Mesa Grande Academy

975 Fremont St,
Calimesa, CA, 92320-0923
     Tel: (909)795-1112
Grades: K - 12 | 280 students
Mesa Grande Academy will train its students to make the most of their God-given potential and develop a commitment to His excellence by becoming spiritual seekers, inquiring scholars, skilled communicators and responsible citizens.
Mesa Grande Academy believes that knowledge of God, communion with Him, and emulation of His character are of paramount importance, and that only in cooperation with God can the individual, in his/her quest for knowledge, reach the optimum development of their mental, physical, emotional and spiritual powers.
We endeavor to provide a Christian education that will transmit the American culture, academic excellence, and also the heritage which is singularly Seventh-day Adventist.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. General Conference of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church (GCSDAC)
Religious Affiliation Seventh-Day Adventist
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12
Learning Programs Supported Differential Instruction / Teachers Trained
Year Founded 1928

Student Body

Total Students 280 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 97%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Mesa Grande Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 90%
Average Class Size 18 students
Number of AP Courses 3 courses
Advanced Courses Chemistry, English Language, Physics B  
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Uniform required (True Grits))

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $4,280
Tuition Notes K-6 - $4,560.00 per year plus $400.00 comp fee 7-8 - $5,100.00 per year plus $365.00 comp fee 9-12 - $7060.00 per year plus $430.00 comp fee
% on Financial Aid 13%
Average Financial Aid Grant $2,500
Acceptance Rate 80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Judie Yakush
Admissions Associate Lois Myhre


Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Rock Climbing, Softball, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryGolf,
Rock ClimbingSoftball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Back Packing, Biology Trip, French / Art History Trip, History Tour, Mission Trips, Skiing, Spanish II Trip Back Packing, Biology Trip, History Tour, Mission Trips, Skiing, French / Art History Trip,
Spanish II Trip,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Live Oak School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Live Oak School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Yucaipa Christian School (2.5 miles away)
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  • CalimesaLive Oak School
    Special Education School
    Po Box 704
    Special Education School
    1.8 mi | 33 students | Gr. 4-12                      
  • YucaipaYucaipa Christian School
    34784 Yucaipa Blvd
    2.5 mi | 139 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • YucaipaThe Ark Christian Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool  (Christian)
    34265 Yucaipa Blvd.
    Daycare / Preschool  (Christian)
    2.8 mi | 11 students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • YucaipaYucaipa KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    33788 Yucaipa Blvd
    Daycare / Preschool
    3.4 mi | n/a students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • Cherry ValleyCherry Valley Brethren Schools
    Daycare / Preschool  (Brethren)
    39205 Vineland St
    Cherry ValleyCA92223
    Daycare / Preschool  (Brethren)
    3.4 mi | 26 students | Gr. PK-KG                      

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