Star Academy offers primary and intermediate students in Transitional Kindergarten (TK) through fifth grade a rigorous, supportive and student centered educational program. We opened our doors in August 2010 with two kindergarten classes. Dedicated teachers provide innovative, hands-on learning experiences in a nurturing environment, which encourage creativity and explorations.
By utilizing multi-faceted approaches, real-world examples, technology, and inquiry-based learning, our vision is to develop well-rounded individuals of character who possess strong critical thinking and problem solving skills to become global citizens and lifelong learners.
STAR ACADEMY'S KEY COMPONENTS
Moderate Class Size
Differentiated, small group instruction provides an opportunity to meet individual needs in a maximum class size of 24 students Transitional Kindergarten through 3rd grade and a maximum of 32 students for 4th through 5th grade.
For admission during the 2021-22 school year, students who will be five years of age on or before September 1, 2021, may register for Transitional Kindergarten or Kindergarten. Children who will turn five years old between September 2, 2021 and December 2, 2021, are eligible for Transitional Kindergarten only.
Transitional Kindergarten offers a developmentally appropriate, hands-on approach as part of a two year Kindergarten program. Many of your TK and Kindergarten questions may be answered by visiting the California Department of Education's Transitional Kindergarten FAQ page.
If you are interested in applying for both transitional kindergarten and kindergarten, you will need to complete two applications - one for each grade level.
At Star Academy, academic literacy is the main thread that is woven through each discipline. Core subjects of math, science, social sciences and and English/ language arts will be supported through a hands-on, inquiry-based approach. Transitional Kindergarten implements a developmentally appropriate, two-year kindergarten curriculum.
Art and Spanish Instruction
All students in grades K-5 will have Art and Spanish instruction as part of their academic program.
Motivated students are expected to enter Star Academy with an attitude and desire to succeed within our high standards of self-discipline in academics, behavior, and attendance.
Each family is encouraged to commit 30 hours per school year that contributes to the well-being of all students attending Star Academy.