United Christian Academy

United Christian Academy is an accredited, college preparatory school located in Rancho Cucamonga. We serve close to 600 students in grades K-12. Our mission is "to educate students by integrating academic excellence with a Christian worldview, equipping them to impact their world for Christ." UC Academy is an independent, non-denominational Christian school. Parents and students are not required to be Christians to attend the school; however, they must be supportive of the school's mission, philosophy, and doctrinal position.
A major emphasis of our academic program is to prepare students for college. UC Academy is dually accredited with the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and the Association of Christian Schools International. Our high school courses are approved by the University of California and the California State College systems.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 593 students
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild to Med Learning Disability, IEP
Year Founded
1978

Student Body

Total Students
593 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
33%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
United Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
20 students
Number of AP Courses
12 courses
Advanced Courses
American Government, Biology, Calculus AB, English Literature, Psychology, Studio Art 2D
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Elementary & Junior High - Uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
5%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$4,500
Admissions Associate
Breanna Chakerian

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
15 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Alpha Group, Band, Choral, Community Service, Drama, Speech Meets, Spelling Bee, Student Government, Worship Team, Yearbook

Club or Organization:
100 Mile Club, ASB (Associated Student Body), Mad Science, Mock Trial, STEM

School Notes

  • Please visit us at www.UCAcademy.org
  • Dually accredited with Western Association of Schools and Colleges and the Association of Christian Schools International
  • Our curricula meet or exceed state or national standards
  • Our students typically score in the top 30th percentile on standardized tests
  • We integrate the Christian worldview into every subject
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School Reviews

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I was a student at Upland Christian from Kindergarten through 12th grade, and I can truly say that God has used this school to help shape me and mold me into the person I am today. The classes challenged me academically and really prepared me to succeed in college. The teachers were instrumental in teaching me that there is so much more to education than just sitting through lectures in a classroom... They showed me that, in the "real world," wisdom and discernment are just as important as knowledge. In addition to the high standards in academics, Upland Christian offered so many extracurricular opportunities! I was involved in activities such as: choir, a vocal jazz ensemble, the worship team and chapel planning, missions trips, high school student orientation activities (Alpha program), varsity volleyball, drama and musical theater productions, honors and AP classes, etc. My teachers were always gracious and accommodating to my busy schedule! They taught me so much about responsibility and time management throughout the process. The teachers and staff truly care for their students so much, which is one of the most amazing and distinguishing elements of this school! They invested so deeply into my life... I wouldn't trade my experience at Upland Christian for the world!!!
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 593 students
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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