Riverside Christian Academy

Riverside Christian Academy began in 1996 with a dream to provide students with an exceptional education in a nurturing Christian environment.
At Riverside Christian Academy, our faculty and staff not only strive to provide students the best education possible, but also a Christian perspective on the world around them.
Christian principles are the foundation for every aspect of our program at RCA.
Our mission is to enrich the whole child--mind, body, and soul.
RCA's board of directors and administration understand that the decision to seek Christian education for your child is a decision that comes with a sacrifice; therefore, they are committed to keeping RCA's tuition among the lowest of any comparable school in the Southeast.
The cost of Christian education is never an insignificant one; however, many families choose to send their children to RCA each year because they see the difference.
Riverside Christian Academy shall provide a non-denominational, Christ-centered educational experience, focusing on academic excellence through values based teaching.
Riverside Christian Academy purposes to enrich the whole person-mind, body, and soul.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Christian School Association (NCSA)
Religious Affiliation Church of Christ
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12

Student Body

Total Students 350 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 12%
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade Riverside Christian Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Victory Baptist Academy (23.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bethlehem Baptist Church School (13.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Winchester Christian Academy (25.4 miles away)
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    TullahomaTN37388
    (931)393-6000
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    24.1 mi | 42 students | Gr. 1-12                      
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    (931)563-1033
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