Mercer Christian Academy

Nestled in the beautiful mountains of southern West Virginia, MCA is located in Princeton, the gateway to Four Seasons Country.
Our educational program places great emphasis on academic excellence. Since 1980, MCA has provided a quality, Bible-centered education to students from K-3 to grade 12 in a safe, caring, Christian environment.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Association of Christian Schools (AACS)
Religious AffiliationBaptist
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1980

Student Body

Total Students211 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 7%
Students by Grade Mercer Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size20 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,000
Tuition NotesThere is multi-children discounts. Please contact the school for information.
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMark Patton


Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
SoccerTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Business, Computers, Creative Writing, Fine Arts, Jr. Civitan, Speech, Student Government Association, Student Newspaper, Yearbook

School Notes

  • Our MISSION is the directing of the process of human development towards God's objective for man: godliness of character and action. Mercer Christian Academy will strive to educate the whole child: spiritually, academically, and physically with a comprehensive program of Christ-centered Bible teaching, scriptural based curricula in all academic disciplines, and instruction in health and physical education for life long service to God. MCA will attempt to supplement and not supplant the home (which is God's "anointed" institution for all education) and the local Bible-believing church, working with these two to prepare children for whatever sphere of service the Lord would have that child enter upon graduation: college, vocational/trade training, Bible school, the world of work, the family, or vocational Christian service.
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The average private school tuition in West Virginia is $4,890 for elementary schools and $6,556 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in West Virginia is 88% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).