Sonshine Christian Academy

  • Our mission is to lead each student to the saving knowledge of Jesus Christ by consistently teaching the Word of God while providing personalized academic excellence.
  • In accomplishing our mission, we focus on the following priorities: ' Seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness in accordance with Matthew 6:33.
  • ' Strive as a teaching staff to meet the highest standards of professionalism and Christian example in our instruction.
  • ' Provide Christ centered curricula to ensure sound academic achievement in all areas of study.
  • ' Maintain accreditation through Florida League of Christian Schools (FLOCS) for grades Kindergarten - 12th, to ensure excellence in academic requirements.
  • ' Accurately assess the needs of individual students; and ' Partner with your family to achieve your student's success.
  • Understanding the importance of commitment, communication, and teamwork, I look forward to ministering to your family this school year.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Teachers and Schools (ACTS)
Other religious school association(s)
State or regional independent school association
Religious AffiliationAssembly of God
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences
Year Founded1985
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students258 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
1%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Sonshine Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size16 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(VARIES BY GRADE LEVEL)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,000
Tuition NotesTution for Kindergarten $3750 Tution for 1st - 6th $4000 Tuition for 7th - 11th $4200
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorLorie Johnson
Admissions AssociateShelly DeLee

Sports

Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, SoftballBasketballCheering,
Softball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.4H Program, Beginning Concert Band, Fine Arts, Intermediate Concert Band, Karate, Praise band

School Notes

  • We accept applications on a first-come, first-serve basis. Feel free to contact our office or check our website at sonshinechristian.com should you have questions. Office hours are Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
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  • Callahan
    Grades: PK-12 | 40 students
    0.5 miles
    1933 West State Road 200
    Callahan, FL 32011
    (904)225-5265
    0.5 PK-12
    40
  • Jacksonville
    Grades: PK-12 | 302 students
    13.1 miles
    1614 Leonid Rd
    Jacksonville, FL 32218
    (904)751-9803
    13.1 PK-12
    302
  • Jacksonville
    Grades: PK-12 | 236 students
    16.1 miles
    8964 Old Plank Rd
    Jacksonville, FL 32220
    (904)783-4888
    16.1 PK-12
    236

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