Sunshine Bible Academy

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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded1951

Student Body

Total Students81 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
4%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Sunshine Bible Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
35%
Average Class Size15 students
Average ACT score23
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Collared shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$9,410
Tuition NotesTuition 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 DirectorJason Watson

Sports

Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Football, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBasketballCross Country,
FootballTrack and Field,
VolleyballWrestling,

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.

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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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