Liberty Christian Academy

Tel: (434)832-2000
  • Begun in 1967 as Lynchburg Christian Academy, the school developed as a ministry of Thomas Road Baptist Church to provide Christian education to children in central Virginia.
  • LCA is now the largest private school in the state of Virginia.
  • The Academy, founded by Dr. Jerry Falwell, became a fully accredited institution, standing as a viable educational choice for parents who desired to have their children taught a Christian worldview from a Bible-based curriculum.
  • Recognized as an accredited institution by the Commonwealth of Virginia, regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and internationally accredited by the Association of Christian Schools International, LCA has a recognized history of academic excellence.
  • Liberty Christian Academy exists to support parents and guardians in their Biblical responsibility to nurture and train their children.
  • Thus, the Academy provides opportunities which allow students to realize their God-given potential and to live lives that glorify God in the spiritual, academic, social, physical, and vocational realms." Rising from the mission statement is the school's vision statement: "Liberty Christian Academy seeks to lead students to faith in Jesus Christ and to develop young men and women who adhere to a Christian worldview and think Christianly, prepared to participate as godly members of home, church, and society.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationBaptist
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Disabilities / Accomodations
Year Founded1967

Student Body

Total Students1998 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
9%
State avg.: 26%
Students by GradeLiberty Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers103 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio19:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
25%
Average Class Size18 students
Average SAT score1050
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Casual School Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,750
Tuition NotesPRE K: Tuition Varies based on program K: $4950 1-5: $5150 6-12: $5750 Book Fee: $275 (Transportation Available at additional cost)
% on Financial Aid
25%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,000
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorJeff Platt
Admissions AssociateAmy Saylor

Sports

Total Sports Offered15 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FootballGolf,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
WeightliftingWinter Track,
Wrestling

School Notes

  • Begun in 1967 as Lynchburg Christian Academy, the school developed as a ministry of Thomas Road Baptist Church to provide Christian education to children in central Virginia. The Academy, founded by Dr. Jerry Falwell, became a fully accredited institution, standing as a viable educational choice for parents who desired to have their children taught a Christian worldview from a Bible-based curriculum. Recognized as an accredited institution by the Commonwealth of Virginia, regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and internationally accredited by the Association of Christian Schools International, LCA has a recognized history of academic excellence. Liberty Christian Academy exists to support parents and guardians in their Biblical responsibility to nurture and train their children. Thus, the Academy provides opportunities which allow students to realize their God-given potential and to live lives that glorify God in the spiritual, academic, social, physical, and vocational realms." Rising from the mission statement is the school's vision statement: "Liberty Christian Academy seeks to lead students to faith in Jesus Christ and to develop young men and women who adhere to a Christian worldview and think Christianly, prepared to participate as godly members of home, church, and society.
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The average private school tuition in Virginia is $10,731 for elementary schools and $15,558 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Virginia is 85% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).