Summit Christian Academy

Po Box 571437
Murray, UT 84157-0841
     Tel: (801)255-2278
Grades: PK - 8 | 57 students
What if… …You desired only top quality education for your children? …Top quality education was actually affordable? …Educators went beyond teaching lessons to transforming lives and training leaders? …Learning leapt from textbook descriptions to demonstration and discovery? …Class sizes were intentionally kept small so academic growth could burst its seams? …All of the above is available at one great little school? Contact Salt Lake Junior Academy today to find out how you can enroll your child into a great future.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. General Conference of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church (GCSDAC)
Religious Affiliation Seventh-Day Adventist
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1957

Student Body

Total Students 57 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 46%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Summit Christian Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 75%
Average Class Size 12 students

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $2,500
% on Financial Aid 60%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,000


Total Sports Offered 2 sports
Sports Basketball, Flag FootballBasketballFlag Football,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Drama Drama,

School Notes:

What do castle walls, a play loft, early American soldier uniforms, flags from around the world, indoor butterfly gardens, praise songs, a throne room, and ukuleles have in common? Imaginative teachers, for one thing; a virtually hidden little treasure of a private Christian school, for another. At Salt Lake Junior Academy, you never know what you will discover next. No two days are alike. Learning is active, fascinating, and experiential from Pre-K through 10th grade. Wow’s pop up when and where you least expect them. Education extends far beyond the classroom as students engage in and often come up with their own ideas for community service projects such as helping at the Utah Food Bank, making sand bags, helping at the animal shelter, baking and taking cookies to homeless shelters, sprucing up yards for elderly or disabled folks, playing bells or singing at retirement centers, and other great activities. Character development is intricately woven in among the 3R’s. Worship gets each morning off to an inspirational start. Bible classes help the students discover the great themes and threads of God’s love and plans for mankind. We love the delightful tapestry of our students who come to us from a wide variety of economic and ethnic backgrounds. This diversity, one of our important strengths, helps us all to recognize the beauty of our differences and the uniting quality of our “samenesses.†Providing a rich, well-rounded Christian education to any child who desires it is our highest priority. Making it affordable and available as a very real choice for parents, regardless of their economic situation, is a front-burner MUST. Because we strongly believe every child deserves the best education possible whether his/her family can afford it or not, we purposely reduced our tuition and continually seek other avenues of financial support. Get a closer look! Check out our website ( or better yet, stop in and see us in action. We’d love to show you around.

Profile last updated: 09/02/2014

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The nearest high school is Gateway Academy (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sunita's Montessori School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Carden Memorial School (1.3 miles away)
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