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West Cobb Christian Academy

Private | PK-6 | 70 students

Our school is best known for our small class sizes, low tuition and close family

 

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Situated in a suburban neighborhood. The median home value is $183,500. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $820.

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4 stars

Community Rating by Year
2014:
Based on 2 ratings
2013:
Based on 3 ratings
2012:
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2011:
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Posted June 26, 2014

I love this school. I love the family like environment and the one on one help for the children. They added STEM which I love. I am thankful for WCCA.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 28, 2014

This school was a Godsend for our family. The small class size and great one on one help from the teachers helped our son have a great year, academically and socially. The school is small, does not offer much if you need big, nice classrooms and lots of extra curriculars. But if you want a solid education with a Christian base, this is a great place with a low tuition. The reviewer who stated this was like a homeschool was pretty correct. That's how it feels and we could not be happier.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 13, 2013

I love this school. My kids love this school. When parents have to send their kids elsewhere, WCCA gets letters and phone calls telling them how much their kids miss attending here. Some parents don't like multiage classrooms, but I haven't gotten that impression from any of the parents of the other kids here. My kids are given personal attention by the instructors and I see consistency and careful planning at work. The staff and the president of their board told me that they are looking for property to erect a permanent facility, but...my kids were attending public school in a mobile building with 25! kids to a class. Here, they cap the class at 16 per classroom. If they move, we will go with them, but, seriously, who cares. I want great instruction at a really reasonable rate and that's what we get here. I can't recommend WCCA enough.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 30, 2013

This is an aweful school, I would not recommend it to anyone. They will come back and counter but I was a parent here and I know how they run the school. Facilities are aweful no bathrooms, the kiids have to walk by themselves from their trailer classes accross the small internal road to the church, 2 by 2 no adult. The lunch room was a former gun store and smells aweful. the teachers are very kind but the multiage thing needs them to have more structure and organization than they have =it is not working. They run this like a homeschoo with private school tuition. Its an opportunity for them to spend time with their kids and still get paid. I would not recommend it at all
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 23, 2013

I love this school for my family. It is small and there are no bells and whistles. Just good teaching, strong Christian values and loving, involved staff. It feels like an extension of my family. Test scores are great. More importantly, my children can't wait to get up and go to school everyday. Wouldn't go anywhere else.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 6, 2009

Excellent school! Great teachers, great price and such a loving christian environment!
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Posted June 9, 2009

My kids have been at this school since 2004. It is a wonder school with caring teacher and an outstanding director. You cannot go wrong sending you child here either for their MMO program, Pre-school are grade school.
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 50% 44%
Black 22% 37%
Hispanic 22% 12%
Two or more races 7% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Art teacher(s)
Music teacher(s)
Poetry/Creative writing teacher(s)
Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
Reading specialist(s)
Robotics/Technology specialist(s)
Teacher aid/assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
Foreign languages spoken by school staff Spanish
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Special education / special needs

Level of special education programming offered
  • None - the school offers no services
Extra learning resources offered
  • Differentiated learning programs

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

Staff resources available to students
  • Robotics/Technology specialist(s)
School facilities
  • Computer lab

Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • Poetry/Creative writing teacher(s)
School facilities
  • Art room
  • Music room
  • Performance stage
Visual arts
  • Ceramics
  • Design
  • Drawing / sketching
  • Painting
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture
Music
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Orchestra
Performing and written arts
  • Drama

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish
Foreign languages spoken by staff
  • Spanish

Health & athletics

School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Kitchen
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School basics

School start time
  • 8:30 am
School end time
  • 3:30 am
Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • Before school: starts at 7:00 a.m.
  • After school: ends at 6:00 p.m.
School Leader's name
  • Dodi Thomas
Best ways for parents to contact the school
  • Email
  • Phone
Age at which early childhood or Pre-K program begins
  • 3 years old
Gender
  • Coed
Boarding options
  • Day school
Is there an application process?
  • Yes
Affiliation
  • Church of christ
Fax number
  • (770) 427-3626

Programs

Instructional and/or curriculum models used

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  • Multi-aged
  • STEM
  • Teacher-run
Specific academic themes or areas of focus

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  • Religious
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered

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  • No
Level of special education programming offered
  • None - the school offers no services
Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • None

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • Poetry/Creative writing teacher(s)
  • Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
  • Reading specialist(s)
  • Robotics/Technology specialist(s)
  • Teacher aid/assistant teacher
  • Tutor(s)
Foreign languages spoken by staff
  • Spanish
Extra learning resources offered
  • Differentiated learning programs
  • Tutoring
Transportation options
  • None
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Art room
  • Cafeteria
  • Chapel/spiritual reflection center
  • Computer lab
  • Internet access
  • Kitchen
  • Library
  • Music room
  • Performance stage
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Sports

Boys sports
  • None
Girls sports
  • None

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Ceramics
  • Design
  • Drawing / sketching
  • Painting
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture
Music
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Orchestra
Performing arts
  • Drama
Media arts
  • None

Student clubs

Clubs (distinct from courses)
  • None
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School culture

Dress Code
  • Uniforms
Bullying policy
  • This school has a bullying and/or cyber bullying policy in place.
Parent involvement
  • Attend parent nights
  • Organize fundraising events (school auction, bake sales, etc.)
More from this school
  • We have a strong family based school with rigorous standards, great teachers, low tuition, individualized attention and small class sizes.
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What are your chances?


10 out of 10students were accepted for the 2012-2013 school year.


Students accepted for the 2012-2013 school year
15
Applications received for the 2012-2013 school year
15

What does it cost?

Tuition range for the 2012-2013 school year
$3000 - $5000
Vouchers accepted
Yes
Financial aid offered
No.
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2732 Macland Rd SW
Marietta, GA 30064
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Phone: (770) 359-8754

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