of the kids are from low socioeconomic backgrounds, but some are not. It seems to me that all parents regardless of what their backgrounds are, are the type of people who are looking for a high quality education for their kids. I really like this school!

- submitted by a parent
June 24, 2014
Great Principal leadership...dedicated awesome teachers....This school doe's a great job educating young people and getting them ready for high school.

- submitted by a parent
October 27, 2013
I have a 5 year old kindergartener named Mary Ellen Crump. She is learning so much at such a fast pace thanks to her teacher Ms. Begert. Sol Aureus provides a great environment for children to learn and grow.

- submitted by a parent
October 08, 2013
My daughter has been going here since kindergarten and I as a parent have seen so much growth in her! I am so happy that we decided to go with SAC prep for her elementary and jr high years. I love that this school pays so much attention to details and educational strengths and weaknesses with their students. i tell all my friends about this school even though their is a wait list i still tell them to sign up.

- submitted by a parent
October 08, 2013
My school Is amazing!! WOULD NOT TRADE FOR THE WORLD! Thanks to her teacher she is reading and writing at her grade level and understanding things better and all she wants to do is read.

- submitted by a parent
October 08, 2013
The parent teacher connection is amazing, I can call/text my teacher and ask her anything and discuss everything under the sun with out feeling like im bothering her thats a good feeling. The principles are great also they are just as approachable. very friendly. parents here give 110% all the time i love this school and so does my child

- submitted by a parent
September 26, 2013
Sol Aureus is an excellent school. Their teaching techniques as well as their structure captured my sons' attention from the first day of school. When my son attended public school (SCUSD), he was much further behind academically and they did not give him the drive to succeed academically as Sol Aureus has done. He has gone from a C/D student in public school to an A+ and B student in all of his courses at Sol Aureus. The teachers and staff at Sol Aureus really care about our childrens education and success. Sol Aureus has a open door policy and I feel EXTREMELY comfortable and confident when I talk or meet with teachers and staff. Sol Aureus has really helped my son achieve academically as well as socially. Thank you Sol Aureus Prepatory School.

- submitted by a parent
July 29, 2013
This school is good for students who need discipline and struggle in a regular school atmosphere. The mission of the school is to help at-risk kids. If your child excels and you want the best school for him or her, then this is not the school for them. If your child struggles behaviorally then this school is perfect. The school, however, focuses solely on test scores. The teachers will help your child score higher if they previously struggled. There isn't any extra enrichment because teachers are only focused on teaching the STAR test and not much else. The school culture is extremely lacking.

- submitted by a parent
June 17, 2013
SAC Prep is a wonderful school that prepares its students for high school and beyond. I have been involved with this school for about 10 years with two children graduating fromthere and going on to top high schools. Excellent curriculum!

- submitted by a parent
June 12, 2013
Sac Prep is a great school for any student. All the staff there are very nice and respectful. My son learned alot from attending this school. I would highly recommend this school to any parents who want their kids to learn.

- submitted by a parent
June 11, 2013
Sac Prep is a great school. I like the fact that the staff takes time to get to know everyone, and talk to you. My daughter has never felt better about going to school. If they could get more funding for more programs and supplies for library, a band class, sports..

- submitted by a parent
June 05, 2013
Sol Aureus College Prep...My son has been attending this school for 2 years and his level of knowledge supersedes what I had hoped he would have gotten attending Sol Aureus College Prep. The teachers and staff are wonderful with the children. The environment is very comforting and the location is beautiful.

- submitted by a parent
June 05, 2013
Can you say, 864 APIs, and going to 900? My son is a Kindergartner there. At the end of the year, he is doing two digit addition, reading books to his 4 year old sister at night, and reciting the school's mission statement. KINDERGARTEN!! If you want high benchmarks for academic performance, and small class sizes (25 or less) for your children, you are an idiot if you aren't considering SAC Prep. Go Phoenix!

