Attendance at Yakima Adventist Christian School is a privilege and not a right. The school reserves the right to refuse admittance and to dismiss any student in order to safeguard the scholastic, spiritual, and moral atmosphere of the school.
Washington State law requires that a child be at least five years old prior to September 1 to attend kindergarten and at least six years old prior to September 1 to attend first grade. It is recommended that in harmony with the instruction from the Spirit of Prophecy, supported by findings of medical science and by leading educators, children should not be sent to school at too early an age. Yakima Adventist Christian School teachers recommend parents wait until students are six years old to begin kindergarten.
New student applications must be accompanied by a $25.00 testing fee. All students must complete placement testing and an interview with the teacher and principal. Any student transferring from another school will be required to present records from the last school attended or personal copies of report cards and standardized testing before attending.
Accounts from previous school years must be paid in full before a student will be admitted. Any request for exemption of this policy will be considered on an individual basis by the school board.
New students must present a copy of their birth certificate, have a complete medical examination, and a completed immunization record, as required by law.All students entering 9th grade must have a complete medical examination.
The Yakima Adventist Christian School admits students of any race, color, sex, national, and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, colors, sex, national, and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, scholarship, and loan programs