Monterey Bay Academy

  • Monterey Bay Academy is committed to excellence in communicating Jesus Christ while teaching young people to balance academics with everyday living in a clear practical manner, so they will be equipped to grow in wisdom, integrity and service.
  • At MBA it is our mission to educate the whole person's mind, body and spirit.
  • We have great teachers and great classes, but we also have service, leadership and work opportunities that help our students become more than good graduates, they become good citizens and hopefully, good Christians.

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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 9-12
Year Founded1949

Student Body

Total Students211 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
56%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Monterey Bay Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size20 students
Number of AP Courses3 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP Calculus, AP Literature, AP US History
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
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Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$13,700
Tuition NotesHybrid (dorm during week, home on weekends)- $18,100. Boarding - $20,400. SDA Member discounts Available
% on Financial Aid
30%
Acceptance Rate
75%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorPK Bowen
Admissions AssociateE. Ketelsen

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBasketballFlag Football,
SoccerSoftball,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Aviation, International Club, Student Association, Student Senate, Surfing

Arts and Music Programs:
Advanced Band, Advanced Choir, Beginning Band, Choir

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Intramural Sports, Mountain Biking Club, SCUBA

School Notes

  • Monteray Bay Academy is committed to excellence in communicating Jesus Christ while teaching young people to balance academics with everyday living in a clear practical manner, so they will be equipped to grow in wisdom, integrity and service. At MBA it is our mission to educate the whole person's mind, body and spirit. We have great teachers and great classes, but we also have service, leadership and work opportunities that help our students become more than good graduates, they become good citizens and hopefully, good Christians.

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The average private school tuition in California is $11,369 for elementary schools and $19,928 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in California is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).