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Naperville Christian Academy Photo #1 - Learning isn't boring, it is a great adventure; a journey through space and time into a world of beautiful words, wondrous ideas, and breathtaking images, in which we stand in awe of the Creator of it all and ask ourselves how what we learn can make us more like Him.
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Naperville Christian Academy Photo #1 - Learning isn't boring, it is a great adventure; a journey through space and time into a world of beautiful words, wondrous ideas, and breathtaking images, in which we stand in awe of the Creator of it all and ask ourselves how what we learn can make us more like Him.
Naperville Christian Academy is an independent, non-denominational Classical Christian school providing an excellent academic education founded on Biblical truth.
Our curriculum is based on the Classical model known as the Trivium (Grammar, Logic and Rhetoric stages) and teaches these foundational subjects: Bible, Literature, Grammar, Composition, History, Geography, Mathematics, Science, Latin, Logic, Rhetoric, Art, Music, and Physical Education.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 127 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,785
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: Jul. 1
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Naperville Christian Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Dyslexia Therapy / Early Intervention for Reading / Executive Functioning / Math / Writing / Handwriting / Reading / Comprehension Testing Support
Year Founded
2000

Student Body

Total Students
127 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
42%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Naperville Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
30%
Average Class Size
10 students
Number of AP Courses
6 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP Latin, AP Physics, AP Stats
Average SAT score
1498
Average ACT score
31
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Uniform

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jul. 1
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
3 day PS - $3980 1/2 day, $6710full day 5 day PS - $5915 1/2 day, $9785 full day K - $5915 1/2 day, $9785 Full day 1st - 5th - $9785 6th - 8th - $10,575 9th-12th - $11,150
% on Financial Aid
14%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$2,857
Acceptance Rate
98%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Rebecca Ruff

Sports

Total Sports Offered
1 sport

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
15 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Band

Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Cooking Club, Drama, Math Club, Robotics Team, Student Council, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Chorus

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Basketball, Cross Country Running, Dodgeball, Floor Hockey, Gymnastics, Volleyball

School Notes

  • Naperville Christian Academy provides an academically excellent education founded on Biblical truth. We provide an education that enables our students to develop their intellectual gifts and prepares them to be leaders in their respective life endeavors. Factors contributing to our ability to provide an exceptional education for our students include: We use a proven Classical approach to education based on the model known as the Trivium. The Classical method was developed during Greco-Roman times, formalized in the medieval period, and nearly universally embraced by educators in the English speaking world until the early 20th century. Our curriculum is comprehensive and exceptionally challenging. Our teachers are intelligent, knowledgeable in their fields and in Classical teaching methods, and committed to the Lord and to their students. We have a maximum of 16 students in each class. Small classes allow our teachers to ensure that all students are engaged and challenged. We have high standards for student conduct. Christ is our role model. Students are respectful to their teachers and respectful and caring to each other. Classes are calm and orderly, providing an environment in which students truly enjoy learning.
  • Our standardized test results are just one small reflection of our commitment to academic excellence.  Our students take the ERB CTP-5 and CLT tests internally and ACT, SAT, and AP tests externally.
  • If you would like to tour the school, meet our teachers and observe classes to determine if Naperville Christian Academy would be the right choice for your child and family, please call us at (630) 637-9622 or email us at office@ncaclassical.org to schedule a visit.
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Heather MacIntyre - NCA Grammar School Faculty
    • Stevie Melter - NCA Upper School Faculty
    • Michael Melter - NCA Student Support Faculty
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Naperville Christian Academy cost?

Naperville Christian Academy's tuition is approximately $9,785 for private students.

What is the acceptance rate of Naperville Christian Academy?

The acceptance rate of Naperville Christian Academy is 98%, which is higher than the national average of 91%.

Who are famous alumni from Naperville Christian Academy?

Naperville Christian Academy famous alumni include: Heather MacIntyre, Stevie Melter and Michael Melter.

What sports does Naperville Christian Academy offer?

Naperville Christian Academy offers 1 interscholastic sports: Intramural Sports Only.

What is Naperville Christian Academy's ranking?

Naperville Christian Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for: Highest average SAT score, Highest average ACT score and Most extracurriculars offered.

When is the application deadline for Naperville Christian Academy?

The application deadline for Naperville Christian Academy is Jul. 1.

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
This is our 5th year at NCA and we absolutely love the school. Our kids (8th grade and 10th grade) benefited greatly over the years from the small class sizes and a lot of personalized attention. The small size classes allow the teachers to really deepen the kid's understanding and expand the scope of the material they learn. Make no mistake, the curriculum is very robust and challenging, but we see what a wonderful impact it made on both of our kids. I recently witnessed the impromptu medical science debate between my 16-year old daughter and her ivy-league educated grandpa and I was blown away by her knowledge, focus, and delivery. I know that her growth as a thinker is large as a result of her being taught by the incredible group of gifted, enthusiastic, and knowledgeable educators and staff at NCA. Both my unimpressionable teens recognize how truly blessed they are to have them they genuinely love their teachers! The Christian education at NCA is not just the bible classes and chapel once a week they truly teach kids How To Be A Christian! There is no surprise that there is no bullying at NCA and the kids are growing up essentially as siblings with the same set of deeply rooted Christian values and morals. This is an exceptional school founded and run by an incredible group of people. If you decide to become a part of the NCA community, you will not regret it and your kids will thank you later!
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5  
Our son has attended NCA for the last 3 years. He has grown academically, socially and spiritually. We have been so impressed by the impact of a classical education. The teachers and administrators are engaged in the growth of our children. We tried NCA the first year on a "trial" basis for us. We were so thrilled with our son's growth that we have continued and expect to stay with this through high school.
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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 127 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,785
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: Jul. 1
  • Source: Verified school update

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