Williamsburg Christian Academy

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Williamsburg Christian Academy Photo #1 - Learning at WCA is personalized to the way in which God created them. WCA has teachers specially trained to teach to students who learn best in non-traditional ways or who may need accommodations to help them learn best. This includes the incorporation of IEP's into a personalized learning plan (PEP) when required.
Williamsburg Christian Academy Photo #2 - WCA has three seasons of fun and engaging athletics teams. Shown here are members of our girls Eagle Swim team, which has been State Championship Runners-Up for two consecutive years. WCA also has a strong basketball tradition. Other sports include volleyball, cross country, tennis, golf, soccer, baseball and field hockey.
Williamsburg Christian Academy Photo #3 - WCA: Providing Top Notch College Preparatory Education in a Culture of Christ's Hope, Grace, and Love since 1978.
Williamsburg Christian Academy Photo #4 - WCA has outstanding facilities, including a full gymnasium, dining-hall/theatre, science labs, and sports fields on a 46-acre campus. Our students also have state of the art technology tools, such as full computer labs, portable Google Chromebooks, Smart Boards and tablets.
Williamsburg Christian Academy Photo #5 - WCA has an extensive arts program that is both course-based and extracurricular. Each year the Upper School puts on a drama production, and we also have a renowned strings program. WCA has art classes all the way from Preschool to Senior Year, with courses offered at the AP level.
Williamsburg Christian Academy Photo #6 - Our school provides all the feel of a traditional school environment, while still maintaining the student to teacher ratio to enable us to meet each child where they are on the instructional spectrum, and educate them as God created them.
Williamsburg Christian Academy Photo #7 - WCA has an extensive process in place for college advisement. Students start receiving direction in 7th grade with interest surveys, proceed through PSAT testing starting freshman year, and get detailed one-on-one guidance with our specialized College Advisement specialist through junior and senior year. Special seminars are held to help students with submitting essays and applications to maximize their college acceptance
Williamsburg Christian Academy Photo #8 - WCA celebrates God on a daily basis, whether that be through the Biblical worldview of our curriculum, or events such as Flowering of the Cross prior to Easter Sunday. It is true that not every student at WCA will embrace Christianity, but all will hear that God indeed cares deeply about every aspect of our lives.
Williamsburg Christian Academy Photo #9 - Our Kindergartners have a blast on Dr. Seuss's birthday! WCA's early Preschool programs and Kindergarten are acclaimed throughout the Historic Triangle.
Williamsburg Christian Academy Photo #10
  • Williamsburg Christian Academy`s mission is to provide college preparatory instruction in a culture of grace through personalized learning in academics, arts, and athletics while building relationships that inspire students to serve their community and become Christ-centered leaders.
  • WCA is dually accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and by the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI). To learn more, please visit WilliamsburgChristian.org.

School News

  • Eagle Swim’s Four Member Squad Claims Back-to-Back State Runner-Up Title at Championship Meet - 03/10/2020 - As the saying goes, big things often come in small packages, and they don`t get much smaller than WCA`s Girls State swim team. With just four athletes traveling to the ...moreVISAA Swim and Dive State Championship, the official meet program listed WCA Eagle Swim as the sixth smallest team in a fifty team field. But after 24 loud and crazy finals events, the team was second only to the Steward School among over 30 Division II teams and tenth among all teams of any size. hide

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences/ESL/Functional Autism
Year Founded1978

Student Body

Total Students166 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
6%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade Williamsburg Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
20%
Average Class Size11 students
Number of AP Courses10 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP Biology, AP Calculus, AP European History, AP Language and Composition, AP Literature and Composition, AP US History, Honors Biology, Honors British Literature, Honors Chemistry, Honors Earth Science, Honors World History, Honors World Literature
Average SAT score1200
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Specific colored Slacks and collared shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$8,550
Tuition NotesTuition cost varies by level. This is an average.
% on Financial Aid
9%
Average Financial Aid Grant$2,000
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMichelle Flanagan
Admissions AssociateTracy Krebs

Sports

Total Sports Offered10 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryField Hockey,
GolfSoccer,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.15 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Eco Club, Key Club, Math Olympics, Missions Trips, National Honor Society, Small Group Bible Study, Student Council, Student Publications, Tech Team

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Drama Club, Drama Production, Praise Band, Strings Orchestra

School Notes

  • Williamsburg Christian Academy`s mission is to provide college preparatory instruction in a culture of grace through personalized learning in academics, arts, and athletics while building relationships that inspire students to serve their community and become Christ-centered leaders.
  • The vision of Williamsburg Christian Academy is to partner with parents and the community to inspire minds to inquiry through God`s wisdom, hearts to compassion in God`s service, and lives to Christ in leadership.
  • WCA is dually accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and by the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI). To learn more, please visit WilliamsburgChristian.org. 

