El Dorado Adventist® School

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School History

In 1936, the two smaller schools merged to establish the Camino-Placerville Junior Academy teaching grades K-10 at its present location. 

The school later became El Dorado Junior Academy and existed as a K-10 program until 1996 when a decision was made to become a full K-12 school. 

The school became El Dorado Adventist School and from 1996 – 2003, the high school program existed as an extension school of Rio Lindo Adventist Academy in Healdsburg, CA. 

In the fall of 2003, the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists gave El Dorado Adventist School the authorization to become a stand-alone, fully functioning K-12 institution and in June of 2004, the school celebrated its first official graduates.

In March 2020, the constituency voted to downsize to a K-8 school.