Sacramento Adventist Academy

5601 Winding Way,
Carmichael, CA, 95608-0956
Tel: (916)481-2300
Grades: PK - 12 | 262 students
2010-2011 School Year Sacramento Adventist Academy 5601 Winding Way Carmichael, CA 95608 CEEB code: 050483 Main Office: 916-481-2300 www.sacaa.org Principal: Bettesue Constanzo Registrar: Sheri Miller Sacramento Adventist Academy is a coeducational preschool through twelfth grade school, operated by the Seventh-day Adventist churches in the Sacramento area to provide Christian education in an environment of academic excellence.
The school was established in 1948 and graduated its first senior class in the spring of 1958.
Sacramento Adventist Academy is accredited with the State of California through the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and the Northern California Conference of Seventh-day Adventists Students at Sacramento Adventist Academy have a variety of opportunities to serve the community and participate in witnessing activities such as church-sponsored domestic and international mission trips.
Also, junior high students bring in hundreds of bags of groceries each November to stock area food banks.
Students witness through drama and musical presentations in constituent churches.
High school music groups tour various parts of the state and outside of California as well.
Sacramento Adventist Academy parents and students have demonstrated a strong interest in college preparation.
College enrollment figures from transcript request data and personal interviews show that over 90% of SAA high school graduates choose to attend a two or four-year college/university.
Students in grades 3 through 8 take the ITBS test each school year in the fall.
Students in grades 9-12 take the ITED test.
The PSAT is administered to all sophomores and juniors; freshmen may request to take this exam.
Through testing and monitoring, students found to be low in certain areas are counseled to seek tutoring and/or additional testing to determine learning difficulties.
One of the ways this is done is by assigning students with failing grades to Academic Probation.
When a student is on Academic Probation he/she meets with the Registrar once a week to check his/her progress.
Most of these students are on Academic Probation for only one grading period, since their grades improve during that time.
The faculty and staff of SAA are committed to ensuring that all students achieve success.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1958

Student Body

Total Students 262 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Sacramento Adventist Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses 5 courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP English Language and Composition, AP US Histroy, AP World History  
Average SAT score 1617
Average ACT score 25
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Varies depending on whether the student is in Preschool, Elementary, Junior High or High School.

School Notes:

    Profile last updated: 10/29/2012

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St. Michael's Academy (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Michael's Academy (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Michael's Academy (0.2 miles away)
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