Timeline

Past - Present - Future
  1. July 2013

    Berkeley Academy is officially granted education licenses under the Costa Rican Ministry of Education on July 4, 2013.
  2. Aug 2013

    Berkeley Academy begins its first official academic day of classes.
  3. Sept 2013

    Berkeley Academy establishes an MUN-Debate team, competes nationally with international American schools and wins competitions.
  4. Feb 2014

    Berkeley Academy debate team is invited and competes in the Cal Invitational in Berkeley, CA.
  5. March 2014

    Berkeley Academy adopts an element of the Challenge Success program at Stanford University and abolishes homework in Elementary School Division.
  6. Oct 2014

    First generation Berkeley Academy seniors are admitted to Purdue, UC Davis
  7. March 2015

    First generation Berkeley Academy seniors admitted to UC Berkeley, UC San Diego, and Georgia Institute of Technology
  8. Aug 2015

    Berkeley Academy elementary implements Lexile Reading Program
  9. Dec 2015

    Second generation Berkeley Academy seniors admitted to University of Maryland at College Park (Computer Science Program), Reed College and Purdue
  10. March 2016

    Berkeley Academy becomes the only College Board International Institutional Member in Costa Rica
  11. July 2016

    Berkeley Academy high school students rank #1 in Central America in Advanced Placement (AP) examinations taken. Berkeley Academy elementary student lexile scores out-perform national U.S. lexile scores by 150 points.
  12. Oct 2016

    Berkeley Academy elementary - student lexile scores out-perform national U.S. lexile scores by 150 points.
  13. March 2017

    Third generation Berkeley Academy seniors admitted to Brigham Young (BYU), UCSD, Florida State, Hofstra, SFSU, SDSU, UC Davis, Academy of Arts
  14. June 2017

    Berkeley Academy high school students rank # 1 in overall standardize test-taking in all of Central America (PSAT/SAT)
  15. March 2018

    Fourth generation Berkeley Academy seniors admitted to UCLA, Georgia -Tech, McGill, UBC, Georgetown, U Virginia, U Minnesota, UCSD, SDSU, U Illinois, UC Davis, UC Riverside and Goucher College (on sports scholarship)