Loma Linda Academy
|Loma Linda Academy|
|10656 Anderson Street
Loma Linda, California 92354-2199
|School type||Private college preparatory school|
|Authority||Southeastern California Conference of Seventh-day Adventists|
|NCES School ID||00094474|
|Elementary principal||John Chen|
|Junior high principal||Jim Weller|
|High school principal||Datha Tickner|
|Color(s)||Maroon and white|
|Athletics||Men's and women's varsity and junior varsity|
|Athletics conference||CIF - Southern Section|
|Rival||Redlands Adventist Academy|
|Accreditation||Western Association of Schools and Colleges|
|Feeder to||La Sierra University
Pacific Union College
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Loma Linda Academy (LLA) is a Seventh-day Adventist K-12 college preparatory coeducational school in Loma Linda, California, United States. It is the largest[clarification needed] Seventh-day Adventist K-12 school in the United States, with 1289 students as of 2015[update]. The city of Loma Linda "is home to one of the largest concentrations of Seventh-day Adventists in the world"; LLA is one of a number of Adventist institutions located in the town, including Loma Linda University and Loma Linda University Church.
LLA comprises four separate, semi-autonomous schools: Loma Linda Academy Children's Center, a preschool, Loma Linda Elementary (LLE), an elementary school; Loma Linda Academy Junior High, a junior high school; and Loma Linda Academy, a high school. In addition to an academy-wide headmaster, each school has its own principal. As of the 2016-17 school year, the headmaster is Douglas Herrmann.
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The school was founded June 13, 1906, with six students. It was previously named Loma Linda Union Academy. In 1969, San Timoteo Creek, which forms the northern boundary of the school's property, flooded the entire school and parts of the city, causing hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage to the school.
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The LLA Roadrunners compete in the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF). LLA's varsity teams include flag football, volleyball, basketball, soccer, golf, baseball, softball, swimming, and badminton. Junior varsity teams consist of volleyball, basketball, soccer, baseball, badminton, and flag football.
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