Scottsdale Christian Academy

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Scottsdale Christian Academy
14400 N. Tatum Blvd.
Phoenix, AZ
Coordinates 33°37′04″N 111°58′44″W / 33.617852°N 111.978875°W / 33.617852; -111.978875Coordinates: 33°37′04″N 111°58′44″W / 33.617852°N 111.978875°W / 33.617852; -111.978875
Type Private
Established 1968
School district NA
Grades Pre-kindergarten-12
Enrollment Approximately 1,000
342 (high school: Oct. 1, 2010[1])
Color(s) Scarlet, white and navy blue
Mascot Eagle

Scottsdale Christian Academy (SCA)is a K-12 non-denominational Christian school in Phoenix, Arizona, United States. It is accredited by the North Central Accreditation Association as a college preparatory school.

Over 95% of Scottsdale Christian Academy graduates attend college, and its graduation rate is nearly 100%.[citation needed]


All the school's K-12 teachers are fully degreed and either have state certification, or one or both certification is in progress.

SCA is ACSI (Association of Christian Schools International) accredited through 2014.


Scottsdale Christian Academy was founded by Scottsdale Bible Church in 1968, with an enrollment of only 47 students in first through fourth grade. In 1972, SCA became independent of Scottsdale Bible Church and became a non-profit organization. In 1973, the high school was added, and enrollment increased to 275 students. In 1991, the school moved to its current location, a 14-acre (57,000 m2) campus on the southwest corner of Tatum and Acoma. Today, the high school alone has over 200 students.


  • Football (M)
  • Basketball (M/W)
  • Competitive cheer/pom (W)
  • Tennis (M/W)
  • Baseball (M)
  • Fast-pitch softball (W)
  • Cross country (M/W)
  • Track and field (M/W)
  • Swim (M/W)
  • Soccer (M/W)
  • Golf (M/W)
  • Volleyball (M/W)

Dress code[edit]

In 1999, Scottsdale Christian started requiring their students to wear uniforms from a specific supplier. Now, students are able to buy clothes from any company. Shirts must have collars and must be a certain color. Shorts must be in a certain choice of colors. Skirts may be plaid or plain colors, but cannot be more than 4″ above the knee. The students may wear college or school sponsored t-shirts on Fridays.


  1. ^ Arizona Interscholastic Association conference alignment and enrollment figures, approved 1 November 2010

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