First Christian Academy

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It is the mission of First Christian Academy to connect children and families to Christ through Christian education.
It is our vision for your children to develop lifelong Christian character traits making them strong enough to withstand life`s challenges as they embark on their high school years.
At First Christian Academy, we believe in providing children with the highest level of academic excellence in a loving, Christian environment.
We teach the ABeka curriculum in grades K-2 and use a variety of other publishers for grades 3-6. Our students score in the top third of all students nationally in many areas on the Terra Nova Achievement Test.
Our foundation is built on strong Biblical principles and all grades enjoy daily Bible lessons, weekly chapel sessions and Spiritual Emphasis Week.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 284 students
  • Acceptance rate: 99%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded
1996

Student Body

Total Students
284 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
3%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade
First Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size
15 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(School Uniform (Elem/MS only))

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
*For tuition costs please see our website.*We accept "Step Up For Students", "Family Empowerment", and "McKay" scholarships in our K-8.
Acceptance Rate
99%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Cheer Club, Music Club, Odyssey of the Mind

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir

School Notes

  • At First Christian Academy, we believe in providing children with the highest level of academic excellence in a loving, Christian environment. Most of our students score in the top third of all students nationally on the annual Terra Nova testing. All grades enjoy daily Bible lessons, weekly Chapel sessions, and a Spiritual Emphasis Week in the spring. Biblical principles are not just taught in Bible class. Biblical integration takes place in all subject areas. The development of Christian character traits and the importance of using good manners is emphasized throughout the year.FCA strives to provide a solid academic foundation for each of our students. We aim for excellence, while presenting the subject matter in a flexible and fun way that meets the needs of a diverse student body with many different learning styles.  All of our classes utilize smart-boards in their instruction and lessons encourage creativity and build critical thinking skills.Dedicated staff and families care about each other and the growth and development of all of our students. We invite you to visit and see why First Christian Academy is one of the premier Christian learning centers in Pasco, Northern Pinellas, and Hillsborough County. We serve students from the age of 6 weeks through eighth grade. First Christian Academy is a member of ACSI (Association of Christian Schools International).  Our Preschool is licensed through the Florida Department of Children & Families (Licensing #c06pa0222).

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 284 students
  • Acceptance rate: 99%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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