Basic school information
|Day or Boarding offered||
Academic focus and philosophy
|Educational philosophy and approach to learning||
The mission of the Excelsior Academy community is to provide a safe and nurturing environment wherein students become literate, thinking, independent and productive citizens. All members of Excelsior Academy will be respectful and responsible individuals.
|Academic themes / Areas of focus||
Garden / Greenhouse
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
|Extra learning resources||
Differentiated learning programs
|Special education program details||
The philosophy of Excelsior Academy springs from the word excelsior meaning ever upward. The curriculum is comprised of three areas of student growth: academic, social/emotional, and health/fitness. To ensure that each student is set-up for success, each classroom is strategically staffed with a minimum of two qualified education professionals. It is the goal of these professionals to provide individualized academic instruction and to work within each child’s social and emotional needs.
|Special education programs||
Special education resource room
|Specialized programs for specific types of special education students||
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
|This school||State average|
|Asian or Pacific Islander||7%||11%|
|American Indian/Alaska Native||7%||1%|
|Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander||0%||1%|
|Two or more races||0%||3%|
Source: See notes
including: Flag football
including: Art club
Homework help / Study buddy club
Student council / government
|Extended care / Extended programs||
Attend parent nights
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Volunteer time after school
|Parent involvement details||
The Excelsior Academy Parent Association is a committee of parents/guardians and staff with the mission of expanding the program offerings and social aspects of student life at Excelsior Academy. Each year, the EAPA hosts several events designed to improve the school experience for our students, while also raising funds for important programs to enrich the learning experience at Excelsior Academy.
|Approach to addressing and preventing bullying||
Zero tolerance to bullying. We are an inclusive school environment.
National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence
National School of Character
Special education coordinator
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
|World languages spoken by staff||
Excelsior Academy faculty are life-long learners committed to professional excellence. Teachers and Designated Instructional Services personnel are all highly qualified, fully credentialed educators.
|Application/ enrollment process details||
Please call and schedule an appointment with our Student Affairs Coordinator.