Grace Christian Academy

5914 Beaver Ridge Rd
Knoxville, TN 37931-0379
Tel: (865)691-3427
Grades: K-12 | 816 students
Grace Christian Academy is a Christ-centered college prep school serving grades Kindergarten-12.
GCA exists to LEAD students to a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ, to BUILD them up to their full potential in him and to EQUIP them to serve Him.
We are dedicated to being a distinctively Christian academy that provides an educational experience which develops students who are committed to changing the world for Christ. 

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Southern Baptist Association of Christian Schools (SBACS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious Affiliation Baptist
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded 1997

Student Body

Total Students 816 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Grace Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 74 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 19 students
Number of AP Courses 9 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP English (11&12), AP European History, AP German III & IV, AP Studio Art, AP U.S. History
Average ACT score 24
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(uniform required)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $7,100
Tuition Notes Tuition rates are different for elementary, middle and high school. ($7,100 - $8,000)
Admissions Director Teri Rash


Total Sports Offered 13 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Delta, National, National, Student, Student Delta, National, National, Student, Student,

School Notes:

  • New Upper School facilities opened August 2006
  • Fully equipped science and computer labs
  • Internship opportunities offered for upper school students
  • Honors and AP courses
  • Elementary Spanish, computer and art classes

Profile last updated: 07/20/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is West End Academy (2.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West End Academy (2.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is West End Academy (2.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Knoxville
    West End Academy
    Grades: NS-12 | 28 students
    2.7 miles
    5311 Mckamey Rd
    Knoxville, TN 37921
  • Powell
    Powell KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK
    3 miles
    3053 Staffordshire Blvd.
    Powell, TN 37849
  • Knoxville
    Tate's School
    Grades: K-6 | 228 students
    3.5 miles
    9215 Bob Gray Rd.
    Knoxville, TN 37923
  • Knoxville
    Grades: 9-12 | 22 students
    3.7 miles
    1531 Dick Lonas Rd
    Knoxville, TN 37909
  • Powell
    Grades: K-12 | 301 students
    4.1 miles
    1700 West Beaver Creek Drive
    Powell, TN 37849

School Reviews

I have three kids that currently attend this school and I am constantly amazed at the quality of education that they each receive. It's a great environment for learning, and the entire staff seems to work in harmony to create a great atmosphere. If your looking for a great school, I would recommend a tour of GCA.
- Posted by Parent, 05/30/15
This is a great school with a great mission in honoring the Lord in all things. I would love to enroll my boys at your school. Very impressed with athletics, academics and everything I have viewed. God bless your school
- Posted by Parent, 06/24/14

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