Private Day and Boarding
- Founded: 1957
- Grades: 6-12
- Student/Teacher Ratio: 11:1
- ESL: Yes
- Minimum SLEP/TOEFL: None
- SSAT required: No
30 minutes from Los Angeles
About the school
South Hills Academy was established in 1957 as an elite private school. Located in a suburb only 30
minutes east of downtown Los Angeles, California, West Covina is a safe, friendly and diverse community.
The school has a brand-new Science Laboratory, large playing field, volleyball courts, and basketball courts.
SHA is committed to preparing students for university and success in life through hands-on exploration,
critical thinking, and collaborative learning. Students learn to problem-solve and become intellectual risk
takers who care about their learning environment and community at large.
Not published; in 2017 South Hills Academy will have its first 12th grade graduating class
The curriculum at South Hills Academy is based on
California’s Common Core standard. Emphasis is placed
on skills in Reading, Language, Mathematics, Social
Science, Science, Creative Writing, Penmanship, and
use of computers as tools for learning and problemsolving.
Critical thinking skills are taught and reinforced
in all of our curriculum school-wide.
Clubs and organizations
Student Leadership, Arts and Crafts, Science Wizards, Community Service, Homework Club, free after-school
Boys Basketball,Football, Girls Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball