South Texas Christian Academy

Tel: (956)682-1117
Grades: PK-12 | 318 students
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  • The mission of South Texas Christian Academy (STCA) is to promote a redemptive relationship between each student and Jesus Christ and facilitate spiritual, academic, social, physical and vocational growth through the provision of an environment in which Christian nurture may take place. South Texas Christian Academy is dedicated to the fulfilment of one great purpose, " to restore in man the image of his maker, to being him back to the perfection in which he was created, to promote the develpment pf body, mind and soul, that the divine purpose of his creation might be realized" Education, p.
  • 15. Adventist education places a high estimate on the infinite worth of every individual and seeks to provide a climate in which positive self-image can be developed.
  • We endeavour to provide opportunities for students to secure a preparation that will enable them to live successfully and productively.
  • Students are encouraged to take an active interest in making their communities better places to live, to appreciate cultural and scientific advances of the age, and to develop positive attitudes toward useful labor and humanity.
  • Each student is challenged to develop a sense of mission for giving the gospel message to the world in preparation for the soon return of Jesus.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. General Conference of the Seventh Day Adventist Church (GCSDAC)
Other religious school association(s)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Seventh Day Adventist
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded 1987

Student Body

Total Students 318 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
85%
State avg.: 36%
Students by Grade South Texas Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 25 students
Number of AP Courses 2 courses
Advanced Courses Anatomy & Physiology, AP Calculus, AP English IV Lit., Earth & Space Science,
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Parker uniforms; Karol uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 28 / Mar. 30
Acceptance Rate
85%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballSoccer,
Volleyball

School Notes

  • Non-Discrimination Policy:South Texas Christian Academy admits students of any race, color, national, and ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs and activities generall accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in its administration or its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.
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