Life Christian Academy

The philosophy of education at Life Christian Academy equips our PreK through 12th grade students with a Biblical worldview as they develop and build a solid foundation for their futures. Our strong and challenging curriculum and instruction presents students with developmentally appropriate content and skills in mathematics and science, language arts, social studies, world languages, Biblical studies, fine and performing arts, and wellness. This comprehensive system is intentionally designed for effective college preparation and life leadership skills. Life Christian Academy is dedicated to supporting our teachers in their use of instructional strategies identified as best practices through quality research. Since each student has been uniquely created with strengths and talents, Life Christian Academy provides individual attention in small class settings. This structure helps each student grow as a learner with clear academic goals. These goals address: Thinking analytically to solve problems
Communicating ideas effectively with both spoken and written word
Applying and synthesizing information  Developing personal learning strategies  Building capacity for creativity and innovationWorking cooperatively with others  Productive citizenship

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 520 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $11,385
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Life Christian Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Washington for:

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
Dyslexia / Language-based or Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded
Summer School Offered
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
520 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade
Life Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
58 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
15 students
Number of AP Courses
6 courses
Advanced Courses
AP Calculus, AP English, AP European History, AP US History
Average SAT score
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
(K--8 Uniforms, 9--12 Dress Code)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition varies by grade level and number of students enrolled per familiy
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant
Admissions Director
Linda Davis
Endowment Size
$2 million



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
14 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Associated Student Body, Honor Society, Knowledge Bowl, Math Club, National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, Robotics Club, Rotary Interact, Technology Club, Yearbook Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir Club, Drumline, Worship Team

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Elementary Intramural Sports

School Notes

  • Our Mission:
  • To empower our students through academic excellence and quality enrichment to be revolutionary world changers who inspire others to love and follow Jesus.
  • History:
  • Established in 1973 with six children and one preschool teacher, Life Christian Academy today provides a premier education experience to preschool through 12th grade students from throughout South Puget Sound and around the world. Our high school graduated its first senior class in 1997. Our leadership has never wavered in its commitment to providing a Christ-centered environment of academic excellence.
  • Core Values:
  • Love God.  Love others.  Speak life.  Pray powerful prayers.
Profile last updated: 01/19/2021

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 520 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $11,385
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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