Grades: PK-12 | 133 students
The history of the school dates to 1899 when Boulder Junior Academy was founded at the foothills north of Boulder Canyon.
In 2004 the old property in Boulder (on 4th Street) was sold and a new, state of the art, school was built in Erie. Why Christian Education? The question is practically eternal: why does one ultimately choose to attend a particular school and what do you want your student/family to take away from that experience? Particularly, why Vista Ridge Academy? A great school with a strong Christian foundation, strong faculty and staff and a committed community that embraces the organization as a whole.The historical and still very relevant answer is almost ridiculously simple and direct: to acquire the best Christ-filled education possible so that you can attain knowledge, skills, and personal character development that becomes the foundation of your life.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||General Conference of the Seventh Day Adventist Church (GCSDAC)
Other school association(s)
|Religious Affiliation||Seventh Day Adventist|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-12|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||Mild learning differences|
|Total Students||133 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 25%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||11 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||11:1
National avg.: 13:1
|Average Class Size||22 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Tuition Notes||See school website|
|Total Sports Offered||2 sports|
|Sports||Cross Country, SoccerCross Country, Soccer,
- Defining qualities and characteristics that you can build your life on, has a multitude of foundational components. The most common one is when students are exposed to opportunities to delimit themselves by discovering unknown strengths and achieving amazing personal growth, spiritually, academically and socially. But defining yourself also has another expression – that of building your personal confidence built on Jesus Christ and one that allows you to confront and participate in life in a highly effective manner. If you heartily and purposely commit to God’s will and allow Him to help in the of development of your core values and characters, your student will emerge as a young adult who will thoroughly understand that each and every student has an individual design laid out by the Creator of all things! It is all about finding a good fit. It is about finding the right school with the right foundation for the right (or intended) outcomes. And when you do, what could be a happier experience than the discovery of that special place? Our website is designed to reflect online, the vibrancy of our community in real life. Take some time to explore the people and activities that makes us love to come to school every day. Visiting this website is the first step in your journey to greater success. The next step is setting up a shadow day. Our community is best experienced in person.
Profile last updated: 05/23/2016
- School Location Miles Grades Students
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3050 W 76th Ave
Westminster, CO 80030
LittletonGrades: PK-12 | 240 students
1733 Dad Clark Drive
Littleton, CO 80126
AuroraGrades: PK-8 | 41 students
1159 S Moline St
Aurora, CO 80012
BrightonGrades: K-10 | 48 students
820 S 5th Ave
Brighton, CO 80601
Last year we enrolled our son in Kindergarten at Vista Ridge Academy. We were thrilled to find a thriving fine arts program and even spanish emersion program in the Kindergarten program! The teachers are committed to their students but more importantly, the teachers are committed to sharing Jesus. We couldn't be happier with our choice of school. This year we will have two of our kids attending as they have recently opened a Pre-K program.
- Posted by Parent - info
We have a one in Kindergarten and one in 2nd grade at Vista Ridge Academy. We LOVE it. Great school.
- Posted by Parent - james
My oldest boy of 5 goes to Kindergarten at Vista Ridge Academy. The personal one on one attention his teacher gives him is so great. Leading kids to Christ is evident in all they do. We are so grateful to have found a home for our kids where we know they can grow to their full potential.
- Posted by Parent - info
January 11, 2017
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January 03, 2017
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December 21, 2016
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