LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS LEARNING TOGETHER
Cambrian Academy students have been accepted to UC Berkeley, USC, Emory, UC Santa Cruz, Penn State, UCLA, UC Irvine, UC Davis, San Jose State, UC San Diego, Hofstra, St. John's, Pepperdine, UOP, James Madison, Drexel, UC Santa Barbara, UC Merced, Furman University, Clark University, University of Hawaii, UC Riverside, University of Oregon, Oregon State, SUNY, Pomona, Pitzer, George Mason, Georgetown, UNLV, Arizona State, George Washington, UNC (Charlotte and Chapel Hill), Barry, University of Washington, Northern Arizona University, Hawaii Pacific University, Michigan, Colorado State, and others.
Because students learn at different speeds, Cambrian Academy provides a special program for middle school high achievers. Students who are receiving high grades in middle school, and who have a track record of 90th percentile scores on standardized tests, may qualify for special admission. These students may complete the basic middle school requirements at an accelerated pace--and begin high school courses as soon as they are ready.[...]
Are you one of the many who have been asking for a non-religious private high school in the Bay Area? Are you having trouble finding a college prep school that really does college prep? Cambrian Academy provides a college going culture, small class sizes, an incredible faculty, a variety of AP classes and more. [...]
Our highly versatile faculty can accommodate Korean, French, Spanish, and Arabic languages. Our Broadband ESL program is focused on mainstreaming our international students within one year of admission. After mainstreaming, international students continue to receive support from our foreign language experts, delivering the best of both worlds in academic and cultural education--preparing 21st century students to successfully compete in a global economy. [...]
These are some of the commendations we received from the Accrediting Commission for Schools:
-- The school's leadership team and individual staff members are enthusiastic about their work and demonstrate a caring commitment to each individual student's learning.
-- The school's mission and purpose are strongly supported by communications, quality of instruction, teacher accessibility, and the provision of a nurturing environment for learning.
-- The seminar instructional approach strongly supports problem solving and deeper thinking for students at the school.
-- There exists a "can-do" attitude at Cambrian that supports future growth for both the school and its individual students.
Cambrian International Academy is recognized and registered with the College Board.
Our College Board School Code is 054297.
Cambrian International Academy is an approved AP test administration facility. Students from other schools, who wish to take the AP test at Cambrian International Academy, may contact the school for more information.
In the fall of 2010, CIA received our LEVEL 2 code status with The College Board, which means we can administer the PSAT/NMSQT to our students (and others) on our campus.
Our admissions process evaluates potential students in terms of preparedness and emotional maturity instead of looking simply at age. Students with a track record of strong academic achievement and emotional maturity may begin taking college preparatory courses early. Advanced Placement courses are available to students as early as their first year.Read More
We had our WASC accreditation review and are approved for both high school and middle school. We are very proud to say that CIA was granted a six-year term of accreditation--the greatest term that the Commission awards. A major benefit to this status is that we are in an official relationship with the UC system, and our courses can be placed on their list of approved courses for credit.Read More