Ankeny Christian Academy

Ankeny Christian Academy is a Preschool through 12th grade college-preparatory Christian school. The vision of Ankeny Christian Academy is that our students will attain an excellent Christ centered education that will lead them to live both morally and ethically and will successfully prepare their families according to the standards of Christ as they assume their adult roles in society and carry out the principles of the Great Commission.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked IA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 501 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,000
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: Aug. 1 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Ankeny Christian Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Iowa for:

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Attribute

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded
1992

Student Body

Total Students
501 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade
Ankeny Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
20%
Average Class Size
20 students
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Advanced English, Advanced Math
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Clean, neat, and modest

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Aug. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Price represents K-6 tuition costs for first child enrolled
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Steven Robinson
Admissions Associate
Melanie Frericks

Sports

Total Sports Offered
5 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Drama Club, National Honor Society, Student Council, Technology Club

School Notes

  • Ankeny Christian Academy is an independent non-denominational Christian school. We partner with families to provide excellence in Christian education and training to children preschool through 12th grade. ACA provides exceptional academics infused with a Christian worldview that encourages students to impact the world for Jesus Christ. We are a College-Preparatory school accredited by the State of Iowa. We are a discipleship school that values a cohesive partnership between parents/guardians, church, and school. We would love to schedule a time to meet with you, provide a tour, and answer any additional questions.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Ankeny Christian Academy cost?
Ankeny Christian Academy's tuition is approximately $6,000 for private students.
What schools are Ankeny Christian Academy often compared to?
Ankeny Christian Academyis often viewed alongside schools like Des Moines Christian School by visitors of our site.
What is the acceptance rate of Ankeny Christian Academy?
The acceptance rate of Ankeny Christian Academy is 90%, which is lower than the national average of 94%.
What sports does Ankeny Christian Academy offer?
Ankeny Christian Academy offers 5 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Track and Field and Volleyball.
What is Ankeny Christian Academy's ranking?
Ankeny Christian Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Iowa for: Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for Ankeny Christian Academy?
The application deadline for Ankeny Christian Academy is Aug. 1 / rolling (applications are due on Aug. 1 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked IA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 501 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,000
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: Aug. 1 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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