Emma L. Minnis Jr. Academy


Mission Statement

The mission of Emma L. Minnis Jr. Academy is to develop the physical, mental, and spiritual growth of each child, in preparation for service in this world and the world to come.

Our Philosophy

Emma L. Minnis Jr. Academy has been established to provide a Christian learning environment for students, with responsibilities to guide each student in developing meaningful relationships with God, country, community, and family.


Adventist education imparts more than academic knowledge.  It fosters a balanced development of the whole person—spiritually, intellectually, physically, and socially.  Its time dimensions span eternity.  It seeks to develop a life of faith in God and respect for the dignity of all human beings; to build character akin to that of the Creator, to nurture thinkers rather than mere reflectors of others’ thoughts; to promote loving service rather than selfish ambition; to ensure maximum development of each individual’s potential; and to embrace all that is true, good, and beautiful.

Safe and Sound video presentation
Few decisions are as important -- and potentially life-changing as choosing a school for your children.  In this video you will learn some of the history of Adventist Christian education.  Hear from some of our committed Christian teachers and see how Adventist Christian education provides a quality academic experience in a caring Christian environment.

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Journey to Excellence video presentation
Hear from administrators, teachers, parents and students about the quality academics, strong curriculum and integrated spiritual and moral content of our school.

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