Prospective Students

Learn more about LLA!

Voted Favorite Private School in 2017, Loma Linda Academy is a Children’s Center through 12th grade Seventh-day Adventist community of learning providing quality Christian education since 1906. We have come a long way from our humble beginnings and are proud to offer college preparatory curriculum, excellent facilities and the latest technology. However, our mission remains the same: to provide a Christ-centered and nurturing environment to prepare students spiritually, academically, physically and socially for higher education, for life in a global society and for eternity. 

Loma Linda Academy is honored to have 11 National Merit Finalists over the past 10 years and 40 Commended students in the National Merit Scholarship competition.

" LLA has the values that I was looking for my son: respect, trust, building self-esteem... but most of all I value the love of Jesus Christ that my son has learned day by day."

Frequent Questions

Do we have to be Seventh-day Adventist to attend?

No! We welcome all families from religious or non-religious traditions and strive to create a safe space for learning. We encourage students to make good moral decisions. Christian beliefs and values are presented in a positive way in all classes and activities.

Is financial aid available?

Yes! We believe every child deserves a quality education as an investment in his or her future. Each year, we give over $250,000 in need-based financial aid and award dozens of merit-based scholarships.

What is the average classroom size?

For grades TK-12th the average classroom size is 25 students.

Advanced Classes?

We offer 8 honors classes, 5 Advanced Placement classes, and 2 college-level classes. There is also a guidance counselor in the high school to help students prepare for college and their future careers. 99% of our seniors attend colleges and universities. 

T.I.E. Program?

One of our cutting-edge programs on campus is our Technology, Innovation, and Engineering program (T.I.E.). This is a four-year program that students have to apply to join prior to their freshman year. It teaches students through activity-based hands-on classes in construction, blue line prints, manipulation of metals, generating power and more.

Clubs on Campus?

There are many options for clubs to join on campus. Here are just a few of them: Walk/Run Fitness Club, Camping Club, Baking Club, Surf Club, and the Shades Club (cultural diversity)

Before and After School Care?

Before and after school care is available for grades TK-8th through our Kids’ University program.

Ministry Opportunities?

There are two campus chaplains, weekly chapels, and many opportunities for local and international mission service. In the high school, there are student Ministry Directors who help lead out in the planning of ministry-related activities.


In 2017-18, our varsity girls volleyball won the division championship. Sports is viewed as an opportunity to learn to work together as a team (win or lose), but our hard-working players hold many league championship titles. There are 13 varsity teams and 8 junior varsity teams in the High School. The Elementary and Junior High offer several opportunities to join team sports or participate in sports clinics.

Music Program?

Our music tours have taken our students from Italy to Thailand to the Walt Disney Concert Hall. Our music groups consistently receive the highest ratings every year at southern California adjudications. We start music classes and choral performances in grades K-6th. We also offer the opportunity to join the Symphony Orchestra, Wind Symphony, concert bands, ensembles, and string groups.


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Children's Center

Voted Best Preschool - Contact the Children's Center for children younger than 5 years.

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" My son was so excited to go to school everyday because he didn't want to miss a day full of great activities."

Contact Us

Contact our Children's Center (ext. 4000) directly for children younger than 5 years. Inquire about TK-12 on the form below.