Calvary Christian Academy

1143 E Lebanon Road
Dover, DE 19901-0199
Tel: (302)697-7860
Grades: PK-12 | 333 students
Calvary Christian Academy is celebrating 26 years of service to Kent County Delaware.
CCA is the largest non-denominational K-12 private Christian school in this area and we are currently DEBT FREE! God has truly blessed CCA over the past 25 years and we growing in "wisdom and stature" each year.
We thank God for the opportunity to serve our community and we look forward to meeting you. 

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious Affiliation Assembly of God
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded 1985

Student Body

Total Students 333 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Calvary Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 13 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $5,000
Tuition Notes Please call for tuition rates
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $2,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Kelly Eckels
Admissions Associate Ally Deihl


Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chorus, Community Service Projects, Concert Band, Drama, Fine Arts, Mentoring, Musical Theatre, Piano, Student Government, Violin, Worship Band, Yearbook Chorus, Concert Band, Drama, Fine Arts, Mentoring, Piano, Violin, Worship Band, Yearbook, Community Service Projects,
Musical Theatre,
Student Government,

School Notes:

  • Current Student to Teacher ratio is 1 to 13
  • Certified teaching staff
  • College Preparatory - we offer college courses from the three local colleges/universities, which can be taken in the Jr and Sr years
  • We also offer dual-credit college classes in-house with our teachers who are also adjunct professors with Cairn University of Philadelphia for $75.00 per credit hour.  These classes run simultaneously with high school level classes.
  • 67% of our Jr. and Sr. High staff have advanced degrees
  • Community service requirements to graduate
  • Restoration discipline and strong stance on bullying

Profile last updated: 07/16/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Home Learning Center (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Kinder Academy (1.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Dover Montessori Country Day Academy (1.4 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dover
    Grades: K-6 | 16 students
    1.1 miles
    2131 S Dupont Hwy Ste 4
    Dover, DE 19901
  • Dover
    Grades: PK-1 | 39 students
    1.4 miles
    88 Carpenter st.
    Dover, DE 19901
  • Camden Wyoming
    Grades: 2-12 | 9 students
    1.5 miles
    144 Roundabout Trl
    Camden Wyoming, DE 19934
  • Dover
    Grades: PK-12 | 38 students
    1.8 miles
    401 Kesselring Ave
    Dover, DE 19904
  • Dover
    Dover First Christian School
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    Grades: PK-8 | 11 students
    2.1 miles
    655 Wyoming Ave
    Dover, DE 19904

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