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.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 31 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,000
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 8 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

South Bay Christian Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year
Yes
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild Language-based and Learning Differences
Year Founded
1977
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
31 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
72%
State avg.: 49%
Students by Grade
South Bay Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
20%
Average Class Size
8 students
Number of AP Courses
99 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Southwestern College courses
Average SAT score
1000
Average ACT score
24
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
uniformed jumpers/skirts, and pants; oxford and polo shirts

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Financial Aid, scholarships, tuition assistance is available!
Summer Program Cost
$500
Summer Program Cost Notes
If not enrolled during prior term, curriculum and tech fees may be added.
% on Financial Aid
35%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$1,000
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Pastor Amado Huizar
Admissions Associate
Berenice Razo

Sports

Total Sports Offered
3 sports

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!
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does South Bay Christian Academy cost?

South Bay Christian Academy's tuition is approximately $5,000 for private students and $500 for summer students.

What is the acceptance rate of South Bay Christian Academy?

The acceptance rate of South Bay Christian Academy is 80%, which is lower than the national average of 84%.

Does South Bay Christian Academy offer a summer program?

Yes, South Bay Christian Academy offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.

What sports does South Bay Christian Academy offer?

South Bay Christian Academy offers 3 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Golf and Volleyball.

What is South Bay Christian Academy's ranking?

South Bay Christian Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Least expensive tuition and Most AP courses offered.

When is the application deadline for South Bay Christian Academy?

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

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 31 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,000
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 8 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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