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Learning At Rio

Rio Lindo Adventist Academy has a strong tradition of creating an atmosphere of learning, both to students and teachers alike. 

Rio’s ultimate goal in teaching is to maximize every student’s potential, no matter the background; to make student thinkers and not mere reflectors of others’ opinions. This Seventh-day Adventist educational mission continues to drive Rio Lindo Adventist Academy’s vision and work.

Below are our Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs), using the acrynom L.E.A.R.N.:

Live a life based upon a personal relationship with God by:

-Experiencing God through prayer, Bible study, nature, and human relationships;
-Celebrating God’s love through community worship and service,
-Appreciating the Christian heritage of the Seventh-day Adventist Church,
-Developing a belief system based upon Biblical principles.

Experience the excitement and relevancy of education by
-Developing the ability to learn independently,
-Learning through curiosity, exploration, and creativity;
-Demonstrating competency in the areas of reading, writing, mathematics, and
-Achieving the knowledge and skills necessary for success in college and the

Apply Christian principles for service by
-Accepting a personal responsibility for others,
-Identifying and meeting the needs of others through service,
-Valuing and appreciating human rights and diversity,
-Utilizing social skills and leadership to enhance the community.

Refine and use independent living skills by
-Developing effective social and communication skills,
-Recognizing personal responsibility for healthy living,
-Demonstrating a superior work ethic,
-Enriching life with standards of morality, integrity, and accountability.

Navigate a successful high school experience by
-Understanding the importance and power of choice,
-Creating and following individualized learning goals,
-Establishing a balanced approach to life.

Where do students go after Rio?

After Graduation

Class of 2019-2021 Post Graduate Acceptance

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