Georgia Mountains Christian Academy

2664 Highway 197
Mount Airy, GA 30563-0305
Tel: (706)778-3360
Grades: 1-10 | 24 students
The Service Team volunteered at Operation Christmas Child.  The Service Team works off campus one day every month.
The Service Team volunteered at Operation Christmas Child.  The Service Team works off campus one day every month.
Located in the beautiful mountains of North Georgia, Georgia Mountains Christian Academy has been providing education with a higher purpose since 1981.
GMCA (previously Central Heights Christian School) serves students in K3-10th grade.
GMCA is in the process of rebuilding its high school program, adding a grade each year.
The process will be completed in 2012 with the first GMCA graduating class.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Georgia Accrediting Commission
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades 1-10
Year Founded 1981

Student Body

Total Students 24 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade Georgia Mountains Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 3:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $4,000
Tuition Notes K3/K4 Tuition: $2,450 per year. K5-10th Tuition: $4,000 per year.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $750
Admissions Director Mrs. Nicole Davis
Admissions Associate Mrs. Nancy Batten


Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Golf, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballGolf,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. 4-H, Middle and High School Service Team, National Beta Club, National Junior Beta Club, Photography Club, Yearbook Staff 4-H, Yearbook Staff, Middle and High School Service Team,
National Beta Club,
National Junior Beta Club,
Photography Club,

School Notes:

  • Application: An application may be printed at, requested by phone, email ( or by simply stopping by the academy office.
  • Tour of Campus/Overview Meeting: A tour of the campus is a great opportunity to see GMCA at work. It is also a good opportunity to get to know the administration, faculty, and students that make GMCA special.
  • Application and Admissions Forms: Forms that must be returned along with the application include: -Transcripts/School Records -Medical Records/Immunizations -Birth Certificate -Ear, Eye, and Dental Screen (K-5 Only) -Medical Release Form -Parental Commitment Form -Previous Teacher Recommendation Form (Elementary, Middle and High School Only) -Grandparent Information Form
  • Registration Fee: The registration fee is $125.00 per family until July 1, 2008. After this date, the price increases to $150.00 per family. This fee is non-refundable and is required when the application is received.
  • Placement Testing: Placement testing will be scheduled by the academy. The cost of testing is $25 per test. You will be notified of testing results as soon as possible.
  • Personal Interview with Administrator: This interview is conducted with the applicant and parent(s)/guardian(s). It is an opportunity to discuss any issues that arose during the application or testing process. It also gives the parent(s)/guardian(s) the occasion to ask any final questions.

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Trinity Classical School (10.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Little School (3.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Little School (3.5 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Clarkesville
    Grades: PK-5 | 96 students
    3.5 miles
    181 Jefferson Street
    Clarkesville, GA 30523
  • Clarkesville
    Trinity Classical School
    Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
    Grades: K-12 | 70 students
    10.9 miles
    235 Harvest Church Road
    Clarkesville, GA 30523
  • Tallulah Falls
    Grades: 6-12 | 425 students
    11.3 miles
    PO Box 10
    Tallulah Falls, GA 30573
  • Westminster
    Cherokee Creek Boys School
    All-boys  | Alternative School
    Grades: 5-9
    12.9 miles
    198 Cooper Road
    Westminster, SC 29693
  • Cleveland
    Grades: PK-12 | 72 students
    13.3 miles
    67 Academy Dr
    Cleveland, GA 30528

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