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 campus is centrally 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 17 Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) member schools (out of 2,800 internationally) to be awarded the Exceptional 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, Advanced Placement and Dual Enrollment Courses with Liberty University, Southern Wesleyan University and Colorado Christian 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 (2022)

  • Top Ranked NC School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 1,203 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,795
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

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

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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
1,203 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
18%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade
Wesleyan Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
76 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size
19 students
Number of AP Courses
13 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP Biology, AP Calculus AB/BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science A, AP English Language & Composition, AP English Literature & Composition, AP European History, AP Physics 1, AP Physics 2, AP Psychology, AP Statistics, AP U.S. Government & Politics, AP World History, Dual - Enrollment (LU) AVIA 105 Aviation Survey, Dual Enrollment (CCU) ECO220A Introduction to Economics, Dual Enrollment (CCU) ENG 106A Investigative Writing, Dual Enrollment (CCU) HUM 229A C.S. Lewis Film and Literature, Dual Enrollment (CCU) POL 202A The American Political Process, Dual Enrollment (CCU) THE 200A Introduction to Systematic Theology, Dual Enrollment (Colorado Christian University) ART112A Appreciation, 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, Dual Enrollment (Southern Wesleyan University) ASTH 2053 Music/Art Appreciation, Dual Enrollment (SWU) BIBL 1013 Old Testament Survey, Dual Enrollment (SWU) BIBL 1023 New Testament Survey, Dual Enrollment (SWU) CPSC 1103 Intro to Computers, Dual Enrollment (SWU) MATH 1053 Quantitative Reasoning, Dual Enrollment (SWU) RELG 2403 Basic Christian Beliefs*, 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
Average ACT score
24
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
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 1,100 students throughout The Piedmont Triad.  Here are just a few reasons Wesleyan is an incredible place to grow and learn.

  • 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, 100students for the 21-22 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 28 honors courses, 13 advanced placement courses, and 42 online, dual enrollment courses.
  • Our 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 $6.4 million in merit-based college scholarship money 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 33 state-championship athletic teams across 13 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.
Profile last updated: 01/04/2022

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked NC School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 1,203 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,795
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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