North Central Texas Academy

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded 1975

Student Body

Total Students 193 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
28%
State avg.: 36%
Students by Grade North Central Texas Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
35%
Average Class Size 8 students
Number of AP Courses 6 courses
Advanced Courses Calculus, English, Government, Microeconomics, Physics, Statistics,
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Uniforms Required)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $9,000
Tuition Notes Bridge Pre-K $5,100; K - $6,400; 1-5 $7,100; 6-8 $8,000; 7-12 $9,000; Full Boarding $36,000; Scholarships/Financial Aid Available
% on Financial Aid
86%
Acceptance Rate
25%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Dr. Julie Griffin
Admissions Associate Sherrie Ivey Morrow

Sports

Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryFootball,
GolfSoccer,
SoftballTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 17 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. 4-H, Art, Choir, Drama, Drum Line, ESL, Foreign Language, Horses, Horticulture, Instrumental Ensemble, Math Club, Outdoor Education, Photography, Pottery, Private Instruments, Yearbook, Youth and Government 4-H, Art, Choir, Drama, Drum Line, ESL, Horses, Horticulture, Math Club, Photography, Pottery, Yearbook, Foreign Language,
Instrumental Ensemble,
Outdoor Education,
Private Instruments,
Youth and Government,

School Notes

  • Balance; to keep steady; the power or ability to decide; considering everything; At North Central Texas Academy, the curriculum provides students with a balanced and strong foundational knowledge base in the areas of history, science, government, and economics as well as core academic skills in reading, writing, mathematics, and technology. Regardless of the academic subject, instruction in all classes focuses on building critical thinking, problem solving, communication, organization, study, and social skills. North Central Texas Academy's goal is to prepare students for advanced education through a rigorous, college-preparatory educational program taught within a Christian worldview framework. Students are also prepared for life as informed, ethical, moral, and productive citizens through a host of other opportunities that promote intellectual, social, and emotional growth. North Central Texas Academy is a boarding, day, and international school that provides opportunities very much like a university but on a K-12 level. The Academy prepares students for university life educationally, socially, and physically. The student body is extremely diverse, yet each member shares a common goal of excelling educationally while demonstrating Respect, Responsibility, Integrity, Self-Discipline, and Compassion. What distinguishes the Academy from almost all other boarding schools at this level is the dedication to raise scholarship funding for most of the students in the program. For those families who can afford tuition, it is expected, but for those students with high goals, yet without the ability to afford such an education, a liberal financial aid program is available. The Academy seeks out under-served students with the same high abilities, much like a university, and provides scholarships in order that these highly-motivated boys and girls receive the same opportunity to learn, commit, grow, and eventually assume positions of responsibility and leadership in society. North Central Texas Academy offers its students a rigorous, college-preparatory curriculum, fosters the development of social and emotional well-being, deepens spiritual growth and moral maturity, encourages an appreciation for the arts and creativity, emphasizes the value of good work and study habits, and promotes regular physical exercise and healthy lifestyles. This balance creates a learning environment where amazing things happen.

Profile last updated: 07/18/2015

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