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Balboa City School

Private Day School – Escondido , California

Balboa City School is a state of the art, highly innovative, college preparatory school in sunny Escondido. With under 100 students in the high school program, the school’s small size allows students the unique opportunity to interact with their teacher and peers more effectively. Balboa City School also uses its highly advanced curriculum including extensive SAT preparation to ensure that students are well prepared for the future.

All classrooms have projectors, and class size is capped at 20. The facilities include a new science lab, art studio, basketball court, gym, and campus has a large Student Center with ping-pong tables for student use. Students have access to a media lab where they can make video games, write music, develop their artistic talents, and learn advanced programming.

Sports and Arts
Balboa City School Force Sports program is highly effective in mentoring student athletes and teaching them the value of a modern, relevant education– which includes rigorous athletic training and serious college preparatory classes. Students are offered a wide variety of fun art courses and activities in which to participate, including animation, special effects, and music.

Community Information
Escondido is a medium sized city about one hour north of San Diego with a diverse, vibrant community where international high school students can enjoy the Southern California lifestyle. Students also take the time to visit the Southern Californian beaches and San Diego City where students can find famous universities like the University of San Diego and Point Loma Nazarene University.

Area Population: 144,000
City Website: City of Escondido

Estimated Start Date: September
Estimated End Date: June

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Campus Size

25 Acres

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Foreign Languages

  • Chinese
  • Spanish

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  • Animation
  • Computer Art
  • Film Studies
  • Fine Arts
  • Multimedia
  • Music Class
  • Music Composition
  • Special Effects
  • Stage Cast
  • Video Game Production

AP Courses

  • Calculus AB
  • Chinese Language and Culture
  • English Language and Literature
  • Physics
  • Statistics
  • Spanish Language and Composition


  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

  • Associated Student Body Student Activities
  • Computer
  • Exercise
  • Guitar
  • Multi Cultural
  • Music
  • Piano
  • Robotics
  • SAT Prep
  • Theater

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Partial List of College and University Acceptances

Bethune Cookman College, College of the Redwoods, George Washington University, Manhattanville College, Marymount College, Mesa College, Miramar College, National Polytechnic School of Science, Platt College, Point Loma Nazaerene College, San Diego City College, San Diego State University, San Francisco Academy of Art, San Francisco State University, St. Mary’s College, The Art Institute of San Diego, University of Arizona, University of California, University of Chicago, University of Hawaii, University of Kentucky, University of San Diego, University of Thailand, Wellesley College

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Closest International and Local Airports: San Diego International Airport (SAN)
For Details Visit Website: Balboa City School

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