Monticello Christian Academy

Education shapes children.  Classical, Christian education has a long history of producing adults who are thinkers, and leaders, and who possess strong moral character necessary to navigate the difficult waters of life.
Our goal is to build disciples and leaders who will have the confidence prerequisite to lead us in every endeavor.

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School Overview

School TypeAlternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other special emphasis association(s)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Year Founded2002
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost NotesWe plan to offer a summer program again in 2019. Please check back or call us to learn the costs and details in the spring.

Student Body

Total Students39 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Monticello Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size8 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Flexible casual uniform policy)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$3,750
Tuition NotesMonthly tuition varies from $175 for Tuesday and Thursday half day programs to $375 for Monday through Friday full day programs. Before Care program available for both MCA and public school students from 6:45 a.m. to start of school or public school bus pickup from $20 to $100 per month. MCA also offers an After Care program for both MCA and public school students starting at school dismissal or arrival of public school bus until 6:00 p.m. from $50 to $200 per month. MCA automatically gives a 10% sibling discount for additional children enrolled in our school, Before Care, or After Care programs.
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%

School Notes

  • At MCA, we strive every day to provide a rigorous and loving learning environment that recognizes the enormous and unlimited potential that each child possesses. We believe that God has planted the seeds of His divine nature in the hearts and minds of each individual.  Small class sizes and teachers that also mentor your child help prepare your child for the future.  MCA offers classes for students from age three through Kindergarten.  MCA also offers Before Care and After Care programs following our core principles for both MCA and public school children from 6:45 a.m. to the start of school and from school dismissal until 6:00 p.m.
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    0.7 miles
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    (217) 762-9645
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    Champaign, IL 61820
    (217) 359-1701
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    1403 Regency Drive East
    Savoy, IL 61874
    (217) 356-1818
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The average private school tuition in Illinois is $6,286 for elementary schools and $12,555 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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