Rio Lindo Adventist Academy

3200 Rio Lindo Ave,
Healdsburg, CA, 95448-0954
     Tel: (707)431-5100
Grades: 9 - 12 | 179 students
Rio Lindo Adventist Academy is unique.
 We are the Adventist boarding academy for the Northern California Conference of Seventh-day Adventists.
 Our co-educational high school offers a commitment to excellence in its quiet, safe and picturesque location.
Our culturally diverse student body creates an opportunity to interact globally while fostering a close-knit community based on mutual respect.
 Every student is encouraged to develop their potential in a nurturing environment.
 Staff, who live on campus and students work, study, pray, and socialize together, create lasting relationships unique to the boarding school experience.Rio’s ultimate goal in teaching is to maximize every student’s potential, no matter the background; to make student thinkers and not mere reflectors of others’ opinions, whether in the classroom, church, or among peers.
 Rio’s tagline is “Learn.
Serve.
Lead.” and our hope is that every student will graduate and make a difference in the world by continuing to learn, serve, and lead.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious Affiliation Seventh-Day Adventist
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Year Founded 1962

Student Body

Total Students 179 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 65%
State avg.: 43%
Students by Grade Rio Lindo Adventist Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 18 students
Number of AP Courses 2 courses
Advanced Courses AP Calculus  
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Neat and clean clothes-no sweatpants or ripped jeans)

Finances and Admission

Tuition Notes please refer to website for tuition costs
% on Financial Aid 60%
Average Financial Aid Grant $5,000
Acceptance Rate 95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director D'Andre Campbell
Admissions Associate Becky Renslow

School Notes:

Rio Lindo Adventist Academy is the boarding school for the Northern California Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. Our co-educational school offers a commitment to excellence in its quiet, safe and picturesque location and our dedicated staff serve with a vibrant sense of mission to the cause of education. Our culturally diverse student body creates an opportunity to interact globally while fostering a close-knit community based on mutual respect. Every student is encouraged to develop his or her potential in a nurturing environment. Staff, who live on campus, and students work, study, pray, and socialize together, creating lasting relationships unique to a boarding school experience.

Rio’s ultimate goal in teaching is to maximize every student’s potential, no matter the background; to make student thinkers and not mere reflectors of others’ opinions, whether in the classroom, church, or among peers. Rio’s tagline is “Learn. Serve. Lead.” and our hope is that every student will graduate and make a difference in the world by continuing to learn, serve, and lead."Our students grow to become spiritually mature, socially compassionate, intellectually competent, and independently capable members of society."Founded in 1962, Rio Lindo Adventist Academy is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and provides an enriched, college preparatory curriculum with numerous elective classes, allowing students to pursue a wide variety of interests. For more information about Rio's classes, see Class Options.Located 70 miles north of San Francisco, Rio gives students the opportunity to learn in a safe, scenic, and natural setting. The campus overlooks the Russian River, which winds around the school’s 360 acres, and sits in the shade of Fitch Mountain.

Profile last updated: 09/02/2014

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The nearest elementary school is St. John The Baptist Catholic School (2 miles away)
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