Paradise Adventist Academy

  • The staff at PAA is a compassionate, caring and competent group of professionals who are committed to Adventist education.
  • Daily through their interaction with our students, they model our Savior's love and redemptive spirit.
  • The students, bright and energetic, make our campus a joy in which to spend time.
  • Their smiles, their positive attitudes, make the staff/student relationship a wonderful two-way exchange.  At PAA will keep our standards--academic, spiritual, physical--high.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.General Conference of the Seventh Day Adventist Church (GCSDAC)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationSeventh Day Adventist
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1908

Student Body

Total Students51 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Paradise Adventist Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size12 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Average SAT score1240
Average ACT score24
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(No sleeveless tops.)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesVaries by grade levels.
% on Financial Aid
25%
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorBrenda Muth

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, VolleyballBasketballGolf,
SoccerTennis,
Volleyball

School Notes

  • The staff at PAA is a compassionate, caring and competent group of professionals who are committed to Adventist education. Daily through their interaction with our students, they model our Savior's love and redemptive spirit. The students, bright and energetic, make our campus a joy in which to spend time. Their smiles, their positive attitudes, make the staff/student relationship a wonderful two-way exchange. At PAA will keep our standards--academic, spiritual, physical--high.

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  • Auburn
    Grades: PK-12 | 379 students
    64.3 miles
    12515 Combie Rd
    Auburn, CA 95602
    (530)269-1540
    64.3 PK-12
    379
  • Sonora
    Mother Lode Adventist Jr Academy
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Grades: K-10 | 111 students
    144.1 miles
    80 N Forest Rd
    Sonora, CA 95370
    (209)532-2855
    144.1 K-10
    111

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