Garland Christian Academy

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Garland Christian Academy Photo #1 - High School Building
  • 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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Association of Christian Schools (AACS)
Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
State or regional independent school association
Texas Association of Accredited Private Schools (TAAPS)
Texas Private School Accreditation Commission
Religious AffiliationBaptist
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded1972
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students312 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
30%
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade Garland Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size20 students
Number of AP Courses5 courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Embroidered polo shirts and khaki, black, and navy pants/skirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$7,100
Tuition NotesMiddle School $6500 Elementary $5700
% on Financial Aid
10%
Average Financial Aid Grant$900
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorChrista Dunlap
Admissions AssociateStephanie Fuchs

Sports

Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Softball, Tennis, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FootballSoftball,
TennisVolleyball,

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.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Garland
    Grades: NS-12 | 814 students
    2.8 miles
    3145 Medical Plaza Dr
    Garland, TX 75044
    (972) 675-2062
    2.8 NS-12
    814
  • Garland
    Grades: PK-9 | 246 students
    3 miles
    5500 Lavon Drive
    Garland, TX 75040
    (972) 495-0851
    3 PK-9
    246
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    8.1 miles
    1701 East Park Boulevard
    Plano, TX 75074
    (972) 423-7448
    8.1 PK-12
    118
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    Grades: NS-12 | 306 students
    10.5 miles
    4110 Skyview Ct
    Wylie, TX 75098
    (972) 442-1388
    10.5 NS-12
    306
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    Grades: K-12 | 401 students
    11.2 miles
    415 W Lucas Rd
    Allen, TX 75002
    (972) 429-4362
    11.2 K-12
    401

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The average private school tuition in Texas is $8,062 for elementary schools and $11,369 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Texas is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).