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Currently, most people answered Just right (6 responses)
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North Raleigh Christian Academy 5

Posted June 21, 2016
- a parent
We have just completed 10 years at NRCA with our youngest graduating last week. First, let me suggest there is no perfect school. We have loved our 10 years associated with NRCA but there were things that happened over the years that we did not agree with. Some were too insignificant to worry about and others led to us meeting with the teacher or administrator. These particular discussions were productive and left us satisfied. HOMEWORK - you will never reach agreement with parents on how much homework is best. The perception is NRCA gives a little more homework than public schools. The expectations are higher with private schools and NRCA students are above the average of the local public schools and the State of NC at all levels. Is there a correlation? I don't know but I do know that graduates will all tell you that the academic rigor at NRCA has prepared them well for college. RULES - yep...there are rules and if you don't like rules, this is not the school for you. If hair length, short skirts and sloppy clothes are important, action will be taken...usually after a warning. The complaining parents below never take any responsibility for their child's actions. In 18 years of school between my 2 boys, neither one ever received a pink slip. CHRISTIAN SCHOOL - it is suggested below that the school is not a Christian school. The faculty consists of current and former pastors. The kids of pastors from many of the local churches can be found in every grade in the school. My wife and I have found that our kids are stronger Christians as a result of NRCA because they are surrounded by so many other strong Christians. It is so exciting to be eating at the local Wendy's and see a table of NRCA kids lower their head's in prayer before they eat. North Raleigh Christian Academy is a school were kids with many different interests can thrive. The athletic department competes in most every competitive sport, the fine arts program is the best in the area and the academic program prepares kids to get accepted and thrive in college. The price also makes it a great value. And, the one topic that all parents agree with...the facilities are second to none. The school and its administrators are not perfect but they will always listen and are constantly looking to improve. This is something my wife and I have always appreciated.

North Raleigh Christian Academy 3

Posted April 11, 2016
- a community member
I do find it a little fishy that there are 22 reviews from NRCA administrators, teachers and what I can assume to be "chosen" parents on the same date.....Was it to increase the community rating????? If you scroll down past the March 22, 2016 reviews you will get a more accurate and unbiased opinions.


North Raleigh Christian Academy
Grateful to: School leader

Posted March 22, 2016
- a parent
We would like to thank Dr. Sherrill. He gave our child many wonderful academic, spiritual and cultural experiences. The Europe trip gave our child a life-long love of travel. His commitment to Kingdom Education is genuine and contagious. He loves the Bible and has a heart for missions. Dr. Sherrill passionately believes in the importance of the family and the local church. He loves and cares for each student. Our family considers him one of the most influential people in our child's life. NRCA changed our lives and we are grateful.

North Raleigh Christian Academy 5

Posted March 22, 2016
- a parent
Our child graduated several years ago from NRCA. It was an excellent education academically and biblically. The NRCA education prepared our child to make the Dean's List at two universities. The Bible teaching at NRCA has had a life-long influence on our entire family. As parents, we are grateful for the biblical worldview that was instilled in our child. After receiving a master's degree, our child still says that the NRCA teachers were the best instructors. They were godly role models. The Superintendent gave a 150% of his best efforts every day to ensure that each child received the best quality Christian education possible. The learning opportunities inside and outside the classroom were priceless. NRCA is the total package.

North Raleigh Christian Academy
Grateful to: Teacher

Posted March 22, 2016
- a teacher
The teachers at NRCA are wonderful, and my daughters have had a wonderful experience at NRCA because of their teachers. They feel loved on a daily basis.


North Raleigh Christian Academy
Amount of homework: Just right

Posted March 22, 2016
- a teacher
The perception of homework is dependent on the student. NRCA gives homework that is relevant for learning that reinforces concepts to prepare students for their tests. This is evident in the scores students receive on their End of Grade assessments (Terra Nova). Also, NRCA graduates are thankful for their academic preparation prior to college.

North Raleigh Christian Academy
Develops grit: Strongly agree

Posted March 22, 2016
- a teacher
NRCA is a highly academic environment and fosters an attitude of perseverance in students. In addition, coaches at NRCA not only develops these characteristics in athletics, they also are examples to their players.

North Raleigh Christian Academy
Develops respect: Strongly agree

Posted March 22, 2016
- a teacher
Students at NRCA have a common bond with each other as follower's of Christ. The Bible teaches that we should love others, and students are taught to same biblical principle.


North Raleigh Christian Academy
Develops honesty: Strongly agree

Posted March 22, 2016
- a teacher
These character traits are all components of NRCA's core values and expected student outcomes. Elementary students (I have two) have monthly character traits that they encourage students to demonstrate. Throughout the experiences at NRCA, the school definitely tries to develop a biblical worldview in their students' lives.

North Raleigh Christian Academy
Teacher effectiveness: Very effective

Posted March 22, 2016
- a parent
The teachers are the best we have ever seen. They are well prepared academically, mature Christians and they love the students.

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North Raleigh Christian Academy
7300 Perry Creek Road, Raleigh, NC  27616
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 126 reviews.
Last modified North Raleigh Christian Academy is a Private school that serves grades K-12
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