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Donelson Christian Academy
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  • Private, Christian (General)
  • NASHVILLE, TN

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade B+
  3. Teachers
    grade B
  4. College Prep
    grade A minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Sports
    grade A

About

Applying

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee
$75
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
No data available  

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$13,316
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
No data available  
Average Financial Aid
No data available  
From Donelson Christian Academy

Founded in 1971 and located in Nashville, Tennessee, Donelson Christian Academy is a Christian private school that serves students from preschool through twelfth grade. DCA’s mission is to serve Christ by assisting parents in providing students with a challenging, college-preparatory education taught from a nondenominational biblical worldview that develops the whole person into a Christ-like leader in the home, church, and community. The Academy focuses on Teaching in Truth and Challenging in Community to prepare students to Lead for the Kingdom.

DCA has high expectations for each student in all aspects of his or her educational experience. DCA offers a rigorous academic program and a wide variety of extracurricular programs. In addition to weekly chapels and Bible classes at each grade level, mentoring relationships are a key component of a student’s spiritual formation. Furthermore, we are committed to helping our students develop into young men and women of exemplary character.

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Donelson Christian Academy Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
No data available  
Average ACT
27
91 responses

Academics at DCA

The academic program at DCA is ideally suited to challenge individual students in every area of their academic experience. The Academy offers college-preparatory classes in every subject for every student. All students are well-prepared to gain admission into post-secondary institutions and then continue in a very successful manner once enrolled.

Culture & Safety

Poll
78%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 9 responses
Poll
78%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 9 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 29 responses
  • Football Games
    28%
  • School Trips
    17%
  • Field Day
    14%
  • Basketball Games
    10%
  • Spirit Week
    10%
  • Homecoming
    7%
  • Musical
    7%

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Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
678
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 11 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 11 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 11 responses

Preschool

Annual Cost
No data available  
Cost is for the most complete schedule offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Starting Age
1 year
Pre-K Student-Teacher Ratio
No data available  
Schedule Options
  • Offers Full Week
    Yes
  • Offers Part Week
    Yes
  • Offers Full Day
    No data available  
  • Offers Part Day
    No data available  

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
11:1
National
17:1
Poll
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 14 responses
Poll
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 14 responses
Poll
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 14 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
No data available  
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
50%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 8 responses
25%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 8 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 8 responses

Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$59,828
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,100
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$239,000
National
$217,500

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