The King's Academy (California)

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562 N. Britton Avenue,
Sunnyvale, California 94085
Coordinates 37°23′12″N 122°00′43″W / 37.386534°N 122.011959°W / 37.386534; -122.011959Coordinates: 37°23′12″N 122°00′43″W / 37.386534°N 122.011959°W / 37.386534; -122.011959
Religious affiliation(s) Christian
Opened 1991
Founders Jack and Allegra McBirney
Principal Scott Meadows
Grades 6-12
Enrollment 954 (2017–2018 school year)
Student to teacher ratio 12:1
School color(s)           Navy and yellow
Team name Knights
Accreditation Association of Christian Schools International
Western Association of Schools and Colleges

The King's Academy is a private, Christian junior and senior high school in Sunnyvale, California, US. It is a member of the Association of Christian Schools International and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.[1] It was founded in 1990 and is housed on the former campus of Sunnyvale High School.[2]

Student body[edit]

Total enrollment is just over 950 students, about 60% high school students and 40% junior high. In the 2017–2018 school year, about 42% of students were Asian, 36% White, 12% Multi-Racial, 5% Hispanic/Latino, 2% Black and 1% Other. There were also 22 international students.[3]


The school offers 12 Advanced Placement courses.[1]


As of 2018, the school has programs in baseball, basketball, cross country, dance, diving, drill team, flag football, football, golf, soccer, softball, squash, swimming, tennis, track and field, ultimate frisbee, volleyball, water polo, and weightlifting.[1] In the mid-2010s, the head football coach was Michael Johnson, former assistant coach of the San Francisco 49ers.[4]


  1. ^ a b c "The King's Academy". Private SchoolReview. Retrieved July 19, 2018.
  2. ^ Garvin Thomas (October 15, 2014). "Private School Goes Above and Beyond To Preserve History Of Closed Sunnyvale High School". KNTV.
  3. ^ "TKA at a Glance". The King's Academy. Retrieved July 19, 2018.
  4. ^ Darren Sabedra (September 9, 2016) [September 7, 2016]. "Ex-49ers assistant and his college-prospect son lead The King's Academy". San Jose Mercury News.