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PK-12
Private
Rowlett, TX
Students enrolled: 200
Before care: Yes
After care: Yes

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6005 Dalrock Road
Rowlett, TX 75088

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(972) 412-8266
(972) 463-3746
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September 18, 2014
I was disappointed sending my child to this school. Very few classes for upper classmen to choose from. Not enough students for sports. Total lack of communication between staff and myself. Gossip, cell phones, Twitter, snapchat, were make problems in the classroom. School was great in the past, but I'm afraid its days are numbered. After reading the must recent reviews it appears the school staff is trying to do damage control. My child learned to be leary of people delaying themselves as Christians, due to the VERY unchristlike behavior exhibited by leaders.

- submitted by a parent
August 06, 2014
This is the greatest school. Teachers are awesome. My little boy loves it here. He has learned so much in the four years he has attended. I love that it is Christian, but also offers the highest form of education.

- submitted by a parent
July 03, 2014
RCA is an exemplary elementary christian school! We have been in partnership with RCA concerning our children's education since 2007. Our second child just completed pre-school and loved it! The teachers are patient, understanding, loving and know how to adjust with each child as they transition into the school setting. I would recommend RCA any day! My children learned invaluable christian principles and developed a solid educational foundation that will enable future success. To Ms. Zakem and all the staff, hats off! Excellent work!!!

- submitted by a parent
June 19, 2014
I love RCA. My life and my children's life would not be the same without this school due to the influence that RCA has had on us. No church is perfect, no public school is perfect, and no Christian school is perfect. The biggest positive feedback I could give, because it's hard to narrow it down to one thing, is the influence on a person's soul as you attend RCA. A person can be educated to the top degree, and lose it all due to character. People that I know from RCA have been positively influenced and greatly impacted by the education and the soul care. One of my children will go off to college in the fall, and because of RCA, my child will have the knowledge they need. But more importantly, my child will have the emotional ability to deal with life and the things that will come against our children. God bless RCA! I'm so happy that RCA will not be a charter school next year. I pray that RCA will continue on until Jesus returns! ha ha !!

- submitted by a parent
June 19, 2014
I'm so thankful for a Christian School where the Word of God is taught, and where there is superior academic excellence in the teachers & staff! If you are looking for a great elementary or high school, I would recommend you check out RCA! I pray that RCA continues to thrive for many many years to come in Jesus Name!

- submitted by a parent
June 19, 2014
I've been out of RCA for several years, but the impact that RCA had on me has been profound. The relationships that I made have been friendships that have made a deep impression on my life. I'm now in college and I will always keep in touch with the girls and guys that I went to school with at RCA. I had to leave and attend another school in another city prior to graduating, and I was nervous about passing all the state testing. I passed everything the first time in every subject. RCA prepared me for the future and I'm so thankful. Mostly I'm thankful for the friendships that are for a life. If you are thinking about going to RCA, please give it a try, because you won't be the same after the experiences there.

- submitted by a community member
June 18, 2014
RCA Elem is the Christian and Educational environment you are looking for! As a former school teacher, I can tell you from first hand experience that your children will thrive in this setting. My son began attending RCA in kindergarten-2 weeks after a very traumatic event in our lives. The teachers and the staff absolutely surrounded him in prayer and love. And that is what you sense immediately when you walk in this building-the Holy Spirit-alive/thriving. As you get to know the staff and faculty-this is reinforced daily. Ms. Jeanne Zakem-Principal has an open door policy and holds monthly parent meetings. All of the teachers are gentle, yet firm in classroom discipline-not degrading or damaging the students' spirits as I have witnessed in other schools in the area. In addition, the Christian disciplines we so want as parents in this current world-are exercised and encouraged hourly-morality, memorization of scripture, the fruits of the Holy Spirit. The Education my son is getting is top-notched. He gets pushed to set higher goals in areas he needs improvement and ALL of the teachers communicate clearly and regularly with parents. There is no perfect school, but this is close!

- submitted by a parent
June 17, 2014
Another great year in elementary completed! Thank you to Mrs. Zakem and all the faculty for a great academic and discipling program. My son is a better student and has matured spiritually in unexpected ways! He loves summer, but I predict it won't be long before he wants to be back at school with all his friends. We will see our RCA family in the fall!

- submitted by a parent
June 17, 2014
My daughter has attended Rockwall Christian Academy for several years. We have been extremely happy with the elementary school. RCA has a safe, nurturing environment with a wonderful family atmosphere. RCA definitely has a caring staff and a challenging curriculum that is preparing our daughter for her future, and helping her grow in her Christian walk. The school has great communication between teachers and staff. Also, the school offers voice and piano lessons on campus which is a big plus. My daughter loves to go to school because learning is so much fun at RCA!

