Divine Savior Academy, a private Christian school, will begin a high school program at its Santa Rita Ranch campus.

The pre-K through eighth grade school will add ninth grade for the 2024-25 school year and continue to add one grade level until 2027-28.

In a news release, school officials said the decision to expand the Santa Rita campus was driven by a desire to offer a Christ-centered approach to education, better serve the community, and maintain continuity for students' currently at the school.

The campus sits on 23 acres and has room to grow its outdoor athletic fields and courts, according to the release.

"We are excited to bring Divine Savior Academy's commitment to excellence and Christian education to the high school level”, Principal Joe Rodewald said in the release. “Our high school will be a place where students can not only excel academically, socially and athletically, but also grow in their faith and character."

Divine Savior Academy is a part of a group of private schools with locations in Florida and Texas.