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    Donelson Christian Academy


    • Listing Type: Private Schools
    • Residency: Day
    • Type: Private
    • Grades Offered: Below 6th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Country: United States
    • CEEB: 431657
    • IPED: 1295658
    • Application Fee: $75
    • Tuition Day: $14,375
    • Enrollment: 873
    • Financial Aid: Grants/Scholarships, Payment Terms
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    Founded in 1971 and located in Nashville, Tennessee, Donelson Christian Academy is a Christian private school that serves students from preschool through twelfth grade.


    Donelson Christian Academy 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.  At DCA, we believe we are partnering with parents in providing an opportunity for students to grow in every area to their fullest potential.

    Donelson Christian Academy’s integration of faith and learning in a college-preparatory setting provides an ideal environment to ground students in Truth, challenge students in the midst of a caring community, and equip students to serve.  The Academy strives to provide a framework for students to learn and live in a manner that demands the best from each individual involved. DCA is committed to preparing students to be effective users of information and ideas, because a well-rounded education requires preparing students for any type of career they might choose. 

    DCA offers a rigorous college-preparatory curriculum, including numerous Dual Enrollment and Advanced Placement (AP) courses, taught in the context of a Biblical worldview.  Students are challenged to excel in the classroom, but are also taught to seriously consider the integration of the Christian faith within the various academic disciplines.  At DCA, the challenge to maximize God-given talents is centered around their classroom experience.  DCA students overwhelmingly respond in a positive manner to these challenges.  Excellent results are achieved in standardized testing, academic scores, fine arts performances, and athletic competitions.