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Asheville Christian Academy provides a gospel-centered education to students from Christian families in the Asheville and surrounding areas.
A highly trained and relational teaching staff works to instill a passion for learning in our students.
And while we are a college preparatory school, we also emphasise the importance of preparing students to follow God's calling for their lives, whether it leads to the business world or the mission field.
We are a non-denominational school with a rich heritage of Biblical integration and faith tradition. Students are equipped to follow Christ.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked NC School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 711 students
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: Jul. 1 / Aug. 1 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Asheville Christian Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in North Carolina for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded
1958

Student Body

Total Students
711 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
9%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade
Asheville Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
73 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size
18 students
Number of AP Courses
14 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP Art, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB/BC, AP Chemistry, AP Environmental Science, AP Language & Composition, AP Literature & Composition, AP Music Theory, AP Physics, AP Psychology, AP Spanish, AP Statistics, AP US History
Average SAT score
1330
Average ACT score
30
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jul. 1 / Aug. 1 / rolling
Tuition Notes
See www.ashevillechristian.org for detailed tuition information.
% on Financial Aid
30%
Admissions Director
Beth Hedrick
Admissions Associate
Brenton Benware

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Battle of the Books, Chess Club, Habitat for Humanity, Mu Alph Theta (Math Honors Society), National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, Student Government

Arts and Music Programs:
Jazz Band, Theater Production, Tri M Music Honor Society

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Ultimate Frisbee

School Notes

  •  Asheville Christian Academy seeks to minister to the intellectual, physical, spiritual and social need of its students. The course of study combines the best classical liberal arts and modern form and content with an authentic biblical worldview. Teachers and students working together are key to creating a school culture that values excellence, hard work, brotherly love and a vision for the future. Developing students who love learning, think deeply and communicate effectively is a hallmark of Asheville Christian Academy.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What sports does Asheville Christian Academy offer?

Asheville Christian Academy offers 12 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball and Weightlifting. Asheville Christian Academy is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in North Carolina for most sports offered.

What is Asheville Christian Academy's ranking?

Asheville Christian Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in North Carolina for: Highest average SAT score, Highest average ACT score, Largest student body, Most sports offered and Oldest founding date.

When is the application deadline for Asheville Christian Academy?

The application deadline for Asheville Christian Academy is Jul. 1 / Aug. 1 / rolling (applications are due on Jul. 1 / Aug. 1 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked NC School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 711 students
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: Jul. 1 / Aug. 1 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Buncombe County, NC is $15,425 for elementary schools and $25,351 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Buncombe County, NC is 76% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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