Shining Light Academy

  • Shining Light Academy seeks to fulfil the church's God ordained role in carrying out the Christian education command forum in scripture, along with evangelization.
  • Our goal is to aid you as parents in teaching and training your children with the Christian approach to life interwoven in each subject.
  • We desire to exemplify Christian standards of that which is true, honest, just, pure, lovely, and of good report.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Association of Christian Schools (AACS)
Other religious school association(s)
Religious AffiliationBaptist
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1997

Student Body

Total Students123 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
60%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Shining Light Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size12 students
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,200
% on Financial Aid
40%
Average Financial Aid Grant$4,100
Admissions DirectorGayle Queen

Sports

Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Golf, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
GolfSoccer,
SoftballVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Arts and Music Programs:
Band Program, Fine Arts Competitions

School Notes

  • Shining Light Academy seeks to fulfil the church's God ordained role in carrying out the Christian education command forum in scripture, along with evangelization. Our goal is to aid you as parents in teaching and training your children with the Christian approach to life interwoven in each subject. We desire to exemplify Christian standards of that which is true, honest, just, pure, lovely, and of good report.

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    7.3 miles
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    (336) 288-8590
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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So thankful for this school-great administration, caring teachers, and a Christian environment for my children to learn!
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Great school full of caring and loving teachers. Smaller class sizes that help with more 1 on 1 teaching. Mr. Satterfield is a very nice and loving principal. I'm glad my child was able to attend SLA
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