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CHRIST-CENTERED, HOLISTIC ENVIRONMENT
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ACADEMIC & SPIRITUAL FLOURISHING

OUR MISSION

To love, educate, and disciple students for God's service.

OUR VISION

To be an exceptional provider of quality, affordable Adventist Christian Secondary Education.

OUR PHILOSOPHY

To promote the development

of body, mind, and spirit, so that we may love God and love others, expressed through service.

LOOKING FOR MORE THAN A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA?

At Mount Pisgah Academy, the educational journey extends beyond the classroom. Our holistic approach focuses on the

whole health of the student – physical, intellectual, spiritual, and social – enabling everyone to achieve their personal best. 

 

We're a culturally diverse Seventh-day Adventist School that welcomes students of all faiths. 

A Christ-centered environment sets the stage for a positive experience at MPA. Students enjoy a close community,

engaging classes, caring teachers, and innovative programming surrounded by the breathtaking Southern Appalachians. 

 

Most of our students live on campus, but some choose to commute. Either way, our graduates leave MPA

ready for college with solid life skills, newfound independence, a heart for service, and lasting friendships.

Welcome to Mount Pisgah Academy. We promise a high school experience you'll never forget!

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SPIRITUAL

Worship is a critical part of our curriculum, allowing students to develop a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. While attending our school, students understand God's love more deeply through spiritual programming, Bible classes, nightly worships, and more.

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SERVICE

In promoting the development of body, mind, and spirit, students love God and others, expressed through service. Weekly community service, along with yearly mission trips, instills a spirit of service in our students. Opportunities to serve peers also present themselves on a daily basis.

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WORK PROGRAM

Students have the opportunity to work on campus to assist with paying off their school bills. This provides an excellent experience for students to develop a strong work ethic. Many students take advantage of this option, working for the cafeteria, maintenance, dorms, and teachers.

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ATHLETICS

Through our various varsity teams and intramural program, our students receive a balanced education where physical education is promoted. We strongly believe that providing athletic programming will help aid our students in their journeys with Jesus. 

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FINE ARTS

By emphasizing fine arts opportunities our students develop talents they can use to praise God in a variety of ways. These programs include Choir, Hand Bells, Concert Symphony Orchestra, and Yearbook.

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TECHNOLOGY

By utilizing laptops, instead of hardback textbooks, our students receive a technology-driven educational experience. Additionally, our new STEM program provides opportunities for our students to learn about robots, coding, 3-D printing, and more.

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An eight week parent-student study for your

Seventh-day Adventist Rising Academy Student

PREPARING YOUR STUDENT'S HEART FOR HIGH SCHOOL

Bond with your child, and provide guidance on important topics as they prepare to move from middle to high school. This helpful guide provides instructions on how to set up a weekly time to connect with your child and discuss topics such as: identity and confidence, relationships, rest and the Sabbath, clean living, independence and responsibility, and more! This study provides:

 

  • Connection in a low-pressure environment 

  • Scripture and simple bullet points for each topic

  • Adventist values and preparation for your student's new life phase

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Visit Our Campus

Whether you want to come see our campus in-person or prefer to watch a campus tour video from your home, we want you to become familiar with our campus.

 

By scheduling an on-campus tour, you will receive a personalized visit including a walk-through of each building, a meeting with the deans, and a discussion with a financial advisor. 

 
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DISCOVER MOUNT PISGAH ACADEMY

Mount Pisgah Academy is a Seventh-day Adventist boarding high school located in Asheville, North Carolina. Students at MPA are given expansive opportunities to succeed academically, spiritually, physically, and socially. Through dual-credit courses, mission trips, varsity sports, musical organizations, and more, students discover their talents and skills. If you are interested in learning about Mount Pisgah Academy, we encourage you to contact us today to request an information packet or schedule a campus tour. We hope to see you soon!

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A Place for Spiritual Growth

"My wife and I sent both of our children to Mount Pisgah Academy. While we had concerns about our children being away from home, we felt God leading us to MPA. And, although raising teenagers comes with its challenges, we are glad they had the experience of Christian education at MPA. A place where they could grow academically, socially, but most importantly spiritually. Many relationships our children and we created there with students and faculty will be cherished for a lifetime. We have always felt that the faculty at Mt. Pisgah are diligently seeking to help our children grow in Christ and had their best interests in mind."

- Former Parent (2014-2020)

WHAT'S HAPPENING AT MPA

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MUSIC FESTIVAL - MARCH 2-3

Musicians in grades 5-12 converge on our campus to practice and worship together, all culminating in an evening performance on Friday night. The various disciplines for this event include handbells, choir, string, and band. In 2019, nearly 300 young people joined us for this worshipful experience. 

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ACADEMY DAYS - APRIL 28-30

This is a time when potential students come to visit our campus and meet our students. There are opportunities for scholarship auditions/tryouts, viewing organizational performances, meeting new friends, and so much more! Students who come to this event stay in the dorm and enjoy meals in our cafeteria. 

 

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Calendar

November 28-30

MAP Testing

December 2

Candlelight

Vespers

December 4

Boys' Club

Open House

December 4

Girls' Club

Christmas Banquet