Coastal Academy High School Gala Raises Over $75,000

160 guests gathered on September 29th at the Vista Valley Country Club for the Wave of the Future Gala. Guests enjoyed live music, a silent auction, a three-course dinner, and updates about the land purchase for Coastal Academy High School. Over $75,000 was raised to directly benefit student programs. “There was a tremendous amount of community support at the event, and I am incredibly grateful for the meaningful impact this will have on students”, said Principal Samantha Bartrom.

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Coastal Academy Goes Solar

After several years of hard work and research, The Classical Academies is proud to celebrate the recent solar installation at Coastal Academy.  The solar system is expected to produce 180,370 kilowatts in the first year of operation, currently representing 73% of the annual electrical consumption for this campus.  The project was completed by Baker Electric Solar and was paid for by Proposition 39 funds, an energy grant where no payback is expected.   Director of Operations, Russell Grant, commented: “The Operation’s Team is constantly looking for opportunities to find cost savings. For several reasons, the solar installation at Coastal Academy is a huge win for our organization. First, we didn’t have any out-of-pocket installation costs.  Second, we will see significant cost savings.  Third, the solar installation will reduce greenhouse gasses.  A special thanks to Michael Kreedman for providing onsite support to during the installation process.”

Classical Academy Online Student Starts Community Youth Ensemble

Fifteen year-old violinist and Classical Academy Online student, Andre Ricardo, from the San Diego Civic Youth Orchestra, started the San Marcos Youth Strings ensemble last October for students ages 5-19. The group performs throughout San Diego County.

Coastal Academy Student Competes in World Surfing Games

Twelve-year old Coastal Academy student, Caitlin Simmers, has been selected as the youngest member of USA Surfing’s team that will compete Sept. 15-22 at the World Surfing Games in Tahara, Japan.

She’s ranked No. 1 in the girls Under-16 West Coast Prime, was named
National Scholastic Surfing Association’s 2018 Rookie of the Year and
scored three perfect 10s at the NSSA nationals, a first in contest

Classical Academy High School was ranked #2 in “Best Charter High Schools in San Diego area” by Niche!

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Classical Academy High School Students Named Top Five Most College Ready in San Diego County

Classical Academy High School students placed among the top five high schools in the county that scored an average of 58% higher in reading and math on SAT Tests. This is nearly 10 percentage points higher than the state average. The College Board categorizes these students as “college and career ready.”

Beginning in March 2016, The College Board redesigned the SAT to make the test more relevant to what students learn in school and to better align with what colleges and universities want them to know. The new test has two sections and is based on a total score of 1600. The previous test had three sections and was based on a total score of 2400. The new test also has a new format and an updated scale. The penalty for guessing on answers was also eliminated.

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