Details overview

Hours 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
School leader Royce Nelsestuen
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Religious
Instructional / curriculum models used Classical
Direct instruction
Standards-based

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Painting
3
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Poetry
Media arts None
Visual arts Painting
Drawing / Sketching
Ceramics
World languages taught Spanish

Support

10
Facilities
including: Performance stage
Facilities Art room
Cafeteria
Chapel / spiritual reflection center
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Performance stage
Playground
Extra learning resources Tutoring
Acceleration
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of ESL/ELL programming None

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 59% 42%
Hispanic 34% 43%
Black 3% 5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 5%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

1
Girls Sports
including: Soccer
1
Boys Sports
including: Soccer
2
Clubs
including: Student council / government
Girls sports Soccer
Boys sports Soccer
Clubs Gardening
Student council / government
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 7:00 AM
After school end time 5:30 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Monitor the playground
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools Pusch Ridge Christian Academy
  Casas Christian School
  Homeschool

Teachers

6
Staff
including: Art teacher
Staff Art teacher
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff None

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Association of Christian Schools International
Partner website Www.acsi.org
Partner Faith Community Church
Partner website Www.faithtucson.org

Enrollment

Learn more Www.fcatucson.org
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $2000
Tuition range (high) $6000
For the year 2014-2015
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Outside scholarships
Tax credits
Vouchers accepted Yes
# of applications received 135
For the year 2014-2015
# of students accepted 121
For the year 2014-2015

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012