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Carrollton, TX
Students enrolled: 260
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2205 E Hebron Pkwy
Carrollton, TX 75010

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(972) 242-6688
(972) 245-0321
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September 04, 2014
We began a quest for a new school in the summer of 2013. Our kids were starting to flounder and were easily distracted from school work in public environment and seemed to be heading the wrong way. We discovered the warmth and uniqueness of CCA based on the recommendations of friends and what a blessing it has been. I can only describe our experience to date as highly satisfying and rewarding. Our kids, after a tough 8-10 week adjustment period last year began to flourish. The school is filled with warm, God loving people who seem to genuinely love the uniqueness of each child and desire to bring out the best in them. Since making the switch, we cannot fathom a move back to public school life for our children. At CCA, they will grow in ways we never thought possible and we are looking forward to enjoying the next 8 or so years watching them. Yes, the school smaller but has a shocking broad amount of offerings and a highly qualified staff. If you are looking for a college prep school where you and your children can get to know nearly everyone and where parents, and teachers work together to raise well rounded God loving children, this is the place for you. Mike and Pam Boronski

- submitted by a parent
August 12, 2014
With many great schools in this area it was hard to choose! Wow! We love CCA and are so grateful we found it! CCA offers a strong college prep program, smaller class sizes, all students have the opportunity and are encouraged to participate in sports and clubs, there is a humble spirit among the campus, no pretentiousness, friendly families and students and best of all, you can feel the Holy Spirit! They do a great job keeping the students engaged all year long. The facilities are first-class; the football field feels like you are sitting in a nice, quaint small town, the private cross country track winds around a beautiful tree-lined creek behind the school, students can enjoy lunch on a shaded patio just off the cafeteria and the staff are always professional, smiling and available. The students get a lot of personal attention and are held to a high standard. Everybody is somebody at CCA! If you are looking for the perfect school, this is it. - Heidi and J Frederick

- submitted by a parent
May 17, 2014
CCA has been such a strong influence on me spiritually and mentally. I have been going here for 11 years and I think it has given me such a strong opportunity for leadership roles, for pushing myself academically, and for making lifelong friends. In Texas sometimes we have the mentality that bigger is better, but that isn't true when it comes to school. The class sizes are small and everyone gets a chance to try new things, whether it is academic teams, athletic teams, or being in the school play. The teachers and coaches get to know our strengths and weaknesses more personally, thus giving us more opportunities to succeed. I am about to start dual credit classes in the fall, which is college tuition-free classes taken our junior and senior years. I could have up to 21 college credit hours when I graduate, which is a huge cost-savings later as I enter the next phase of my academic life. I love my school!

- submitted by a community member
April 10, 2014
Carrollton Christian Academy is a family oriented school that not only nurtures its children mentally, physically, and spiritually, but prepares them well for the college of their choice. The faculty, students, and administration care for one another like family. Carrollton Christian invests in the latest technology so its students will be prepared to excel in today's fast-paced environment as well as preparing them for their future in a technologically advanced future. CCA also gives students every opportunity to participate in many different sports as well as the fine arts. Carrollton Christian does not require that a student or enrolled family be a practicing Christian. They treat the student body and their families as a witnessing field with the hopes of introducing them to Jesus, the Savior and Redeemer. Christ is taught in every field of study and chapel every week focuses on living life in light of how Jesus tells His followers to live. Carrollton Christian is a school that is blessed with kind people, hard workers, and the desire to train up its children in the way they should go in order to honor Christ and go out into the world to make a difference.

- submitted by a parent
February 21, 2014
Transferred my son mid-year out of public school into their first grade and we can not be happier. The school is very loving and nurturing. Class sizes are very small and it allows more individualized attention. There are 10 students in his first grade class. Teachers are awesome and communicate with you constantly. We wish he had started kindergarten here, as there is nothing of this caliber around. Don't be fooled by the bigger private schools such as PCA, etc. Just have your child go for a free trial for the day and you will see. This comes from a parent who visited every private school in the area and also from one who could afford any budget. Can not say enough good things about this place!!

- submitted by a parent
January 17, 2014
Excellent, Christ-centered, college prep school. Such a noticeable difference from public school, and our daughters will graduate high school with over a year of college credit. Much better for our family than the larger Prestonwood down the street, Trinity, or Prince of Peace. Much more of a sweet, caring, family environment with a focus on what really matters in developing Christian students.

