South Bay Christian Academy

  • South Bay Christian Academy was born from a dream of our founder, Rev. Arthur Hodges, Jr. over forty years ago.
  • SBCA is regionally accredited with the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI).
  • SBCA is dedicated to educating children from Kindergarten through Senior High School in principles of "how to live" as well as "how to make a living" as Christians in the 21st Century.
  • Providing for academic excellence and a biblical worldview are foundational to the mission and purpose of SBCA.
  • According to the dictionary, education is the process of educating or of being educated; a stage of such a process; the knowledge and development resulting from an educational process.
  • To educate is to provide schooling for; to train by formal instruction and supervised practice especially in a skill, trade, or profession; to develop mentally, morally, or aesthetically especially by instruction.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.AdvancED
Religious AffiliationPentecostal
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Language-based and Learning Differences
Year Founded1977
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost$500
Summer Program Cost NotesIf not enrolled during prior term, curriculum and tech fees may be added.
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students31 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
73%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade South Bay Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
20%
Average Class Size8 students
Number of AP Courses99 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesSouthwestern College courses
Average SAT score1000
Average ACT score24
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(uniformed jumpers/skirts, and pants; oxford and polo shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,000
Tuition NotesFinancial Aid, scholarships, tuition assistance is available!
% on Financial Aid
35%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,000
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorDr. Devereaux Lloyd
Admissions AssociateJessica Varela

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
FootballGolf,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Journalism/Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Thespians, Vocal and Instrumental Music Programs

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Recreational Athletic Programs

School Notes

  • South Bay Christian Academy was born from a dream of our founder, Rev. Arthur Hodges, Jr. over forty years ago. SBCA is dedicated to educating children from Kindergarten through Senior High School in principles of "how to live" as well as "how to make a living" as Christians in the 21st Century. According to the dictionary, education is the process of educating or of being educated; a stage of such a process; the knowledge and development resulting from an educational process. To educate is to provide schooling for; to train by formal instruction and supervised practice especially in a skill, trade, or profession; to develop mentally, morally, or aesthetically especially by instruction. Our educational methods are working: Standardized test results have shown our students increase, on average, 1.4 years academically for each year of instruction! Since we also offer online classes and distance learning, SBCA has a combination that is right for you and your family!

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