Why Choose LLA?

Prospective Students


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Faith is at the very core of what we offer at Loma Linda Academy. Our prayer is that each student leaves our campus with a deeper relationship with God.

Thank you for your interest in Loma Linda Academy. Whether you are curious and want to know a little more, or you are ready to apply now, we can help! 

Who are we? Loma Linda Academy is a Children’s Center through 12th grade Seventh-day Adventist school providing quality Christian education since 1906. We have come a long way from our humble beginnings and are proud to offer college preparatory curriculum and a wide range of opportunities for learning and growth. 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.

Please take a moment to watch the videos below as you consider Loma Linda Academy for your child.


Iveth Valenzuela
Head of Schools

List of 2 items.

  • Mission

    It is the mission of Loma Linda Academy for all to Grow in God’s Grace, Thrive Intellectually, Develop True Friendships, Embrace Healthful Living
  • Motto

    Eternal Principles, Intelligent Choices

List of 10 frequently asked questions.

  • Advanced Classes?

    We offer 8 honors classes, 6 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. 98% of our seniors attend colleges and universities.
  • Average Classroom Size?

    For grades TK-12 the average classroom size is 25 students.
  • Financial Aid Options?

    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 a number of merit-based scholarships.
  • Before and After School Care?

    Before and after school care is available for grades TK-8 through our Kids’ U program.
  • 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.
  • T.I.E. Program?

    One of our cutting-edge programs on campus is our Technology, Innovation, and Engineering program (TIE). 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 of clubs for students to join. Here are just a few of them: Walk/Run Fitness Club, Camping Club, Baking Club, Surf Club, and the Shades Club (cultural diversity).
  • 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.
  • Sports?

    Sports provides opportunities to learn to work together as a team (win or lose), but our hard-working players hold many league championship titles. There are 15 varsity teams and 13 junior varsity teams in the High School. The Elementary and Junior High offer 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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LLA Videos

    • Why Choose LLA?

    • Elementary

    • Junior High

    • High School

"I want my kids to find Christian fellowship, learn Christian values and gain Biblical knowledge. But, most importantly, I want them to find a deeper relationship with God. That's why I chose LLA."

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Mission.   It is the mission of
Loma Linda Academy for all to:
 • Grow in God’s Grace
 • Thrive Intellectually
 • Develop True Friendships
 • Embrace Healthful Living