Cumberland Christian Academy

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Posted Tuesday, April 15, 2014

I taught at CCA for 5 yrs. After hiring a new headmaster, things started declining. I and many of the other teachers were shocked by some of the decisions he made. First the headmaster knowingly hired a parent with a recent arrest record. A Police Officer friend of mine who served in the Cobb County PD for over twenty years informed him. I witnessed this parent - only one week prior to being hired - verbally abused a CCA teacher during a parent/teacher conference over an issue she was mistaken about all along. The headmaster knew this. Our principal (present at the conference) told him. Second, over the last 2 yrs he has forced several veteran teachers to take positions they had NO EXPERIENCE in so that he could hire friends from his previous school. Several teachers resigned. His friends had little or no experience teaching the subjects they taught. One, for instance, had never been a principal, but after the middle school principal left, was hired. Also, another teacher received a never-before-held title at CCA of Head of the Bible Department and yet is not even a Bible teacher and had never met with any of the Bible teachers about Bible Curriculum. I would not recommend CCA.
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Posted August 26, 2013

Cumberland Christian Academy is a WONDERFUL school! My daughter has attended since Pre-K at 4 years old. Her teacher, Mrs. Claborn, gave her the solid foundation she'd need to begin her schooling career. I like that the classes are small and many of the younger grades have an aide to help the teachers. We get communication via email and phone each week. The teachers and staff genuinely care for the children. Plus, the students wear uniforms which makes it easy to get ready for school each day. My daughter has grown by leaps and bounds at this school. The Christ-centered education is also a plus. She learns good morals and is on her way to becoming a well-rounded citizen. Thank you Cumberland Christian Academy!
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Posted August 20, 2013

Cumberland Christian Academy has a very nurturing environment with a goal for success in delivering the highest level of education.
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Posted March 27, 2012

My son is completing his 3rd year at Cumberland and I can't be more pleased. They employ bible-based teachings - academics and behavior. The parents are involved which makes for a student population of God loving, well-behaved, caring, confident children. The only downfall is limited sports and music programs - but, i can deal with that given their excellence elsewhere. I highly recommend Cumberland Christian Academy!
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Posted July 15, 2010

This will be my son's third year at Cumberland. It is amazing how wonderful everyone is at the school. We have had two outstanding teachers in k-4 and k-5.
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Posted September 9, 2009

I go there and I love it. Our school is centered around Christ. The teachers are awesome and caring. I play volleyball and I have been there 8 years. I started my first year of high school this year. The academics are amazing, my SAT scores are PHS or post high school and that was in the seventh and eigth grade. There is no doubt in my mind that this is the best school for you.
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Posted April 21, 2009

My daughter just completed her first year in this school and i am very impressed ! its amazing how advanced they are ! she is 5 and can read complete books! the teachers are great and love every student like its their own. its is a very disciplined school ! and i love it ! the kids are super well maniered ! Shirin
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Posted January 25, 2007

Cumberland has a lot of great teachers. They have great sports programs. The parents need to get more involved though. Their work is pretty tough,but they teach you a lot.
—Submitted by a former student

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 58% 44%
Black 30% 40%
Hispanic 8% 10%
Asian 2% 2%
Two or more races 2% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2009-2010

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  • Christian
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  • (678) 945-0224


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  • Supports home-based learning
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  • Religious


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2356 Clay Road SW
Austell, GA 30106
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