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.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 251 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,555
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Dyslexia / Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded
2000

Student Body

Total Students
251 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
5%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade
Riverside Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
25%
Average Class Size
16 students
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 5125 to 6300 varied by grade levels
Acceptance Rate
98%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Krysa Spears

Sports

Total Sports Offered
8 sports

Extracurriculars

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

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, 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

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Riverside Christian Academy cost?
Riverside Christian Academy's tuition is approximately $5,555 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of Riverside Christian Academy?
The acceptance rate of Riverside Christian Academy is 98%, which is higher than the national average of 85%.
What sports does Riverside Christian Academy offer?
Riverside Christian Academy offers 8 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Soccer, Softball and Volleyball.
When is the application deadline for Riverside Christian Academy?
The application deadline for Riverside Christian Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 251 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,555
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Tennessee is $11,512 for elementary schools and $12,185 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Tennessee is 85% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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