Alma Heights Christian Schools

1030 Linda Mar Boulevard and 1295 Seville Drive
Pacifica, CA 94044-0940
     Tel: (650)359-0555
        
   
Grades: K - 12 | 322 students
Alma Heights Christian Schools, first established in 1955, is a Christian learning community with students, parents, teachers and leaders growing together in faith, knowledge, and virtue.  The Alma Heights student is preparing to live a life of faith with purpose.  From kindergarten through high school graduation, our students are inspired to achieve, encouraged to succeed and prepared to do well by doing good.
Alma Heights is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI).
  

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1955

Student Body

Total Students 322 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 55%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Alma Heights Christian Schools Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 40%
Average Class Size 17 students
Number of AP Courses 6 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Calculus A/B, AP Calculus B/C, AP Chemistry, AP Composition and Literature, AP Language and Literature, AP United States History, Other AP by Distance Learning  
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Blue/Khaki Uniform for K-8 through French Toast Uniforms. Black, White, Blue Uniform for High School through Dennis Uniform. )

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15 / rolling
Tuition Notes Kindergarten $6420 1st-4th Grades $7680 5th-8th Grades: $9000 High School: $12,000
% on Financial Aid 5%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,500
Acceptance Rate 80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Kathy Slyter
Admissions Associate Anna Valladares

Sports

Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryFootball,
SoccerSoftball,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Associated Student Body, Choral Music, Digital Media, Mixed Media, Social Entrepreneurship Lab, Theater Choral Music, Digital Media, Mixed Media, Theater, Associated Student Body,
Social Entrepreneurship Lab,

School Notes:

From humble beginnings as a boarding school for thirty students in grades 4 to 9 to the current 37 acre campus and student population of more than three hundred in kindergarten through twelfth grade, AHC is committed to the education of the whole person, equipping students to thrive intellectually, physically and spiritually. Our four pillars of education integrate learning in all three divisions and prepare students for college acceptance, leadership and service.
Academics
foundational learning and core curriculum in elementary school
integrated study and high school preparation in middle school
college preparation and advanced study in high school
Athletics
healthy activity - elementary school
fitness and competitive play - middle
league play - high school •
Arts
Visual and performing arts at all grade levels
Leadership and Innovation
Project Telemachus
Caritas for Social Entrepreneurs
STEM

Profile last updated: 01/29/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Spectrum Center - Dale City (5.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Montessori School Of Linda Mar (2.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Montessori School Of Linda Mar (2.5 miles away)
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