Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy

  • Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy is nationally-recognized among college preparatory Christian high schools.
  • New for 2018-2019 school year. CVCA will expand to a comprehensive middle school with the addition of the 6th grade.
  • With current enrollment of 785 in grades 7-12, CVCA's mission of "Educating and Cultivating servants for Christ" is achieved through an advanced curriculum (including 13 AP courses), outstanding student ministries, 16 performing arts groups, 22 varsity sports teams, 20 extra-curricular student organizations and a dynamic student body who seek to impact the world as ambassadors for Christ.
  • More than half of all students receive tuition assistance and numerous scholarship opportuntities are available. .

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Year Founded1967
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students852 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers69 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size18 students
Number of AP Courses15 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
Admissions AssociateWalter Glenn


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.Academic Challenge, Chess Club, Chess Team, Color Guard, Debate Team, Diakonos Service Organization, Future Business Leaders of America, Improv Theatre (Royal Fools), Junior Classical League, Marching Band, Mission Trips, National Honor Society, Robotics Team, Royal Thesbian Society (Theatre), Show Choir, Ski Club, Speech Team (Forensics), Student Ambassadors, Student Council, Student Ministries Internships, Students Concerned Radically About Missions, Venturing Crew

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 previous involvement with CVCA, 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.
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