Northshore Christian Academy

Northshore Christian Academy is a US Department of Education 'National Blue Ribbon School 2019' awarded private school.
NCA offers Toddler-PreK, Elementary, and Middle School to over 1,080 students in Everett, WA, near the Boeing Plant.
For over 28 years, NCA's preparatory program provides extensive STEM and Fine Arts programs, Before/After school programs, and Summer options. Established in 1995, NCA is a renowned preparatory school.  Schedule a tour with us today!.

Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 1,085 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $10,970
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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


School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
Dyslexia, ADD, ADHD, Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded
Summer School Offered
Summer Program Details
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2019

Student Body

Total Students
1,085 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade
Northshore Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
65 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
20 students
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Advanced Mathematics, High-School Prep Writing, Life Sciences, Washington State History
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Please refer to Website for dress code: (View more info)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Cost depends on grade level and includes discounts for 2nd & 3rd children. Please refer to web site for tuition information:
Summer Program Cost
Summer Program Cost Notes
$50 Registration (one-time fee); $250 Weekly Fee (choose your weeks/10 offered)
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Ashlee Cutsinger
Admissions Associate
Trisha Decker


Total Sports Offered
5 sports


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
12 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Drama Club, Project Lead The Way, Robotics, Summer Program

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Classes, Band, Chamber Orchestra, Choir/Chorus, Jazz Ensemble, Middle School Musical, Orchestra, Theatre/Drama

School Notes

  • NCA offers a K-8 education and Licensed Early Learning Center, and is one of only 50 private schools chosen for the distinguished US Dept. of Education's National Blue Ribbon School Award in 2019 (can only be earned every 5 years).
  • NCA is nestled in a quiet neighborhood community, close to Mukilteo andthe Everett Boeing plant.The 33-acre Campus includes 162,000-sq-ft of classrooms with: 500-seat auditorium, gym, lunchroom, 7 playgrounds including 3 covered play areas, soccer field, sand lot, basketball/pickle ball courts, music rooms (Band, Orchestra, Choir), state-of-the-art computer lab, performing arts center, library, Robotics room, Science lab, Spanish room, & Project Lead the Way Engineering room.
  • School Events/Activities include: Speech Meet, Math Olympics, Missions Outreach Month, Middle School Musical, Plays/Skits, and multiple Concerts.
  • NCA students test 1-2 grade levels higher than State/National averages in Standardized Testing - see
  • STEM program focused on advanced Science and Technology programs (Robotics and Robotics Club), Engineering (Project Lead the Way), advanced Mathematics, computer specialist, and student offered 1:1-devices.
  • Middle School Athletics include Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Track & Field, & Volleyball.
  • Other programs include:Lion's Club Enrichment offering a variety of after-school classes for K-8 including Zero-Hour clubs; Before and After school care program; and Summer program with all-day care with a variety of fun themes and field trips.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Northshore Christian Academy cost?
Northshore Christian Academy's tuition is approximately $10,970 for private students and $2,550 for summer students.
What is the acceptance rate of Northshore Christian Academy?
The acceptance rate of Northshore Christian Academy is 90%, which is higher than the national average of 85%.
Does Northshore Christian Academy offer a summer program?
Yes, Northshore Christian Academy offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What sports does Northshore Christian Academy offer?
Northshore Christian Academy offers 5 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Track and Field and Volleyball.
What is Northshore Christian Academy's ranking?
Northshore Christian Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Washington for: Largest student body and Most extracurriculars offered.
When is the application deadline for Northshore Christian Academy?
The application deadline for Northshore Christian Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (5 reviews)
No bullies,no theft,lockers don't need locks, your lost item is in the lost and found the next day,nca = a plus grade, a+for music and sports and happy teachers and no polical correctness and a+ for Christmas , veterans, mother and father day concerts. 8 the graders have 10 th grade public school level, best Washington school.
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Northshore Christian Academy has been the absolute best choice for our two children who are in elementary and middle school. Our children are happy here, they are thriving academically, and they are growing emotionally and spiritually in wonderful ways. Northshore has a phenomenal STEM program focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. There is a an amazing Music program and fun options like Sports, Middle School Musical, Speech Meet, and Math Olympics plus after-school Arts and Enrichment classes. The teachers are caring and dedicated, and the administrators are very helpful. We LOVE NCA!
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Both of my children attended Northshore Christian Academy from PreK through 8th grade. I know without a doubt that they were equipped and prepared for the high school years that were ahead of them. Even subjects outside of excellent academics helped in preparing them for their future -things like speech preparation and recitation, oral presentations at all ages, computer usage in everyday learning, art and music! These "add-ons" made for a full education and my children were worlds ahead of others in High School because of them.
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I am the parent of 6 and 8 year old boys who attend Northshore Christian Academy. We have been at Northshore since our oldest was in kindergarten and have been pleased by the teachers and admin staffs devotion to the children's learning and safety. My wife and I really like that the academic bar is set higher than state school standards. We also really enjoy the Christmas plays and concerts our boys get to participate in. We are confident that our boys are receiving the best education experience available.
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My wife and I have been affiliated with Northshore Christian Academy since 1999 when we had a granddaughter enrolled in the 4th and 5th grades and now a great grandson (whom we are raising) enrolled since the 1st grade and he is now in the 7th grade. This school is one of the best in the state and public schools love to get our Northshore students after they graduate from the 8th grade because they are more advanced academically and are well disciplined. We both volunteer for various activities within the school. I am very pleased with this school and would highly recommend it. I guarantee you would be more than pleased and be assured, your child will get a good education. .
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Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 1,085 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $10,970
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Everett, WA is $8,635 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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