Alma Heights Christian Schools

1030 Linda Mar Blvd./1295 Seville Dr.,
Pacifica, CA, 94044-0940
Tel: (650)359-0555
Grades: K - 12 | 323 students
Alma Heights serves families from Pacifica, San Francisco, and neighboring communities.
   Our beautiful and serene campus includes a full sized gymnasium, an excellent library and science lab, athletic fields, and 25 acres of wooded hillside.
   LInda Mar State Beach and Montara Mountain are less than a mile away.
  We are just 13 minutes drive from BART, 20 minutes from SFO, and 25 minutes from downtown San Francisco.
  Our high school is supported by a bus line from Church of the Highlands in San Bruno. Alma Heights provides nurturing, Christian training in academics, visual and performing arts, and athletics.
 We provide an advanced core of high school courses, and our students are accepted to many of the greatest colleges and universities in the nation (see list below)  We also provide caring instruction for students who may not choose to pursue higher level academics; however, a strong majority move on to achieve college degrees.
   We accept international students, and host families are recruited from the school community. We train students in logic and other critical thinking skills, in reading of the great texts, and in clearly communicating their ideas.
  Our math and science programs produce students that are accepted into technical programs at UC Davis, UC Berkeley, and Cal Poly.
  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. Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious Affiliation Christian (no specific denomination)
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1955

Student Body

Total Students 323 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 55%
State avg.: 41%
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 Formal
(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 None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Kindergarten $6060 1st-4th Grades $7320 5th-8th Grades: $8640 High School: $10,800
% on Financial Aid 5%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,500
Acceptance Rate 80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Kathy Slyter
Admissions Associate Anna Valladares


Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports BaseballBasketballCross CountryFootballSoccer
Cross CountryFootball,

School Notes:


    Colleges and Universities accepting students from the AHC Class of 2012

    Auburn University

    Azusa Pacific University

    Baylor University

    Biola University

    Boston University

    Brandeis University

    California Polytechnic Institute: San Luis Obispo

    College of San Mateo

    Corban University

    CSU Fullerton

    CSU Monterey Bay

    CSU San Diego

    DeAnza College

    Drexel University

    George Fox University

    Lafayette College

    Liberty University

    Loyola University of Maryland

    New York University

    Northeastern University

    Pepperdine University

    San Francisco Community College

    San Francisco State University

    San Jose State University

    Skyline College

    St. Mary’s College of California

    UC Berkeley

    UC Davis

    UC Irvine

    UC Riverside

    UC San Diego

    UC Santa Barbara

    University of Denver

    University of Hawaii

    University of Michigan

    University of San Francisco

    University of Texas

    University of Washington

    Virginia Tech

    Wheaton College

    Whitman College

    Whitworth University

    Willamette University



  • Profile last updated: 06/18/2012

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Mercy High School (6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Montessori School Of Linda Mar (2.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Glen Oaks Montessori School (4.5 miles away)
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