La Sierra Adventist Academy (Riverside, California, US)

A coeducational day school on the senior high school level at Riverside, California. Along with an elementary school under the administration of a principal, it is operated by a board representing 15 constituent churches, La Sierra University, and the Southeastern California Conference. Both academy and elementary teachers are considered members of the college staff by virtue of their responsibility in the Department of Education as supervising instructors. The early history and circumstances of its establishment are covered in detail under La Sierra University. La Sierra Academy was originally founded in 1922 at the site of the present college campus; in 1925 it was renamed La Sierra Academy and Normal School; in 1927 it became Southern California Junior College, and in 1939 La Sierra Col...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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Riverside, CA
United States