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.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked NC School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 266 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded
1975
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
266 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
60%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade
Cresset Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses
3 courses

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / 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.
Profile last updated: 01/27/2021

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked NC School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 266 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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