Upon meeting with the school principal and secretary, students are given placement tests to determine where they will be placed. FCA’s goal is always to have the students excel and be placed with their original grade level.
Two types of diplomas are offered: vocational and general. Email the school secretaries for details.
BOYS: Blue jeans and polo shirts are acceptable through Grade 6. Pants other than blue jeans will be acceptable in Grades 7-12. Boys Grades 9-12 must wear a shirt and tie.
GIRLS: Modest skirts and dresses are required for classes.
BOYS: In high school, boys are required to wear appropriate athletic pants and t-shirt. Elementary boys can wear their school clothes.
GIRLS: In Grades 3-12, culottes, casual shirt, and gym shoes are required. Grades 1 and 2 may wear their school clothes.
Gym shoes for classes are acceptable through Grade 6. Casual dress shoes are required Grade 7-12.
Grades 7-12 are offered a locker. Combination locks are available upon request.
We make every effort to accommodate children with mild disabilities. Our principal is available to discuss specific needs.
Yes, they will be allowed a set number of days to complete any work missed.
Every 3 weeks, reports are sent home.
Yes, hot lunch is provided through our dining hall.
The cost for lunch is $2 for Grades K-6, and $3.50 for Grades 7-12. A salad may be purchased for $2.
Yes, there is a microwave available in each elementary classroom as well as one in the dining hall for high school students.
Lunch time is about 30 minutes long.
Depending on the age level, bathroom breaks are offered every couple hours.
We ask that all medication be administered through the school office.
Sweaters are permitted; however, sweatshirts, fleeces, and coats are not allowed in the classroom.
If a child is not able to attend a schedule field trip, they will be given alternate academic assignments.
Yes, students combine for many classes, including Bible, history, band, choir, and PE.
Yes, permission may be given for someone other than the parent to pick up their child from school.
For elementary classes, the average student/teacher ratio is 8/1. The average for high school is 9/1.
Yes, depending on the nature of the injury, parents will be contacted either immediately or at the end of the day.
Children may have water bottles to drink in between classes.
No, chewing gum is not allowed in school.
Learning without discipline is impossible. Student offenses will result in a measure of discipline called demerits.
Yes, there are occasional field trips throughout the school year.
GRADES K-6: cross country, wrestling, band, choir, fundraisers
GRADES 7-12: girls’ intramural swimming, girls volleyball, girls intramural track, girls intramural cross country, band, choir, fundraisers, youth group, boys soccer, boys wrestling, boys basketball
GIRLS: intramural swimming, volleyball, intramural track, intramural cross country
BOYS: soccer, wrestling, basketball
FCA has an extensive band program for Grades 4-12 to which an entire class period is dedicated. Grades K-3 have music classes preparing them for playing a musical instrument. This includes learning on the recorder and participating in a percussion band.
Private piano lessons and instrument lessons are available.
An after school program is available for students K-6 until 5:30 p.m. Students in Grades 7-12 may stay after school in the library until 5:30 p.m.
Students that attend FCA are expected to treat other students in a kind, Christian manner.
K3/K4 (M, W, F): $900
K3-K5 half day: $1,475
K3-K5 full day: $1,920
1st – 6th Grade: $2,920
7th – 12th Grade: $2,970
Discounts are available for families with more than one child attending the academy.
There is book fee at the beginning of the school year as well as minimal fees for band, choir, private music lessons, and other elective courses. Go here for specifics.
Yes, we accept payments throughout the year.
We accept cash, check, and credit card.
Yes, parents are welcome to attend scheduled field trips.
We do no offer organized transportation. We make every effort to get students to school. See the school secretary with specific questions.