Ankeny Christian Academy

1604 West 1st St
Ankeny, IA 50023-0500
Tel: (515)965-8114
Grades: PK-12 | 331 students
Ankeny Christian Academy is a Preschool through 12th grade college-preparatory Christian school. The vision of Ankeny Christian Academy is that our students will attain an excellent Christ centered education that will lead them to live both morally and ethically and will successfully prepare their families according to the standards of Christ as they assume their adult roles in society and carry out the principles of the Great Commission.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Programs Supported Resource Teacher
Year Founded 1992

Student Body

Total Students 331 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Ankeny Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 16 students
Number of AP Courses 2 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Clean, neat, and modest)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $5,580
Tuition Notes Price represents DK-6 tuition costs for first child enrolled
Admissions Director Mrs. Christy Crown
Admissions Associate Mrs. Melanie Frericks


Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Basketball, Football, Golf, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballFootball,
GolfTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Drama Club, Lego League- TECHNO Eagles, Math Club, National Honor Society, Student Council Drama Club, Math Club, Lego League- TECHNO Eagles,
National Honor Society,
Student Council,

School Notes:

  • Ankeny Christian Academy Stands For: * Love of Country * High Academic Achievement * Christian Character * Biblical Morality * Discipline with Love

Profile last updated: 03/30/2014

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Fairmount Education (8.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cottontail Creek Montessori School (3.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Holy Family School (9 miles away)
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  • Ankeny
    Grades: K | 1 students
    3.4 miles
    7297 Nw Fisher Ln
    Ankeny, IA 50023
  • Des Moines
    Grades: KG-8 | 14 students
    7.6 miles
    4665 72nd St
    Des Moines, IA 50322
  • Des Moines
    Grades: 4-12 | 38 students
    8.1 miles
    4111 Hubbell Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50317
  • Des Moines
    Holy Trinity
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-9 | 459 students
    8.1 miles
    2922 Beaver Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50310
  • Urbandale
    St. Pius X School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 340 students
    8.5 miles
    3601 66th Street
    Urbandale, IA 50322

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