River View Christian Academy

31500 Grape St. #326
Lake Elsinore, CA 92532
River View Christian Academy Photo #1 - The beautiful campus in Northern California.
River View Christian Academy Photo #1 - The beautiful campus in Northern California.
  • River View Christian Academy is a private boarding school located in Northern California with the purpose of providing a safe, structured, and supportive setting for our students.
  • RVCA is one of the only boarding schools in California that does not discriminate against students who have struggled academically or behaviorally.
  • RVCA has both a boys and girls boarding school that are seperate from each other.

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Definition of Terms 
2018 School Data
River View ChristianBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered7-12, PG9-12
School TypeAll-girlsCo-ed
ADD/ADHD SupportYesYes
Supports Learning Differences (LD)YesYes
Religious AffiliationChristianNon-denominational
Year Founded19891910
Campus Size250 acres104 acres

Student Body

Enrollment40 students315 students
% Students Boarding
Average SAT Scoren/a* National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad YearYesNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNoNo
Classroom Dress CodeCasualCasual
Teacher : Student Ratio1:41:7
ESL Courses OfferedNoYes
Summer Program OfferedYesYes


Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
Merit Scholarships OfferedNoNo


Application DeadlineNone / RollingJan. 15
SSAT RequiredNoYes

School Notes

  • RVCA is licensed as a private residential school under the California Department of Education and is not a residential treatment center, therapeutic boarding school, or alternative boarding school as defined by Community Care Licensing. We are a residential school that can be very helpful for students whose parents desire more support, structure, and boundaries than public or private day schools can provide.
  • River View Christian Academy was founded in 1993 to help such families from all over the United States by providing a bridge to a new way of thinking and maturity in their teenager.
  • Over the years our school has proven to help bring strength, healing and structure to teenagers who were previously at risk and bring peace back to the entire family. Our beautiful campus is located in Northern California and our school is open to any family, regardless of religion, beliefs, or background.

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