Grace Christian Academy

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Tel: (815)939-4579
  • GCA assists families in providing a sound education for their children through the integration of faith and learning.
  • GCA is committed to teaching a Biblical worldview in the development of basic spiritual, intellectual, physical, and social skills.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1973

Student Body

Total Students211 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by GradeGrace Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size12 students
Number of AP Courses4 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP Calculus, US History I (Dual Credit), US History II (Dual Credit), Western Civilization I (Dual Credit), Western Civilzation II (Dual Credit)
Average ACT score22
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(dress up on chapel day)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,700
Tuition NotesThis is the Elementary rate. Registration, technology fees, testing fees, fundraising fees, and book fees are included in this cost. High school is $4225.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$400
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorStephen Bull
Admissions AssociateJulie Betz


Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Academic Bowl, Apologetics Club, Chess Club, Robotics Club, Rocket Club, Sewing Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Strings Program

School Notes

  • Grace Christian Academy is located at 2499 Waldron Road in Kankakee, Illinois, providing quality education for students in grades K3-12. GCA assists families in providing a sound education for their children through the integration of faith and learning. GCA is committed to teaching a Biblical worldview in the development of basic spiritual, intellectual, physical, and social skills.Grace Christian Academy is open to anyone interested in securing a Christian education from K3 through twelfth grade, who the school finds qualified for admission and who agrees (and whose parents agree) that he or she shall abide by Grace Christian Academy rules. It must always be understood that attendance at Grace Christian Academy is a privilege and not a right. This privilege must be forfeited by any student who does not conform to the school`s standards of conduct and/or who is unwilling to adjust to our environment.All students must want to attend Grace Christian Academy and agree to honestly and wholeheartedly apply themselves to "study to show [themselves] approved unto God" (2 Timothy 2:15, KJV). They also agree to be courteous and respectful to their peers, staff, faculty, and other daily associates.Grace Christian Academy admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origins to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.Grace Christian Academy reserves the right to select students on the basis of academic performance, religious commitment, lifestyle choices, and personal qualifications including a willingness to cooperate with Grace Christian Academy administration and to abide by its policies. Grace Christian Academy has no obligation to provide service and reserves the right to refuse service.
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5  9/6/2013
Open to different ways of learning. Well rounded school with plenty of extra curricular activities for children. A great school to be a part of.
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