Christ Centered. Service Oriented.
Life Prepared.

Paradise Adventist Academy // A Christian High School in Paradise, CA

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Distinctly Christian

From biology to basketball, we root students in biblical truth and character.

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Strong Academics

PAA is WASC accredited and offers small classes with challenging curricula. Apply Online

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Robust Extracurriculars

Athletics, music classes, and clubs support a vibrant student life.

Discover PAA on Welcome Wednesdays!

Experience our vibrant campus from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM every Wednesday.
Call us at (530)877-6540 to schedule a tour of our campus.

News and Announcements

Current events happening at PAA

End of Year Check Out
Thursday May 30, 12:30 pm

Click HERE  to get the form you need to check out for the summer. This form must be completed and turned in by Thursday, May 30 at 12:30 pm.

PAA Graduation Weekend June 1 & 2, 2024
June 1 & 2

Saturday morning, 10 am, Baccalaureate at Chico SDA Church, 1877 Hooker Oak Ave.

Saturday night, 8:45 pm, Class Night at PAA

Sunday, 10 am, Commencement in PAA Gym

Next School Year
2024-2025 Calendar

2024-2025 School Year Calendar is available by clicking here.

An education that will guide your child for life.

At Paradise Adventist Academy, we don’t want students to merely know the right things. We want to see them become who God has called them to be. We believe knowledge and character together are the strongest predictors and catalysts of success.

Founded in 1908, Paradise Adventist Academy offers students strong academics, a safe and inclusive community, and numerous extracurricular opportunities. We’re a fully accredited school with teachers who deeply care about both the academic progress and personal growth of every student.

Call us today to schedule a free educational consultation.

Discover What Sets PAA Apart

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Strong character is necessary for living a life that honors God and having the best chance of succeeding in school and career. That's why developing Christian character is central in everything we do.

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PAA is accredited and offers small classes with high academic standards. 95% of our graduates continue on to college and our students score well above the national average for the SAT.

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Students can compete in interscholastic athletics, develop their musical gifts, and get involved in various clubs and activities to help them develop skills and strengths beyond the classroom.

Becoming a PAA Cougar

Want to learn more about Paradise Adventist Academy? We invite you to visit our campus!

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Schedule a Visit

During this visit, we want to learn about your family and answer your questions about PAA. 

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Apply for Enrollment

We’ll guide you step-by-step through a simple and streamlined online application process. 

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See Your Student Grow

We'll give your high schooler every opportunity to develop and thrive in academics and beyond.

Give your high schooler the tools they need to succeed.

Visit our campus to discover how Paradise Adventist Academy is partnering with parents to invest in a generation of leaders, innovators, and Christ-followers.