NorthCreek Academy & Preschool

2303A Ygnacio Valley Road
Walnut Creek, CA 94598-0945
Tel: (925)954-6322
Grades: NS-8 | 540 students
Our philosophy as a Classical Christian school is built upon the Trivium: Grammar Stage (K-5), Dialectic Stage (6-8), and the Rhetoric Stage (9-12) (High School addition is coming in the near future.) Our commitment is to biblical application and partnering with families.
In addition to the usual subjects, NCA provides classroom/instrumental music, art, Latin, and sports at the Jr. High level.
K-8 students wear uniforms, a hot lunch program is available, and extended care is available from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m.
School hours are 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. for Kindergarten; 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. for 1 - 5; 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. for 6 - 8.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Association of Classical and Christian Schools (ACCS)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1999

Student Body

Total Students 540 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade NorthCreek Academy & Preschool Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 22 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Uniforms - Khaki, Navy, Hunter Green, White)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $8,180
Tuition Notes Rate posted is for single child grade 1-5. Rate for 6-8 is $8,500. Kindergarten is $5,900. Discounts apply to families with multiple students enrolled.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $3,700
Admissions Director Ranetta Ericks
Admissions Associate Michelle Kurnik


Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBasketballFlag Football,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Jazz Band, Odyssey of the Mind, SALT Drama Jazz Band, SALT Drama, Odyssey of the Mind,

School Notes

  • We still have openings in grades 2, 4, 5 and 6 in the 2016/2017 year. Please submit an online application from our website if interested in joining us. First day of school is August 24, 2016.

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