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.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 258 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,520
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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Riverside Christian Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Tennessee for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded
2001

Student Body

Total Students
258 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
8%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade
Riverside Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average ACT score
24
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Khaki and polo)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Range of 4520 to 5500 varied by grade levels
Acceptance Rate
98%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Krysa Spears

Sports

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.
Source: Verified school update

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 258 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,520
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Tennessee is $10,367 for elementary schools and $10,787 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Tennessee is 87% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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