Sound Christian Academy is a private, Christian school located in Tacoma, WA.
It was founded in 1960 as Tacoma Baptist Schools and renamed in 2021 as Sound Christian Academy. It is one of the oldest, most well-respected Christian schools in the South Sound region.
SCA offers Pre-K through 12th grades.  Our campus has a spacious gym, large outdoor playground, library and computer labs.
Voted "BEST PRIVATE HIGH SCHOOL in the South Sound" 2020 and "BEST PRIVATE MIDDLE SCHOOL in the South Sound" in 2021

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 296 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,700
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Sound Christian Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Washington for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1960

Student Body

Total Students
296 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
23%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade
Sound Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
12 students
Number of AP Courses
5 courses
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Grades 9-12: $9,700 Grades 6-8: $8,700 Grades K-5: $7,700 PK4\'s (Full-day): $6,700 PS3\'s (Half-day): $3,650
% on Financial Aid
65%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$35
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Greg Olson

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Spelling Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Drama

School Notes

  • Sound Christian Academy develops disciples of Jesus and leaders in the community to engage the culture for His kingdom.
  • Our students benefit from small class sizes and a welcoming, family atmosphere. They are challenged to achieve in the classroom by caring teachers who know them and push them to reach their full potential.  
  • SCA operates and instructs in harmony with Biblical principles, producing knowledgeable and skillful students who are inspired and equipped for a lifetime of exceptional service.
  • We invite you to visit our campus, meet our teachers, talk with our administrators, and learn about all that SCA can offer your family.  Call us at 253.475.7226 x105 to learn more and schedule your campus visit.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Sound Christian Academy cost?

Sound Christian Academy's tuition is approximately $9,700 for private students.

What is the acceptance rate of Sound Christian Academy?

The acceptance rate of Sound Christian Academy is 95%, which is higher than the national average of 85%.

What sports does Sound Christian Academy offer?

Sound Christian Academy offers 9 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Flag Football, Football, Soccer, Track and Field and Volleyball. Sound Christian Academy is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Washington for most sports offered.

What is Sound Christian Academy's ranking?

Sound Christian Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Washington for: Largest student body, Most sports offered and Oldest founding date.

When is the application deadline for Sound Christian Academy?

The application deadline for Sound Christian Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 296 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,700
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Tacoma, WA is $11,176 for elementary schools and $14,664 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Tacoma, WA is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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