El Vista Baptist Academy

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  • El Vista Baptist Academy is our Christian Day School which offers instruction in K-4 through 7th grade.
  • Since 1981, we have had the privilege and responsibility of ministering through the El Vista Baptist Academy.
  • Deuteronomy 6:4ff and Ephesians 6:4 positively declare the Christian's duty to train our children in the ways of the Lord.
  • Psalm 1 declares the negative, that we are not to walk in the counsel of the ungodly.
  • The Faith Promise Plan for Missionary Giving is how El Vista supports missionaries at home and around the world.
  • Through generous giving, we currently help support missionaries in places such as Togo, Mongolia, Canada, Haiti, Mexico, Navajo, Zambia, and several others.
  • We also support the Bible Tracts ministry, Jewish Evangelism, and our Bible College students.
  • Frequent missionary speakers and an annual Missionary Conference in October keep our hearts concerned for the lost around the world.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Association of Christian Schools (AACS)
Religious AffiliationBaptist
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-7
Year Founded1981

Student Body

Total Students27 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
45%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade El Vista Baptist Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size8 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(jumper & school shirt; boys slacks & school shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$1,900
Tuition NotesSecond student in family $1100, 3rd child $750
Admissions DirectorPastor Joey Watt

School Notes

  • El Vista Baptist Academy is our Christian Day School which offers instruction in K-4 through 7th grade. Since 1981, we have had the privilege and responsibility of ministering through the El Vista Baptist Academy. Deuteronomy 6:4ff and Ephesians 6:4 positively declare the Christian's duty to train our children in the ways of the Lord. Psalm 1 declares the negative, that we are not to walk in the counsel of the ungodly. The Faith Promise Plan for Missionary Giving is how El Vista supports missionaries at home and around the world. Through generous giving, we currently help support missionaries in places such as Togo, Mongolia, Canada, Haiti, Mexico, Navajo, Zambia, and several others. We also support the Bible Tracts ministry, Jewish Evangelism, and our Bible College students. Frequent missionary speakers and an annual Missionary Conference in October keep our hearts concerned for the lost around the world.

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