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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Hey Parents... Dinner's ready. See you soon. Back to School Night II in Prendergast Hall — social starts at 6 p.m. ... See MoreSee Less

 

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In honor of Martin Luther King Jr., today's spirit day recognized different shoes and socks as an 'Agreement to Value Differences'.... to learn about you, understand you, befriend you, and value your differences. ... See MoreSee Less

Come and check our Transitional Kindergarten program, and meet TK Teacher Sandy Beckman, at a TK parent meeting on January 23 at 6:30 pm. ... See MoreSee Less

Come and check our Transitional Kindergarten program, and meet TK Teacher Sandy Beckman, at a TK parent meeting on January 23 at 6:30 pm.

Kindergarten learned what it is like to be a penguin chick trying to stay warm. They have to huddle together! So much fun! ... See MoreSee Less

Kindergarten learned what it is like to be a penguin chick  trying  to stay warm. They have to huddle together! So much fun!

It's the Roaring Twenties “Great Gatsby Gala!" Tickets and Tables are ON SALE NOW at santasophiaacademy.org/events/ssa-roaring-twenties-adult-night-auction - TABLES always sell out fast so don't delay... ... See MoreSee Less

Its the Roaring Twenties “Great Gatsby Gala! Tickets and Tables are ON SALE NOW at http://santasophiaacademy.org/events/ssa-roaring-twenties-adult-night-auction - TABLES always sell out fast so dont delay...

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Our students enjoyed a day with students from Academy of our Lady of Peace. They came to help with lessons and learning and added a lot of fun to the day! ... See MoreSee Less

Wishing all of our teachers, staff, students, families, and friends a very blessed 2019! Happy New Year! ... See MoreSee Less

Wishing all of our teachers, staff, students, families, and friends a very blessed 2019! Happy New Year!

Santa Sophia Academy teachers and staff wish all of our friends and families a very merry Christmas! ... See MoreSee Less

Santa Sophia Academy teachers and staff wish all of our friends and families a very merry Christmas!

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Our SSA nativity pageant was wonderful. Thank you to Mr. and Mrs. Hill for all your help! ... See MoreSee Less

Our SSA nativity pageant was wonderful. Thank you to Mr. and Mrs. Hill for all your help!Image attachmentImage attachment

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...and they will call him Emmanuel. Merry Christmas!From our family to yours, Merry Christmas! ... See MoreSee Less

...and they will call him Emmanuel. Merry Christmas!

 

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Merry Christmas. It was a beautiful Christmas Eve Mass.

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