Isaac Newton Christian Academy

Isaac Newton Christian Academy is a non-denominational, Christian school serving families in Cedar Rapids and the surrounding area. We are accredited by the State of Iowa and the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI), and all of our teachers are State-certified.
Our mission is "Christlike Character -- Academic Excellence".  We have a rigorous academic program, and high test scores.
We teach all subjects from a Christian Biblical Worldview.
We are known for developing caring, responsible, servant leaders and advanced students.
We serve students Pre-K through High School.  Our high school features dual credit courses from Colorado Christian University with adjunct CCU professors on our staff. We also have dual credit courses offered online through LeTourneau University, and are part of the Iowa online AP academy.
We offer before and after school care, as well as an extended day program for our Pre-K students.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked IA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 359 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,463
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Isaac Newton Christian Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Iowa for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded
1989

Student Body

Total Students
359 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade
Isaac Newton Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses
10 courses
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Pre-K tuition is $2,853. K-8 tuition is $6,463. High School tuition is $7,503. We have multi-student discounts, and several scholarship programs. We are a member of the Heart of Iowa STO Program, which is a scholarship program for non-public, accredited schools.
% on Financial Aid
30%
Admissions Director
Tracy King

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Robotics Club, Speech and Spelling Bee, Student Council, Technology Club, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Concert Band, Praise Band

School Notes

  • Our standardized test scores are outstanding. We consistently rate about two grade levels above norm, and our 8th grade consistently scores at a 13+.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Isaac Newton Christian Academy cost?
Isaac Newton Christian Academy's tuition is approximately $6,463 for private students.
What schools are Isaac Newton Christian Academy often compared to?
Isaac Newton Christian Academyis often viewed alongside schools like Cedar Valley Christian School by visitors of our site.
What sports does Isaac Newton Christian Academy offer?
Isaac Newton Christian Academy offers 8 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Track and Field and Volleyball.
What is Isaac Newton Christian Academy's ranking?
Isaac Newton Christian Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Iowa for: Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for Isaac Newton Christian Academy?
The application deadline for Isaac Newton Christian Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Calendar

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

Event
Date
First Day of School, Full Day of School
August 23, 2024 (Friday)
Thanksgiving Break
November 27, 2024 (Wednesday)
Thanksgiving Break
November 28, 2024 (Thursday)
Thanksgiving Break
November 29, 2024 (Friday)
Last day of School - Early Dismissal
May 30, 2025 (Friday)

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (7 reviews)
5  
I have been a part of Isaac Newton for the past 9 years. I am continually impressed with the teachers and their guidance in both Bible based learning and strong academics. My children have many opportunities in extracurricular activities as well. We love Isaac Newton.
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5  
We knew the first time we visited the school that we wanted our kids to attend Isaac Newton Christian Academy. We're excited about the school's growth and continued academic excellence!
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5  
Isaac Newton supports our family by integrating the same faith we teach at home into education and life skills. The teachers and staff are all caring and encourage students to do their best for God's glory. The facility continues to be upgraded to accommodate growth and new technology. This school is very strong academically and encourages the whole child with arts and activities that parallel any other small school. I encourage you to check it out!
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5  
Being at Isaac Newton Christian Academy was the best decision we made. Having been in the school since PreK, we've found the curriculum challenging and have been impressed that the biblical content is integrated. In addition, the teaching staff, facility, and strong commitment to each student's success has been sincerely appreciated.
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5  
The teachers permeate Biblical truth in each of their areas of study. Teachers have been trained with tools to help students see how God has revealed himself through every aspect of creation and academics.
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5  
My wife and I are parents of three former Isaac Newton students and we now have two grandchildren attending. We really enjoyed the Bible based teaching, strong curriculum and great caring teachers. The school does everything they can to build student scholars who have a Christlike character.
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Isaac Newton Christian Academy is a very great school. I believe that every child should have a chance Isaac Newton Christian Academy. It is a great place to take your child.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked IA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 359 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,463
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Cedar Rapids, IA is $6,131 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).

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