Ridge Christian Academy

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Ridge Christian Academy offers a rigorous, Christ-centered curriculum enriched with relevant learning experiences. Certified teachers enhance academics with the use of technology and home-school internet connections.
Dual enrollment is offered for qualified high school students.
Foreign language, music and the dramatic arts provide a well-rounded educational experience. The modern facilities include expanded classrooms, an open-air basketball pavilion, soccer and softball fields. Sitting on 28 acres, RCA has room to grow and we invite you to join our journey.

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Ridge Christian Academy places among the top 20% of private schools in Florida for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
International League of Christian Schools (ILCS)
Religious AffiliationAssembly of God
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedLanguage Arts/Math
Year Founded2002
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost$200
Summer Program Cost NotesBased on maximum 2 courses per summer unit

Student Body

Total Students245 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Ridge Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size15 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(RCA shirt, Khaki, or blue jeans, belts required.)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJun. 1 / Aug. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$7,000
Tuition NotesPre-K tuition varies with age. $7000 is elementary tuition and fees. $7200 covers secondary tuition and fees.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$7,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorDeborah Keaton
Admissions AssociateLindsay Caruso


Total Sports Offered1 sport


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Debate Club, science club

Arts and Music Programs:
art club, choir

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Basketball Teams

School Notes

RCA is accredited by ILCS & SACS and is dedicated to providing a quality education to the children in our care.  We believe all children can learn and should have the opportunity to discover their God-given potential.  In order to accomplish that goal we offer:

  • Step Up for Students and McKay Scholarships
  • Ignitia on-line and live teaching for grades 6 and above
  • Dual Enrollment for qualified students
  • Tutoring resources
  • Foreign language and Dramatic Arts
  • Academic and Fine Arts competitions
  • Community involvement activities
  • Afterschool specialty programs
  • Exploration trips 
  • Summer Camp
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Haines City
    Grades: PK-12 | 199 students
    6.4 miles
    2020 E Hinson Ave
    Haines City, FL 33844
    (863) 419-1401
    6.4 PK-12
  • Haines City
    Northridge Christian Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool (Baptist)
    Grades: NS-PK | 200 students
    4.9 miles
    2250 State Road 17 S
    Haines City, FL 33844
    (863) 422-8164
    4.9 NS-PK
  • Winter Haven
    All Saints Academy
    All Saints Academy Photo - We are proud of our legacy of 100% college acceptance for our graduating seniors!
    Grades: NS-12 | 614 students
    15.8 miles
    5001 State Road 540 West
    Winter Haven, FL 33880
    (863) 293-5980
    15.8 NS-12
  • Winter Haven
    Grades: PK-12 | 327 students
    14.5 miles
    151 King Road SW
    Winter Haven, FL 33880
    (863) 293-0930
    14.5 PK-12
  • Winter Haven
    Grades: PK-12 | 374 students
    11.3 miles
    1700 Buckeye Loop Road
    Winter Haven, FL 33881
    (863) 294-4135
    11.3 PK-12

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The average private school tuition in Florida is $7,818 for elementary schools and $9,903 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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