Wesleyan Christian Academy

Wesleyan Christian Academy is a private, Christian-based, college-preparatory school whose home is in the heart of the Piedmont Triad of North Carolina. Our 90-acre dual campus is located between the cities of High Point, Greensboro, and Winston-Salem.
Founded in 1971, Wesleyan students engage daily in a warm environment with exceptional academic curriculum in which God's word is woven into each subject, activity, and experience.
Wesleyan is 1 of 19 Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) member schools (out of 2,800 internationally) to be awarded their prestigious Exemplary School Accreditation.
Wesleayn is 1 of 47 private Christian schools in the U.S. and 1 in only 3 in N.C. who has achieved the esteemed Council on Educational Standards and Accountability (CESA) accreditation.
Our school offers Honors and Advanced Placement courses, as well as Dual Enrollment Courses with Liberty University.
Our dual-accredited faculty work to develop the very best in each student and partner with our parents in the education of their children.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked NC School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 1,278 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $10,000
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Wesleyan Christian Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in North Carolina for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, ADD, ADHD, Central Processing Disorder, Audio Processing Disorders
Year Founded
1971
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
1,278 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
9%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade
Wesleyan Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
97 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size
19 students
Number of AP Courses
16 courses
Advanced Courses
AP Art & Design / Drawing Portfolio Class, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB/BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science A, AP English Language & Composition, AP English Literature & Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP Physics 1, AP Physics 2, AP Psychology, AP Statistics, AP U.S. Government & Politics, AP World History: Modern, Dual - Enrollment (LU) AVIA 105 Aviation Survey, Dual Enrollment (Liberty University) ARTS 222 Intro to Graphic Design, Dual Enrollment (Liberty) ARTS 222 Intro to Graphic Design, Dual Enrollment (LU) ACCT 209 Survey of Accounting and Finance, Dual Enrollment (LU) BUSI 101 Intro to Business, Dual Enrollment (LU) CCOU 201 Intro to Christian Counseling, Dual Enrollment (LU) CGRM 101 Conversational German I, Dual Enrollment (LU) CGRM 102 Conversational German II*, Dual Enrollment (LU) CGRM 103 Conversational German III*, Dual Enrollment (LU) CHHI 100 Survey of the History of Christianity, Dual Enrollment (LU) CINE 201 Intro to Screenwriting, Dual Enrollment (LU) CJUS 200 Intro to Criminal Justice, Dual Enrollment (LU) CJUS 230 Criminal Justice Research and Writing, Dual Enrollment (LU) CSIS 100 Intro to Information Sciences and Systems*, Dual Enrollment (LU) CSTU 101 Western Culture, Dual Enrollment (LU) ETHC 101 Intro to Ethics, Dual Enrollment (LU) GLST 200 Intro to Global Studies, Dual Enrollment (LU) GOVT 200 Constitutional Gov’t & Free Enterprise, Dual Enrollment (LU) GOVT 210 Intro to Political Science*, Dual Enrollment (LU) HLTH 105 Intro to Health Professions, Dual Enrollment (LU) PHSC 121 Introduction to Astronomy, Dual Enrollment (LU) PHSC 210 Elements of Earth Science, Dual Enrollment (LU) PHSC 211 Elements of Earth Science Lab (optionally accompanies PHSC 211), Dual Enrollment (LU) PLST 200 Intro to Paralegal Studies, Dual Enrollment (LU) SCOM 110 Media and Culture, Dual Enrollment (LU) SMGT 200 Intro to Sport Management, Dual Enrollment (LU) SOCI 200 Intro to Sociology, Dual Enrollment (LU) WMUS 103 Basic Music Skills for Worship Leading, Dual Enrollment (LU) WRIT 201 Intro to Creative Writing, Dual Enrollment (LU) WRSP 101 Intro to Worship Studies, Dual Enrollment (LU) WRSP 102 Intro to Creative worship, Honor Physics, Honors Algebra II, Honors Anatomy and Physiology, Honors Art III, Honors Art IV, Honors Bible III, Honors Biology, Honors Calculus / Statistics, Honors Chemistry, Honors Drama I, Honors Drama II, Honors English 10: Literature & Composition, Honors English 11: Survey of American Literature and Composition, Honors English 12: Survey of British Literature and Advanced Composition, Honors English 9, Honors Faith (Women's Ensemble), Honors Geometry, Honors Government and Economics, Honors Journalism II, Honors Men of Servant (Mens Ensemble), Honors Physics, Honors Pre-Calculus, Honors Spanish III, Honors Spanish IV, Honors Theater Tech, Honors United States History, Honors Western Civilization, Honors Wind Ensemble, Honors World History
Average SAT score
1162
(Out of 1600)
Average ACT score
24
(Out of 36)
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Clean, neat, and modest dress

