South Texas Christian Academy

The mission of South Texas Christian Academy (STCA) is to promote a redemptive relationship between each student and Jesus Christ and facilitate spiritual, academic, social, physical, and vocational growth through the provision of an environment in which Christian nurture may take place. South Texas Christian Academy is dedicated to the fulfillment of one great purpose, " to restore in man the image of his maker, to bring him back to the perfection in which he was created, to promote the development of body, mind, and soul, that the divine purpose of his creation might be realized" Education, p.
15. Adventist education places a high estimate on the infinite worth of every individual and seeks to provide a climate in which a positive self-image can be developed.
We endeavor to provide opportunities for students to secure a preparation that will enable them to live successfully and productively.
Students are encouraged to take an active interest in making their communities better places to live, to appreciate cultural and scientific advances of the age, and to develop positive attitudes toward useful labor and humanity.
Each student is challenged to develop a sense of mission for giving the gospel message to the world in preparation for the soon return of Jesus.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked TX School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 188 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,000
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: May. 1 / Jun. 1
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1987
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
188 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
5%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade
South Texas Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
22%
Average Class Size
15 students
Number of AP Courses
2 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP English IV Lit., Calculus AB
Average SAT score
1540
Average ACT score
25
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Khaki Pants and School Polo/ Wednesday Formal Uniform

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
May. 1 / Jun. 1
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Registration Fee, Tuition ( 10 months)
Summer Program Cost
$690
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Maria Leal

Sports

Total Sports Offered
3 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Dual Enrollment Program, National Honor Society, Student Association

Arts and Music Programs:
Elementary Choir, Honors Choir

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Basketball Team-female, Basketball Team-male, Soccer Team, Volleyball

School Notes

  • Non-Discrimination Policy: South Texas Christian Academy admits students of any race, color, national, and ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Iliana Villalobos - Lawyer: RGV
    • Daniella Montalvo - Teacher: DALLAS ISD
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does South Texas Christian Academy cost?
South Texas Christian Academy's tuition is approximately $7,000 for private students and $690 for summer students.
What is the acceptance rate of South Texas Christian Academy?
The acceptance rate of South Texas Christian Academy is 80%, which is lower than the national average of 85%.
Who are famous alumni from South Texas Christian Academy?
South Texas Christian Academy famous alumni include: Iliana Villalobos and Daniella Montalvo.
What sports does South Texas Christian Academy offer?
South Texas Christian Academy offers 3 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Soccer and Volleyball.
What is South Texas Christian Academy's ranking?
South Texas Christian Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Texas for: Highest average SAT score.
When is the application deadline for South Texas Christian Academy?
The application deadline for South Texas Christian Academy is May. 1 / Jun. 1.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked TX School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 188 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,000
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: May. 1 / Jun. 1
  • Source: Verified school update

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