Valley Fellowship Christian Academy

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Valley Fellowship Christian Academy is a Christ-centered, academically focused school.
Our school was founded in 1987.  We have been greatly blessed with excellent teachers and an extraordinary student body.
Our program is integrated with the Biblical standard of educating the "whole student"; mind, body and spirit. Academic excellence, spiritual awareness, physical soundness combine together to form the basis of our program.
VFCA provides training for children in Biblical values, leadership, academic preparedness and social responsibility. Our students are encouraged to exercise confidence in their abilities to lead and make decisions. Students are given opportunities to come to know God and make Him known in the Tennessee Valley and around the world. Through public awareness, our students are learning to take responsibility for their local community. Globally, our students are making a difference as they work to improve the physical and spiritual lives of people in Guatemala, Colombia, Peru, Brazil, Asia, and numerous countries in Africa.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked AL School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 305 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,500
  • Acceptance rate: 85%
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Placements

Valley Fellowship Christian Academy places among the top 20% of private schools in Alabama for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Dyslexia, Processing Disorders
Year Founded
1987

Student Body

Total Students
305 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
35%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
Valley Fellowship Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
20%
Average Class Size
16 students
Number of AP Courses
1 course
Average ACT score
26
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Uniforms purchased from Dennis Uniform Company)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition varies depending on age of child and number of children in the household. Nursery/daycare fees are paid weekly and are available by contacting the school. Yearly tuition rates are: K5 $5450; grades 1st-2nd $5450; 3rd $5550; grades 4th $5750; 5th-8th $5800; and 9-12th grade $5950
Acceptance Rate
85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Jennifer Berisford
Admissions Associate
Alina Johnston

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Missions Outreach, Music Appreciation, Private Piano and Guitar lessons

Club or Organization:
Children's Prayer Network, Community Outreach, STEAM Club, Writing Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Concert Band, Theater Arts

School Notes

  • VFCA serving the Tennessee Valley for more than 20 years.
  • Offering programs for Nursery - 12th grade.
  • Using ABeka and Bob Jones Curriculum
  • Provides computer and piano labs.
  • Summer care available for 5-12 year olds
  • Utilizes AR, STAR reading and math, annual SAT's and PSAT assessments.

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (5 reviews)
5  
VFCA has done a fantastic job with my 2 children. They are learning and being spiritually enriched daily. The administration truly cares and gets to know each one of their students. It is a safe a loving place where I don't have to worry about my children. There's a real partnership between parent/teacher/administrator as you tackle challenges together. You can't find anything better in Huntsville!
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5  
I have been continually impressed at Valley Fellowships commitment to families and children who desire a Christian education. We have been particularly blessed in their partnership with us as we have a very strong-willed son who has ADHD and a learning disorder called dysgraphia. The staff has been amazing and dedicated to helping him. We have seen dramatic improvements in him since he joined the school in K5. He will be going into 2nd grade and now, my husband (who didn't want to pay for a Christian education at first) and I are committed to remaining with Valley for the long haul. Our kids deserve it.
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5  
I like the way that the school is run. I think it says a lot when the parents like their school's administration, and that is what I have at Valley Fellowship Christian Academy.
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5  
VFCA focuses on raising leaders in a safe and caring environment. I recommend them to everybody in search of a great school.
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5  
Education standards are of the utmost importance at VFCA. They have great teachers and a great staff who will go above and beyond to help in a way possible.
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked AL School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 305 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,500
  • Acceptance rate: 85%
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Huntsville, AL is $8,167 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Huntsville, AL is 93% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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