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
Year Founded1975
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students266 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
60%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Cresset Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses3 courses

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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