Seffner Christian Academy

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Seffner Christian Academy
Location
Seffner, (Hillsborough County), Florida
United States
Coordinates 28°00′02″N 82°18′17″W / 28.0005°N 82.3046°W / 28.0005; -82.3046Coordinates: 28°00′02″N 82°18′17″W / 28.0005°N 82.3046°W / 28.0005; -82.3046
Information
Type Private School, high school
Established 1983
Principal Roger Duncan
Grades K–12
Number of students 671 (2012)
Color(s) Burgundy and White          
Team name Crusaders
Rivals Bayshore
Accreditation Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Website

Seffner Christian Academy is a private Christian high school located in Seffner, Florida, United States. It was established in 1983. Seffner Christian enrolls over 600 students. In 2013, the Tampa Bay Business Journal listed SCA as Tampa's 21st most expensive private school, out of 23 rated.[1]

Arts[edit]

Fine arts programs include Band, Choir, and Drama.

Athletics[edit]

The school's athletic teams are referred to as the Crusaders.

Seffner Christian Academy has participated in the FHSAA since 2005[2] and has appeared in 32 district finals and six regional finals as of 2012. Football was introduced to SCA in 2010,[3] and in 2012 an SCA student was awarded the first football scholarship ever awarded by Olivet Nazarene University.[4] For many years, the school has hosted the Jan Bennett basketball tournament,[5] which raises funds to pay for Hillsborough County basketball all-star recognition and events.

The school fields teams in the following sports:

  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Baseball
  • Softball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Tennis
  • Track & field
  • Field hockey

Demographics[edit]

The student body is evenly divided between male and female students. Approximately 55% are white, 22% Hispanic, 19% black and 4% Asian.[6]

The school has special programs to help working mothers.[7]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Erickson (1 November 2013). "The List: Tampa Bay's most expensive private schools". Tampa Bay Business Journal. Retrieved 25 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Bobby Bowden to speak at Seffner Christian Academy event". Tbo.com. Retrieved 2014-05-25. 
  3. ^ "Seffner Christian: Opportunity finally comes to patient Reichert". Tbo.com. Retrieved 2014-05-25. 
  4. ^ Andrew Luria (2012-05-19). "Seffner Christian senior makes history amidst troubled high school football landscape - Story | abcactionnews.com | Tampa Bay News, Weather, Sports, Things To Do | WFTS-TV". abcactionnews.com. Retrieved 2014-05-25. 
  5. ^ "Boys hoops: TBBCA makes tradition of promoting game". Tbo.com. 2013-11-19. Retrieved 2014-05-25. 
  6. ^ "Seffner Christian Academy, Seffner, FL Test Scores and Information - Movoto Real Estate". Movoto.com. Retrieved 2014-05-25. 
  7. ^ Stanley Greenberg (2004). The Two Americas: Our Current Political Deadlock and How to Break It. Mishawaka, IN: Better World Books. p. 146. ISBN 9780312318390. 

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