- submitted by a parent
January 07, 2014
To be precise CCA offers AP classes in chemistry and physics. Dual credit is far superior to AP and CCA has shifted to giving the students actual college credit with a transcript that has been accepted by all colleges. Juniors and seniors can earn college credit at CCA while saving almost a year's college tuition and housing. It is the only school in the area to provide this valuable opportunity. Dual credit for 2014-15 is US History 1301-1302, US Government 2301, English 1301, 1302, 2322 and 2323. CCA also offers dual credit in some online college classes, see CCA Admissions for details. For our family it was a significant savings and our kids graduated college earlier.

- submitted by a parent
September 27, 2013
I have 3 children at Carrollton Christian Academy and have been a part of the CCA family for 11 years. The academics are absolutely amazing. They have small class sizes so the amazing teachers are able to spend a great deal of time with each student. Their national tests scores are always among the best. A large number of graduates attend prestigious Universities, including schools like Harvard, because of the high academic standards there. The school is very much Christ centered and it shows in the students, teachers and administration. They also have several Asian students who come here from their countries for the academics and to improve their English. They love the way they learn by being emersed in English by attending the same classes as other students instead of being segregated in to an ESL class. I highly recommend Carrollton Christian to any parent who wants their child to have the best college prep program around, while keeping Christ first.

- submitted by a parent
August 07, 2013
the following statement is misleading: " a full array of college AP courses." There is 1 AP course offered. The remainder are dual-credit with a community college, and only English and History.

- submitted by a parent
June 08, 2013
I have a step daughter who recently completed kindergarten at CCA. I am so thankful for the staff and teachers who helped her grow both spiritually and academically. Her social skills have also developed significantly over the last year thanks to the nurturing environment that encourages and builds self esteem.

- submitted by a parent
June 05, 2013
CCA is an awesome, Christ-centered school that provides a well rounded education for its students. The students are given the opportunity to grow in a loving environment and its size allows many opportunities to participate in academics, athletics and fine arts. The academic acheivements of the students are very high and a full array of college AP courses enable students to get over 25 college hours while in high school. The teachers are wonderful and take time to know each student. Students graduate well prepared academically for university studies and well grounded for university life.

- submitted by a community member
June 03, 2013
I am a CCA alumni parent who had two children that attended CCA from preschool through 12th grade. I have been very pleased with the quality of staff and instruction that they received during their time at CCA, and greatly appreciated the individual care and concern given to my children. My children are two completely different individuals with different learning styles, and their teachers gave them individual attention and instruction, as well as teaching them spiritual values. CCA was the right choice for my family, and I will always treasure the time that my children were students there.

- submitted by a parent
May 09, 2013
I am a teacher in Plano ISD and host a foreign exchange student who is in the high school at CCA. Our first meeting at CCA was with the principal. She told us how 20% of the student body is made up of foreign students. I asked her what ESL services are provided for these students. She told me, "The state did not require that private schools provide ESL services". I was shocked to hear that CCA recruited foreign students and did not provide services for them. Also, the science teacher required all students to kill 50 different insects and create a display. Our student asked to have an alternative assignment because killing any creature was not within their Christian beliefs. We were told "There is no alternative assignment". Our student is very intelligent and has earned, A s in all classes except science in which we receive weekly e-mails reporting failing grades. My personal view is this school claims to be Christian, but they use "Christianity" as a marketing tool. The school cannot sustain itself on local students and has resorted to foreign recruitment to fill the financial coffers. What they are doing is not legal in the public school system, as well as immoral.

- submitted by a parent
April 17, 2013
I just received another great comment about Carrollton Christian Academy. It was not from one of the parents from CCA, but actually from a parent at another Christian school who made the effort to share that when their school played CCA in sports that of all the Christian schools around, CCA's students, coaches, and parents were "classy" and competed in a way that represented a respectful Christian attitude.

- submitted by a community member
April 17, 2013
I have three children at CCA. My oldest is a senior and he has been attending since Kindergarten. He has been well loved, challenged and lovingly corrected during his school years. He will be attending Texas A&M and has been accepted into the very hard to get into Business School! We love the opportunities our kids have to be involved in sports, drama and student leadership. They have had sucha a well rounded experience!

