Loma Linda Academy

  • High School - Video Since being founded in 1906, we`ve had more than 100 years to fine-tune our educational offerings and build a school that offers a truly exceptional Christ-centered education.
  • The ingredients are simple: a Bible-based curriculum, the latest technology, interactive teaching strategies driven by cutting-edge scientific research, and a safe and secure environment where all abilities and talents are honored and accepted.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.General Conference of the Seventh Day Adventist Church (GCSDAC)
Religious AffiliationSeventh Day Adventist
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded1906
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students1,239 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Loma Linda Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers95 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size25 students
Number of AP Courses6 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesBiology, Spanish, Statistics, Studio Art: Drawing, US History, World History
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
Admissions DirectorJoni Woodhouse


Total Sports Offered10 sports
SportsBadminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, VolleyballBadmintonBaseball,
BasketballCross Country,
Flag FootballGolf,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.31 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Art Club, Badminton Club, Baking Bliss, Book Club, Camping Club, Campus Ministries, CERT, Creative Writing Club, Fashion Club, Foosball Club, Friends Next Door Bible Club, Hiking Club, Kids' University After-school Care Program, LLA Cycling Club, LLA Walk Run Fitness Club, Math Logic Club, Photo Club, Ping Pong Club, Robo-Runners Club, Rock Climbing Club, Shades Club, Surf Club, Tea Club, Youth-to-Youth Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Chamber Singers, Choir, Drawing and Painting 101, Journalism, ProMusica, Symphony Orchestra, Wind Symphony

School Notes

  • What makes Loma Linda Academy unique Since being founded in 1906, we`ve had more than 100 years to fine-tune our educational offerings and build a school that offers a truly exceptional Christ-centered education. The ingredients are simple: a Bible-based curriculum, the latest technology, interactive teaching strategies driven by cutting-edge scientific research, and a safe and secure environment where all abilities and talents are honored and accepted.
  • Loma Linda Academy is the largest Seventh-day Adventist K-12 school in the United States. It has attracted some of the finest educators in the system and supports beautiful facilities.Loma Linda Academy`s resources have given students more opportunities for growth and success. Because of its proximity to Loma Linda University, the Academy has enjoyed a strong relationship that has helped to enhance the schedule of mathematics and science courses. It is not surprising that more Loma Linda University medical students claim Loma Linda Academy as their alma mater than any other secondary school. The Academy`s size also contributes to the exceptional strength of its music and sports programs.The school maintains a family atmosphere with an active Home and School organization. Parents often support activities on and off campus. The competitive student-teacher ratio and an average class size of 25 students, promotes an active learning environment. Loma Linda Academy provides a space for healthy spiritual, academic and physical development. When students graduate, they are well prepared for the college environment.
  • Outstanding Academics:
  • SAT scores at Loma Linda Academy are well above national averages.
  • Each year, 99%+ of the graduating class are college bound.
  • Graduates have attended such prestigious universities as Harvard, Yale, Cornell, Pepperdine, Stanford, USC, UCLA, Loma Linda University and private Seventh-day Adventist institutions.
  • Many of our graduates go on to pursue degrees in medicine, dentistry and other health professions.Loma Linda Academy is proud to have the only National Merit Finalist in the Loma Linda/Redlands area for 2013.
  • Of our 87 certified teachers and administrators, all have a minimum Bachelor`s degree, 39 have Master`s degrees, and 7 have Ed.D., Ph.D. or Ed.S. degrees
  • Christ-Centered Training:
  • Loma Linda Academy provides spiritual leadership to students from kindergarten through high school with the support of a full-time campus chaplain.
  • The Campus Ministries Student Leadership Program at Loma Linda Academy has served as the model for many Christian schools.
  • The new Campus Ministries Center is a great place for students to have Bible studies, listen to live music, worship together, or just relax with friends between classes.
  • Loma Linda Academy has a history of international mission trips serving communities in Africa and Asia.
  • We offer an abundance of opportunities for students to pursue activities and areas of study that interest them:
  • Loma Linda Academy offers varsity sports and elite musical groups with a rigorous audition process beginning in 7th grade.
  • Computer, art, music, P.E. and library activities begin in kindergarten with class rotations at the elementary level.
  • Loma Linda Academy Athletics boast three gymnasiums and expansive playing fields.Loma Linda Academy athletic coaches create opportunity for athletic character building in a Christian context.
  • Loma Linda Academy`smusic program attracts the very best young musicians with international touring groups for band, choir and strings.
  • We offer lessons for every wind and percussion instrument in a symphonic band. We are fortunate to have some of the best performers and professional music educators on our private music staff.
  • The school newspaper has won numerous awardssuch as best newspaper, best photography, best layout and design, and best news writing in high school publication competitions.Our nationally-recognizedTechnology Integrated Education program takes students with interest inengineering through specialized training.
  • A special Lego robotics class is offered for students in 4th through 8th grade.
  • Unique classes fromculinary arts to organic chemistry allow students to tailor their education to their interests and goals.
  • We offer honors and APclasses designed to prepare students for the demands of college.
  • Learn more by requesting a free Educational Success Consultation.
  • What Parents Say
  • "As a parent, we are charged with two things: we have to educate our kids, and we have to direct them to salvation. At this school, I have a partner."- Euni Cho, Parent
  • "When they go to college they say, 'Oh, you`re from Loma Linda Academy! Wow, you`re going to be well prepared here, and you`re going to do fine here.'"  -Verlon Strauss, Parent
  • "I chose Loma Linda Academy because of its Christian education. Great academics, a great social experience, loving and caring teachers and staff, sports and music, Loma Linda Academy has it all. Being an alumnus, I really wanted my kids to experience the same thing."-Memrose Atiga, Parent
  • "The teachers keep in contact with me on a regular basis so we can help my daughter get the best education possible."  -LLA Parent
  • Learn more about Loma Linda Academy by requesting a free Educational Success Consultation
  • Loma Linda Academy offers need-based financial aid. Our discreet online application will calculate eligibility based on your needs.

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