- submitted by a parent
June 17, 2014
I taught in public school for years then had a distinct call into Christian education...I have never looked back. Not only do I get to teach students in creative, higher level ways, but I am privileged to disciple them as well. Watching students succeed academically while seeing them grow in their relationship with Christ is one of the most satisfying experiences of my life. My daughter graduated from RCA in 2007, and she and her husband will have their children - my grandchildren - in Christian schools. My son can't imagine going to school anywhere else and will be a 2018 RCA graduate! My family and I will be forever thankful for the impact Christian education, namely, RCA has had on our lives.

- submitted by a teacher
June 17, 2014
I have been teaching at Rockwall Christian Academy for 18 years. During this time, there have been several qualities about this school that I have valued both as a teacher and as a parent to two sons who are graduates. There has been a consistent depth of care and concern for the individual student. At all times, the goal has been to do whatever possible to meet that student's need at all levels - academic and spiritual. There has always been a high standard set for instruction within the classroom. Additionally, it's been my experience that the students are consistently shown the character of Christ in addressing behavioral issues. Our weekly chapels, as well as daily Bible reading and instruction, encourage the student to develop a personal relationship with Christ. Personally, I cannot think of another way I could have invested my time as an elementary teacher. I am grateful for the camaraderie I have experienced with my fellow teachers and the administrative staff. We have often been referred to as being like a family - I sincerely concur! It will be a great place for your child.

- submitted by a teacher
April 04, 2014
Really wish I had seen the reviews before sending my child there. The gossiping is true, the text and snap chat all day during class is true, students are not treated equally, and the lack of class options are seriously limiting your childs potential. There are no electives, and the barley have enough students for sports. Total lack of communication between parents and staff, But plenty among students and staff if there is someone to talk about negatively. School might have been great in the past but not anymore. It would take a serious staff over haul to fix the problems.

- submitted by a parent
March 28, 2014
Horrible school. Kids learn nothing. They sit and class and snapchat and text. Most teachers don't even know how to teach or what they're even teaching about. Don't send your kid here, you're wasting their potential to succeed.

- submitted by a parent
March 31, 2013
I am sad to see RCA will be closing after next year. I think they are throwing a good program away. I know they are still enrolling with no intent to keep the school open after next year which I find dishonest. They do however plan to become a Public Charter, so if you want your child to have a Christian education, RCA is not the place for you. The leadership of the school has decided it is to expensive so they have their hand out. A charter school may be perfect for your family, but if you want a Christian education, RCA is not the place for you.

- submitted by a parent
August 10, 2011
RCA is a good school choice if your child's gifts are athletics and the public school athletics don't offer your child a chance to succeed. They will have lots of opportunities to participate in athletics. I give RCA and average in academics because it varies so from teacher to teacher. Some of the high school teacher's are above average and prepare the students for college while some are so-so. If your child's gifts are the arts: visual art, drama, music then RCA is not the school for your child. Very limited electives and exposure to the arts. There is a lot of favor showed to students in athletics in the secondary program.

- submitted by a parent
July 25, 2011
Rockwall Christian truly lives up to its mission to "educate the whole child." My children have grown strong in athletics, academics, leadership skills, and artistic pursuits. They have grown comfortable with speaking in public, leading projects, and they do very well interacting with adults in an impressively articulate manner. I feel they are truly being prepared very well success in college, business, and life.

- submitted by a parent
March 30, 2011
I am so impressed with the care and attention that has been given to my pre-k child here. He is very happy and I never have to worry about him through the day. He was in daycare before coming here and he would cry not to go because of bullying and other issues. Since he's been coming here, he feels so much more safe and secure and his acedemic skills have greatly improved. Class time is very organized and calm. He just scribbled before RCA, but now he colors in line, writes well, knows the alphabet, knows his numbers, he's learning to read, and has even learned some Spainish. My child loves this school, he adores his teacher, and he looks forward to class every day. I am so blessed to have my precious little boy at this school.

- submitted by a parent
March 17, 2011
Our child attends RCA, and this is our fourth year. We appreciate the academic rigor, but more importantly, the spiritual environment. The teachers are loving and nurturing. We can't imagine putting our child anywhere else. She is going to be an RCA graduate before we know it!

- submitted by a parent
January 20, 2011
My daughter has been at RCA for 3 yrs and loves it. Positive christian environment. The curriculum is good for the average student but lacks for children that need to be challanged and become bored. The school needs a G& T program so children can excell. They also need a Spanish classes offered for ALL students and not just high school level. There are some great teachers that really care about the students but other teachers are kept on staff even though it is common knowledge that they are substandard and need to be replaced. The principal is kind and loving but the parents have no influence on changes that need to take place.