- submitted by a parent
April 06, 2013
My daughter goes to Carrollton Christian Academy where she has thrived spiritually, academically, socially and academically. I really appreciate the wonderful mock trial program which has helped her think critically.

- submitted by a parent
July 10, 2012
For the most part, CCA was a great school. However,this past year I quit mid-year. CCA is such a small school and academics really come second place. However, I was severely bullied by the girls there, and since there were about ten girls in my grade, I was toast. The staff is very nice, but not really involved with the students. The whole school itself revolves around athletics, so if you wish to seek academic scholarships, good luck.

- submitted by a community member
January 28, 2012
Very homey school, pretty down-to-earth compared to others in the area, all of the faculty and staff know my kids by face, if not by name - definitely reccommend!!

- submitted by a parent
May 23, 2010
My daughter went to CCA for her 8th grade year. This is a fantastic middle school with excellent teachers and a great principal in Mr. Covington. Mrs Weir really accelerated my daughter's writing skills and got her ready for high school English. This place was truly a blessing for us in 2009-2010!

- submitted by a parent
no rating March 29, 2010
We have had our child enrolled in CCA for 2 years. Overall we are very pleased, but have noticed the 'money' issue. The Elementary Principle seems very friendly to 'some' people and cool to others. Tearchers are very kind and helpful and would highly recommend the school for this reason!

- submitted by a parent
January 21, 2010
I have two girls that started in preschool at CCA when it was Sonshine preschool. This was 15 years ago and I never looked back or regretted sending my girls each day. No school is perfect but I can count on one hand the problems I had in the 15 years we have been there, most being 'girl drama' which any school has. My oldest daughter graduated last year and now attends ACU in Abilene. Her Freshman year she took pre-med courses and had a 4.0. I would say she was very well prepared! My youngest is a sophomore this year. She has been involved in lots of activities including cheer, yearbook, student council, etc. As a student, you can be as involved as you want to be. We will be leaving CCA in 2 years after 18 years and will truly miss all the teachers and parents. Thank you CCA!

- submitted by a parent
October 27, 2009
I love this school! My children received such a strong education at CCA, as well as being well-rounded in all areas. They had so much to choose from in the areas of academics, athletics, and fine arts. I could not have been more pleased with the education they received! I saw some less-than-favorable comments from a few parents on this site and realize that you can't please 100% of the families. Those that are not happy tend to complain. What I DO know is that CCA is DEFINITELY college-preparatory, DEFINITELY Christian, DEFINITEY diverse (35% diversity), and DEFINITELY a wonderful and incredible school. I would highly recommend it!

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 10, 2009
I go to CCA. The school is great. I have many friends there. Many I care about. Just because it is a Christian school doesn't mean all the kids are going to be perfect little angels. Trust me, I'm in middle school, the IS drama. There are many koreans at school which I think is great because it shows how people all around the world are Christians! If you are complaining about your child being stuck in drama, and their in middle school, then its part of life. I have realized that at CCA. The classes are challenging. They have fun extra curricular activities. Parents jump right into anything. I strongly recomd this school! Thank you CCA!

- submitted by a student
no rating March 26, 2009
Most of the families here are run by a Castle Hills 'click'...much different from it's origin on Belt Line where it was God First..now it's 'Money First'. These parents do not care about a 'Christian' Education. Its more about politics and WHO is paying for what. It has very much much become a school run by parents who have the 'money' to pay for their children to recieve special privledges...somehow I don't think this is what God had in mind for this school when it began...sorry.

- submitted by a parent
February 22, 2009
CCA is a wonderful school. The students are friendly and the administration and staff are very professional. They offer many opportunities for a school of their size. Although the academics may have been at one time in the past, they have become much stronger and are definitely college prep bound now. For example, the Science and English departments have had noteable upgrades! Likewise, the recent administration has been working hard to make a difference in the area of diversity. The international student program is now 2 years old and going very well. Other areas of diversity are also being addressed in an aggressive manner and results are beginning to show. Two very nice additions in the arts and athletics areas respectively have been Karen Strauss and George Teague. CCA is a really good school and they are committed to continual improvement. Our family is blessed by CCA! Go Saints!

- submitted by a parent
December 18, 2008
We have had our kids at CCA for 13 years and for the most part have been pleased. CCA is less than stellar as the kids get older and enter High School. Football definately takes first seat here; academics are second. Math program is very weak and we have had to supplement with tutors because most of the math teachers are coaches first and then maybe a 'teacher' if you can catch them between coaching. I would not recommend CCA for college prep.

