Dallas Christian Academy

  • For more than sixty years, Dallas Christian Academy`s unique urban location, in the heart of Uptown Dallas, has provided a rich cultural atmosphere to supplement the school`s classic academic curriculum.
  • DCA provides the benefits of an intimate learning environment and a focus on educating and developing the whole person.
  • Young people are encouraged to excel academically and also to develop healthy bodies and thriving spiritual lives.
  • The integration of high academic standards with a nurturing learning environment is the principle goal of Dallas Christian Academy`s teachers and staff.
  • Creative thinking and Christ-centered service are foundational to this innovative academic program where students can realize their God-given potential.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.General Conference of the Seventh Day Adventist Church (GCSDAC)
Other religious school association(s)
Other special emphasis association(s)
National Independent Private Schools Association
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationSeventh Day Adventist
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1952

Student Body

Total Students146 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
91%
State avg.: 39%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
30%
Average Class Size15 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Average SAT score1186
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Docker pants, oxford shirt, jacket, tie)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,150
Tuition NotesMiddle School $4250 High School $5400
% on Financial Aid
30%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,000
Acceptance Rate
75%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorKristina Calixto

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
SoccerVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.14 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Elementary Drama, Industrial Arts Club, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Student Association, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Bell Choir, Choir, Concert Band, Live Arts Program, Piano Lessons, Praise Band, Signing, Strings Program
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Arlington
    Burton Adventist Academy
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Grades: NS-12 | 334 students
    24.4 miles
    4611 Kelly Elliott Rd
    Arlington, TX 76017
    (817)572-0081
    24.4 NS-12
    334
  • Dallas
    The Hillier School
    Special Education School (Presbyterian)
    Grades: 2-8 | 34 students
    2.4 miles
    3821 University Blvd
    Dallas, TX 75205
    (214)525-6600
    2.4 2-8
    34
  • Carrollton
     Prince Of Peace Christian School
    Prince Of Peace Christian School Photo
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: NS-12 | 884 students
    12.8 miles
    4004 Midway Rd
    Carrollton, TX 75007
    (972)447-0532
    12.8 NS-12
    884
  • Richardson
    North Dallas Adventist Academy
    North Dallas Adventist Academy Photo - As a faith-based school, we incorporate a biblical worldview into all subjects, from math to science to health. Our goal is for each student to have the opportunity to make a decision for a lifetime relationship with God.
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Grades: PK-12 | 190 students
    13.2 miles
    2800 Custer Parkway
    Richardson, TX 75080
    (972)234-6322
    13.2 PK-12
    190
  • Dallas
    Fairhill School
    Fairhill School Photo - Fairhill School Campus
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: 1-12 | 163 students
    10.9 miles
    16150 Preston Rd
    Dallas, TX 75248
    (972)233-1026
    10.9 1-12
    163

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Dallas Christian Academy is a wonderful school. The staff is warm and focused on academic excellence. The student body is incredible, full of talented and caring young people. The school provides a safe, family environment with small class sizes that are excellent for learning.
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The average private school tuition in Dallas, TX is $8,209 for elementary schools and $17,317 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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