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.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 420 students
  • Acceptance rate: 75%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Placements

Excel Christian Academy places among the top 20% of private schools in Florida for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Year Founded
1974

Student Body

Total Students
420 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
23%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade
Excel Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
60 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
15 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Uniform tops with khaki, black or navy bottoms)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
$6,550-$7,050
Acceptance Rate
75%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Kayla Rivera

Sports

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.
Profile last updated:

School Reviews

Endorse Excel Christian Academy. Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards
Endorse this school:

Recent Articles

2020-21 Best SSAT Prep Courses Reviewed
2020-21 Best SSAT Prep Courses Reviewed
The SSAT’s questions are different than questions on other standardized tests. Make sure you learn about the best SSAT test prep programs out there.
What A Teacher Does
What A Teacher Does
A teacher wears many hats. Here's a look at her duties and responsibilities.
How Diverse Are Private Schools?
How Diverse Are Private Schools?
Decades ago private schools could have been accused of being elitist. You had to have money to attend. The student populations were fairly homogeneous. Fortunately that has changed.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 420 students
  • Acceptance rate: 75%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Request Information

Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Lakeland, FL is $7,925 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Lakeland, FL is 85% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

Quick Links