Central Valley Christian Academy

2020 Academy Pl
Ceres, CA 95307-0953
Tel: (209)537-4521
Grades: K-12 | 222 students
MAA is dedicated to a Christ-like atmosphere.  This sculpture reminds us of the influence Christ.
MAA is dedicated to a Christ-like atmosphere.  This sculpture reminds us of the influence Christ.
The mission of Modesto Adventist Academy is to provide an education of highest quality within a Christ-centered environment.
It is dedicated to developing the whole person by fostering growth in a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and by promoting academic excellence, emotional stability, physical well-being, and social responsibility.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. General Conference of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church (GCSDAC)
State or regional independent school association
Religious Affiliation Seventh-Day Adventist
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded 1909

Student Body

Total Students 222 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Central Valley Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 25 students
Number of AP Courses 3 courses

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Ralph Christie
Admissions Associate Don Krpalek


Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Basketball, Football, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballFootball,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Get Real - Student Prayer Group, Intermural sports, Journalism Club, Youth Ministry Team Get Real - Student Prayer Group,
Intermural sports,
Journalism Club,
Youth Ministry Team,

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Castillo Christian School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Castillo Christian School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Small World Christian School (3.3 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Modesto
    Grades: K-12 | 158 students
    1.5 miles
    916 Sonora Ave
    Modesto, CA 95351
  • Modesto
    Kirk Baucher School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 1-8 | 77 students
    3.1 miles
    918 Sierra Drive
    Modesto, CA 95351
  • Modesto
    Sierra Vista Elementary
    Special Education School
    Grades: K-5 | 24 students
    3.1 miles
    1414 Scenic Dr
    Modesto, CA 95355
  • Modesto
    Grades: PK-4 | 100 students
    3.3 miles
    1024 6th St
    Modesto, CA 95354
  • Empire
    Brighter Futures Therapeutic Learning Center
    Special Education School (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    Grades: 4-7 | 3 students
    3.8 miles
    Po Box 1396
    Empire, CA 95319

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Hello Mr Benjamin Maxson! I am Pauline S. Morales, a SDA Christian who attended many of our schools. I have two master degrees. One in education and another in management. I am interested in Teaching in CA. Please help me if you can! Sincerely, Pauline S.Morales
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