New Life Christian Academy

5517 Griswold Road,
Smiths Creek, MI, 48074-0480
     Tel: (810)367-3770
Grades: PK - 12 | 167 students
New Life Christian Academy provides a Christ-centered education and challenges each student to reach high academic, personal, and spiritual standards.
Here each student is challenged to achieve his or her maximum potential.
Through staff, families, curricula and atmosphere, students are challenged toward spiritual growth and maturity.
Each student will recognize and utilize God's gifting to live a civically responsible, culturally relevant, and spiritually pure life.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Christian Schools International (CSI)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Dyslexia, Mild Learning-Differences
Year Founded 1991

Student Body

Total Students 167 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 2%
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade New Life Christian Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 10%
Average Class Size 13 students
Average ACT score 20
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Khaki pants and polo shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $3,700
Acceptance Rate 98%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Lee Shimmel
Admissions Associate Melody Mills

Sports

Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballSoccer,
Volleyball

School Notes:

  • Completed application, including signed Statement of Faith - student enrolled by parent/legal guardian
  • Recommendation form (personal, teacher or principal)
  • Pastor Recommendation Form
  • Parent-Student Agreement signed
  • Interview with Admissions Committee
  • Academic Testing completed (K-8) (9-11 will require a copy of the students transcript)
  • Registration fee paid
  • Foreign exchange students will be handled on a case by case basis

Profile last updated: 10/07/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St. Joseph's Academy (16.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Montessori Academy Port Huron (4.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Anthonita Montessori Academy (4.7 miles away)
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