Riverside Christian Academy

  • Riverside Christian Academy began in 1996 with a dream to provide students with an exceptional education in a nurturing Christian environment. The school opened it's doors in 2001.
  • At Riverside Christian Academy, our faculty and staff not only strive to provide students the best education possible, but also a Christian perspective on the world around them. Christian principles are the foundation for every aspect of our program at RCA. Our mission is to enrich the whole child--mind, body, and soul.
  • RCA's board of directors and administration understand that the decision to seek Christian education for your child is a decision that comes with a sacrifice; therefore, they are committed to keeping RCA's tuition among the lowest of any comparable school in the Southeast.
  • The cost of Christian education is never an insignificant one; however, many families choose to send their children to RCA each year as an investment in their future.
  • Riverside Christian Academy shall provide a non-denominational, Christ-centered educational experience, focusing on academic excellence through values based teaching. Riverside Christian Academy purposes to enrich the whole person-mind, body, and soul.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Christian School Association (NCSA)
Religious AffiliationChurch of Christ
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded2001

Student Body

Total Students258 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
8%
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade Riverside Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average ACT score24
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Khaki and polo)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,520
Tuition NotesRange of 4520 to 5500 varied by grade levels
Acceptance Rate
98%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorKrysa Spears

Sports

Total Sports Offered11 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Flag Football, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Flag FootballFootball,
GolfSoccer,
SoftballTennis,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Robotics Program

Arts and Music Programs:
Chorus, Drama Class

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Full Athletics Program

School Notes

  • Riverside Christian Academy began in 1996 with a dream to provide students with an exceptional education in a nurturing Christian environment. At Riverside Christian Academy, our faculty and staff not only strive to provide students the best education possible, but also a Christian perspective on the world around them. Christian principles are the foundation for every aspect of our program at RCA. Our mission is to enrich the whole child--mind, body, and soul. RCA's board of directors and administration understand that the decision to seek Christian education for your child is a decision that comes with a sacrifice; therefore, they are committed to keeping RCA's tuition among the lowest of any comparable school in the Southeast. The cost of Christian education is never an insignificant one; however, many families choose to send their children to RCA each year as an investment in their future. Riverside Christian Academy shall provide a non-denominational, Christ-centered educational experience, focusing on academic excellence through values based teaching. Riverside Christian Academy purposes to enrich the whole person-mind, body, and soul.

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Nearby Private Schools

  • The nearest high school, elementary school and preschool to Riverside Christian Academy is Bethlehem Christian Academy (13.3 miles away)
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