No. Adventist schools are founded on Christian principles and values. Students of all faiths are welcome to apply for admission and we trust that all will have an opportunity to understand Adventist beliefs and to grow spiritually within their own cultures and traditions.
The Adventist school system is one of the largest Christian educational systems in the world, operating programs from early childhood to graduate and medical schools. Adventist schools can be found in nearly 150 countries and include 7,500 schools, 85,000 teachers, and approximately 1.5 million students worldwide.
Yes, all our schools are accredited through the Adventist Accrediting Association and by the National Council for Private School Accreditation. Most are also accredited through the respective provincial ministry of education.
Adventist schools are Christian schools that integrate faith throughout the curriculum. We teach Christian values and principles and seek to inspire in each student a life of faith, wisdom, and service.
Yes, teachers in Adventist schools are required to qualify for certification through the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists, and most also hold a provincial teaching certificate. In addition, Adventist educators participate in ongoing professional learning to keep their certificates and endorsements current.
Yes. Adventist schools accept credits from other accredited schools, both public and private. Credits earned at Adventist schools are accepted at other schools, both public and private.
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Yes. Adventist schools cover the required provincial curriculum and add religion courses at each grade level. These courses provide opportunities for students to encounter Jesus as a personal friend and Savior, to become better acquainted with what Seventh-day Adventist believe, and to act ethically and compassionately in service to others.
Tuition costs vary from school to school, so we invite you to contact the Adventist school closest to you to find the tuition rate in your area. Typically, tuition costs are less expensive than other private schools.
Seventh-day Adventist accept the Bible as the source of truth and their fundamental beliefs are founded on Bible teachings. The name “Seventh-day Adventist” refers to two core beliefs. As found in the fourth Commandment, Adventists worship on Saturday, the seventh day of the week. “Adventist” refers to Jesus Christ’s promise to return, the “second Advent.” You can find out more about Adventists at www.adventist.org.