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Best Private School: Golden Hills School

Village Life photo by Noel Stack
Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Small class sizes, character education and parent involvement has made Golden Hills School a success for the last 20 years.

“It’s an awesome community,” Jim Gaines, director of admissions and marketing, said of the teachers, administrators, parents and students.

Students in junior kindergarten through eighth grade benefit from this quality educational approach and all the latest classroom technology as evidenced by Natalie Singer’s kindergarteners, who were listening to a story, reading the story and taking a quiz on their laptops. Each student worked at their own pace and had the teacher handy should they have any questions.

The private, non-profit school currently has 165 students “and growing,” according to Gaines. It is fully accredited by the California Association Independent Schools and by Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

In addition to the traditional academics, Golden Hills School offers a variety of enrichment classes – art, music, dance, drama, Spanish and computer instruction. The school also participates in the county sports program which includes basketball, volleyball, wrestling, football and cross-country.

Golden Hills School is located at 1060 Suncast Lane in El Dorado Hills. For more information call (916) 933-0100 or visit goldenhillsschool.net.

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