East Memorial Christian Academy

  • East Memorial Christian Academy (EMCA) is a spiritual and educational ministry of East Memorial Baptist Church (EMBC).
  • Our mission is to glorify Jesus Christ while shaping the hearts and minds of our students’ for a lifetime of Christian service.
  • As such, we constantly strive to provide our students with a Christ-centered education that addresses their spiritual, cognitive, social, and physical needs.
  • We strive to include the critical elements of our students’ family along with caring Christian teachers who employ Bible-based curriculum.
  • Together we accomplish our “One Family – One Focus” approach to education.
  • Due to rapid and continue growth, we moved into a $10M newly-constructed facility in July 2007.
  • We will continue to make improvements to our processes, infrastructure, and curriculum.
  • A major goal is EMCA to be the “Go-to School for Science and Math.” We want to be the first school parents think of when looking at Science and Math programs.

Top Placements

East Memorial Christian Academy places among the top 20% of private schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Religious AffiliationBaptist
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded2003

Student Body

Total Students273 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
5%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade East Memorial Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
13%
Average Class Size12 students
Advanced CoursesAdvanced Math w/Trig/PreCal, Algebra I, Algebra II, American Government, Biology w/lab, Chemistry w/lab, Economics, English and Literature 9, English and Literature 10, English and Literature 11, English and Literature 12, Geometry, Physical Science, Physics w/lab, Reasearch and Writing, Spanish I, Spanish II, US History 1877 to present, US History to 1877, World Geography, World History
Average ACT score22

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,400
Tuition Notes2012-2013 tuition is $4,400 per year (all grades). Discounts available for siblings.
Acceptance Rate
98%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorBeth Hopkins

Sports

Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Football, Softball, Track and Field, WeightliftingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringFootball,
SoftballTrack and Field,
Weightlifting

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Art, Band, Drama, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Math Competition Team, National Beta Club, National Honor Society, Spanish Club, Student Government Association

School Notes

  • AISA Blue Ribbon School
  • SACS Accredited
  • Christian curriculum in a Christ-centered environment
  • Accelerated Reader program in K-5 thru 5th grades
  • State of the art science lab
  • SmartBoards(R) used in math, science and computer classes
  • Extensive J/V and Varsity athletic programs -- football, basketball, volleyball, baseball, softball, track and cheering
  • SchoolMinder, GradeQuick and EdLine used to manage all aspects of administrative operations, maintain electronic grade books, and make student relevant information readily available to parents and students on the Internet
  • Low teacher-to-student ratio
  • Elementary enrichment classes include computer, art, Spanish culture and familiarization, library, AR(R), music, and physical education
  • Elementary extracurricular sports include cheerleading, PeeWee and Termite football, YMCA/EMCA soccer, volleyball and basketball
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    2.4 miles
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    Prattville, AL 36066
    (334)285-0077
    2.4 NS-12
    722
  • Millbrook
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    2.3 miles
    3151 Hwy 14
    Millbrook, AL 36054
    (334)285-0208
    2.3 PK-12
    172
  • Prattville
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    7.3 miles
    497 Golson Rd
    Prattville, AL 36067
    (334)365-4343
    7.3 PK-12
    289
  • Prattville
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    Daycare / Preschool (Baptist)
    Grades: PK-K | 136 students
    3.2 miles
    201 Woodvale Rd
    Prattville, AL 36067
    (334)365-5693
    3.2 PK-K
    136
  • Hopewell
    Grades: PK-12 | 132 students
    613.4 miles
    1600 Atlantic St
    Hopewell, VA 23860
    (804)458-6142
    613.4 PK-12
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