Lodi Academy

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Lodi Academy
Lodi, California
United States
Type Private 9-12 College Preparatory
Motto The School That Trains For Service
Established 1908
Principal Tim Kubrock
Faculty 12
Number of students 100
Athletics Men's and Women's Junior Varsity and Varsity Flag Football, Volleyball, Basketball, and Golf

Lodi Academy (LA) is a co-educational Seventh-day Adventist private school located in Lodi, California. Lodi Academy, first known as the Western Normal Institute,[1] opened its doors as a boarding school in 1908. Professor E. D. Sharpe served as the first President. In 1968, Lodi Academy became a day school. Lodi Academy is part of the Northern California Conference of Seventh-day Adventist Church. It is a part of the Seventh-day Adventist education system, the world's second largest Christian school system.[2][3][4][5]

Lodi Academy is recognized by the University of California as an approved college preparatory secondary school, and it is accredited by the Seventh-day Adventist Board of Regents and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.[citation needed]


The required curriculum includes classes in the following subject areas: Religion, English, Oral Communications, Social Studies, Mathematics, Science, Physical Education, Health, Computer Applications, Fine Arts, and Electives.

Spiritual aspects[edit]

All students take religion classes each year that they are enrolled. These classes cover topics in biblical history and Christian and denominational doctrines. Instructors in other disciplines also begin each class period with prayer or a short devotional thought, many which encourage student input. Weekly, the entire student body gathers together in the auditorium for an hour-long chapel service. Outside the classrooms there is year-round spiritually oriented programming that relies on student involvement.

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  1. ^ Pacific Union Recorder. June 18, 1908, p. 4
  2. ^ http://www.csmonitor.com/Commentary/Opinion/2010/1115/For-real-education-reform-take-a-cue-from-the-Adventists"the second largest Christian school system in the world has been steadily outperforming the national average – across all demographics."
  3. ^ http://www.religionfacts.com/christianity/denominations/seventh_day_adventist.htm
  4. ^ "Department of Education, Seventh-day Adventist Church". Retrieved 2010-06-18. 
  5. ^ Rogers, Wendi; Kellner, Mark A. (April 1, 2003). "World Church: A Closer Look at Higher Education". Adventist News Network. Retrieved 2010-06-19. 

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