Garland Christian Academy

Garland Christian Academy, a ministry of Lavon Drive Baptist Church, offers Christian families a Christ-centered, coeducational college preparatory program that is committed to spiritual and academic excellence, equipping all students to grow in the grace and knowledge of Jesus Christ and to effectively engage our increasingly complex culture and world for the cause of Christ.
We at Garland Christian Academy take seriously the responsibility of helping you to prepare your children for the future.
Our teachers have dedicated their lives to Christ and to the distinctive task of equipping students, individually and corporately, to exercise a productive place in society.
We encourage students to be loving, cooperative family members in their homes.
We at GCA provide for parents an island of influence in the education of their children. In a day when the traditional family is under siege, GCA stands as an environment for healthy family reinforcement.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked TX School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 312 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,100
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Garland Christian Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Texas for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Student Body

Total Students
312 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
30%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade
Garland Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size
20 students
Number of AP Courses
5 courses
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Embroidered polo shirts and khaki, black, and navy pants/skirts

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Middle School $6500 Elementary $5700
% on Financial Aid
10%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$900
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Christa Dunlap
Admissions Associate
Stephanie Fuchs

Sports

Total Sports Offered
8 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
1 extracurricular
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Study Abroad Leadership Development Trips

School Notes

  • Garland Christian Academy, a ministry of Lavon Drive Baptist Church, offers Christian families a Christ-centered, coeducational college preparatory program that is committed to spiritual and academic excellence, equipping all students to grow in the grace and knowledge of Jesus Christ and to effectively engage our increasingly complex culture and world for the cause of Christ. We at Garland Christian Academy take seriously the responsibility of helping you to prepare your children for the future. Our teachers have dedicated their lives to Christ and to the distinctive task of equipping students, individually and corporately, to exercise a productive place in society. We encourage students to be loving, cooperative family members in their homes. We at GCA provide for parents an island of influence in the education of their children. In a day when the traditional family is under siege, GCA stands as an environment for healthy family reinforcement.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Garland Christian Academy cost?
Garland Christian Academy's tuition is approximately $7,100 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of Garland Christian Academy?
The acceptance rate of Garland Christian Academy is 90%, which is higher than the national average of 85%.
What sports does Garland Christian Academy offer?
Garland Christian Academy offers 8 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Softball, Tennis and Volleyball.
What is Garland Christian Academy's ranking?
Garland Christian Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Texas for: Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for Garland Christian Academy?
The application deadline for Garland Christian Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Calendar

View the Garland Christian Academy yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:

Event
Date
GCA Spring Break
March 11, 2024 (Monday)
Last Day of School for GCA
May 22, 2024 (Wednesday)
GCA First Day of School
August 19, 2024 (Monday)
No School - Thanksgiving Break
November 25, 2024 (Monday)
No School - Thanksgiving Break
November 24, 2025 (Monday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked TX School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 312 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,100
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Dallas County, TX is $13,181 for elementary schools and $15,885 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Dallas County, TX is 78% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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