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    Quarry Lane School ::: Dublin, California ::: West U.S.

    The Quarry Lane School, Dublin, California

     

    • Located in an upscale Silicon Valley suburb one hour east of San Francisco
    • 440 students (grades 6-12); average class size 13 students; student/faculty ratio 9:1
    • Coeducational day school with no religious affiliation
    •  International Baccalaureate Program
    •  University placements include Columbia University, Princeton University among others

     

    Founded

    1991; International Academy in 2007

    Climate

    Temperate; four seasons with warm winters

    Student Body

    670 students (PreK-12); 440 students (grades 6-12); 20% international

    Average Class Size

    13 students

    Faculty

    90 Faculty; 80% with advanced degrees

    Student/Faculty Ratio

    9:1

    College Placement

    100% university placement including: Columbia University, Cornell University, Georgetown University, Princeton University, University of California-Berkeley

    Honors & AP

    IB Courses: Astronomy, Biology, Business Management, Chemistry, English Language, Environmental Systems, History, Information Technology, Mandarin, Math, Math Studies, Music, Physics, Psychology, Spanish, Theater Arts, Visual Arts, Theory of Knowledge, Extended Essay

    Special Programs

    International Baccalaureate Leadership Program.

    Marking System

    Progress reports are mailed in November and March and report cards are mailed in January and June. Parent teacher conferences are scheduled throughout the year or on an as needed basis.

    Programs of Study

    The minimum graduation requirements for grades 9 through 12 are as follows: 

    English - 40 credits
    Mathematics - 40 credits
      (Algebra, Geometry and Intermediate or Advanced Algebra)
    Social Studies - 40 credits
    Science - 30 credits
    Foreign Language - 30 credits
      (same language)
    Visual/Performing Arts - 10 credits 
    Physical Education - 10 credits
    Electives (additional courses to complete a minimum of 230 credits required for graduation)

    Community service activity is required each year

    Foreign Languages: Mandarin, Spanish

    SAT/ACT Scores: Average SAT score = 2126; Average ACT score = 32 

    Accreditation

    The Quarry Lane School is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, International Baccalaureate World School

    Athletics

    Sports: Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cross-country, Soccer, Tennis, Track, Volleyball

    Arts:

    Studio Arts, Dance, Film, Jazz Band, Music, Photography, Theater Arts

    Extracurricular Activities

    Activites and Clubs: Acts of Random Kindness, Charity Club, Chess Club, Cougar Choir, Current Events Club, Engineering Club, Fashion & Design Club, Girls Can Code Club, Global Awareness Club, Journalism Club, Maker Club, Math Club, Model UN, National Honor Society, Science Olympiad, Spanish Club, Speech & Debate Club, Student Council, Yearbook

    Facilities:

    Academic building, Art studio, Athletic field, Dining hall, Gymnasium , Lecture hall, Library, Multi-purpose room, Performing arts studio, Technology & fabrication laboratories

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