Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy

Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy Photo #1 - We love our students!
Founded in 1968, Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy is a private, college-preparatory, non-denominational Christian middle and high school that seeks to educate and cultivate servants for Christ.
Students meet rigorous admissions standards both academically and spiritually. CVCA`s 850 students, of whom 25% represent minority populations, come from a seven-county area.
Our facilities include a 177,000 square-foot building with state-of-the-art technology, 7 science labs, 31,000 square-foot fieldhouse and competition gymnasium, a 600-seat chapel/auditorium, and 70 acres of sports facilities, including a turf stadium and all-weather track.
CVCA is fully committed to maintaining an ethnically/culturally diverse faculty and student body within a biblical community.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Year Founded1968
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students843 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers73 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size18 students
Number of AP Courses20 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced Courses English Literature, Statistics, U.S. History, Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, English Literature and Composition, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Music Theory, Physics, Spanish Language and Culture, U.S. Government
Average SAT score1210
Average ACT score25
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Khaki pants, bermuda shorts, or skirt and polo shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$9,325
Tuition NotesTuition payment plans, financial aid, and scholarships available.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$3,500
Admissions DirectorMrs. Mindy Fullerton


Total Sports Offered17 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Diving, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDiving,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.22 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Improv Theatre (Royal Fools), Junior Classical League, Student Ambassadors, Student Ministries Internships, Students Concerned Radically About Missions, Venturing Crew

Club or Organization:
Academic Challenge, Chess Club, Chess Team, Color Guard, Debate Team, Diakonos Service Organization, Future Business Leaders of America, Mission Trips, National Honor Society, Robotics Team, Speech Team (Forensics), Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Marching Band, Royal Thesbian Society (Theatre), Show Choir

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Ski Club

School Notes

Some of the factors considered as the committee makes admissions decisions are listed below:
  • The family's commitment to Christian education
  • The family's commitment to a local church through regular attendance
  • The applicant's academic and behavioral record at previous schools
  • The applicant's desire to attend CVCA and thoroughness in completing the questionnaire
  • Teacher references and comments on grade cards
  • The applicant's scores on standardized tests and entrance exams (which should be average or above)
  • Responses to questions during the new student interview.
  • The family's previous involvement with CVCA

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