Location: 291 Ronald McNair Boulevard, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 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, 6 member leadership team, and 5 administrative support staff with nearly 500 years combined experience in education, and 4 SCISA Master Teachers. More than 50% of our teaching faculty have an advanced degree.
Tuition: Kindergarten: $5,950
Elementary School: $7,200
Middle School: $7,400
High School: $7,900
Saints Support: Christian Academy does offer tuition assistance based on the recommendation FAST, a company that serves Christian schools in assessing the financial needs of their families. Families who qualify for Saints Support may receive a discount on tuition within the limits of our budget. Please do not hesitate to apply. Christian Academy does not offer scholarships.
Average Teacher/Student Ratio: 1:15
Standardized Testing: Testing is administered on an annual basis.
The Terra Nova Achievement Test is given in Grades K-10. The PSAT is given in grades 8, 10 and 11. Students in grades 11 and 12 are required to take the SAT and or ACT. Students are recognized for outstanding test scores through Duke TIP (Talent Identification Program) and the South Carolina Junior Scholars Program.
Community Service: Christian Academy strives to develop servant leaders through a program called Faith with Feet. Opportunities will be provided for students to participate in community service projects throughout the year. Juniors and Seniors are required to complete an additional 30 hours of community service outside of school each year. Juniors and Seniors also have the opportunity to go on an international mission trip during the spring of each year.
College Scholarships: The Class of 2018 was offered in excess of $1,700,000 in scholarships.