The King's Academy

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  • The King's Academy is a Christ-centered day and boarding school reaching local, national and international students of all socioeconomic backgrounds, educating and preparing them academically, emotionally, physically, socially, and spiritually for the 21st Century.
  • The King's Academy is dedicated to preparing students for a life of maximum contribution to the cause of Christ.
  • This preparation focuses on the mental, physical, spiritual, and social development of each student.
  • Education equips the student with the training and values necessary for happy and successful living in a pluralistic and democratic society, both now and in the future.
  • The academy's curriculum provides not only for the common and general needs of school youth, but also for individual interests and needs.
  • The academy provides opportunities for students to develop healthy bodies and habits.
  • The individual's spiritual development coincides with his or her intellectual, social, and physical training.
  • Providing opportunities for personal and individual response to the claims of Jesus Christ is a premise on which the academy is firmly based.
  • The academy provides an educational atmosphere in which Christian beliefs and values are freely examined and expressed.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Southern Baptist Association of Christian Schools (SBACS)
Religious AffiliationBaptist
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1880

Student Body

Total Students499 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
6%
State avg.: 18%
Students by GradeThe King's Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
52%
Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses16 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAdvanced Anatomy, Advanced Anatomy - 3 College Credit Hours Possible, Advanced Art I, II, III, IV, Algebra I, II Honors, AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP Environmental Science, AP Statistics, AP US History, AP World History, Biology Honors, Calculus I, II Honors, Chemistry I Honors, Chinese III, IV Honors, Choir Honors, English I, II, III, IV Honors, Geometry Honors, Orchestra Honors, Physics Honors, Pre-Calculus Honors, Spanish III Honors - 6 College Credit Hours Possible, Spanish III, IV Honors, Spanish IV Honors - 6 College Credit Hours Possible,
Average ACT score25
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Khaki or navy pants and polo shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 15 / Apr. 15 / rolling
Tuition Notes$2181-$6230 - PreK $6920 - Grades K-5 $7360 - Grades 6-8 Day Student $8170 - Grades 9-12 Day Student $18960-$27675 Grades 7-12 Boarding (5-day & 7-day)
% on Financial Aid
17%
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorJanice Mink

Sports

Total Sports Offered14 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
Cross CountryDance,
FootballGolf,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Beta Club, Chess Club, Envirothon, National Honor Society, Scholar's Bowl, Science Olympiad, Student Government, TMTA Math Team, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Drama, Praise and Worship Team

School Notes

  • The King's Academy is a Christ-centered day and boarding school reaching local, national and international students of all socioeconomic backgrounds, educating and preparing them academically, emotionally, physically, socially, and spiritually for the 21st Century. The King's Academy is dedicated to preparing students for a life of maximum contribution to the cause of Christ. This preparation focuses on the mental, physical, spiritual, and social development of each student. Education equips the student with the training and values necessary for happy and successful living in a pluralistic and democratic society, both now and in the future. The academy's curriculum provides not only for the common and general needs of school youth, but also for individual interests and needs. The academy provides opportunities for students to develop healthy bodies and habits. The individual's spiritual development coincides with his or her intellectual, social, and physical training. Providing opportunities for personal and individual response to the claims of Jesus Christ is a premise on which the academy is firmly based. The academy provides an educational atmosphere in which Christian beliefs and values are freely examined and expressed.
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