Life Christian Academy

1717 S Union Ave
Tacoma, WA 98405-0984
Tel: (253)756-2410
Grades: PK-12 | 621 students
Since 1973 we've been committed to fully equipping every student for success and significance--mind, hear, and strength. We provide an equal balance of high-quality academic instruction; authentic spiritual formation; and programs that broaden students' experience and sharpen their unique talents, from athletics and arts to leadership and international experience in a college prep environment. Through class sizes of 15-18 students advanced placement courses and resources for learning challenges, students receive instruction that meets their needs. Our Math and Science Institute (MSI) engages every student in challenging hands-on experiments using professional grade lab.
equipment and technology. Partnerships with local universities, organizations, and corporations are delivering value-added opportunities.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Teachers and Schools (ACTS)
State or regional independent school association
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Assembly of God
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Dyslexia / Language-based or Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1973

Student Body

Total Students 621 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade Life Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 4 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Calculus, AP English, AP European History, AP US History,
Average SAT score 1537
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(K--8 Uniforms, 9--12 Dress Code)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition varies by grade level
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $3,100
Admissions Director Linda Davis


Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chess Club, Honor Society, Knowledge Bowl, Mock Trials, Rotary Interact, Technology Club Chess Club, Honor Society, Knowledge Bowl, Mock Trials, Rotary Interact,
Technology Club,

School Notes

As a church-sponsored school serving Pre-K through grade 12 students on a single campus, we offer a unique "benefits package" no other school in our region can.

  • State-of-the-art facilities available to all grades
  • Seamless curriculum and fluid transitions between key grade levels.
  • Consistent teaching, values, and learning environment;
  • Experienced faculty that spans the Pre-K through grade 12 spectrum, augmented by pastoral staff
  • An award-winning resource program for students with unique learning styles
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Life Christian School and Academy is committed to its students and families. Teachers are dedicated and caring. Students are responsible and knowledable. I recommend Life Christian School and Academy to anyone looking for better education for their children.
- Posted by Parent, 01/05/12

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The average private school tuition in Tacoma, WA is $5,152 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Tacoma, WA is 92% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).