Santa Sophia Academy

Seeking Wisdom + Living Virtue + Encountering Christ
9806 San Juan Street, Spring Valley, CA 91977
East County

Your children can excel at Santa Sophia Academy

9806 San Juan Street
Spring Valley, CA 91977

Phone: (619) 463-0488

Santa Sophia Academy, which translates to Holy Wisdom, is nestled at the base of Mt. Helix in Casa de Oro, Spring Valley. We are honored to partner with parents in the education of their children in an atmosphere where Christ is the center of all we teach, do, and say in every subject and part of the day. The students, parents, and staff are a cohesive, collaborative, and caring community where every child is supported and encouraged to their best.

Our average class size is 24, and we have teacher’s aides in each room, supportive and involved parents, and dedicated, loving, and awesome credentialed teachers. Our students enjoy an extensive extracurricular program that includes league sports, fine arts, and a myriad of other offerings. And we are unique in that we teach a public speaking curriculum and extensive fine arts program within our school day. We boast an excellent and challenging curriculum that culminates with our eighth graders being accepted into the Catholic high school of their choice with honors and advanced placements and scholarships based on achievement.

Mrs. Karen Laaperi, Principal

Rev. Devdas Masillamony, Pastor
Santa Sophia

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Outside the Classroom

We offer clubs and activities including: Chess, Business, Woodshop, Arts and Crafts, Choir, Handbells, Music, Nexplore Classes, Drama, Science Classes, Homework Club, Accelerated Math in Grades 6-8, Extensive Fine Arts Program, Oratory Skills/Public Speaking Curriculum, Honors Science Classes taught in Grades 7/8

Our Competitive Spirit

We offer athletics including: Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball, Football, Softball

The World Around Us

Students at Santa Sophia Academy have the opportunity to learn additional languages including: Spanish

Our Learning Environment

Our learning environment features: Library, Computer Lab, Art Room, Sports Field, Playground, Blacktop Activity Area

We are all created equal.

We have served students gifted with: GATE Designation, IEP, Learning Difficulties, Autism

Let's make it work.

We are proud to offer tuition assistance to those families in need. Each year we set aside $59,000 in our budget just for this need and grant every penny of it.

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Our teachers began today in prayer with Fr. Devdas who then went around and blessed each classroom. Our teachers are working hard to begin fantastic 2019–2020 school year! ... See MoreSee Less

Our teachers began today in prayer with Fr. Devdas who then went around and blessed each classroom. Our teachers are working hard to begin fantastic 2019–2020 school year!

 

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Thank you, God. Blessings all around!

Have a blessed year πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™

Awwww, that's amazing! Praying we all have a wonderful year!!!

Our teachers, and Principal Ms. Klant, are enjoying a catechetical workshop at USD as they prepare for a wonderful 2019-2020 school year. ... See MoreSee Less

Our teachers, and Principal Ms. Klant, are enjoying a catechetical workshop at USD as they prepare for a wonderful 2019-2020 school year.

 

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Love the staff and teachers of SSA

Love our teachers

God bless you all. πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™

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Lovecraft SSA Thatcher and staff

Did Mrs Lapieri retire??

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Love it! Thanks Christina Dorey Ciceron for being in charge of music. You did an amazing job! God is good!

What an amazing week for VBS 'ROAR!' Our final day today was spent watching skits, playing on the water slide, and singing praises to GOD! ... See MoreSee Less

What an amazing week for VBS ROAR! Our final day today was spent watching skits, playing on the water slide, and singing praises to GOD!

 

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SOOOO Miss Teacher 2😍❀️😍

Love this!! 😍We miss "Teacher 2"!!

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Our July 'Summer Fun' program concluded last week with a special version of 'SSA's Got Talent!'. ... See MoreSee Less

Our July Summer Fun program concluded last week with a special version of SSAs Got Talent!.

Learning the Hukilau song -hula dance during SSA Summer Camp ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Oh my cuteness! This is adorable! ❀

Having fun learning about New York and Hawaii at SSA summer camp ... See MoreSee Less

Having fun learning about New York and Hawaii at SSA summer camp

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Summer Camp Fun!!!
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