Excel Christian Academy

  • At Excel Christian Academy, the emphasis is for each child from PreK-high school to realize his or her God-given potential, developing confidence and self-awareness, creativity and curiosity, and a deep understanding of community and connectedness to others. A robust, well-rounded curriculum with talented and engaging teachers and an energetic and diverse peer group provides students endless opportunities to discover their passions and talents.Our commitment to the core values of Creativity, Honor, Diversity, Excellence, and Generosity ensures the social/emotional, academic, physical and spiritual needs of each child are met.Students, faculty and staff in the Excel community thrive in a culture of high academic expectations through rigorous learning experiences and professional development opportunities.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.International League of Christian Schools (ILCS)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded1974

Student Body

Total Students442 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Excel Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Uniform tops with khaki, black or navy bottoms)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition Notes$6,550-$7,050
Admissions DirectorKayla Rivera


Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsArchery, Basketball, Flag Football, Martial Arts, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballArcheryBasketball,
Flag FootballMartial Arts,
SoccerTrack and Field,

School Notes

  • Excel Christian Academy is a ministry of Free Life Chapel and serves 400+ students from infants-12th grade. Founded in 1974, Excel's 26-acre campus is home to an active and engaging community of teachers, students, and families. Highly trained teachers at Excel use brain-based strategies and experiential learning opportunites to engage all learners. Excel offers extensive visual and performing arts experiences to promote confidence and creativity. A strong PE and ahletics program includes JV/Varsity Volleyball, Basketball, Taekwondo, Archery, and Soccer.

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    Lakeland, FL 33803
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