- submitted by a parent
August 10, 2010
Teachers are very closed minded and will not listen to suggestions or comments from students or parents. Most lack knowledge of their subject area. The athletes run the school and get away with just about anything.

- submitted by a parent
no rating March 26, 2010
I went to RCA for four years after coming from public school. The worst thing for my education. They are VERY close minded. They change the rules so much. They stand behind the teachers even if they are wrong. They allow the teachers to treat the students however they want. The teachers so bad about public schools. When public schools are actually better. The principals go behind the students back and talk about other students. They try to get information out of the students, When they shouldn't. They don't keep it professional at all. All they care about is money, the more money your parents have the better the student gets treated! As long as your putting money into the school they let you get away with whatever. Dont send your child here!

- submitted by a student
August 03, 2009
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- submitted by a student
February 13, 2008
Hi. I go to RCA and love it! The teachers are so cool and the sports are so fun. Our sports teams do really well and our academics are really cool!

- submitted by a student
July 25, 2006
We have 3 children enrolled at RCA, and are extremely pleased with not only the excellent standard set for academics, but also with the level of genuine love and attention that the teachers give our children. Our children are consistently challenged and encouraged in their academics. We also greatly appreciate the opportunity they have to be in an environment where the Word of God is taught, and they are led by the faculty's example in Godly leadership. We strongly recommnend RCA!

- submitted by a parent
July 22, 2006
We have two children enrolled at RCA; one child has been with RCA for six years. Because we have experience with public school and another private school, we're able to do a realistic comparison of RCA . Academically, RCA is forward thinking - across all subject areas. Curriculum is chosen based on much research and student results. If its obvious that change needs to occur to produce better results, administration does not adhere to the 'we've always done it this way' thinking. But more than the progressive academics, we keep our children at RCA because the student-teacher relationship factor is unmatched. While maintaining professionalism, RCA teachers seek to establish a healthy relationship with their students. RCA students, in general, are convinced their teachers care deeply for them - spiritually and academically. For this, we are most thankful!

- submitted by a parent
July 19, 2006
Rockwall Christian Academy is a wonderful school. Our family has been a part of it for over 8 years. I have seen incredible investments made into the lives of my children both spiritually and academically. As a single parent, I can say that this school has been a safe place and a blessing for our whole family.

- submitted by a staff
July 13, 2006
When my 6 year old daughter started first grade this year she was not enthusiastic. She worried because she was a slow reader. She soon discovered as I did that the programs offered by Rockwall Christian academy greatly improved her abilities in a short amount of time. With this new found ease of learning she became more confident and found a love for learning. I will always be grateful for not only these programs that are offered but for the gentle way they were taught. My daughter never felt like anyone was disappointed in her abilities while she learned. At the beginning of her first grade year she was the slowest reader in her class. By the end of the year she was one of the fastest. She now looks forward to starting second grade. Thank you RCA!

- submitted by a parent
July 09, 2006
Our two children have attended RCA since elementary school and have recently graduated. Having come from a public school setting, the impact of RCA on their lives was immeasurable. Their experience with the teachers and superintendent was one of love and support. They were challenged to reach beyond the status quo and encouraged when they felt that they failed. The spiritual emphasis is evident in every area of the school. It has given my children a strong sense of their purpose in the kingdom. A student with a heart for the things of God and a desire to learn will find RCA to be the right place to be.

- submitted by a parent
May 12, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
August 13, 2005
RCA is a school focused not on a full, hollistic exploration of education, but instead on a very narrow and closed-minded indoctrination. Most of the teachers fail to adequately engage or teach the students and some are dead-set on teaching students their opinions instead of useful material. Some teachers, specifically Singh and Dryden provide good preparation for college, however. In general, the school has had a gross instability in leadership. In summary, while RCA is probably not the worst school to send your child to, there are better.

- submitted by a former student
April 24, 2005
Great friendly environment! Strong curriculum but lacking talented and gifted program for their students. Overall it is a great school.

- submitted by a parent
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Rockwall Christian continues to remain abreast of educational developments resulting in a strong academic program. We meet the needs of individual students. RCA has a strong sense of family and community.

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Rockwall Christian Academy
6005 Dalrock Road, Rowlett, TX  75088
(972) 412-8266
Last modified Rockwall Christian Academy is a Private school that serves grades PK-12
Rockwall Christian Academy Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 31 reviews. Top