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Alma Heights Christian Schools

Alma Heights Christian Schools is a coeducational private Non-denominational traditional school for students in grades Kindergarten through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Suburban


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Alma Heights Christian Schools says

Alma Heights serves families from Pacifica, San Francisco, and neighboring communities. Our beautiful and serene campus includes a full sized gymnasium, an excellent library and science lab, athletic fields, and 25 acres of wooded hillside. LInda Mar State Beach and Montara Mountain are less than a mile away. We are just 13 minutes drive from BART, 20 minutes from SFO, and 25 minutes from downtown San Francisco. Our high school is supported by a bus line from Church of the Highlands in San Bruno.Alma Heights provides nurturing, Christian training in academics, visual and performing arts, and athletics. We provide an advanced core of high school courses, and our students are accepted to many of the greatest colleges and universities in the nation (see list below) We also provide caring instruction for students who may not choose to pursue higher level academics; however, a strong majority move on to achieve college degrees. We accept international students, and host families are recruited from the school community.We train students in logic and other critical thinking skills, in reading of the great texts, and in clearly communicating their ideas. Our math and science programs produce students that are accepted into technical programs at UC Davis, UC Berkeley, and Cal Poly. Alma Heights is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI). Colleges and Universities accepting students from the AHC Class of 2012Auburn UniversityAzusa Pacific UniversityBaylor UniversityBiola UniversityBoston UniversityBrandeis UniversityCalifornia Polytechnic Institute: San Luis ObispoCollege of San MateoCorban UniversityCSU FullertonCSU Monterey BayCSU San DiegoDeAnza CollegeDrexel UniversityGeorge Fox UniversityLafayette CollegeLiberty UniversityLoyola University of MarylandNew York UniversityNortheastern UniversityPepperdine UniversitySan Francisco Community CollegeSan Francisco State UniversitySan Jose State UniversitySkyline CollegeSt. Mary’s College of CaliforniaUC BerkeleyUC DavisUC IrvineUC RiversideUC San DiegoUC Santa BarbaraUniversity of DenverUniversity of HawaiiUniversity of MichiganUniversity of San FranciscoUniversity of TexasUniversity of WashingtonVirginia TechWheaton CollegeWhitman CollegeWhitworth UniversityWillamette University

Mission Statement

Our vision at Alma Heights is to be a Christian learning community with students, parents, teachers, and leaders growing together in faith, knowledge, and virtue.




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Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 331
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Transitional KG 4
Kindergarten 10
1 19
2 19
3 12
4 19
5 19
6 17
7 26
8 23
9 45
10 43
11 39
12 36

Alma Heights Christian Schools's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Alma Heights Christian Schools's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 12 : 1
Gender 47% Male / 53% Female
Dress Code Uniform
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 61%
Multi-racial 4%
Hispanic/Latino 11%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 22%
School Director   David Gross


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