Word of Life Christian Academy

5225 Backlick Road,
Springfield, VA, 22151-0207
     Tel: (703)354-4222
Grades: PK - 8 | 108 students
 "Equipping and preparing the next generation of leaders to live out the call that God has placed on their lives.
"The mission of Word of Life Christian Academy is to provide an excellent and sound academic education integrated with a Biblical view of God and the world."

"The Christian based curriculum, taught by quality Christian faculty, allows parents to provide their children with academic instruction consistent with the teaching received at home and at church.
The program shall prepare students to become productive Christian citizens in an ever-changing society."
Our distinctly small class sizes allow the opportunity for more personalized instruction
than standard classroom settings.

All teachers (K-8th) have a Masters or Undergraduate Degree in Education and are available after school to talk with parents and work with students so that they can reach their full potential.
 In the shadow of our nation's capital, Word of Life Christian Academy provides the opportunity for students to reach their academic potential.
Our Biblically integrated and academically excellent course offerings are designed to allow students to demonstrate higher academic performance levels, preparing them for the future that God has for them. 

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Association of Christian Teachers and Schools (ACTS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious Affiliation Assembly of God
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Learning Programs Supported NILD Program On Campus
Year Founded 1979

Student Body

Total Students 108 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 50%
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade Word of Life Christian Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 60%
Average Class Size 13 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP US Government, Honors Calculus, Honors English, Honors Physics, Honors Spanish, Independent AP Courses (Multiple), 
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Boys - Khaki Pants and Polo / Girls - Pants or Skirt /Jumper and Polo)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline May. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $7,215
Tuition Notes N3 - K4 - $196/Week K5-5th - $6500.00 7th - 8th - $6700.00
% on Financial Aid 25%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,000
Acceptance Rate 85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Cherri Firaben


Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Soccer, TennisBasketballCheering,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Geography Club, Praise Team, Odyssey of the Mind, Art Club, Band Geography Club,  Praise Team,  Art Club,  Band,  Odyssey of the Mind,

School Notes:

Our small class sizes will maximize the opportunity for excelling and individual instruction, reduce distractions, allow for more student-teacher interaction, and provide your student with more student presentation opportunities.

Profile last updated: 02/04/2013

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The nearest high school is Phillips School-annandale (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Springfield Academy (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Springfield Academy (0 miles away)
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