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Whether you are interested in becoming a more independent person, challenging yourself academically, pursuing athletics or music, or becoming friends with students from around the world, we are confident that you will have an unforgettable experience at Rio Lindo Adventist Academy.

Before you apply, follow the steps below to discover more about Rio and connect with us.


Learn about Rio

Browse this site to learn more about Rio life and schedule a tour or conversation with us to discover more about Rio.

Tuition and Financial Aid

Find out how Rio can be an affordable option for you and your family. 98% of families who apply for financial aid receive assistance.

Apply Now

If you're ready to apply, follow our application process and get those forms filled out.

Questions for international student admissions can be answered by visiting the International Student page or contacting us below:


Admissions Team
(707) 431-5100 ext. 112

“During a home leave my Junior year, my mom, grandparents and I were talking. They told me how much a blessing Rio had been in my life.They said how much more independent and mature I had become, and that they never thought one school could make such a dramatic change in a person.”

-Christian BatchelorRio Alumni '13

The best way to know if Rio is the right place for you is to schedule a visit. The lodging, food, and tour is on us!  Simply visit this page to connect with us or schedule a tour. If you would like to know more about our admissions process, visit the Apply Now page.

A really great event to attend is Academy Days, which takes place each February. Students from around California, Nevada, Utah and Oregon travel to attend this weekend event and are able to stay in a dorm room, visit classes, and have a first hand experience with boarding school life.

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