The Pegasus School
|The Pegasus School|
|19692 Lexington Lane
Huntington Beach, CA 92646
|School type||Private-Independent Day School|
|Motto||Where Bright Minds Soar|
|Head of school||Jason Lopez|
|Average class size||20|
|Student to teacher ratio||1:11|
|Campus size||14 acres (57,000 m2)|
|Accreditation||The California Association of Independent Schools|
|Affiliations||Educational Records Bureau (ERB)|
The Pegasus School is a co-ed, non-profit, non-sectarian, private day school on a 14-acre (5.7 ha) campus in Huntington Beach, California.
In 1984, Laura Hathaway founded The Pegasus School.
The school purchased its current facility in 1995 and then began work to refurbish classrooms and expand buildings. The Palley Complex which serves fourth and fifth graders was added in 1997 and the Hathaway Activities Center was built in 2000 to provide a home for performance, art, and student athletics.
Laura Hathaway was the first head of school. John Zurn was appointed the second head of The Pegasus School in February 2010. Jason Lopez joined the Pegasus community in July 2014 as the third head of school.
Average class size
Pre-Kindergarten:16 students in a classroom with two teachers
Kindergarten: 18 students in a classroom with a teacher and associate teacher
First through Fifth grades: 20 students per classroom with a teacher and teaching assistant
Sixth through Eighth Grades: 16-18 students in a classroom with a teacher and teaching assistant.
We are Pegasus.
The story of Pegasus begins with intellectual curiosity and compassion. We are a vibrant academic community that inspires bright, motivated students to discover and develop their unique gifts. Teachers and students build trusting relationships that foster self-reliance, confidence, and innovative thinking. A Pegasus education equips students to achieve future academic success and make a positive impact on society.
This is our Mission.
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