- submitted by a parent
June 05, 2013
Last year when it was time for my daughter to go to kindergarten I was worried about her being in a good school. As I looked around I came to realize the school she was aloud to go to was not doing to well, I had a friend who's daughter was at Sol Aureus and she told me about how good of a school it was so I then decided to check it out!!! When I walked in the office new to the whole school the principal(Mr. Hernandez) stood right up and greeted me! Wow can you say AMAZING ALREADY. They gave me what I needed so I then filled it out and turned it in. I just prayed all summer she would be accepted and my wish came true. This school does so good. My daughter who is a 5 year old can read, spell, add double digits, subtract, do math, read story and answer questions also she can do fractions!!!!!!!!!! They promised me she would be able to read before the end of kindergarten and were they right. This school requires a lot of the parents and children but they are so good at teaching and other things that it is not to hard. GREAT STAFF AND TEACHERS!

- submitted by a parent
June 04, 2013
I love this school . They have same of the best teachers and they love there students.. my child has been. At this. School. For 3 years now and she loves it..keep up the good work guys :)

- submitted by a parent
June 04, 2013
My daughter loves attending sacprep. I appreciate their commitment to maintaining a small class size so teachers can effectively manage the classroom. Her grades have improved considerably since attending. I also like the parent meetings and the weekly email blasts that help to keep parents informed.

- submitted by a parent
June 04, 2013
This school is a positive learning environment that includes art and physical education into the curriculum. The teachers are very professional and communicate the positive and negative behaviors of the students. Communication between the teachers and parents was very strong. The homework logs were current and were included with the homework. The students were responsible to have their homework logs signed daily. The teachers along with the administration had high expectations of their students and expected them to arrive at school prepared to learn. This is a great school and I am glad my children attend this school. The uniforms are also a plus.

- submitted by a parent
June 04, 2013
Sol Aureus College Preparatory School is a excellent school for my children. I seen improvements on my children for the past 2 yrs. I'm very happy that my kids are attending Sol Aureus College Prep. School.

- submitted by a parent
June 04, 2013
Sol Aureus College Prep - We are very impressed with the leadership and the teachers. Their efforts are amazing and the academic progress of our kids has been very good. Your model is working. It has been a great improvement over our recent public school experience. The tough thing for us has been some of the language and attitude the kids bring home from their peers. Character and civility do matter. It is our job as parents to cover those bases and it has been a challenge. We do and will recommend Sol Aureus as a most viable option. They are doing a very good job.

- submitted by a parent
June 04, 2013
Greenhaven's Hidden Academic Gem. The academic environment of Sac Prep is top notch. Small class sizes, attentive passionate teachers who go the extra mile. This is NOT an easy busywork school; your children will work HARD and will LEARN. Homework everynight even weekends---but they will LEARN. What we have learned this year is impressive compared to other top rated schools in Greehaven which we attended prior. Uniforms are great at neutralizing socio-economic differences. However it is a very socio-economically diverse school and with that comes some less than desireable cultural aspects (language, attitudes, affects) that they can also LEARN. Academically, I give the school a 9 out of 10. School Leadership, I give the school a 9 out of 10 School Culture, I give the school a 3 out of 10 - however, I can see as more families/kids from Greenhaven embrace this school this factor will change. Overall, I have been very happy with the academic aspects of the school. I am struggling with the cultural aspect. Which is more important, comes down to personal choice. There is no doubt Sac Prep will be in the top ten performing academic schools in the district.

- submitted by a parent
June 04, 2013
SAC Prep is great! Both of my children have attended with great academic results. Daughter graudated form the 8th grade and my son is moving on to the 2nd! So happy with all of the work the faculty puts into nurturing the students and ensuring success!

- submitted by a parent
June 04, 2013
I have found this school to exceed my expections in education. I wanted a school where my child could be academically challenged and she was.

- submitted by a parent
June 04, 2013
I like this school the most. This is the best school a student can get. Staff and members are very friendly. My child is in kindergarten and the knowledge she has now...im so proud of it.My future kids are coming to this school..

- submitted by a parent
August 13, 2012
LOVE SAC PREP! Both my children started attending last year. My son entered Kindergarten and my daughter was starting 3rd grade. The teachers and staff care very much for my children. My daughters 3rd grade teacher would stay after school to help her in areas that she struggled in. My son's vocabulary has increased tremendously and his penship is so much better now. I liked that I could text, e-mail or call my child teacher and she would respond in a timely manner. Public school teachers didn't offer that availability. I would get the run around and no responses to my emails. My children are learning at a young age that going to a university is an option. I plan on keeping my children at SAC Prep until they graduate 8th grade. I highly recommend this school to all. :)

