Alma Heights Christian Schools

1030 Linda Mar Boulevard and 1295 Seville Drive
Pacifica, CA 94044
Tel: (650)355-1935
The Alma Heights Christian Schools Mission:
To be a community of Christian scholarship and discipleship that nurtures our students’ growth in faith, knowledge, and virtue.
The Alma Heights Christian Schools Mission:
To be a community of Christian scholarship and discipleship that nurtures our students’ growth in faith, knowledge, and virtue.
  • Alma Heights Christian Schools is committed to providing an education that will develop the character, essential skills, and special gifts of each student for a fruitful life of godly impact on the world. The AHC Mission is to be a community of Christian scholarship and discipleship that nurtures our students` growth in faith, knowledge, and virtue.
  • Alma Heights is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI).

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1955

Student Body

Total Students322 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 43%
Students by GradeAlma Heights Christian Schools Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size17 students
Number of AP Courses12 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP Calculus A/B, AP Calculus B/C, AP Chemistry, AP Composition and Literature, AP Environmental Science, AP Language and Literature, AP United States History, Other AP by Distance Learning,
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Blue/Khaki Uniform for K-8 through French Toast Uniforms. Black, White, Blue Uniform for High School through Dennis Uniform. )

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 31 / rolling
Tuition NotesKindergarten $8136 1st-5th Grades $9720 6th-8th Grades: $11400 High School: $14400
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$2,800
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorAnna Valladares
Admissions AssociateKathy Slyter


Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Flag Football, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Flag FootballSoccer,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Associated Student Body, Broadcast Journalism, Choral Music, Community Choir, Digital Media, Mixed Media, Social Entrepreneurship Lab, Theater Choral Music, Digital Media, Mixed Media, Theater, Associated Student Body,
Broadcast Journalism,
Community Choir,
Social Entrepreneurship Lab,

School Notes

  • Our Belief : We are a Christ-centered school. Our strong liberal arts program and core Bible curriculum integrate truth about God, the world, and His people.
  • Our Community: We foster a safe and nurturing environment. We limit class size and prioritize positive relationships among faculty and students. We have high standards of behavior and employ redemptive discipline. We engage in intentional community building with parents, teachers, and students.
  • Our Scholarship: We strive to foster perseverance and a love of learning in our students.We encourage innovation and leadership.We feature a college preparatory program that gives our motivated students the opportunity to attend leading colleges and universities.We seek to produce well-rounded students through select co-curricular opportunities.
  • Our Diversity: We reflect both the coast and the city of San Francisco with an ethnically and socioeconomically diverse population.We draw students from significant metropolitan centers throughout the world.
  • Our Geography: We embrace the vibrant innovation of the Bay Area, while nurturing stewardship and appreciation of the beauty of our quiet coastal setting. 
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