Gorman Christian Academy & Early Learning Center

  • Gorman Christian Academy has made a strong commitment to providing a program of academic excellence that prepares students to excel in higher education once they leave Gorman.
  • It is our sincere desire that we be found willing and eager educators in providing our students a quality Christ-centered education.
  • Through a quality academic program, enriched with co-curricular activities and grounded upon God's Word, Gorman Christian Academy is committed to thoroughly preparing each student spiritually, academically, and socially for the unique calling God has for his or her life.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious AffiliationBaptist
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1992
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students157 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
36%
State avg.: 16%
Students by GradeGorman Christian Academy & Early Learning Center Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
5%
Average Class Size12 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineAug. 30
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,992
Tuition NotesTuition payments are made through FACTS and can be done on a 10 month schedule or a 12 month.
% on Financial Aid
5%
Average Financial Aid Grant$2,000
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorTerry Chambers
Admissions AssociateTracy Upchurch

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Soccer, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringSoccer,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Clu

School Notes

  • Christ Centered Education
  • Safe Environment
  • Strong Academics
  • Algebra I in 8th grade
  • Technology Lab for all students
  • Certified Teachers
  • Family Atmosphere
  • Music and Drama
  • Missions Outreach
  • Athletic Program
  • Six Foreign Languages taught in middle school
  • How It's Made Class
  • Study Skills Class for middle school students
  • Chorus
  • Drama-Broadway Jr. Production
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Durham
    Grades: PK-12 | 506 students
    11.8 miles
    4809 Friends School Road
    Durham, NC 27705
    (919)383-6602
    11.8 PK-12
    506
  • Chapel Hill
    Emerson Waldorf School
    Emerson Waldorf School Photo - If the ascending spiral of the curriculum offers a "vertical integration" from year to year, an equally important "horizontal integration" enables students to engage the full range of their faculties at every stage of development. The arts and practical skills play an essential part in the educational process throughout the grades. They are not considered luxuries, but fundamental to human growth and development.
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: PK-12 | 279 students
    15.1 miles
    6211 New Jericho Rd
    Chapel Hill, NC 27516
    (919)967-1858
    15.1 PK-12
    279
  • Durham
    Grades: K-12 | 125 students
    4 miles
    515 Southerland St
    Durham, NC 27703
    (919)596-9331
    4 K-12
    125
  • Durham
    Montessori Farm School
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-K | 20 students
    5.4 miles
    2400 Broad Street, Suite 2
    Durham, NC 27704
    (919)732-5026
    5.4 PK-K
    20
  • Durham
    St. Luke's Preschool & Kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool (Episcopal)
    Grades: K | 114 students
    6.9 miles
    1737 Hillandale Rd
    Durham, NC 27705
    (919)286-2274
    6.9 K
    114

School Reviews

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What a wonderful school! I couldn't ask for a more quality education and experience than what is offered at Gorman. The most important part is that they teach Christian values, and they teach The Bible. In a smaller setting than public schools, the kids really have an opportunity to be taught without distraction. Thats what we want for our children, right? When school is in, the kids spend just as much time at school than they do awake at home so it's nice that Gorman is like an extension of our home. The kids are in uniform which I particularly appreciate. They also have a nice atheletics program for the middle school students. Right off the highway I find it very convenient as well. GCA is a great investment for your children.
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