Grace Christian Academy

Po Box 1880,
Benson, AZ, 85602-0856
Tel: (520)586-2358
Grades: PK - 12 | 27 students
Grace has a relaxed class atmoshere.
The students have their own offices, set their own goals and take responsibility for their progress.
They learn life lessons, receive certificates at the completion of every unit of study in the presence of their classmates.
The provides the encouragement that they need to move ahead.
The older student body prepares for a livelyhood by enrolling in our vocational training program.
Their choice is Funiture Building (shop) and Upholstery Service and Business  Our extra curricular activities involve earned field trips, art, music, ministry in the community, regional and international student conventions.

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Accelerated Christian Education (ACE) or (School of Tomorrow)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Year Founded 1998

Student Body

Total Students 27 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 40%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Grace Christian Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 1%
Average Class Size 9 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Khaki pants and collar polo shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition is charged and held at a minimum until the scholarships and grants are awarded. This allows parents a minimal financial cost at the beginning and due by the end of the school year. Registration is non refundable and due with application
% on Financial Aid 80%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,124
Acceptance Rate 98%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Pastor Lupe Diaz

Sports

Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Cycling, Mountain Biking, SoccerCyclingMountain Biking,
Soccer

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art clases, Vocational Training - Furniture Building (shop), Vocational Training - Upholstery Art clases, Vocational Training - Furniture Building (shop),
Vocational Training - Upholstery,

School Notes:

  • School hours are 8:00-12:00 for Pre-school and Kindergarten 8:00-3:00 for the elementary, junior high and high school classes All observed holidays are days off Lunch is the responsibility of the parent tentative school day 8:20 doors open 8:30 Assembly in the sanctuary 8:45 start classes 10:00 first break for all classes restroom breaks allowed and privilege cards earned for extra time off 10:15-10:30 (extra time earned as privilege) 11:30 Pre-school and Kindergarten dismissed for the day 11:50 break for lunch 12:20 back to class 1:30 break 2:35 time to clean up and gather homework or personals 2:45 dismissed for the day 2:50 detention time starts 3:20 pick up students on detention We use a merit and demerit system to motivate the children to excellence. A required parent orientation meeting is held the beginning of the year, four weeks later for those who were not able to make the first one, on a Saturday. This is designed to help the parent understand the educational process we use with the student. Uniforms are a Khaki pant/skirt and a light colored polo shirt/blouse. Field trips are considered part of the school required days of attendance. Parents are encouraged to use their skills and talents to offer specific classed for the children. We also require volunteer time for each of the parents.
  • Profile last updated: 01/17/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Veritas Christian Community School (26 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Harvest Christian Academy (26 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Learning Tree Preschool (26.8 miles away)
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