Gardena Christian Academy & Preschool

16311 S Western Ave
Gardena, CA 90247-0902
Tel: (310)527-0348
Grades: K - 5 | 55 students
Gardena Christian Academy has been serving the community since 1969 and is a ministry of Faith Christian Center.
Our church is attended by a variety of people from several different cultures and nationalities.
All GCA students and their families are encouraged to take part in services and activities of the church any time.
The goal of Gardena Christian Academy is to see that each student reaches his or her full potential spiritually, mentally, enjoying snacktime academically, physically and socially.
All subjects are presented from a God-centered viewpoint designed to integrate spiritual truths with academic training.
Academic training is only an extension of spiritual truth as set forth in God's word.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Teachers and Schools (ACTS)
Religious Affiliation Assembly of God
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 5

Student Body

Total Students 55 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 85%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Gardena Christian Academy & Preschool Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes $50.00 Preschool Registration $50.00 Material Fee $125.00 Registration (K-5th) $180.00 Material Fee (K-5th)
Admissions Director Kim Purnell

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Gardena Academy (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Gardena Academy (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Van Ness Nursery School & Kindergarten (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gardena
    Gardena Academy
    Montessori School
    Grades: 1-11 | 19 students
    0 miles
    16219 S Western Avenue
    Gardena, CA 90247
    (310)532-4850
    01-11
    19
  • Gardena
    Saniku East West Language School
    Special Program Emphasis (Presbyterian)
    Grades: KG-6 | 143 students
    0.2 miles
    16110 La Salle Ave
    Gardena, CA 90247
    (310)532-3770
    0.2KG-6
    143
  • Gardena
    Van Ness Nursery School & Kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
    Grades: PK-KG | 87 students
    0.7 miles
    15408 Van Ness Ave
    Gardena, CA 90249
    (310)323-4956
    0.7PK-KG
    87
  • Torrance
    Grades: PK-8 | 452 students
    0.9 miles
    3846 Redondo Beach Blvd
    Torrance, CA 90504
    (310)324-8732
    0.9PK-8
    452
  • Gardena
    St Anthony's Day Nursery
    Daycare / Preschool (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-KG | 88 students
    1 miles
    1044 W 163rd St
    Gardena, CA 90247
    (310)329-8654
    1PK-KG
    88

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