Location: 291 Ronald McNair Blvd., Myrtle Beach, SC 29579
Grades: K5 -12
School Hours: Kindergarten 8am-1pm (After care available)
Grades 1-5 8am-3pm (After care available)
Grades 6-12 8am-3:20pm
Accreditations: AdvanceEd (formerly Southern Association of Colleges and Schools)
Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI); https://www.acsi.org/membership/why-christian-schooling
South Carolina Independent School Association (SCISA): http://scisa.org/
Faculty: Christian Academy values excellence in academics, believing that excellence honors God. Faculty includes 34 teaching faculty, 7 member leadership team, and 5 administrative support staff with nearly 500 years combined experience in education, and 3 SCISA Master Teachers. More than 50% of the teaching faculty has an advanced degree.
Tuition: Kindergarten: $5,750
Elementary School: $7,000
Middle School: $7,200
High School: $7,700
Financial Aid: CA does offer tuition assistance based on the recommendation of the FAST, which is a company that serves Christian schools in assessing the financial needs of their families. Families who qualify for tuition assistance can receive a discount on tuition, within the limits of our budget. Please do not hesitate to apply. CA does not offer scholarships.
Average Teacher/Student Ratio: 1:15
Standardized Testing: Testing is administered on an annual basis.
Terra Nova Achievement Test in Grades K-10, Otis Lennon School Ability Test in Grades 1-10, PSAT (Grades 8, 10 and 11), SAT (Grade 11 and 12)
Students are recognized for outstanding test scores through Duke TIP (Talent Identification Program).
Community Service: Christian Academy strives to develop servant leaders through a program call Faith with Feet. Opportunities will be provided for students to participate in community service projects throughout the year. Freshman and Sophomores are required to complete 15 hours of comminuty service. Juniors and Seniors are required to earn an additional 30 hours of community service outside of school hours.
College Scholarships: The Class of 2017 (22 graduates) was offered in excess of $1,200,000 in scholarships.