- submitted by a parent
May 24, 2012
I left a GATE program and a top school (over 900 api) in the district for Sac Prep. If you are looking for high academic rigor and not just passing the STAR test (no boiler plate learning here) this is the school. This is run like a private school yet is public. Small class sizes (no more than 25 in each class) happy teachers who want to teach and school leadership who has been with the school since the start. This school is NOT for those who are NOT committed to high academic standards and respect of others-Bad behavior or disrespect will NOT be tolerated. This school is about high academic standards challenging enriched curriculum, small class sizes, long school days, integrity, respect and preparation for the future. The focus is not on are you going to college? but instead which college are you going to? There is a strong free after school tutoring program for children that need assistance in addition to an afterschool program and Sac State student homework helpers. Now located in Greenhaven it is clear this school will soon be the academic powerhouse for SacCityUnifed. Enrichment programs are forthcoming. If you want private, but not the cost here is your school

- submitted by a parent
April 02, 2012
By most accounts, the school was a lot better as a middle school when they were just a 5th through 8th grade school. They grew this year to K-8 and I guess they can't handle it and dont have the money for it. There aren't really enrichment programs, like afters school music, drama, tech or arts. They laid off the art teacher, there is no tech program, the regular teachers are overwhelmed, and classroom management is a problem. Most of the teachers at the school are new to the school. The principal, it is his first year as principal. My son is behind, and there is almost no help for students who fall behind. Parents were told that technology was a highlight of the school , that this was important to the principal, but it took until about half way into the year to even get the new address of school on the web site and to get a site that has student grades and some homeowork on it...still not all. The calender is still from the 2010-11 academic year. They claim it is money, but I wonder if they have the right leadership.

- submitted by a parent
March 16, 2010
This is a great school. My child has been attending since 5th grade. She has learned so...much since attending and has gained a tremendous amount of self-confidence. The staff at this school really care about the children and expend their own personal time to ensure each child's educational goals are met. Thank you to the faculty for a job well done!

- submitted by a parent
June 12, 2009
Sol Aureus College Preparatory is a great school-a small school with a lot to offer. Principal, teachers and staff are very generous in giving extra time for their students even if this will cost them something. They care a lot for their students and I am so proud that my child have been a part of SAC Prep.

- submitted by a parent
February 21, 2007
I love this school because my son enjoys coming to school & he is excited to learn. The special attention paid to each student, I appreciate. Most importantly, teachers actually keep in contact with you to ensure your child is performing to his potential. They also allow parents a more active roll than most PTA groups.

- submitted by a parent
February 19, 2007
A small school with a lot to offer in the preparation of children for college. This is our second year at the school. My children are currently in 6th and 7th grade. The school is focused on discipline, accepting responsibility, respect of each other, daily preparation, and effort (giving one's best). Funds have been limited for traditional extracurricular activities. However, through parental involvement, the children have enjoyed winter and spring dance and song performances, skate nights, spaghetti dinner, day in the snow, hanging at the beach, trips to tour colleges, and other field trips. An excellent alternative.

- submitted by a parent
February 13, 2007
I have 2 grandchildren at KIPP Sacramento. One has been there since 5th grade and will graduate in June from the 8th grade. I am very appreciative of the goals of this school. I believe we need more of this type of school in the Sacramento area. I would recommend this school to any parent.

- submitted by a parent
February 13, 2007
My husband and I were looking for a school that was not about just getting your child to the next grade. We came across Sol when they first opened up in 2003, and we have no regrets on our decision. Our oldest son will be a part of his first 8th grade graduates. Sol challenges their minds. Sol is a hard school, and I say that proudly. They don't make it easy for the students because they teach the kids life is not easy. They are preparing them for life beyond high school and college. No school is perfect, but Sol is a blessing. I recommend that any parent who has a child that is struggling bring their child to Sol. You can take your child out of Sol, but trust me, you will bring them back. The quality of eduaction they recieve most parents have to pay for.

- submitted by a parent
May 16, 2006
This is the worst school I have eve sent my children to! They are very very unorganized!

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Sol Aureus College Preparatory School
6620 Gloria Drive, Sacramento, CA  95831
(916) 421-0600
Last modified Sol Aureus College Preparatory School is a Charter school that serves grades K-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Sol Aureus College Preparatory School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 33 reviews. Top