Community Christian Academy

4706 Park Center Ave NE
Olympia, WA 98516-0985
     Tel: (360)493-2223
Grades: PK - 8 | 227 students
Community Christian Academy is an independent, non-denominational school committed to a program that inspires students to pursue excellence in moral character, academics and servant leadership to others.  It is the mission of CCA to prepare students to impact their world for Christ by equipping them with a sound education, by empowering them with a biblical worldview, and by inspiring them through Godly leadership.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Speech & Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Dyslexia, Language delay, mild learning differences
Year Founded 1998

Student Body

Total Students 227 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 22%
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade Community Christian Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 15 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(There is a dress code for chapel days.)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition: Full-time (5 day/wk)daycare/preschool is $710 per month; Half Day (5 day/wk) Pre-K is $325 per month, kindergarten is $6,135 a year; grades 1 - 5th is $6,450 a year; grade 6 is $6,605 (incl. outdoor camp), grades 7-8 is $6,870 a year; grades 9-1
Acceptance Rate 99%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director K-8 principal: Rick Graham; High School principal: Terry Ketchum; day-care supervisor: Michelle Jewett
Admissions Associate Michelle Ruffier


Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Flag FootballTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Band, Drama, Piano, Student Leadership, Chess Club Band, Drama, Piano, Student Leadership, Chess Club,

School Notes:

Community Christian Academy and Northwest Christian High School 4706 Park Center Ave. N.E., Lacey, WA 98516

Administration: Superintendent: Larry Weber; High School principal: Terry Ketchum; K-8 principal: Rick Graham; Early Childhood Education Administrator: Kim DeLeon; and Preschool/Day-care Director: Michelle Jewett

Grade levels offered: Community Christian Academy: Daycare/Preschool – 8th grades (with All-day kindergarten) & Northwest Christian High School, 9-12th grades is on our campus.

Enrollment and typical class size: 53 daycare/preschool students with a maximum class size of 10; 190 students in K-8 with an average class size of 15; 130 high school students with classes of 6 to 22 students.

Classroom style: Daycare/Preschool – 6th grades have traditional classes with specialists (Spanish, Music, & PE) and Jr. High classes move to different classes for the different subjects and specialists.

Subjects taught/enrichment classes:  
K – 8th: Spanish, music, computer, choir, piano, & PE;  4th – 8th: Band is also available; 5th – 8th grades can play sports; Jr. High has electives such as crafts, cooking, sewing, landscaping, sports, yearbook, drama & worship band.

9th – 12th: AP biology, AP history, AP chemistry, art, guitar, outreach team, drama, Sign Language, Spanish, yearbook, journalism, computer, knowledge bowl, academic decathlon, office skills, & creative writing. 

Contact information:
Community Christian Academy (Preschool – 8th grades) 360-493-2223 or Email: 
Website:  (Community Christian Academy link)

Northwest Christian High School (9th – 12th grades)
360-491-2966 or Email:
International Program Email:
NCHS website is: (Northwest Christian High School link)

Profile last updated: 05/22/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Northwest Christian High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Christian Life School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Kiddieland Children's Center (1.2 miles away)
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