La Sierra Academy

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La Sierra Academy
As a Seventh-day Adventist TK-12 college preparatory school, La Sierra Academy serves students from diverse backgrounds by providing the learning opportunities and skills needed to contribute to society, to prepare for life's work, and to flourish spiritually.
The aim of Seventh-day Adventist education at La Sierra Academy is to provide a safe environment in which Christ-centered instruction results in the experience of redemption and the transformation of character. The program is founded on this spiritual goal which permeates all aspects of the program as it endeavors to meet the mental, physical, and social needs of the student body.
Our main goal is to provide a rich Christian education to our students and families. Our teachers are among the finest because they care for each child and family in their room.
The school's curriculum is balanced focusing on the complete child - spiritually, academically, socially, physically, and emotionally.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 547 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded
1922
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
547 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
55%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
La Sierra Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses
6 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP Biology, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature, AP Government, AP Statistics, AP World History

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
ACTions Drama Team, Green Team, National Honor Society, REVIVE Spiritual Life Team, SALSA - Student Association, STEAM Lab

Arts and Music Programs:
Delta Mu, Praise Teams, Wind Ensemble

School Notes

  • As a Seventh-day Adventist TK-12 college preparatory school, La Sierra Academy serves students from diverse backgrounds by providing the learning opportunities and skills needed to contribute to society, to prepare for life's work, and to flourish spiritually.
  • The aim of Seventh-day Adventist education at La Sierra Academy is to provide a safe environment in which Christ-centered instruction results in the experience of redemption and the transformation of character. The program is founded on this spiritual goal which permeates all aspects of the program as it endeavors to meet the mental, physical, and social needs of the student body.
  • Our main goal is to provide a rich Christian education to our students and families. Our teachers are among the finest because they care for each child and family in their room.
  • The school's curriculum is balanced focusing on the complete child - spiritually, academically, socially, physically, and emotionally.
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I have really appreciated all teacher's time and dedications. My 3 children went to this academy and thank God for the values they teach to my children to continue to study and serve the community. God bless la Sierra Academy.
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 547 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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