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>Alverno Heights Academy Upper School
Alverno Heights Academy Upper School
Alverno Heights Academy
200 North Michillinda Avenue
Sierra Madre. CA 91024
Social Media Addresses
Facebook: Alverno Heights Academy
Instagram: @alvemoheights / @alvemoheightsls
Upper School: All-Girls' Day School (9-12)
Lower School: Co-Ed Day School (TK-8)
Grade Levels: 9-12
About Alverno Heights Upper School
Alverno Heights Academy is an independent, Catholic, TK-8th grade for girls and boys and a college preparatory school for young women in grades 9-12. We are dedicated to preparing our students to function in a society as informed. knowledgeable persons. who have the requisite skills to make and implement mature decisions about complex problems.
The mission of the Alverno Heights Academy Upper School is to empower each young woman to be exactly the person she wants to be.
The mission of the Alverno Heights Academy Lower School is your place to shine.
School Colors: Blue and White
Religious Affiliation: Catholic
A 13-acre campus located in the foothills of the San Gabriel Valley including the historic Villa del Sol d'Oro, athletic fields, a Learning Technology Center, MakerSpace and more!
Alverno's academic philosophy is to -educate the whole" student academically, spiritually, aesthetically, socially and physically while mindful of the values of the Immaculate Heart Community and our Franciscan roots. This is evident in academic, activity and Christian service programs.
Our mission is to empower students from diverse ethnic. socioeconomic. and educational backgrounds to pursue a college preparatory education. Reading and writing skills, as well as oral participation, are given great emphasis in preparing our students for the challenges of the larger world. Class activities address different learning styles and are designed to encourage student creativity.
Following our philosophy and mission, Alverno athletics emphasize important lifelong lessons that transcend the playing field. Student athletes learn self-discipline, team work, commitment and sportsmanship through participating in sports, in addition to developing self-confidence, celebrating success and making lasting friendships.
Upper School: Volleyball. Cross Country, Basketball, Track and Field. Softball and Soccer
Lower School: Volleyball (Girls & Boys). Cross Country (Co-Ed). Flag Football (Co-Ed), Golf (Co-Ed), Basketball (Girls & Boys), and Track and Field (Girls & Boys)
Alverno Heights Academy encourages its students to reach out — to explore new horizons, to get involved in global concerns. and to help shape ideas and technologies of the future. Nearly all Alverno students participate in some form of student activities. Student government plays an important role in shaping the school calendar and channeling the efforts of classes. The student leadership program is modeled after the United States Government. Organizations and clubs are plentiful, providing something for everyone: school and community service, academic competitions, cultural interests, spirit building. publications, and the development of special talents.
Upper School: Fall Play. Spring Musical. Clubs and Organizations, Student Government, Academic Honor Societies, Choir. Ambassadors, Yearbook, Media Production, Campus Ministry, and more!
Lower School: Drama, Speech and Debate. Mock Trial. Student Government, Choir. Junior Campus Ministry, Robotics, and more!
Alverno has a 100% college acceptance rate among students who graduate from the Upper School with all of our graduating seniors being 4-year college eligible. Students from the Class of 2022 were accepted into the following colleges and universities: all 9 UC campuses. 18 Cal State campuses. University of St. Andrew's (Scotland), Bard College (NY). Loyola Marymount University (CA). University of Portland (OR). Emerson College (MA), Rensselaer Polytechnic University (NY), Harvey Mudd College (CA). Baylor University (TX), University of New Mexico (NM). Santa Clara University (CA), Reed College (OR). California Baptist University (CA), Sarah Lawrence College (NY). Fordham University (NY), Seton Hall University (NJ), Loyola University Chicago (IL). DePaul University (IL), and countless others!
Upper School: $15.950
Lower School: $8,950
Ms. Kate VVitherington. Director of Enrollment Management, firstname.lastname@example.org (Upper School)
Ms. Jennifer Jukic, Assistant Director of the Lower School, email@example.com
Ms. Sara McCarthy '05, Assistant Head of School, firstname.lastname@example.org Complete an Inquiry Today: alvemo-hs.schooladminonline.com/portal/new_inquiry