Monterey Bay Academy

Tel: (831)728-1481
Grades: 9-12 | 192 students
Monterey Bay Academy is committed to excellence in communicating Jesus Christ while teaching young people to balance academics with everyday living in a clear practical manner, so they will be equipped to grow in wisdom, integrity and service.
At MBA it is our mission to educate the whole person’s mind, body and spirit.
We have great teachers and great classes, but we also have service, leadership and work opportunities that help our students become more than good graduates, they become good citizens and hopefully, good Christians.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. General Conference of the Seventh Day Adventist Church (GCSDAC)
Religious Affiliation Seventh Day Adventist
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Year Founded 1949

Student Body

Total Students 192 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
58%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Monterey Bay Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size 20 students
Number of AP Courses 2 courses
Advanced Courses AP Literature, AP US History,
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $16,000
% on Financial Aid
30%
Acceptance Rate
75%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBasketballSoccer,
SoftballVolleyball,

School Notes

  • Monteray Bay Academy is committed to excellence in communicating Jesus Christ while teaching young people to balance academics with everyday living in a clear practical manner, so they will be equipped to grow in wisdom, integrity and service. At MBA it is our mission to educate the whole person’s mind, body and spirit. We have great teachers and great classes, but we also have service, leadership and work opportunities that help our students become more than good graduates, they become good citizens and hopefully, good Christians.

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school is Green Valley Christian School (3.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Green Valley Christian School (3.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Green Valley Christian School (3.4 miles away)
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