Garland Christian Academy

1516 Lavon Drive
Garland, TX 75040-0750
     Tel: (972)487-0043
        
   
Grades: PK - 12 | 329 students
Garland Christian Academy, a ministry of Lavon Drive Baptist Church, offers Christian families a Christ-centered, coeducational college preparatory program that is committed to spiritual and academic excellence, equipping all students to grow in the grace and knowledge of Jesus Christ and to effectively engage our increasingly complex culture and world for the cause of Christ.
We at Garland Christian Academy take seriously the responsibility of helping you to prepare your children for the future.
Our teachers have dedicated their lives to Christ and to the distinctive task of equipping students, individually and corporately, to exercise a productive place in society.
We encourage students to be loving, cooperative family members in their homes.
We at GCA provide for parents an island of influence in the education of their children.
In a day when the traditional family is under siege, GCA stands as an environment for healthy family reinforcement.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Association of Christian Schools (AACS)
Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
State or regional independent school association
Texas Association of Accredited Private Schools (TAAPS)
Texas Private School Accreditation Commission
Religious Affiliation Baptist
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1972

Student Body

Total Students 329 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 24%
State avg.: 37%
Students by Grade Garland Christian Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 50%
Average Class Size 20 students
Number of AP Courses 5 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Embroidered polo shirts and khaki, black, and navy pants/skirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $7,100
Tuition Notes Middle School $6500 Elementary $5700
% on Financial Aid 10%
Average Financial Aid Grant $900
Acceptance Rate 90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Christa Dunlap
Admissions Associate Stephanie Fuchs

Sports

Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Softball, Tennis, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FootballSoftball,
TennisVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Study Abroad Leadership Development Trips Study Abroad Leadership Development Trips,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Brighter Horizons Academy (2.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is First Umc Day School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is First Umc Day School (1.3 miles away)
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  • GarlandFirst Umc Day School
    Daycare / Preschool  (Methodist)
    801 W Avenue B
    GarlandTX 75040
    (972)494-3096
    Daycare / Preschool  (Methodist)
    1.3 mi | 63 students | Gr. PK-K                      
  • GarlandMount Hebron Christian Academy
      (Baptist)
    901 Dairy Rd
    GarlandTX 75040
    (972)272-8095
      (Baptist)
    1.5 mi | 17 students | Gr. KG-2                      
  • GarlandGood Shepherd Catholic School
      (Roman Catholic)
    214 S Garland Ave
    GarlandTX 75040
    (972)272-6533
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.6 mi | 217 students | Gr. K-8                      
  • GarlandBlue Ivey School
    Daycare / Preschool
    2101 Firewheel Pkwy
    GarlandTX 75040
    (972)414-4839
    Daycare / Preschool
    1.7 mi | 150 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • GarlandMiller Rd Baptist Academy/abc Christian Preschool
      (Baptist)
    2004 16th St
    GarlandTX 75041
    (972)278-2146
      (Baptist)
    2.6 mi | 24 students | Gr. K-4                      

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