Grace Christian Academy

5914 Beaver Ridge Rd
Knoxville, TN 37931-0379
     Tel: (865)691-3427
        
   
Grades: K - 12 | 816 students
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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 Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 74 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 15%
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

Sports

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

Extracurriculars

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 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
    (Christian)
    5311 Mckamey Rd
    KnoxvilleTN 37921
    (865)690-1720
    (Christian)
    2.7 mi | Gr. NS-12 | 28 students                      
  • Knoxville
    Tate's School
    (Christian)
    9215 Bob Gray Rd.
    KnoxvilleTN 37923
    (865)693-3021
    (Christian)
    3.5 mi | Gr. K-6 | 228 students                      
  • Knoxville
    9215 Bob Gray Road
    KnoxvilleTN 37923
    (865)690-4255
    3.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 159 students                      
  • Knoxville
    1531 Dick Lonas Rd
    KnoxvilleTN 37909
    (865)602-2968
    3.7 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 22 students                      
  • Powell
    1700 West Beaver Creek Drive
    PowellTN 37849
    (865)938-8181
    (Baptist)
    4.1 mi | Gr. K-12 | 301 students                      

School Reviews

2 months ago
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
1 year ago
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
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