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Williamsburg
    Grades: NS-12 | 177 students
    9.7 miles
    6000 Easter Circle
    Williamsburg, VA 23188
    (757)565-2900
    9.7 NS-12
    177
  • Newport News
    Grades: PK-12 | 630 students
    26.3 miles
    739 Academy Lane
    Newport News, VA 23602
    (757)884-9100
    26.3 PK-12
    630
  • Williamsburg
    Walsingham Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-12 | 462 students
    10.2 miles
    1100 Jamestown Rd
    Williamsburg, VA 23187
    (757)229-6026
    10.2 PK-12
    462
  • Newport News
    Grades: PK-12 | 215 students
    25.1 miles
    13010 Mitchell Point Road
    Newport News, VA 23602
    (757)249-2654
    25.1 PK-12
    215
  • Williamsburg
    Grades: K-12 | 50 students
    8.5 miles
    116 Palace Lane
    Williamsburg, VA 23185
    (757)378-2189
    8.5 K-12
    50

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (5 reviews)
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Great, Christ-centered school. We have been pleased with the level of academia and educators. Sports programs and extra-curricular activities are good for a small school population.
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We are going on our fifth year at WCA and are so thankful for the experience my daughter has had at this wonderful school with a dedicated staff that truly looks at each individual student and their unique needs creating the perfect personalized education from every angle! My daughter has had such special opportunities at WCA to grow academically, spiritually, and in character! Our experience at WCA has sincerely been one of a kind and I am confident she is being both nurtured and challenged as she develops her independence and gets prepared for college. If you are searching for a Christ-centered family atmosphere with excellent teachers, administrators, and staff who take great care in the development of your children while inspiring them to be there best, this is the place for you! Step through the doors and see.
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I am a regular volunteer mom at WCA, so I get the chance to see teachers and staff in action and the extreme dedication of the faculty to the students is always evident! What I sincerely love about WCA is the "family" atmosphere and personalized learning as well as the amazing faith-based education and Chapel every Wednesday where my daughter gets to experience God`s Word in worship music and wonderful speakers. Dr. Breslin, head of school, makes every effort to know all of his students personally, standing at the door to greet every kid who walks through, knowing special details about each one! He brings years of experience in administration and teaching and the most positive outlook I`ve seen in an administrator which is so very refreshing. My daughter is in good hands in every way at WCA. She is flourishing academically, spiritually, athletically, and artistically! Extracurricular activities are abundant! I would highly recommend this school to anyone in search of a special, personalized experience for their children.
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I can't say enough great things about this school. I have 3 girls here and each has different needs and learn at different levels. Each is treated individually. One is gifted and needs to be challenged more and they personally wrote a curriculum for her challenging her and allowing her to soar. Dr. Breslin, the head of school, has an amazing background and is taking this school to great places as God leads him!! EVERY TIME I am at the school I am reminded why my kids go there!!
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WCA is the ideal school for the parent who is looking for the high quality college prep education in a setting where values and faith are placed in a premium position which makes the child's educational experience much more comfortable and fruitful. Already known throughout the Historic Triangle as a school that keeps its focus on the child's needs and strength as opposed to challenges and issues, WCA has recently named a new Head of School, Dr. Dave Breslin, who is breathing a renewed energy and shows promise of raising the bar even further on the WCA educational and community experience. Some of the leadership choices of the school board in recent years were highly necessary but unpopular in some circles, so before believing angry tirades about the school, contact the Head of School personally and find out what the real deal is at WCA, you won't regret it. He hands out his email to anyone who has interest in the school, so here it is: breslind@williamsburgchristian.org
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