Sunshine Bible Academy is a non-denominational Christian school.  We believe that Sunshine Bible Academy exists to assist parents with their responsibility to raise their children in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.
The curriculum is designed to give each student a strong foundation upon which to build a fruitful life that is pleasing to God and beneficial to his community.
Within this framework, each student is encouraged to achieve his full potential, both academically, spiritually, and socially.
The academic offerings at Sunshine are well rounded, giving each student the opportunity to pursue those areas that interest him or her the most.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked SD School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 81 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,410
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Sunshine Bible Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in South Dakota for:

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded
1951

Student Body

Total Students
81 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
4%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade
Sunshine Bible Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
35%
Average Class Size
15 students
Average ACT score
23
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Collared shirts)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition is $9,410 per year for five-day boarding high school students (including room and board) or $10340 for seven-day boarding students. Tuition is $15510 for international students. There are multiple-student discounts, and tuition is lower for drive
% on Financial Aid
33%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$3,300
Admissions Director
Jason Watson

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
FFA, Robotics Team, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Drama Team, Oral interpretation, Pep Band

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Indoor Soccer - Club

School Notes

  • All students are required to submit the required admissions documents, and to go through an admissions interview. A personal visit and tour of campus is strongly recommended. The admissions process is detailed here.
Profile last updated: 02/19/2021

School Reviews

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We had two children attend SBA. It was awesome! We live over by Sioux Falls SD, they were able to be in a very positive environment , Jesus centered and attend very high quality classes. Please consider this school for your loved one.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked SD School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 81 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,410
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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