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Legacy Christian Academy Photo #1 - Legacy Lions Baseball | 2017 State Class A 2nd Place
Legacy Christian Academy Photo #2 - Congratulations to the Class of 2018!
Legacy Christian Academy Photo #3 - Our Beautiful 30-Acre Campus in Andover, Minnesota
Legacy Christian Academy Photo #4 - We are committed to having high caliber teachers who challenge, prepare, and engage students in learning. Students are supported while being held to high academic expectations that lead to high academic performance, satisfaction, and future success.
Legacy Christian Academy Photo #5 - It is our desire that students thrive in their relationship with Christ, parents, peers, and staff. We believe that staff-student relationships are key to educational and life success. As a result, our teachers instruct, encourage, mentor, nurture, and invest in students to help them grow.
Legacy Christian Academy Photo #6 - At Legacy Christian Academy we believe a rich arts program is integral to educating the whole child. We integrate fine arts curriculum beginning in PreK and continue through graduation, progressing and challenging the student to develop new levels with their artistic expression.
Legacy Christian Academy Photo #7 - LCA recognizes and values the God-given role of parents. As a result, Legacy is working with parents to educate the whole child by instilling Christian values to help children effectively live life and engage the world.
Legacy Christian Academy Photo #8 - As a school we teach and make decisions based on what is best for student-learning and student growth. Legacy staff are called to work at Legacy to serve the students and help them grow.
Legacy Christian Academy Photo #9 - It is our ultimate goal that students will know and love God, think biblically about all subjects, and understand that ultimate joy is found in living for the glory of God. We are committed to making decisions that glorify God, elevate Christ, and teach students truth through a biblical worldview.
Legacy Christian Academy (LCA) is a PreK through 12th grade school that promotes academic excellence in a Christ-centered biblical worldview.
We foster a loving, collaborative learning environment that encourages students to expand their intellect, develop Christ-like character, and fulfill their God-given potential.
We are conveniently located on a scenic 30-acre campus in Andover, Minnesota, a northern suburb of Minneapolis.
In addition to instructional facilities, there are two soccer fields, two softball fields, a baseball field, a spacious elementary playground, a 12,000 square-foot Sports Center, and a performing arts auditorium.

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Legacy Christian Academy places among the top 20% of private schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedNILD (National Institute of Learning Development) Certified Teachers
Year Founded1976

Student Body

Total Students466 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
5%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Legacy Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
59%
Average Class Size16 students
Number of AP Courses11 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP US History, Honors Algebra II, Honors Biology, Honors Chemistry, Honors English 10, Honors English 9, Honors Geometry, UNW Beginning Spanish II, UNW Calculus & Analytic Geometry I, UNW English Comp, UNW English Lit, UNW Fitness & Wellness, UNW Math for Liberal Arts, UNW Philisophy, UNW Precalculus
Average ACT score23
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(LCA has a dress code, but does not have uniforms.)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$11,575
Tuition NotesThis is the tuition amount for 9th-12th grade. The tuition varies varies based off of grade level.
% on Financial Aid
33%
Average Financial Aid Grant$3,800
Acceptance Rate
92%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorLynda Domino

Sports

Total Sports Offered18 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Nordic Skiing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDance,
DivingFootball,
GolfGymnastics,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
Nordic SkiingSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWrestling,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.15 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Bowling Club, Chess Club, Chick-fil-A Leader Academy, Clay Target: Skeet/Trap Shooting, Global Connections, LEGO Club, National Honor Society, Student Ambassador Program, Student Council, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Chapel Worship Team, Drama, Jazz & Pep Band

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Ski/Snowboarding Club

School Notes

Legacy fosters a loving, relational learning environment that encourages students to expand their intellect, develop Christ-like character, and fulfill their God-given potential. Legacy`s Christ-centered, biblically-based curriculum and culture inspires student learning through engaging spiritual, academic, artistic, and athletic programs. Legacy is committed to walk alongside students in their journey to discover their unique God-ordained purpose and to develop both the skills and confidence to serve the broader community and the world.

Mission: Legacy Christian Academy exists to equip the mind and disciple the heart of each student for Christ-like living.

Core Values: Legacy seeks to fulfill its mission of equipping the mind and discipling the heart of each student for Christ-like living by focusing on our core values:
  • Christ-centered It is our ultimate goal that students will know and love God, think biblically about all subjects, and understand that ultimate joy is found in living for the glory of God. We are committed to making decisions that glorify God, elevate Christ, and teach students truth through a biblical worldview.
  • Academically Excellent We are committed to having high caliber teachers who challenge, prepare, and engage students in learning. Students are supported while being held to high academic expectations that lead to high academic performance, satisfaction, and future success.
  • Student Focused As a school we teach and make decisions based on what is best for student-learning and student growth. Legacy staff are called to work at Legacy to serve the students and help them grow.
  • Strong Relationships It is our desire that students thrive in their relationship with Christ, parents, peers, and staff. We believe that staff-student relationships are key to educational and life success. As a result, our teachers instruct, encourage, mentor, nurture, and invest in students to help them grow.
  • Partnering with Parents Legacy recognizes and values the God-given role of parents. As a result, Legacy is working with parents to educate the whole child by instilling Christian values to help children effectively live life and engage the world.
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The average private school tuition in Minnesota is $4,393 for elementary schools and $12,061 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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