Dawn Christian Academy
- Dawn Christian Academy offers families a Bible-based education with emphasis on character training in order to prepare young people to become the godly leaders of tomorrow.
- DCA is fully accredited by the ACSI and WASC and provides excellent academics and a safe environment for learning in the San Mateo community.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)|
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
|Grades Offered||Grades Kindergarten-12|
|Total Students||62 students|
|Student Body Type||n/a|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 44%
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||9 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||7:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||12 students|
|Number of AP Courses||3 courses|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Tuition Notes||Tuition ranges from $7,000 to $11,500 (2014 - 2015 school year, from part-time K up through Grade 12). Tuition discount for a second child living in the same family household.|
|% on Financial Aid|
National avg.: 85%
|Total Sports Offered||1 sports|
|Sports||Cross CountryCross Country|
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||3 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Community Service, Student Council, Yearbook|
- Dawn Christian Academy students have traditionally maintained high academic standings in mathematics, sciences, history, and the English language.
- Alumni of DCA have attended and graduated from major universities, including UC Berkeley, Stanford, UCLA, West Point, Azusa Pacific, and Biola University.
- International students are accepted (I 20--SEVIS), provided that they demonstrate proficient English language skills, both written and spoken. Extracurricular activities include high school sports, performing arts and trips to Washington, D.C. and Sacramento. Upper elementary students have the opportunity to learn to play the guitar, and they participate in Outdoor Education in the fall. ACSI (Association of Christian Schools International) provides students the opportunity to participate in the Spelling Bee and Math Olympics competitions. High school students and Jr. High students have an annual student retreat. Art is integrated with learning in history and Bible classes, and students produce creative, outstanding, and beautiful drawings, paintings, and clay sculptures.
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- San Mateo Grades: PK-8 | 59 students
2825 Alameda De Las Pulgas
San Mateo, CA 94403
(650)345-9082 1 PK-8
- Burlingame Grades: 6-12 | 534 students
400 Uplands Drive
Burlingame, CA 94010
(650)342-4175 3 6-12
- Burlingame Grades: PK-12 | 889 students
6565 Skyline Blvd
Burlingame, CA 94010
(650)350-4528 5.1 PK-12
- San Bruno Grades: NS-8 | 588 students
1900 Monterey Dr
San Bruno, CA 94066
(650)873-4090 10.4 NS-8
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