Latham Christian Academy

495 Watervliet Shaker Rd
Latham, NY 12110
Tel: (518)785-5916
  • Latham Christian Academy opened its doors in the fall of 1979 as a ministry of Latham Bible Baptist Church.
  • Through the years the school has served hundreds of families in the Capital District by offering a distinctively Christian educaiton designed to meet the spiritual, academic, and social needs of each child.
  • Our goal is provide a God-centered education from a God-centered worldview.
  • We believe that Christian education is mandated by God for Christian families.
  • Parents are commanded to bring up their children in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.
  • God has established a testimony in us and has commanded us to make it known to our children so that the generations to come might know God and set their hope in Him.
  • Latham Christian Academy exists to work in partnership with the home and local church in order to give the next generation a truly Christian world and life view.
  • All of our teachers are born-again Christians who pray for their students and seek spiritual, as well as academic, growth in their students.
  • The goal of LCA is to train children to be Christ-like.
  • Biblical principles and positive character traits are taught to all students.
  • Each student attends a Bible class every day and a weekly chapel program on his or her level.
  • Weekly church attendance is required of secondary students and at least one parent.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Association of Christian Schools (AACS)
Other religious school association(s)
Religious AffiliationBaptist
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1979

Student Body

Total Students143 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
41%
State avg.: 29%
Students by GradeLatham Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesVaries based on division

Sports

Total Sports Offered2 sports
SportsBasketball, VolleyballBasketballVolleyball,

School Notes

  • Latham Christian Academy exists as a distinctively Christian school desiring to provide Christian education by offering a balanced program designed to meet the spiritual, academic, and social needs of each child. Our goal is provide a God-centered education from a God-centered worldview. We believe that Christian education is mandated by God for Christian families. Parents are commanded to bring up their children in the nurture and admonition of the Lord. God has established a testimony in us and has commanded us to make it known to our children so that the generations to come might know God and set their hope in Him. Latham Christian Academy exists to work in partnership with the home and local church in order to give the next generation a truly Christian world and life view. All of our teachers are born-again Christians who pray for their students and seek spiritual, as well as academic, growth in their students. The goal of LCA is to train children to be Christ-like. Biblical principles and positive character traits are taught to all students. Each student attends a Bible class every day and a weekly chapel program on his or her level.
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