Monterey Bay Academy

783 San Andreas Rd,
Watsonville, CA, 95076-0950
Tel: (831)728-1481
Monterey Bay Academy is committed to excellence in communicating Jesus Christ while teaching young people to balance academics with everyday living in a clear practical manner, so they will be equipped to grow in wisdom, integrity and service.
At MBA it is our mission to educate the whole person’s mind, body and spirit.
We have great teachers and great classes, but we also have service, leadership and work opportunities that help our students become more than good graduates, they become good citizens and hopefully, good Christians.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. General Conference of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church (GCSDAC)
Religious Affiliation Seventh-Day Adventist
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Year Founded 1949

Student Body

Total Students 211 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 62%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 50%
Average Class Size 20 students
Number of AP Courses 2 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Literature, AP US History, 
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $16,000
% on Financial Aid 30%
Acceptance Rate 75%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBasketballSoccer,
SoftballVolleyball,

School Notes:

  • Monteray Bay Academy is committed to excellence in communicating Jesus Christ while teaching young people to balance academics with everyday living in a clear practical manner, so they will be equipped to grow in wisdom, integrity and service. At MBA it is our mission to educate the whole person’s mind, body and spirit. We have great teachers and great classes, but we also have service, leadership and work opportunities that help our students become more than good graduates, they become good citizens and hopefully, good Christians.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Green Valley Christian School (3.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Green Valley Christian School (3.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Green Valley Christian School (3.4 miles away)
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