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Our graduates

Beginning in the spring of 7th grade, students and families work with the Dean of Students /Secondary School Counselor to begin the high school journey. High school counseling at AVS provides students and families with the resources, guidance, and individualized support to take on the high school admissions process. 

In 8th grade, students take “Destinations”, a unique seminar class that provides the structure and support needed for the transition from middle to high school. Students from AVS apply to and attend a variety of private, boarding, faith-based, public, and charter schools throughout the Bay Area and beyond. 

High School Acceptance

* Indicate schools in which AVS alumni matriculated


  • Academy of Thought & Industry*
  • The Bay School*
  • Bentley
  • Branson
  • College Prep School*
  • Crystal Springs Uplands
  • Convent and Stuart Hall* 
  • Drew*
  • Head Royce*
  • International HS*
  • Jewish Community HS*
  • Lick Wilmerding*
  • Marin Academy*
  • Menlo School*
  • The Nueva School*
  • SF Girls School*
  • University High School*
  • Urban*
  • Waldorf High School of SF*


Merit-Based Admissions

  • Lowell*
  • SOTA (School of the Arts)*


  • Balboa*
  • City Arts & Tech*
  • Galileo*
  • Lincoln*
  • Miramonte High
  • Mission*
  • Washington*
  •  Wallenberg


  • Archbishop Riordan*
  • Bishop O’Dowd
  • ICA Cristo Rey
  • St. Ignatius*
  • Sacred Heart Cathedral Prep*


  • Brentwood*
  • Cate
  • Choate*
  • Cranbrook*
  • Dollar Academy (UK)*
  • Phillips Andover*
  • Phillips Exeter*
  • Putney*
  • San Domenico*
  • Shawnigan Lake*
  • Stevenson
  • Thatcher
  • *Western Reserve Academy