Priest Lake Christian Academy

  • Our mission is to provide an educational program of academic excellence that is biblically sound, Christ-centered in a spiritually safe and nurturing environment.
  • We believe that each student and parent contributes directly to the Academy`s growth and success, and we hope you will take part in impacting young lives for Christ.
  • The family, church, and school must work together to help mold and shape the student.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Association of Christian Schools (AACS)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Year Founded2009

Student Body

Total Students68 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade Priest Lake Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(polo shirts, school uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesPlease call or email for additional information on our affordable tuition.
Admissions DirectorTerri Frelix


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Arts and Music Programs:
Elementary Art Classes, Elementary Choir

School Notes

  • Admission Requirements: Make an initial inquiry and then schedule a tour of the school. Complete an admissions interview with parent(s) and child. Complete the student application package with applicable feess for administrative review. Then submit  a copy of the child's birth certificate along with the Current Tennessee Official Immunization Certificate and record of a current physical examination by a licensed medical provider. Preschool child must be a minimum  2  years of age, instructional, and fully toilet-trained.  Submit two completed reference letters. The student must be five years of age by August 15th for Kindergarten (K-5).  Admissions Summary The Priest Lake Christian Academy and each family enter into a covenant agreement upon admission. Both parties must put forth time, effort and finances. In accepting entrance to Priest Lake Christian Academy, the parent and student agree to abide by the policies set forth by the school.  Christian education is the responsibility of the church and the family, this education is not free, and discipleship is costly.  Priest Lake Christian Academy admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights privileges programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.

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