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.

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 Students234 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
57%
State avg.: 43%
Students by GradeMonterey Bay Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size20 students
Number of AP Courses2 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

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$18,000
% on Financial Aid
30%
Acceptance Rate
75%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBasketballSoccer,
SoftballVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Aviation, Surfing

Recreational Athletic Programs:
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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