Western Christian Academy

  • Western Christian Academy is able to admit students mid-year, because it offers a full-service academic program with an emphasis upon individualization.
  • The student's academic course of study is individualized, tailor-made to address the student's strengths and weaknesses and educational goals in order to ensure a successful learning experience.
  • Western Christian Academy is dedicated to providing the highest quality academic programs through the use of innovative products, 21st Century technology, professional expertise and reliable academic support.
  • Although most of WCA's students are full-time, they offer part-time, summer school, or credit recovery.

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School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
AdvancED
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences
Year Founded1983
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students749 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by GradeWestern Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
15%
Number of AP Courses7 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesCalculus, Comparative Gov/Politics, English Language/Composition, Human Geography, Macroeconomics, U.S. Government & Politics, U.S. History

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesMonthly payments are as low as $170.00. Annual tuition depends on the program.
% on Financial Aid
10%
Acceptance Rate
99%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMr. Gillingham
Admissions AssociateRosanna Hightower

School Notes

  • Diagnostic testing is provided upon enrollment.
  • Diploma program or independent course of study available.
  • Accredited by North Central Accreditation (NCA CASI) and National Association of Private Schools.
  • Affordable tuition with payment plans.
  • Qualified, experienced team of educators.
  • Christian world-view curriculum in paper, cd rom, or online format.
  • Online Grades.
  • Annual standardized achievement testing included.
  • Reliable home schooling support online or by phone.
  • Records management includes updating and rectifyng. WCA takes care of records transfer.
  • Enrollment Process: Short online application is sent with the registration fee. Parents signup to our school communication system. Tuition payment structure is setup. Online diagnostic testing is completed by student. Curriculum is prescribed. Procedures and other support are given specific to the curriculum format. Occasional report and attendance forms are sent by the parent to the school.
  • The included, online achievement testing is done in the spring.

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    136.1 miles
    165 Grand Avenue
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
    (805)548-8700
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We are very happy with our choice of Western Christian Academy for our child. The guidance from the staff and support have been fantastic! Our child is learning above his grade level and I would highly recommend WCA to anyone searching for a superior accredited home -school program.
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The average private school tuition in California is $10,916 for elementary schools and $18,887 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in California is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).