List of Programs

  • WASC accredited 1-12 program
  • Small class size ensures optimal support from teachers
  • College-preparatory curriculum, including honors & AP courses
  • Diverse international student body
Diversity. Creativity. Mastery. The mission of Balboa School is to provide a diverse educational environment that promotes high academic standards, cultivates creativity, and builds the skills necessary for college, career and civic life.

About Balboa School

Mission Statement

Mission Statement: The mission of Balboa School is to provide a diverse educational environment that promotes high academic standards, cultivates creativity, and builds the skills necessary for college, career and civic life.

BSC teacher ans studentsWriting classes are designed to include interesting and enjoyable exercises that will help students tackle any type of writing task they may encounter in high school and beyond. Art and music classes are also important components of our students’ academic coursework.

Balboa School is an accredited, 1-12 private school in Escondido, San Diego County offering college preparatory curriculum in smaller classes. For new students, school rapidly becomes an experience they actually look forward to. Rules, expectations, and lessons are well communicated to students and parents. We create positive learning experiences that encourage students to actively engage with the curriculum and work towards mastery of academic goals.

It has been our experience that given the right motivation and environment, our students can achieve academic success well beyond traditional expectations.

Certification: Balboa School has been accredited by WASC (Western Association of Schools and Colleges) since 1998 and is a member of the College Board. The majority of Balboa courses are approved by the University of California’s A-G system. Balboa is NCAA certified allowing all student athletes to be eligible for athletic scholarships.

  • Western Association of School and Colleges

    Western Association of School and Colleges

    a world-renowned accrediting association and one of the six regional accrediting agencies in the United States, works closely with the Office of Overseas Schools under the U.S. Department of State.

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association

    National Collegiate Athletic Association

    is a member-led organization dedicated to the well-being and lifelong success of college athletes.

  • AdvancED

    AdvancED

    is a member-led organization dedicated to the well-being and lifelong success of college athletes.

  • National Honor Society

    National Honor Society

    Balboa School is a member of the College Board of National Honor Society.

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