Gardena Christian Academy & Preschool

  • Gardena Christian Academy has been serving the community since 1969 and is a ministry of Faith Christian Center.
  • Our church is attended by a variety of people from several different cultures and nationalities.
  • All GCA students and their families are encouraged to take part in services and activities of the church any time.
  • The goal of Gardena Christian Academy is to see that each student reaches his or her full potential spiritually, mentally, enjoying snacktime academically, physically and socially.
  • All subjects are presented from a God-centered viewpoint designed to integrate spiritual truths with academic training.
  • Academic training is only an extension of spiritual truth as set forth in God's word.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Teachers and Schools (ACTS)
Religious AffiliationAssembly of God
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost$600

Student Body

Total Students113 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
97%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Gardena Christian Academy & Preschool Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio19:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition Notes$60.00 Preschool Registration $60.00 Material Fee $125.00 Registration (K-5th) $180.00 Material Fee (K-5th)
Admissions DirectorKim Purnell

School Notes

  • Gardena Christian Academy has been serving the community since 1969 and is a ministry of Faith Christian Center. Our church is attended by a variety of people from several different cultures and nationalities. All GCA students and their families are encouraged to take part in services and activities of the church any time. The goal of Gardena Christian Academy is to see that each student reaches his or her full potential spiritually, mentally, enjoying snacktime academically, physically and socially. All subjects are presented from a God-centered viewpoint designed to integrate spiritual truths with academic training. Academic training is only an extension of spiritual truth as set forth in God's word.
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