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K-8|Private
87 students
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School leader:  Ms. Sherry Risch
3811 Mount Acadia Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92111

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(858) 576-2120
(858) 576-2445
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"Fostering a balance of academic excellence and interpersonal skills"

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    None
  • Transportation
    None
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Arts (all), Business, Environmental, Mathematics...
  • Arts
    Computer animation, Graphics...
  • World languages
    Chinese - Mandarin, Spanish
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39 reviews

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Handles bullying effectively: Strongly agree
Submitted by a community member · November 17, 2016
I would say that because of the types of families and students that attend TCPS, bullying is non-existent. Period. Also, TCPS fosters such a strong philosophy of caring, understanding and collaboration between students, that students have too much... more

Supports LD students: Agree
Submitted by a community member · November 17, 2016
The small class size to some degree allows each teacher to approach each student with a somewhat "tailored" teaching approach. In my opinion, though, I would say that TCPS is not set up for children with significant learning disabilities.

Effective school leaders: Strongly agree
Submitted by a community member · November 17, 2016
The school's co-founder Sherry Risch is still teaching 33 years after she and Maggie Price founded TCPS. Leadership flows from the top down and is contagious. They both founded TCPS with a vision of building "life-long learners" that will impact... more

Develops character: Strongly agree
Submitted by a community member · November 17, 2016
TCPS is founded on the premise of integrity, respect and understanding. Students learn to not only respect and accept perspectives and differences among students, but they come to understand each other's thought process and background as a basis... more

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TCPS faculty and staff create an environment where students are encouraged to take risks and to strengthen their ability to foster relationships. We connect students’ experiences in the classroom with the real world with a creative and expansive curriculum which includes science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) along with the arts (STEAM). We offer small classes sizes allow deeper individual learning experiences and cross age collaboration.

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Last modified: November 17, 2016
Last modified Child's Primary, The is a Private school that serves grades K-8
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