Mesa Grande Academy will train its students to make the most of their God-given potential and develop a commitment to His excellence by becoming spiritual seekers, inquiring scholars, skilled communicators and responsible citizens.
Mesa Grande Academy believes that knowledge of God, communion with Him, and emulation of His character are of paramount importance, and that only in cooperation with God can the individual, in his/her quest for knowledge, reach the optimum development of their mental, physical, emotional and spiritual powers.
We endeavor to provide a Christian education that will transmit the American culture, academic excellence, and also the heritage which is singularly Seventh-day Adventist.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 280 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,280
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded
1928

Student Body

Total Students
280 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
33%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
Mesa Grande Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size
20 students
Number of AP Courses
3 courses
Advanced Courses
Chemistry, English Language, Physics B
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Uniform required (True Grits))

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
K-6 - $4,560.00 per year plus $400.00 comp fee 7-8 - $5,100.00 per year plus $365.00 comp fee 9-12 - $7060.00 per year plus $430.00 comp fee
% on Financial Aid
13%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$2,500
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Judie Yakush
Admissions Associate
Lois Myhre

Sports

Total Sports Offered
7 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Back Packing, Biology Trip, French / Art History Trip, History Tour, Mission Trips, Skiing, Spanish II Trip

School Notes

  • Mesa Grande Academy will train its students to make the most of their God-given potential and develop a commitment to His excellence by becoming spiritual seekers, inquiring scholars, skilled communicators and responsible citizens. Mesa Grande Academy believes that knowledge of God, communion with Him, and emulation of His character are of paramount importance, and that only in cooperation with God can the individual, in his/her quest for knowledge, reach the optimum development of their mental, physical, emotional and spiritual powers. We endeavor to provide a Christian education that will transmit the American culture, academic excellence, and also the heritage which is singularly Seventh-day Adventist.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 280 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,280
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Riverside County, CA is $6,360 for elementary schools and $13,511 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Riverside County, CA is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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