Cresset Christian Academy

3707 Garrett Rd
Durham, NC 27707-0277
     Tel: (919)489-2655
Grades: PK - 12 | 282 students
Established in 1975, Cresset has continuously offered education that includes college preparatory courses, competitive athletic teams, and a full fine arts program.
Cresset Christian Academy offers students in Preschool through grade 12 an opportunity for an education for eternity with a Biblical worldview.
Our mission is to equip each student to be a light for Jesus Christ by fostering the student's spiritual gifts and talents; by developing academic skills necessary for college preparation; and by encouraging social and personal growth.
Cresset Christian Academy intends to equip each student to be a light for Jesus Christ spiritually, scholastically, and socially.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Baptist
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12

Student Body

Total Students 282 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 40%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade Cresset Christian Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Hill Center (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Hill Center (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Durham Academy (0.5 miles away)
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  • DurhamDurham Academy
    3501 Ridge Road
    DurhamNC 27705
    (919)493-5787
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  • DurhamTrinity School of Durham & Chapel Hill
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    4011 Pickett Road
    DurhamNC 27705
    (919)402-8262
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