Santa Fe Christian Schools
- The mission of Santa Fe Christian Schools is to partner with Christian parents to disciple students to embrace Biblical truth, strive for academic excellence, and model Christ-like leadership to influence their homes, churches, and communities for the Lord Jesus Christ.
- Santa Fe Christian Schools seek to honor God by preparing Christian leaders of tomorrow to serve the Lord Jesus Christ.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-12|
|Awards||Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2011, 2015, 2017|
|Total Students||1,051 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 44%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||56 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||19:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Matriculation DataMatric. Data||Link to Matriculation Data|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Tuition Notes||Kindergarten $13,250 Grades 1-5 $14,800 Grades 6-8 $18,500 Grades 9-12 $20,220|
|Total Sports Offered||15 sports|
|Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Surf Team, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water PoloBaseball, Basketball,|
Cheering, Cross Country,
Softball, Surf Team,
Track and Field, Volleyball,
- The mission of Santa Fe Christian Schools is to partner with Christian parents to disciple students to embrace Biblical truth, strive for academic excellence, and model Christ-like leadership to influence their homes, churches, and communities for the Lord Jesus Christ. Santa Fe Christian Schools seek to honor God by preparing Christian leaders of tomorrow to serve the Lord Jesus Christ.
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- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Encinitas Grades: PK-8 | 432 students
3616 Manchester Avenue
Encinitas, CA 92024
(760)942-1111 2.1 PK-8
- San Diego Grades: 9-12 | 1478 students
5961 Linda Vista Rd
San Diego, CA 92110
(619)298-8277 15.8 9-12
This has been a good fit for our family. Our children started attending in 1st grade and PreK. They are now young adults and embody the Christian character that we have longed for them to attain. I''m not sure we could have achieved the same results without the partnership of this school. The teachers and coaches are Godly mentors that truly love the students. The High School students have foreign mission opportunities that truly change their perspective and impact their lives. They are competitive in athletics for such a small school and many students continue to play at the college level. Our children were challenged academically and our oldest was accepted into many top-notch universities. Our youngest is a junior looking to major in pre-med. The AP courses offerings and the challenging math program has helped open doors to several high academic programs. We loved the lower elementary years too. The teachers were warm and nurturing. The programs offer plenty of individual instruction and they are on top of the curriculum. The school is big enough to offer several classes at each grade level. I just can't say enough positive things about this school.
- Posted by Parent - johns
This is my son's fist year at SFC and he is a second grader. We moved him from a local private school and the move has met and far exceeded all of our expectations. My son is exceptionally happy here and has grown and flourished socially, academically, and athletically. SFC has been nothing short of a blessing to our family. Our son cannot wait to get on the bus and that is the truth. He has a 7:30 a.m. daily flag football game to catch and a day rich in education, acceptance, love, and faith to follow. Our youngest son is awaiting his chance to experience life as an Eagle next year!
- Posted by Parent - anne_
Both of my kids started SFC in high school. The difference between the public school they were at and SFC was striking. One of the first things my son said was, "I am so surprised, the teachers care about me and about teaching. I am just not used to that." That one aspect really sets SFC apart - godly teachers who care about each student, and love to teach. We have one child who graduated from SFC and is in the college of her dreams, and another who graduates this year heading to the college of his dreams. There are three counselors who walk each student through the processes of college planning, applications and admittance. We are thrilled that we invested in our kids going to SFC, it has been worth every penny!
- Posted by Parent - dawn_
This is our 5th year at Santa Fe Christian and both of our children are now in High School. Sending our boys to SFC is the best decision we have made. We are so impressed with the teachers and staff and the way they get to know, love and support our boys. The variety of courses and activities offered have allowed them to be challenged, to grow and discover new interests and gifts. They have made many wonderful friends will carry amazing memories from their time at SFC!!
- Posted by Parent - leesa
Our son started last fall at SFCS as a freshman from public school. The difference is so drastic! He loves everything about his new home away from home. The leadership and guidance is top notch! Academics, teachers, and sports are challenging in every way. He could not be happier anywhere else! We love everything about our school!
- Posted by Parent - susan
This school has been an amazing blessing for our family! We have three students there and have been at the school for six years. We are waiting for the honeymoon to be over!! The curriculum is challenging and cutting edge. The high moral standards are instilling strong values in my kids'' lives. My kids are all thriving academically and socially, not to mention they are all three ten times more confident than I EVER was. We love SFC and feel a great sense of community there that is unparalleled with what we would receive in a public school because of our common faith.
- Posted by Parent - chris
Great learning environment. Everybody makes the sports teams. Great art program. Many students recieve awards.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - bakke
Amazing school that daily lives their Christian mission of developing the whole child through academics, Christian leadership, sports, arts, music and other extracurricular activities. I am proud and blessed to be a family at SFC!
- Posted by Parent - marym
Santa Fe Christian is a well run school with amazing teachers and academics. The availability of sports and music, etc. is huge! This school has taught me so much and I love being able to share the word of God with my fellow classmates! Not only is Santa Fe very welcoming and has great academics, it is also very fun and there is always something new and exciting happening at SFC!
- Posted by Student/Alumni - anima
Santa Fe Christian is such a fun and exciting place for me to be able to learn! Santa Fe has great academics and teachers. I love being able to share my faith with other students and teachers. Santa Fe is a very fun environment to be in and everyone is so nice and welcoming! I am so glad that I get to go to Santa Fe and be a part of this great school!
- Posted by Student/Alumni - kylez
Santa Fe Christian is the place for your family to grow both academically and spiritually. Their mission to foster christian leadership, academics, arts , mission trips, and athletics is stellar. It is a gift to be a part of the Santa Fe Christian family and partner with the staff to nurture our children to become leaders of faith and action.
- Posted by Parent - artc2
We have found it all at SFC, great academics programs, teachers that care and invest in students, amazing sports programs, and the encouragement to live out faith daily. I highly recommend SFC - we are thrilled to be a part of the community!
- Posted by Parent - dawn.
My son is a sophomore and was new to Santa Fe Christian his freshman year. School is his favorite place to be for the first time in his life! The students, faculty and administration are the most warm and welcoming people we could imagine, and our son is thriving in the faith-centered environment . He is challenged academically with honors and college prep classes and outstanding teachers. The cross country program, clubs, concert band, pep band and bible study groups keep him very busy and happily immersed in this wonderful school. We have met with his college counselor several times to help him choose classes as well as begin his college search process, and the college counselors are dedicated to providing us with lots of information and guidance. We receive prompt return phone calls in response to any questions we have.
- Posted by Parent - elape
can kid living at school from Mon-Fri?
- Posted by Parent - khe