Upper Room Christian Academy

Private | PK-5

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Posted October 31, 2013

Both my daughters have attended since pre-school. The pre-school program is phenomenal! The both were kindergarten ready and prepared to learn to read. While the school does an excellent job preparing students for academic excellence, it is the intangible things that are just as important. My daughter is now a graduate of URCA, and I am in awe of the confidence she has in various context. Just as important as the academic excellence and biblical excellence. Both my daughters are excited to learn about Jesus and possess biblical literacy that, in some cases, is beyond their years.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted October 24, 2013

I am a parent of two boys that attend the Upper Room Chriatian Academy and a baby that will be there in January in 2014. I really love this school, it's the best. They always make me feel so welcomed and loved there. If im having a bad day when i walk in there, Everyone's spirit put a smile on my face. Im so happy i have the teachers and staff there to treat my sons like their family. My son struggles in reading and they dont make him feel out of place, he fits right in and if he dont seem to know something, he will try and answer it. URCA is so family oriented and i always recommend them to anyone. God has a plan for my family and i pray they can continue on getting the education and biblical resources that they need to prosper.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted October 24, 2013

Our oldest son has been at URCA for five years, since he was 2 years old. We also have a son soon to be 4 year old, who is also at URCA. Both our boys have had an experience with URCA that is second to none. URCA is more than a school, it is an extension of our family, from the teachers, administrative staff, owners (Dr. Patrick Wooden, Sr. and First Lady Wooden), URCA students and parents. The school has provided a solid academic, social and biblical foundation that has girded our sons to one day become the accomplished young men we pray they will be. Our 2nd grader is currently a A&B student. He has been offered the opportunity throughout his yrs. at URCA to perform at school events, which has build his confidence to be a great public speaker. We also through URCA learned he has a gift of singing. These accomplishments he has achieved at a young age, has been through the hard work and dedication of this great school. Our youngest son is also on the same path and we have no doubt he will have the same experiences. URCA exceeds the criterias for a great school. It meets daily what is important to our values, beliefs, expectations of a school for our precious children.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted October 23, 2013

I have 2 children attending Upper Room Christian Academy. Both have been attending since the age of 3 and are now in 1st and 3rd grade. The academics at this school are astonishing. The teachers are very well rounded, educated and stay abreast on all new and upcoming academic changes. URCA recently adapted the new curriculm Direct Instruction in the 2012/2013 school year and it was very pleasing to see how quickly the Staff and the children have adapted and have grown with this new way of teaching. It is a small school so everybody knows everyone which is what makes URCA so great. There is nothing like walking into the school and everyone knowing who you and your children are. I could not be any more pleased with the education and care that my children receive at Upper Room Christian Academy. It is a true feeling of peace knowing my kids are well taken care, safe, and watched over with such love while in training to be critical thinkers, and well rounded young adults through the teachings of Christian Education. I am very proud and thankful to be part of the Eagle Family.
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Posted October 23, 2013

I have two children at Upper Room Christian Academy and I am so pleased with the curriculum, teachers, extracurricular activities and administration. There are so many great aspects of this school. First, the teachers really love my children. They communicate with me often to keep me abreast of my child's scores, health and well being. The second great aspect is the curriculum. My children are challenged in every subject and they are expected to do well in every subject, unlike public school. I simply love the free after-school activities: golf, reading club, dance, science club, etc. The best part of this school is the small class size, approachable administration and chapel services. My children love chapel! I highly recommend Upper Room Christian Academy.
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Posted October 23, 2013

I have been a staff member of Upper Room Christian Academy for over 5 years. I have enjoyed my experience as a Christian Educator and compelling our students to develop a biblical worldview.
—Submitted by a teacher

Posted October 10, 2012

This is an excellent school, and I would recommend it to anyone wanting a quality education. I have two boys there, and I wouldn't have them anywhere else.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted March 12, 2012

My son attended this school from 3 years old (2006) to 1st grade (2009). We pulled him out to attend public school which was a big mistake. My son was above grade level in Math in Reading when he left URCA. I loved the environment, the academics and most importantly the fact that they always taught GOD FIRST!!
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Posted October 14, 2009

I am a parent with a child a the Upper Room Christian Academy for the last 8 years. My daughter is a exceptional reader and loves math and science because of this school. She has excelled in sports and has a desire to attend UNC Chapel Hill already in the 5th grade. The school is already putting her on the right track to attend there. It has been a blessing to my husband and I. We thank God for the vision that he has given Dr. Patrick L. Wooden Sr.
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Posted July 9, 2009

This school is a God send! I loved having my son there. The teachers, principals and staff are very dedicated and cares greatly for the children. I love the God first theme. My son attended there from age 4 to first grade. I hated I had to take out. But the foundation they gave him has been awesome!! Thank you teachers and Upper Room for a wonderful experience. I highly recommend this school!
—Submitted by a parent

Posted September 18, 2008

I absolutely love URCA. This school has taught both of my children so much. The teachers are great. They love the Lord and they love the kids. Thank you Mrs. F. for making second grade the best experience ever, for my daughter! The principal loves the children and she knows education. Things are really moving forward at Upper Room.
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Posted February 29, 2008

I absolutley love this school. My children receive a great education with a focus on putting God First. The teachers and staff are professional and care about the total well being of my kids. I highly reccomend this school.
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Posted January 3, 2007

My oldest attended from 3 years until Kindergarten and my son attended from 2 until pre-K. I was pleased with the curriculum, the care and Christian leadership of the teachers and principals. I'm sorry I was no longer able to keep them here, but they had a great educational start, which pleases us!
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Posted March 22, 2006

This school is the best school my child has attended even though she's only 3. The teachers there are wonderful and has alot of involvment with the children. The exracurricular activities is wonderful they even have activites for my 3 year old. the level of parent involvment is 100% i like the fact that my child learns about the lord even through her school work.
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3330 Idlewood Village Dr
Raleigh, NC 27610
Phone: (919) 829-6250


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