Christian Academy Of Knoxville
5.00 (6 reviews)
- The Mission of Christian Academy of Knoxville is to partner with Christian families to provide a comprehensive college preparatory education from a biblical worldview in a Christ-centered environment.
- Preschool - 12th grade Unique "all-inclusive" tuition includes a healthy farm fresh all you can eat lunch, field trips, and more (see website for details)
- Tuition discounts offered to alumni, pastors, first responders, military and teachers
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-12|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||Mild Learning Differences|
|Total Students||904 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 15%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||85 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||11:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||15 students|
|Number of AP Courses||11 courses|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Advanced Courses||Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Computer Science, English Language & Comp., English Literature & Comp., European History, Government/Honors Macroeconomics, Psychology, US History|
|Average ACT score||25|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Tuition Notes||Ranges from $7,000 - $14,500 depending on grade level, includes healthy farm fresh all you can eat lunch and may other "extras"|
|Admissions Director||Amy Loope|
|Admissions Associate||Barb Houser|
|Total Sports Offered||16 sports|
|Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Diving, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseball, Basketball,|
Cheering, Cross Country,
Mountain Biking, Soccer,
Tennis, Track and Field,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||18 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Art Club, Choral Ensemble, Chorus, Community Service, Concert Band, Marching Band, Mission Trips, Mu Alpha Theta, Musical Theater, National Honor Society, Scholar's Bowl, Student Senate, Student-Led Bible Studies, TREC Outdoor Club, Twirling|
Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), Young Life
- Covenant school partnering with Christian families
- Spanish and French offered at all grade levels
- Full range of extra-curriculars including athletics, arts, and academic societies
- Rolling admission, but apply early as some grades fill up quickly and financial assistance consideration is given to those who apply first
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I am a parent of CAK middle and High School students. My children are loved at this school. They Play on several sports teams too. If I am being honest, my children are average kids. In the public schools they came from they were somewhat lost in the `data`. At CAK my children are not treated like they are average. They love their school. They love their friends. They love their teachers. They are prayed over, and it is made known to them that Christ loves them too. Also, the academics are outstanding! What more could you want in a school for your children? How about a bonus: the community cares about my wife and I too! We have found an outstanding friend group of other believers at the same walk as us. By the way, don`t be fooled by the `sticker price` it is all-inclusive unlike others we have experienced and the tuition assistance program makes it affordable! It is well-worth it for my family! I highly recommend this school.
- Posted by Parent - Foot
I have been a part of CAK for 11 years. I have three children that are currently enrolled, one in all three schools. As a parent, it is beyond comforting to know that my children are being taught in a professional and challenging way, but most importantly in a loving and Godly manner. I know my children, and our family, are being prayed on a consistent basis. They are challenged academically and also blessed to have teachers that care about their hearts and their relationship with others and with our Lord Jesus Christ. CAK is truly a community of believers that love and support each other. My best friends today are CAK families. We are truly blessed to be a part of this community!
- Posted by Parent - Jan
Our children have flourished since coming to CAK 3 years ago. We have had a child in each level of the school - elementary, middle and high. The teachers have been well above average. We have also thoroughly enjoyed the athletic program and coaches. Our oldest child is now in college and went 100% prepared because of CAK. It is definitely great to be a CAK Warrior!
- Posted by Parent - Liz
Both of our children have attended CAK from Preschool and into elementary school where our oldest is now. This school is truly a special place; I had heard that but we are continually seeing it. My children are surrounded by teachers who know them and who "get them". They are loved and prayed for and the education they are receiving is unbelievable. My 4 year old tells me things all the time, and I ask "where did you learn that?"..."at school, momma".We have been so blessed and are thankful for the details to our children`s lives that are given in every aspect.
- Posted by Parent - Stephanie
We have absolutely loved our CAK preschool experience. My oldest child did 2 years in the preschool program and my youngest is in his first year there currently. The teachers are so kind and nurturing, which is especially helpful with my super shy child. I love that they are learning a solid academic curriculum along with Bible knowledge and memorizing Bible verses. I am also comforted knowing that my child is making friends with children who come from strong Christian families also. I cannot say enough good things about CAK!
- Posted by Parent - Lauren
As I am finishing this school year in college, at a major SEC school, I have realized how much CAK truly blessed me. The faculty and staff truly care about all of the students, and I am still thankful for how they influenced me in my personal, academic, and spiritual life. CAK not only has an amazing spiritual atmosphere, but it is awesome in academics. I am currently receiving a full ride to my dream college, while excelling in my work. I see my peers struggling to write papers and do basic math problems, but CAK made sure I was ready. As I am getting ready to return to Knoxville and life at home, I can't help but to express my gratitude for everything CAK did for me. I will forever be thankful for the opportunities this school created for me, and would highly encourage anyone to send their child here.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - woodr
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