Upper Columbia Academy

UCA is a Great Place to Grow UCA is a private co-educational Christian Academy operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
UCA is committed to students who already have or are willing to experience a personal relationship with God and live a Christian lifestyle.
UCA is a place where Christ is uplifted. Classes and activities build your physical faculties and spiritual walk.
Explore UCA with a serving heart and inquiring mind. You will experience Christ working in and through your life in ways youve never dreamed possible. Come and experience the power of God. UCA Student.

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School Overview

Religious AffiliationSeventh Day Adventist
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1945

Student Body

Total Students245 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Upper Columbia Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size25 students
Number of AP Courses5 courses
Average SAT score24

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$9,847
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,200
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorShelley Bacon

School Notes

  • Is Upper Columbia Academy for YOU Read on to find out. Call 509-245-6400 to make an appointment to visit. Watch videos online at www.ucaa.org/live of music performances, special programs, gymnastics home shows, talent shows, and other special events to see if this would be a good fit for you.
  • Upper Columbia Academy is a family of curious learners who believe that true education addresses the potential of a whole person in a balanced development of the physical, mental, spiritual and social dimensions. While we value the rigorous pursuit of knowledge, our main objective is to help students develop a solid Christian character, to realize their individual worth as children of God, embrace Christian values, and to learn to make principled choices. This goal is best reached in a context of responsible freedom and redemptive discipline. The curriculum reflects the world view and the values revealed in scripture. Students are educated to embrace service as a way of life, to be sensitive to the needs of people in the home and society, and to become active members in the church. Young people are encouraged to accept Jesus Christ as Creator, Savior, Lord and coming King, and to commit their lives to Him.

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school to Upper Columbia Academy is The Oaks Classical Christian Academy (16.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Upper Columbia Academy Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Beautiful Savior Early Learning Center & School (14.0 miles away)
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The average private school tuition in Washington is $10,517 for elementary schools and $13,054 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Washington is 85% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).