Cresset Christian Academy

3707 Garrett Rd,
Durham, NC, 27707-0277
Tel: (919)354-8000
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 361 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 45%
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade Cresset Christian Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 34 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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  • Durham The Hill Center
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    3200 Pickett Road
    Durham , NC , 27705
    (919)489-7464
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    0.4  mi  |  155  students  |  Gr.  K-12
  • Durham
    Durham Academy    
    (Nonsectarians)
    3501 Ridge Road
    Durham , NC , 27705
    (919)493-5787
    (Nonsectarians)
    0.5  mi  |  1160  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Durham
    Trinity School of Durham & Chapel Hill
    (Christian)
    4011 Pickett Road
    Durham , NC , 27705
    (919)402-8262
    (Christian)
    0.9  mi  |  504  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Durham
    Montessori Children's House Of Durham
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    2800 Pickett Road
    Durham , NC , 27705
    (919)489-9045
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    1.3  mi  |  152  students  |  Gr.  NS-6
  • Durham
    Lerner Jewish Community Day School
    Special Program Emphasis (Jewish)
    1935 W. Cornwallis Road
    Durham , NC , 27705
    (919)286-5517
    Special Program Emphasis (Jewish)
    1.4  mi  |  147  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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