Upper CO Academy (Spangle, Washington, US)

An accredited coeducational boarding high school operated at Spangle, Washington, by the Upper Columbia Conference. The 1992-1993 enrollment was 270, with a faculty of 26. History. At a church elders’ institute held Dec. 2-5, 1920, the Upper Columbia Conference voted to purchase a hotel at Granger, Washington, for $14,000, to be used as a conference boarding academy. An additional $25,000 was raised to equip the school, and Yakima Valley Academy began its operation as a 12-grade school in 1921 with D. A. Ochs as the first principal. By 1944 the academy at Granger, Washington, could no longer care for the secondary educational needs of the youth of the conference. In August of that year a special constituency meeting was held at Granger, and it was decided to move the school. On June 18, ...

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

Vertical Tabs

Spangle, WA
United States