Cresset Christian Academy

  • Established in 1975, Cresset has continuously offered education that includes college preparatory courses, competitive athletic teams, and a full fine arts program.
  • Cresset Christian Academy offers students in Preschool through grade 12 an opportunity for an education for eternity with a Biblical worldview.
  • Our mission is to equip each student to be a light for Jesus Christ by fostering the student's spiritual gifts and talents; by developing academic skills necessary for college preparation; and by encouraging social and personal growth.
  • Cresset Christian Academy intends to equip each student to be a light for Jesus Christ spiritually, scholastically, and socially.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationBaptist
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12

Student Body

Total Students281 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
37%
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade Cresset Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • Established in 1975, Cresset has continuously offered education that includes college preparatory courses, competitive athletic teams, and a full fine arts program. Cresset Christian Academy offers students in Preschool through grade 12 an opportunity for an education for eternity with a Biblical worldview. Our mission is to equip each student to be a light for Jesus Christ by fostering the student's spiritual gifts and talents; by developing academic skills necessary for college preparation; and by encouraging social and personal growth. Cresset Christian Academy intends to equip each student to be a light for Jesus Christ spiritually, scholastically, and socially.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Durham
    Grades: K-12 | 134 students
    3.8 miles
    809 Proctor St
    Durham, NC 27707
    (919)688-3040
    3.8 K-12
    134
  • Durham
    Grades: NS-12 | 506 students
    3.7 miles
    4809 Friends School Road
    Durham, NC 27705
    (919)383-6602
    3.7 NS-12
    506
  • Durham
    Grades: PK-12 | 523 students
    0.9 miles
    4011 Pickett Road
    Durham, NC 27705
    (919)402-8262
    0.9 PK-12
    523
  • Durham
    Grades: K-8 | 153 students
    8 miles
    1914 S Miami Blvd
    Durham, NC 27703
    (919)598-0190
    8 K-8
    153
  • Durham
    Grades: PK-12 | 1229 students
    0.5 miles
    3501 Ridge Road
    Durham, NC 27705
    (919)493-5787
    0.5 PK-12
    1229

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