New Covenant Academy

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  • New Covenant Academy is a K-12 college prep school located in the heart of Koreatown, Los Angeles.
  • Since 1999, NCA has been providing high quality Christian education to its students.
  • Our motto, "Educate, Enable, and Equip the Christian Leaders of Tomorrow" captures the vision and mission of NCA. NCA is WASC accredited (Western Association of Schools and Colleges), and is a member school of CAPSO (California Association of Private School Organizations) and ACSI (Association of Christian Schools International).
  • NCA offers the IB (International Baccalaureate) Diploma Program to 11th and 12th graders.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
International Baccalaureate (IB) World School
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded1999
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost NotesAn 8 week Summer School is provided for free to all enrolled students!

Student Body

Total Students170 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade New Covenant Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size11 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesArt History, Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Computer Science A, English Language and Composition, English Literature & Composition, Environmental Science, Human Geography, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Psychology, Statistics, US Government & Politics, US History
Average SAT score1390
Average ACT score33
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(School Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$12,390
Tuition NotesVaries according to grade level; Financial Aid and Scholarships available
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMrs. Kara Kim-Song
Admissions AssociateMs. Allison Lee


Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Dance, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballCheering,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.24 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Arts & Crafts, Book Club, Chess & Gaming, Creative Writing, Current Events, Honor Council, HS ASB, Math Club, Model UN, MS ASB, Praise Team, Prayer Club, Public Speaking, Robotics, Spelling Bee, STEM Club, Student Life Film Crew, Work-Out Club, Yearbook & Photography

Arts and Music Programs:
Children's Music, Choir, Handbell Choir

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Cheerleading, Dance

School Notes

  • New Covenant Academy is a private, non-profit, college prep school established in 1999 in the urban center of Los Angeles. NCA provides high quality college prep instruction, spiritual guidance, mentoring support, and family-strengthening counseling programs. The school does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, gender, religion, or income.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Los Angeles
    Grades: NS-6 | 532 students
    5.1 miles
    563 N Alfred St
    Los Angeles, CA 90048
    5.1 NS-6
  • Los Angeles
    Grades: K-8 | 288 students
    7.7 miles
    2911 Overland Ave
    Los Angeles, CA 90064
    7.7 K-8
  • Los Angeles
    Grades: NS-6 | 368 students
    1.3 miles
    625 S. St. Andrews Place
    Los Angeles, CA 90005
    1.3 NS-6
  • Beverly Hills
    Grades: PK-8 | 195 students
    6.8 miles
    148 South Linden Drive
    Beverly Hills, CA 90212
    6.8 PK-8

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
We researched a bunch of schools in our neighborhood and decided to send our child to NCA and couldn't be more pleased. The teachers are amazing and our daughter loves going to school each day. It is great academically and the school arranges social events throughout the year. It also teaches core values to the kids. Highly recommend the school.
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I've had two of my children attend NCA and graduate. Teachers are skilled, caring, and effective. Administration is incredibly supportive of students and families. NCA is a solid Christian school, highly academic, and adding more extracurricular activities each year. The school just keeps on getting better each year. The tuition is one of the lowest in the city, but the achievement scores are one of the best in the state/nation! Wow. I really appreciated its founders, Dr. and Mrs. Song, for creating a school like this. I highly recommend NCA to all parents looking for the very best for their child(ren).
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We are looking for Christian school in LA for few months for my son's elementary school. We are deeply thankful to find NCA . My son loves school. All teachers are great and dedicated to students. NCA is small school so it feels like family. NCA is best school if you want your child to be Christian leader. We love this school and we also want to send our daughter next year.
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The average private school tuition in Los Angeles, CA is $11,562 for elementary schools and $22,844 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Los Angeles, CA is 79% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).