Sacramento Adventist Academy

5601 Winding Way
Carmichael, CA 95608-0956
Tel: (916)481-2300
Grades: PK-12 | 262 students
Sacramento Adventist Academy educates students in preschool through twelfth grade, offering opportunities to develop their knowledge, skills, and spiritual life.
SAA is a private Seventh-day Adventist Christian school, fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
As such, the faculty and staff work to provide a strong understanding of the Bible as well as tools to become lifelong learners and critical thinkers.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded 1958

Student Body

Total Students 262 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Sacramento Adventist Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses 5 courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP English Language and Composition, AP Statistics, AP US Histroy,
Average SAT score 1617
Average ACT score 25
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Varies depending on whether the student is in Preschool, Elementary, Junior High or High School.

Sports

Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Basketball, Diving, Flag Football, Golf, Softball, Track and FieldBasketballDiving,
Flag FootballGolf,
SoftballTrack and Field,

School Notes

  • Community The majority of Sacramento Adventist Academy students come from homes where at least one parent is a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church (SDA). About 88% of the student body comes from representative constituent churches, about 5% from other SDA churches, with the remaining 7% coming from non-SDA backgrounds. For the current school year, Caucasians comprise about 79% of the student body, Asians about 10%, Hispanics about 4%, and African Americans about 3%. Sacramento County is one of 58 counties in California and is home to the state capitol. The county lies in the Central Valley at the confluence of the Sacramento and American Rivers. It has 965.7 square miles in land area and a population density of 1,400.5 per square mile. According to the County of Sacramento, the estimated population on January 1, 2008, was 1,424,415. This increased by 1.3% from the 2007 census. Ethnically, according to quickfacts.census.gov, Sacramento is a combination Caucasians (69%), Hispanics (19.3%), Asians (13.5%), and African Americans (10.5%). In 2004, the median household income was $47,215. The median price of housing in Carmichael is reported to be $174,300 in 2009, a significant decrease from prior years. In 2004, public administration was the largest of the employment sectors. Other major sectors include construction, health care, services, and technology. According to PrivateSchoolReview.com there are nearly 54 private high schools and 136 private elementary schools in Sacramento County. In a 2008 Sacramento Business Journal article, SAA was listed in the top 25. Among Adventist schools in the area, Orangevale Adventist School offers smaller, multi-grade classrooms, with nearly 100 K-8 students. Within commute range are Pine Hills Academy and El Dorado Academy, both 12-grade SDA schools. Our Promise As a Christian school, we will value our students as individuals, challenging them to dream great dreams while offering them freedom to be kids. We will endeavor to develop confidence to face an uncertain world, discipline to build strong character, and strength to overcome adversity. We will provide the opportunity to discover a loving God, accept Jesus Christ as a personal Savior, and develop Christ-centered wisdom to make the best decisions. Our Mission Statement Sacramento Adventist Academy exists to provide a value-centered Christian education in an environment of academic excellence.
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