SCLA's culturally-diverse high school and middle school includes students from the greater Twin Cities metropolitan area, across the United States, and over 15 countries across five continents. 



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Educating the total student – spiritually, intellectually, and physically – in a caring, Christian family community.

Student Success Stories


Parker Lewis (‘21) came to SCLA in 7th grade as an apprehensive middle school student in need of a change. Although he “cried his eyes out” when he came to shadow, he left laughing and joyful after immediately connecting with new friends.

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Gunther Grinde works in a COVID-19 test laboratory.

Gunther Grinde, a junior biochemistry major at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln (UNL), might know the novel coronavirus better than any other SCLA alumnus.

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Kory Henkel

Kory Henkel, Class of 1999, is a music executive for Capitol Christian Music Group and works alongside incredible artists like Jason Gray, Unspoken, and Lauren Daigle.

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Jared Joyal, class of 2017, has taken his creativity, attention to detail, and gaming hobby to the next level by landing a job at Epic Games where he helps develop the popular online video game Fortnite.

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Kevin Branson Jr. 4:13 Athletics

Kevin Branson Jr., Class of 2013, is a south Minneapolis native who has a passion for community service and founded 4:13 Athletics for underserved youth.

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Jason Bao '19

Jason Bao, Class of 2019, made the most of his four years at SCLA and now attends Cornell University to study design and environmental analysis.

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Gary and Cami Jo Sonnenburg

Gary (‘88) and Cami (‘87) Sonnenburg have seen the value of Christian education in their own lives, passed that on to their children, and keep coming back to serve their alma mater.

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Nhae Nhae Pasahanunwut 2019

Nhae Nhae, class of 2019, traveled to fifteen countries and attended school in her own Thailand and in addition to studying abroad in England, Australia and Utah since the age of eight.

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Alisha Johnson Class of 1984

Alisha Johnson, Class of 1984, was named one of the Top Women in Finance by Finance and Commerce Newspaper in addition to being named one of the "40 under 40" and "Top 25 Women to Watch" by The Business Journal.

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Children's Theatre - Oct 14

All ages are welcome to SCLA Children's Theatre's performance of The Thirty-Three Little Pigs by Brian D. Taylor on Saturday, October 14 at 2:00 and 6:30 p.m.

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Festival of Seasons - Nov 11

The Festival of Seasons Boutique is Saturday, November 11, 2023 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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