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

College Acceptance

All 11th and 12th grade students receive individual college and career guidance with a school counselor. Counselors assist students in researching colleges that best meet their needs and interests, researching scholarship information, and filling out the appropriate applications. Outcome is important.  Listed below is an abbreviated list of colleges to which Balboa School students have been accepted.  Students participating our Dual Diploma program in China have also been accepted to a number of prestigious colleges (noted with an * below).

Academy of Art University – San Francisco
Arizona State University *
Art Institute of San Diego
Bethune-Cookman University
Binghamton University *
California State Polytechnic University – Pomona
California  State University – Fresno
California State University – Chico
California State University – Fullerton
California State University – Long Beach
California State University – Monterey
California  State University – San Bernardino
California State University – San Marcos
Coleman College
College of the Redwoods
Dean College
Evergreen College
George Washington University, St. Louis
Humboldt State University
Indiana University Bloomington *
Iowa State University *
Iowa University *
Jacobs University (Breman, Germany) *
Lindenwold University
Loyola University *
Manhattanville College
Marymount College
Mesa College
Michigan State University *
Miami University – Oxford *
Miramar College
National Polytechnic College of Science
National University
Ohio University *
Pennsylvania State University *
Platt College
Point Loma Nazarene College
Purdue University *
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology *
Rutgers University *
San Diego City College
San Diego State University
San Francisco State University
Sciences Po (Paris, France) *
Sonoma State University
St. John’s University
St. Mary’s College
Stony Brook University *
Temple University *
University of Arizona
University of California – Berkeley
University of California – Irvine
University of California – Merced
University of California – Riverside
University of California – San Diego
University of California – Santa Cruz
University of Chicago
University of Colorado – Boulder
University of Hawaii
University of Kentucky
University of Northern Arizona
University of Redlands
University of San Diego
University of Thailand
University of Washington – Seattle
University of Wisconsin
Virginia Tech *
Wellesley College
Whittier College