Whitesburg Christian Academy

7290 Whitesburg Drive S,
Huntsville, AL, 35802
     Tel: (256)704-7373
Grades: PK - 12 | 371 students
"Students are passionate followers of Christ and well-trained servant leaders."

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 Prekindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1999

Student Body

Total Students 371 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 18 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Average ACT score 26
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(See our dress code details online at http://whitesburgchristianacademy.org/Uniform%20Info)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $5,950
Tuition Notes See the tuition details at http://whitesburgchristianacademy.org/clientimages/47834/Tuition%20&%20Fees%20Table%202014-15.pdf
% on Financial Aid 2%
Average Financial Aid Grant $2,500
Admissions Director Lynn Lewis

Sports

Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountrySoccer,
TennisTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Band, Clubs, NHS, NJHS Band,  Clubs,  NHS,  NJHS, 

School Notes:

At the Academy, we believe in a biblically based, college preparatory, classic approach to education that is centered on Jesus Christ.  Although the Academy does not utilize a fully classical model, our classical approach, which is designed to train the mind, consists of the three traditional stages of the trivium:  grammar, logic, and rhetoric.  What makes our program unique is Kingdom Education, which is a partnership between the parents, school, and church.  The Academy's role begins with the safe, caring atmosphere of each classroom and continues with a dedicated faculty who want every student to reach his or her full potential.  The Academy holds dual accreditation from the Association of Christian Schools International (ASCI) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).  All students are taught to view the world based on what the Bible has to say about every aspect of life, including academics.  Our students come from many Christian denominations, with over forty churches represented.  Through the Kingdom Education partnership, biblical worldview, and our rigorous academically challenging curriculum, we strive to produce students who are well-trained servant leaders and passionate followers of Christ.

Profile last updated: 01/29/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Randolph School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Riley Behavioral And Educational Center (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Whitesburg Baptist Weekday Early Education (0 miles away)
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  • HuntsvilleWhitesburg Baptist Weekday Early Education
    Daycare / Preschool  (Baptist)
    6806 Whitesburg Drive S
    HuntsvilleAL35802
    (256)880-5313
    Daycare / Preschool  (Baptist)
    0 mi | 275 students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • HuntsvilleThe Riley Behavioral And Educational Center
    Special Education School
    1900 Golf Rd Sw Ste E
    HuntsvilleAL35802
    (256)882-2457
    Special Education School
    0.6 mi | 19 students | Gr. K-6                      
  • HuntsvilleMayfair Child Development Center
    Daycare / Preschool  (Church of Christ)
    1095 Carl T Jones Dr Se
    HuntsvilleAL35802
    (256)881-4100
    Daycare / Preschool  (Church of Christ)
    0.9 mi | 15 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • HuntsvilleHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Holy Spirit School
      (Roman Catholic)
    619 Airport Rd Sw
    HuntsvilleAL35802
    (256)881-4852
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.1 mi | 395 students | Gr. K-9                      
  • HuntsvilleCommunity Fellowship Baptist Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool  (Baptist)
    7905 Logan Drive
    HuntsvilleAL35802
    (256)881-2344
    Daycare / Preschool  (Baptist)
    1.3 mi | 60 students | Gr. NS-PK                      

School Reviews

Recommended
1 year ago
I have two daughters attending WCA. I could not imagine sending them anywere else. The teachers and staff prepare the students for the rigors of college while building a strong and deep understanding of what it means to be a Christian. I would deeply recommend WCA to anyone looking to place their children in a private religious school
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Recommended
1 year ago
We love the Academy. Our daughter has been in elementary school at WCA for two years now. She loves it. As you walk the halls, you can tell by all the smiles that the teachers and other students love it too. We believe WCA is the best kept secret in North Alabama. The school leadership has put together an exceptionally strong Kingdom Education curriculum and staff of teachers to prepare students for life. WCA is focused on and does develop students with strong Christian values, academic strengths, and leadership skills. We plan to have our daughter graduate from WCA with those characteristics, capable of becoming/doing anything she can dream.
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Recommended
1 year ago
I have three children attending WCA. We have always been extremely pleased with the quality of the classroom instruction. The new administrative staff is focused on academic excellence and developing Godly attitudes in the students. My chidren are all in Grammar School, but we plan to stick around for years to come.
- Posted by Parent
Recommended
1 year ago
We love the Academy! The teachers love to be there and it shows, problems are handled from a biblical perspective, and the curriculum makes it fun to learn. I feel like I'm part of a great family!
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Recommended
1 year ago
WCA is a great school with loving and caring teachers and staff. My children have attended there the last two years and we are extremely pleased with their education so far. They are not only growing academically but spiritually as well.
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Recommended
1 year ago
We are very pleased with the high level of professionalism of teachers. We appreciate the focus on character development of the students as well.
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