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Wesleyan offers four types of tuition assistance to qualifying families: (1) FACTS, needs-based financial assistance (2) NC Opportunity Scholarship Program aka OSP (3) NC Children with Learning Disabilities Grant aka CDG (4) NC Educational Savings Account aka ESA
Summer Program Cost
$100
Summer Program Cost Notes
The costs of our summer programs are dependent on the program.
% on Financial Aid
20%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$4,200
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Angel Taylor
Admissions Associate
Dianne Stone

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
35 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
ACSI Math Olympics, ACSI Science Fair, ACSI Spelling Bee, Battle of the Books, Bible Study Groups, Chess Club, Eighth Grade Spiritual Leadership Retreat, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, French Club, High I.Q. Bowl, High School Leadership Team, Junior Senior Banquet, Junior Senior Beta Club, Latin Club, Lego Robotics, Mission Trips, Missions Fair, National Honor Society, Photography Club, Recycling Club, Red Cross Youth Club, Spanish Club, Student Council, Student Government, Student Leadership Retreat

Arts and Music Programs:
4th Grade Chorus, High School Chorus, High School Musicals, Middle School Band, Middle School Chorus, Pep Band, Praise Band, Private Teaching Studios for Instrumental & Vocal Music

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Basketball Assessment Training League (B.A.T.L.), Wesleyan Instructional Soccer League (W.I.S.L.)

School Notes

Come and see why Wesleyan Christian Academy is the choice for over 1,200 students throughout The Piedmont Triad. Here are just a few reasons Wesleyan is an incredible place to grow and learn.

