John Adams Academy secures El Dorado Hills site

By From page A3 | August 02, 2017

School set to open in August

Officials from John Adams Academy announced they have secured a site in El Dorado Hills to house the public charter school program. John Adams Academy – El Dorado Hills will begin serving students this fall in kindergarten through seventh grade and then will add a grade level each year to ultimately serve grades transitional kindergarten through 12th grade.

JAA-El Dorado Hills will be located at 4250 Town Center Blvd. This site is walking distance from El Dorado Hills Town Center and the Montano de El Dorado shopping center and less than 10 minute drive time from Intel Corporation in Folsom.

“We could not have hoped for a better location,” said JAA Executive Director Joseph Benson. “The academy will be centrally located in El Dorado Hills with easy access to the highway and to local shops and services.”

With a building of more than 89,000 square feet of space on a lot of nearly 15 acres, this site will make an excellent, long-term home to accommodate a full TK-12 grade program to serve the El Dorado Hills and surrounding communities.

Classes will be provided in modular buildings this fall while construction on the permanent facility is finalized. Academy officials confirmed that they are accepting applications and are already enrolling students.

“Parents are really pleased with this location. We have already received hundreds of applications from parents eager for the JAA educational model,” said Norman Gonzales, JAA director of Outreach & Compliance. He confirmed that there are still seats available, but encouraged interested families to apply right away.  “Scholars enrolled this year are guaranteed a seat when the program moves into the permanent facility.”

John Adams Academy is Northern California’s only tuition-free, K-12 Classical Leadership Education charter school. Since opening its doors in 2011, enrollment at the Roseville campus has reached more than 1,300 scholars in grades TK-12. John Adams Academy is preparing future leaders and statesmen through principle-based education centered in classics and great mentors. Scholars enjoy a classical liberal arts curriculum encompassing history, English, math, visual and performing arts, laboratory science, foreign languages including Latin and Greek with college preparatory electives. John Adams Academy is fully accredited by the Schools Commission of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Apply or learn more at

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