Pacific Bay Christian School

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  • At Pacific Bay Christian School we have the ambitious goal of educating students to lead lives of significance. While we are a college preparatory school and, therefore, academically rigorous, we also pay close atttention to our students' character formation in an inclusive, Christ-centered community. We strive to empower students to truly experience education and prepare them to engage in the important issues of our world with courage and curiosity.
  • Pacific Bay Christian School is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI).

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded1955

Student Body

Total Students322 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Pacific Bay Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%
Average Class Size17 students
Number of AP Courses12 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP Calculus A/B, AP Calculus B/C, AP Chemistry, AP Composition and Literature, AP Environmental Science, AP Language and Literature, AP United States History, Other AP by Distance Learning,
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Blue/Khaki Uniform for K-8 through French Toast Uniforms. Black, White, Blue Uniform for High School through Dennis Uniform. )

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 31 / May. 1 / rolling
Tuition NotesKindergarten $8145 1st-5th Grades $9729 6th-8th Grades: $11400 High School: $14414
% on Financial Aid
25%
Average Financial Aid Grant$2,800
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorAnna Valladares
Admissions AssociateKathy Slyter

Sports

Total Sports Offered9 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Flag Football, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Flag FootballSoccer,
SoftballTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Associated Student Body, Chess Club, Robotics Team, Speech and Debate

Arts and Music Programs:
Choral Music, Digital Media, Mixed Media, Theater

School Notes

  • PacBay's educational approach is captured by three words: play, passion, and purpose.  Our innovative outdoor education program illustrates this approach by engaging all students in surfing, hiking, biking, and urban farming.  This program aims to expand students' minds, strengthen their bodies, and deepen their understanding of how they relate and connect to their environment, to one another, and ultimately, to their Creator.
  • As an academically rigorous, college preparatory school, all high school courses are UC-certified.  We offer 14 AP classes and an ever-expanding list of electives.  The senior thesis project, Senior Seminar: Justice is the capstone to a PacBay education and important preparation for college.  Our graduates are accepted to some of the top colleges and universities around the country, and are represented across all the Universities of California campuses.
  • Our 37-acre coastside campus is easily accessible from San Francisco and San Mateo county.  Students come from 17 Bay area communities to attend.  Transportation is available.

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    Grades: NS-8 | 580 students
    3.4 miles
    1900 Monterey Dr
    San Bruno, CA 94066
    (650)873-4090
    3.4 NS-8
    580
  • Pacifica
    Grades: K-8 | 149 students
    3.6 miles
    909 Oceana Blvd
    Pacifica, CA 94044
    (650)359-4544
    3.6 K-8
    149
  • Belmont
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    Grades: 9-12 | 447 students
    12.4 miles
    1540 Ralston Ave
    Belmont, CA 94002
    (650)595-1913
    12.4 9-12
    447
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    Mercy High School
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 362 students
    6 miles
    2750 Adeline Drive
    Burlingame, CA 94010
    (650)762-1114
    6 9-12
    362
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    6.3 miles
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    Burlingame, CA 94010
    (650)350-4528
    6.3 PK-12
    889

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