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Canyon Heights Academy Voted Best Private School for 2008
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Bay Area Parent Magazine poll ranks Canyon Heights at the top of Silicon Valley area schools.

A lower school student at Canyon Heights Academy in San Jose, California.
A lower school student at Canyon Heights Academy in San Jose, California.

June 9, 2008. San Jose, CA. Canyon Heights Academy was voted Best Private School in the Silicon Valley for 2008 in the annual poll organized by the magazine Bay Area Parent. The winning school selected as the “Best of the Best” has been Canyon Heights for the past three years. Three-time winners of the award are admitted to the Bay Area Parent “Hall of Fame.”

The school also won two additional prizes for Best Preschool and Best Martial Arts Program.

To win these prizes, Canyon Heights competed with over 80 other private schools in the Silicon Valley. Canyon Heights is also the only Catholic school in the diocese that has
Canyon Heights offers gender-specific education from kindergarten onward.
Canyon Heights offers gender-specific education from kindergarten onward.
ever won this award.

Stephanie Parker, the Recruiting Director for Canyon Heights, said that the award is a strong vote of confidence from the parents and families who have their children enrolled at the school. “It reflects our families’ commitment to the mission of the school,” she said. “We have families who are so excited about what we’re doing at Canyon Heights that they spread the word to get the vote.”

Surprised by Joy

Where does that commitment come from? Parker says that it starts when they first meet the Canyon Heights community.

“The majority of our families are from a more
Aloha joy in the girls’ lower school.
Aloha joy in the girls’ lower school.
secular background,” she said, “and they see a joy in our community that they don’t see anywhere else. They might not realize it at first, but it’s Christ.”

“We give families hope,” she said. “Most people who enroll their children at Canyon Heights hear something good about the school—its academics, its gender-specific education, the great community... But the best thing about it is that it ends up changing their whole family for the better.”

About Canyon Heights Academy

Canyon Heights Academy was founded in 2000 as a private Catholic school that
Canyon Heights won first place for the Best Martial Arts Program of 2008.
Canyon Heights won first place for the Best Martial Arts Program of 2008.
aims to form leaders by implementing the method of Integral Formation developed by the Legionaries of Christ. The integral formation method forms each student not only intellectually, but also spiritually, humanly, and apostolically.

The school currently offers Pre-K through 8th grade, with gender-specific education from Kindergarten onward.

Academics are strong at Canyon Heights, with students ranking in the top 15% of all U.S. public and private schools on standardized
A Canyon Heights student stands ready to explain his science fair project.
A Canyon Heights student stands ready to explain his science fair project.
achievement tests (SAT 10). The school is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and is fully recognized as a Catholic school by and within the Diocese of San Jose.

For more information about Canyon Heights Academy, visit the web site at www.canyonheightsacademy.com or contact Stephanie Parker at admissions@chamail.net.



PUBLICATION DATE: 2008-06-10


 
 

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