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Dawn Christian Academy

Dawn Christian Academy is a coeducational private Other traditional school for students in grades Pre-K through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Small City


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Dawn Christian Academy says

Dawn Christian Academy offers families a Bible-based education with emphasis on character training in order to prepare young people to become the godly leaders of tomorrow. Dawn Christian Academy, founded in 1969, is accredited by ACSI and provides excellent academics and a safe environment for learning in the San Mateo community. Dawn Christian Academy students have traditionally maintained high academic standings in mathematics, sciences, history, and the English language. Alumni of Dawn Christian Academy have attended and graduated from major universities, including UC California, Stanford, UCLA, West Point, Azusa Pacific, and Biola University.International students are accepted (I 20--SEVIS), provided that they demonstrate proficient English language skills, both written and spoken. Extracurricular activities include high school sports, performing arts and trips to Washington, D.C. and Sacramento. Upper elementary students have the opportunity to learn to play the guitar, and they participate in Outdoor Education in the fall. ACSI (Association of Christian Schools International) provides students the opportunity to participate in the Spelling Bee competition and Art Faire. High school students and Jr. High students have an annual student retreat. Art is integrated with learning in history and Bible classes, and students produce creative, outstanding, and beautiful drawings, paintings, and clay sculptures.

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Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.


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Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 105
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Pre-K 6
Kindergarten 8
1 5
2 12
3 9
4 8
5 10
6 6
7 6
8 6
9 7
10 7
11 9
12 6

Dawn Christian Academy'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 Dawn Christian Academy's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 8 : 1
Gender 39% Male / 61% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 27%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 8%
Multi-racial 5%
Hispanic/Latino 12%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 42%


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