Sonshine Christian Academy

Tel: (904)879-1260
Grades: NS-12 | 217 students
Our mission is to lead each student to the saving knowledge of Jesus Christ by consistently teaching the Word of God while providing personalized academic excellence.
In accomplishing our mission, we focus on the following priorities: ' Seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness in accordance with Matthew 6:33.
' Strive as a teaching staff to meet the highest standards of professionalism and Christian example in our instruction.
' Provide Christ centered curricula to ensure sound academic achievement in all areas of study.
' Maintain accreditation through Florida League of Christian Schools (FLOCS) for grades Kindergarten - 12th, to ensure excellence in academic requirements.
' Accurately assess the needs of individual students; and ' Partner with your family to achieve your student's success.
Understanding the importance of commitment, communication, and teamwork, I look forward to ministering to your family this school year.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Teachers and Schools (ACTS)
Other religious school association(s)
State or regional independent school association
Religious Affiliation Assembly of God
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1985

Student Body

Total Students 217 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 33%
Students by Grade Sonshine Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 16 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $4,000
Tuition Notes Tution for Kindergarten $3750 Tution for 1st - 6th $4000 Tuition for 7th - 11th $4200
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Lorie Johnson
Admissions Associate Shelly DeLee


Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, SoftballBasketballCheering,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. 4H Program, Beginning Concert Band, Fine Arts, Intermediate Concert Band, Karate, Praise band 4H Program, Fine Arts, Karate, Praise band, Beginning Concert Band,
Intermediate Concert Band,

School Notes

  • We accept applications on a first-come, first-serve basis. Feel free to contact our office or check our website at should you have questions. Office hours are Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school is Nassau County Priv School Syst (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Nassau County Priv School Syst (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Nassau County Priv School Syst (0.5 miles away)
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  • Callahan
    Grades: PK-12 | 40 students
    0.5 miles
    1933 West State Road 200
    Callahan, FL 32011
  • Jacksonville
    Oasis Christian Academy
    Alternative School (Christian)
    Grades: 6-12 | 21 students
    11 miles
    15705 Butch Baine Dr
    Jacksonville, FL 32218
  • Jacksonville
    Grades: K-12 | 144 students
    11.6 miles
    9840 Wagner Rd
    Jacksonville, FL 32219
  • Jacksonville
    Grades: NS-PK | 20 students
    12.9 miles
    3731 Rogers Avenue
    Jacksonville, FL 32208
  • Jacksonville
    Rita's Learning Center
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: K | 6 students
    12.9 miles
    5001 Soutel Dr
    Jacksonville, FL 32208

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The average private school tuition in Florida is $6,681 for elementary schools and $8,926 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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