- submitted by a parent
December 15, 2008
My daughter attended CCA for one year(kindergarten) after that we took her out. She was the only African-American in her class, there is very little to no diversity amongst the students, falcuty, and staff. Also, there is little to no diversity among other ethnicities as well. My husband and I could not allow ourselves as parents to keep our daughter in a diversely challenged enviroment. We also found the education to be less challenging. Our daughter, before she started CCA was added with 3 digit numbers(she was 4yrs). I advised the teacher to challenge her, give her more. Her teacher said 'my daughter has not demonstrated to her(teacher) that she is ready for that type I work. Needless to say, I supplement the work at home.

- submitted by a parent
March 18, 2008
This was my son's first year at CCA and he loves it. Everyone is friendly and welcoming making sure we are involved with everything that is going on. We did have a pretty severe bullying problem this year, and as a former teacher I was very impressed at how quickly and professionally it was handled. Mr. Covington was awesome and told the students to please let him know immediately if there were any future problems. There was none of the 'boys will be boys' attitude, it was a zero tolerance attitude. We love CCA.

- submitted by a parent
August 02, 2007
We have 4 daughters currently attending CCA and are very pleased with the school. As a small school, our daughters are able to know all their teachers, the peers, and are learning in a Christian environment.

- submitted by a parent
August 01, 2007
My daughter has attended CCA PK thru 2nd grade and has loved every minute of it. Each teacher has had a unique quality that has benefited our daughters learning experience. Loving yet firm and committed to the schools motto of character before career, wisdom beyond scholarship, service beyond self and participation as a way of life shines thru. We have also loved the amount of parental involvement at the school. The after school day care program at the school has also been a God send for us when we've been hung up at work and need a helping hand. 27 years of service in the community speaks louder that words.

- submitted by a parent
June 06, 2007
I was a graduate of this outstanding school. I am here to say do not put your kids here if you care about their academics. If you are looking to build a god centered relationship I would recommend this school. But, I was not prepared for college and as a matter of fact had to go to junior college before I could attend a major university. This school had good teachers, even a few great ones but, I would recommend Prince of Peace up the street before I would put my children's academic lives in this institutions hands!

- submitted by a former student
April 20, 2007
I would generally echo the comments of the previous post. While the school does have a nice atmosphere, I don't feel there is a consistent Christian message being presented by the entire faculty. That coupled with the fact the high school students only have a choice of one elective, has caused us to question what we are getting for the tuition we pay. After much prayer and discussion, we have decided to remove our children after this school year. There are some fantastic teachers at CCA, however, it seems they are in the minority. In addition, the previous post that complimented the music program is puzzling as the entire school band only has about 10-15 students, virtually all at the beginner level. These programs definitely take a second seat to athletics at CCA.

- submitted by a parent
November 08, 2006
This is the 2nd year we have been involved with the school. Over all I am very disappointed with the lack of consistent discipline in the school. The vocal minority is catered to. Outside of chapel on Thursday I don't see much emphasis on Christian behavior. The education is less than stellar. We transferred in from another state and my children had already studied the curriculum that was suppose to be a grade level for them. I would not recommend this school to anyone.

- submitted by a parent
October 24, 2006
CCA is an awesome school. It has a great family feel - everyone knows everyone, and the staff truly cares about each family. CCA has wonderful athletics, music, and art programs and all the teachers (even Pre-K) are certified, which you won't find everywhere.

- submitted by a parent
April 11, 2006
Carrollton Christian Academy is simply awesome. Academic standards are high. There's a strong emphasis on character and serving others. Being a mid-size school provides a family atmosphere where many close friendships have formed among the parents.

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Since 1980, Carrollton Christian Academy has been a college-preparatory Christian school, preparing students to let the light of Jesus Christ shine through them as they represent Him in a dark world. CCA enables students to become Christian leaders who will "choose character before career, wisdom beyond scholarship, service before self, and participation as a way of life." CCA offers The Leadership Academy for home school students and can also issue the SEVIS I-20 form for foreign students.

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Carrollton Christian Academy
2205 E Hebron Pkwy, Carrollton, TX  75010
(972) 242-6688
Last modified Carrollton Christian Academy is a Private school that serves grades PK-12
Carrollton Christian Academy Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 38 reviews. Top