Since 1977, Ocean View Christian Academy (OVCA) has been providing excellence in education for thousands of students.
Located in beautiful San Diego, California, we offer a Christ-centered, challenging academic program with instruction based on a Biblical world-view.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 307 students
  • Acceptance rate: 50%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Ocean View Christian Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded
1977
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
307 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
91%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
Ocean View Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
20 students
Number of AP Courses
3 courses
Advanced Courses
Calculus, Government, Physics
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Our dress code offers several options for every student, and clothes can be purchased from any uniform clothing vendor.)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Please call the school office for more information regarding tuition, as different rates apply for each grade level. We offer discounts for families with multiple children, and several payment options.
Acceptance Rate
50%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Tim Rutherford
Admissions Associate
Barbara Johnson

Sports

Total Sports Offered
7 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Art Program, ASB, Clubs, Drama, Music, National Honor Society, Yearbook

School Notes

  • In a time when college acceptances are getting hard to come by, the achievements of recent OVCA students are not only getting them in the doors of colleges, our students are getting to choose from several colleges where they would like to attend. Our last two graduating classes of 26 and 22 students earned scholarships of over $1 million and $700,000, respectively. They were accepted at dozens of colleges and universities all over the country, and are currently studying at UC and State schools, east coast schools, and faith-based schools. 

School Reviews

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We have two students enrolled at Ocean View Christian (NOT the public Ocean View Hills). We are pleased with their academic progress, and the caring environment they are in. They have very small classes, and also teach how to be a good person. I would recommend this school.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 307 students
  • Acceptance rate: 50%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in San Diego, CA is $13,994 for elementary schools and $25,495 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in San Diego, CA is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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