Frequently Asked Questions
What makes Scappoose Adventist School more appealing than other schools?
The Seventh-day Adventist school system is the second largest private school system in the nation. Scappoose Adventist School offers quality Christian education, including:
- Annual achievement test results significantly above average
- Fully accredited institution and certified teachers
- Safe and caring environment
- Bible-based and academically challenging curriculum
- Low student:teacher ratio for increased individualized attention
- 5-day Pre-School 8:00 am to Noon
- Full-day Kindergarten through 8th grade
- Before and After-School Club with state-certified care from 6:30 am to 6:00 pm
- Full Music Program including choir and band
- Full P.E. program including extra winter & spring sports
- Cutting edge technology integrated throughout the curriculum
- Committed parent community involvement
Who are the teachers?
- Kim Eder, Pre-School teacher
- Debbie Sexton, Kindergarten-Grade 1 teacher
- Jaryn Hart, Grades 2-4 teacher
- Kim Cornette, Grades 5-8 teacher and Principal
- Debbie Wheeler, General Music, Choir & Band teacher
What are the school hours?
Classes begin at 8:00 am and dismiss at 3:00 pm Monday through Thursday. On Friday, classes dismiss at 12:00 noon.
Who may enroll?
Scappoose Adventist School welcomes children from all faiths. First grade students should be 6 by September 1. Kindergarten students should be 5 years old by September 1. Pre-School students should be 3 years old and fully potty-trained by September 1.
What is the tuition?
Kindergarten – 8th Grade pay a registration fee of $350.Tuition is $485/month for 10 months; arrangements must be made with the school treasurer by June 15. Families who pay the entire year’s tuition by September 1 receive a 3% discount. Preschool students pay a registration fee of $50 and $50 curriculum fees. Full enrollment is $370/mo. for 9 mo. + 1 mo. at $175.
What is the dress code?
Students wear navy or khaki school uniform pants, capris, or knee-length shorts or skirts. Dress shirts, blouses with collars, turtlenecks and polo shirts, without logos, are allowed in any solid color. The complete dress and appearance policy can be viewed online and in the school handbook.
What is taught in Bible class?
The curriculum taught in Bible classes is Christ-centered. Students learn character-building lessons from stories of the Bible and personal application of Biblical principles. Scripture memorization is emphasized. Students are invited to know Jesus as a loving friend and an important part of their daily lives.
How do I sign up?
To apply, submit a completed application and registration fee. Class sizes are limited. If the classroom is full, you will be notified and placed on a waiting list.
How can I get more information?
Contact Nancy Reed, Registrar, email@example.com, (503) 543-6939 or visit us on the web at www.sasonline.org