  • Wesleyan is one of only 47 private Christian schools in the country that holds certification and accreditation from the Council on Educational Standards and Accountability (CESA).
  • Wesleyan is 1of 28 Christian schools worldwide that belong to the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) to be awarded the association's highest Exemplary Certification.
  • The Early Education Center cares for children from 6-weeks old to 4-years-old and begins a kindergarten preparatory curriculum in our 3-year-old classes.
  • The K-12 Academy is home to approximately 1,100 students for the 22-23 academic school year.
  • The Enrichment Center is a fully-integrated program for students in grades 2 - 12 who have been diagnosed with mild to moderate learning differences.
  • All K-12 teachers hold dual-certifications from the State of North Carolina and the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI).
  • Wesleyan is fully accredited by the State of North Carolina, the Association of Christian Schools International, and by the Council on Educational Standards and Accountability (CESA).
  • Students enjoy a small student/teacher ratio of approximately 19:1
  • All subjects are taught from a Biblical worldview and a traditional approach to college-preparatory education.
  • Every student has access to a personal Chromebook or laptop and every classroom is outfitted with interactive whiteboards or SmartBoards.
  • Students enjoy daily Bible lessons, weekly chapels, monthly small groups, regular community service opportunities, and annual mission trips.
  • All grades are taught at an accelerated rate and students are scoring above the 80th percentile on annual achievement testing.
  • In addition to the core academic subjects, elementary and middle school students are exposed to weekly courses in Computers/Technology, Fine Arts, Foreign Language, Library/Media Center, Performing Arts, Physical Education, and STEM.
  • Our high school program offers honors, advanced placement, and dual enrollment courses.
  • On average, Wesleyan seniors graduate with 15 to 20 college credit hours.
  • Wesleyan is blessed with a 100% graduation rate.99% of our graduates go on to study in a college/university setting and our seniors are admitted into 90% of the colleges to which they apply.
  • Wesleyan's senior classes are also earning between $4.2 and $6.8 million in merit-based college scholarship monies annually.
  • Our K-8 achievement test scores rank well above state and national averages and more than 50% of our middle school students qualify for the DUKE TIP program.
  • Our 5-year average SAT score is 1650.
  • Wesleyan's award-winning performing and fine arts program offers more than 12 performance groups, annual musicals, and fine art shows.
  • Our students are also competing in one of 34 state-championship athletic teams across 12 different sports and have earned 24 state championship titles since 1981.
  • Our Private Teaching Studios offer private and small group lessons in instrumental and vocal music, drama, and dance.
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Wil Myers - San Diego Padres (2015-present) 2015 Rookie of the Year 2016 MLB All Star
    • Brandt Bronico - Charlotte Football Club (Major League Soccer) (2021-present) Chicago Fire (Major League Soccer)
    • Bryce Kenney - Monster Truck Driver (Mojawk Warrior)
    • Aaron Wiggins - Oklahoma Thunder (NBA)
    • Jake Warner - Legal Counsel, Alliance for Defending Freedom Appellate Team
    • Theo Pinson - Dallas Mavericks (NBA)
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Wesleyan Christian Academy cost?
Wesleyan Christian Academy's tuition is approximately $10,000 for private students and $100 for summer students.
What is the acceptance rate of Wesleyan Christian Academy?
The acceptance rate of Wesleyan Christian Academy is 90%, which is higher than the national average of 87%.
Who are famous alumni from Wesleyan Christian Academy?
Wesleyan Christian Academy famous alumni include: Wil Myers, Brandt Bronico, Bryce Kenney, Aaron Wiggins, Jake Warner and Theo Pinson.
Does Wesleyan Christian Academy offer a summer program?
Yes, Wesleyan Christian Academy offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What sports does Wesleyan Christian Academy offer?
Wesleyan Christian Academy offers 14 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting and Wrestling. Wesleyan Christian Academy is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in North Carolina for most sports offered.
What is Wesleyan Christian Academy's ranking?
Wesleyan Christian Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in North Carolina for: Largest student body, Most AP courses offered, Most sports offered and Most extracurriculars offered.
When is the application deadline for Wesleyan Christian Academy?
The application deadline for Wesleyan Christian Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
If you are looking for a high-quality, Christ-centered education for your child then you should give Wesleyan a shot. Their commitment to providing excellent educational experiences and instruction is world-class. I have 2 kids that attend Wesleyan and can tell you firsthand how great this school is. Leadership takes a vested interest in the success of each child, giving them access to things that interest them, and tailoring an educational experience that keeps them engaged and excited about learning. The extracurriculars at the school are also phenomenal. Whether It be the arts, stem, or athletics, there are opportunities for your child to pursue their interests at a high level. Having toured many schools, I can tell you that Wesleyan is the place to be if you are looking for a private, Christian education in the Triad area of NC.
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5  
Wesleyan Christian Academy is a very special place indeed! My son started 2020 in the transitional kindergarten program and what a blessing that was for our family. During such a crazy time in our world, Wesleyan was a steadfast haven for my son. That year set him on a path of loving school and learning! He is very smart but needed that year to "transition" into a more structured classroom environment. My daughter is in the TK program now and growing every day! We are so blessed to be in an environment where the students are individually seen and LOVED by the faculty, staff, and leadership team. I know that my kids are not only getting a high-quality education but more importantly, they are being taught that they are beloved children of GOD! I cannot recommend Wesleyan Christian Academy enough!
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked NC School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 1,278 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $10,000
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Guilford County, NC is $14,162 for elementary schools and $15,770 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Guilford County, NC is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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