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K-8|Private
400 students
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School leader:  Dr. Olaf Jorgenson
6835 Trinidad Drive
San Jose, CA 95120

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(408) 997-0424
(408) 997-6823
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"ACS is known as a caring, joyful school where children discover their gifts."

BASIC INFORMATION

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

  • Academic focus
    Arts (all), Engineering, World languages, Humanities...
  • Arts
    Graphics, Computer animation...
  • World languages
    Spanish, French
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66 reviews

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Submitted by a parent · June 16, 2016
Last year, our oldest daughter graduated from Almaden Country School. She had such an enriching experience from day one in their preschool program. The school prepared her well for Notre Dame High School, where she started this year. There were... more

Teacher effectiveness: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · May 04, 2016
The teachers at ACS are highly skilled and have a tremendous amount of experience. It is clear that they want to do right for each child and that they love teaching which I think goes a long way. They are approachable and answer my questions. They... more

Amount of homework: Agree
Submitted by a parent · May 04, 2016
The homework policy is very thoughtful. Just 10 minutes at first grade, 20 minutes for second grade, and so on and so forth. Teachers carve out some time for students to work on what they need to in class as much as possible including their... more

Develops character: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · May 04, 2016
ACS has a Big Buddy program that really unites the student community -- it teaches the older students to look out for their buddies and make them feel safe and important. The home room classes have weekly meetings to talk about issues the students... more

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If you're looking for a safe, happy place where students thrive, we hope you'll consider ACS. We provide a highly individualized education designed to engage children's interests and talents with our small class sizes, a wide range of enrichment classes in the elementary grades, and elective courses for our older students. From Begindergarten (our preschool program for four-year-olds) through our Middle School, ACS students are encouraged to discover their gifts and their passions — and they do!

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Last modified: June 16, 2016
Last modified Almaden Country School is a Private school that serves grades K-8
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