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Balboa City School

Private Day School – Escondido , California

Balboa City School (BCS) is a small, state of the art, highly innovative, college preparatory program 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. BCS also uses its highly innovative curriculum including, rocketry, robotics, and extensive SAT preparation to ensure that students are well prepared for the future.

Community Information
Escondido is a medium sized city with a diverse, vibrant community where international high school students can enjoy the southern California lifestyle. In their free time, students are welcome to try some of the city sports, shopping or visit local skate parks. There are also a great number of things to do just outside of Escondido. The local buses make it easy to see and experience the local area. Some of the more popular destinations include the southern Californian beaches and San Diego City where students can find famous universities like the University of California, Point Loma Nazarene University and more.

Escondido is found about one hour north of downtown San Diego. 

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
  • Art
  • Computer Art
  • Film Studies
  • Music
  • Multimedia
  • 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

  • ASB Student Activities
  • Computer
  • Exercise
  • Film Video Production
  • Guitar
  • Multi Cultural
  • Music
  • Piano
  • Robotics
  • SAT Prep
  • Theater

School Location

Partial List of College and University Acceptances

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