Asheville Christian Academy

74 Riverwood Road,
Swannanoa, NC, 28778-0288
     Tel: (828)581-2200
Grades: PK - 12 | 569 students

Asheville Christian Academy seeks to minister to the intellectual, physical, spiritual and social need of its students.

The course of study combines the best classical liberal arts and modern form and content with an authentic biblical worldview.
Teachers and students working together are key to creating a school culture that values excellence, hard work, brotherly love and a vision for the future.
Developing students who love learning, think deeply and communicate effectively is a hallmark of Asheville Christian Academy.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1958

Student Body

Total Students 569 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 9%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade Asheville Christian Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 50%
Average Class Size 18 students
Number of AP Courses 11 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP Calculus AB/BC, AP Chemistry, AP Environmental Science, AP Language & Composition, AP Latin, AP Literature & Composition, AP Physics, AP Statistics, AP US History, 
Average SAT score 1873
Average ACT score 30

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes See http://www.acacademy.org/admissions/tuition/index.aspx for detailed tuition information.
% on Financial Aid 30%
Admissions Director Beth Ledford

Sports

Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryGolf,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chess Club, Marksmanship Program, Moot Court, Mu Alph Theta (Math Honors Society), National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, Student Government Chess Club, Moot Court, Marksmanship Program,
Mu Alph Theta (Math Honors Society),
National Honor Society,
National Junior Honor Society,
Student Government,

School Notes:

 Asheville Christian Academy seeks to minister to the intellectual, physical, spiritual and social need of its students. The course of study combines the best classical liberal arts and modern form and content with an authentic biblical worldview. Teachers and students working together are key to creating a school culture that values excellence, hard work, brotherly love and a vision for the future. Developing students who love learning, think deeply and communicate effectively is a hallmark of Asheville Christian Academy.

Profile last updated: 02/28/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Swannanoa Christian Academy (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Swannanoa Christian Academy (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Blue Ridge Montessori School (7.8 miles away)
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