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Christian Education Far more than a Bible class or chapel service squeezed in between other subjects, Christian education takes every course– math, English, social studies, science and all others – and teaches content through the lens of scripture. By doing so, students learn all topics through what is called a biblical worldview.

“Every subject is taught with awareness of God’s power and love. Science shows the wonders of God’s creation; literature is evaluated by biblical standards; music and art are wholesome expressions consistent with God’s principles. Sports are played for God’s glory and coaches remind players that their bodies are fearfully and wonderfully made. Math reflects the dependability of God’s design, and social studies illustrates the failure of a human-centered worldview.” -Still Educating for Eternity by Claude E. Schindler, Jr. and Pacheco Pyle Christian education works to transform the character of students into Christ-likeness, with the Bible serving as the guiding tool for all instruction.

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Why an

Christian School is the Best Choice

The 2011 Cardus Education Survey, conducted over two years by five different university research teams, has revealed that Christian schools are the best choice for parents interested in their child’s spiritual growth, academic success, and long-term community involvement.

Spiritual

When compared with Catholic, public, and private non-religious schools as well as homeschools, ACSI Christian schools… • place the greatest emphasis on student development of moral character and personal virtue. • graduates students who are more likely to pray and read Scripture both alone and with family. • graduates students that are more likely to attend religious services and respect the authority of church leadership.

Academic

Students who attend an ACSI Christian school meet the challenges of academic rigor and consistently... • read at least one grade level above national averages as measured on national achievement tests. • receive more required courses in math, science, English, social studies, art, biblical studies, music and physical education. • attend college at a significantly higher rate than the national average.

Community

When compared with Catholic, public, and private non-religious schools as well as homeschools, ACSI Christian school graduates… • have a stronger sense of direction in their lives than their peers, with more confidence to deal with challenges. • give more of their time to volunteer in their churches and on missions trips. • donate significantly more money to their churches and charitable efforts. Sources: Cardus Education Survey, 2011 ACSI 2010/2011 Member Survey

To learn more about ACSI, visit their website at www.acsiglobal.org. Who We Are

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“...speaking the truth in love, we will grow to become in every respect the mature body of him... Christ” Ephesians 4:15

Christian Academy School System At Christian Academy, we desire for students to grow in wisdom {discerning mind}, stature {physical and emotional maturity} and in favor with God {spiritual relationship} and

men

{social relations}.

For students to grow in these areas, we focus on the heart, and developing every

child’s heart for God. This means that we must not only teach the character of God’s heart – love, compassion, grace, mercy, kindness, patience, plus others - but we

must demonstrate these characteristics ourselves as teachers, staff, administrators, and coaches, as we know students often learn best by behavior that is modeled.

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English Station

Rock Creek


Four Locations to Serve Families Christian Academy opened its doors in September 1976, beginning with 120 students in two rented church facilities, serving grades 1-6. Over the last 35 years, through God’s timing and His desire for Christian education to be accessible to as many families as possible in the community, Christian Academy School System has expanded to three campuses in Louisville, Kentucky, and one in New Albany, Indiana, serving Junior Academy-12th grade students.

Indiana

Southwest

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Admissions At Christian Academy, we delight in extending Christian hospitality and getting to know prospective families through tours, shadow visits, Kindergarten Connection or Open House events. We welcome the opportunity to visit with you and learn more about your family and children, and discuss how Christian Academy may fit within your family’s spiritual and educational goals. To learn more about the admissions process, to schedule a tour or shadow visit, or to find out when our next Kindergarten Connection or Open House events are scheduled, please visit us at caschools.us/admissions.

Tuition Assistance

We understand the life-changing value of an excellent, Christ-centered education, but we also know that investing in a Christian education can sometimes be challenging. We are committed to making Christian Academy accessible and affordable for as many Christian families as possible who desire Christian education for their children. To learn more, please visit us at caschools.us/tuition-assistance.

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Connect With Us

on Facebook

Explore our Christian Academy School System page and get a glimpse into the everyday day life at each campus through pictures and stories. Stay connected through event reminders and enjoy weekly bible verse encouragement. www.facebook.com/ pages/christianacademy-school-system

on our website: www.caschools.us

on Twitter

Follow us during school events or big announcements for a minute-by-minute update as it unfolds. Username: ChristianAcad

on Vimeo

Similar to YouTube, Vimeo is the social network Christian Academy uses for our video archives. From parenting tips, event commercials, and testimonial footage, this is a great place to plug in and get to know us. Account Name: Christian Academy

Explore each campus on their personal website and discover the heart of our schools. Complete with admissions information, campus history, mission projects, athletic offerings, contact information, event schedules, academic overviews and fine arts offerings, our school system website is the best place to connect on a detailed level: www.caschools.us

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Accreditation Accreditation is the recognition of schools for achieving and maintaining educational excellence and integrity. The designation is awarded by regional and national organizations that set standards for performance and then monitor compliance. All Christian Academy schools, Junior Academy-12th grade, are accredited by AdvancED, the parent organization of the North Central Association (NCA) and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).

In addition, all Christian Academy K-12 schools are accredited by the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI). The evaluation required to earn this honor includes extensive examination of the spiritual aspects of each component of the organization as well as the educational quality and integrity of the school system. ACSI accreditation further enhances the value of a Christian Academy education. Other Christian schools and colleges recognize it as validation of achieving the high standards required to attain it. All schools meet the standards of the states in which they reside. CAI is accredited by the State of Indiana and Kentucky schools are certified by the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Kentucky does not accredit schools independently, but certifies schools that are accredited by recognized agencies including ACSI, AdvancED/ SACS, or the Kentucky Nonpublic Schools Commission.

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Academic Excellence At Christian Academy, spiritual development and academic excellence are the driving forces behind every decision we make. We partner with parents and focus on these two areas to ensure we are nurturing and guiding children as they grow in their walk with the Lord, as well as equipping children with an excellent, world-class education so they are well-prepared for life after graduation. We believe it is important to evaluate student and school academic performance

using nationally-normed tests which is why Christian Academy utilizes the Terra Nova testing system (in addition to students taking ACT or SAT tests). This is important because as we prepare our students for college and life after Christian Academy, their performance and preparedness will be evaluated against students from other states on a national level, and perhaps even around the globe. The curriculum in our schools exceed state requirements. Test results show that Christian Academy students score much higher than state and national averages.

2012 School System Terra Nova Results

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English Station Campus

Serving Preschool-12th Grade

The English Station campus is located in eastern Jefferson County, Kentucky, and today serves over 1,700 Junior Academy-12th grade students. The most populated campus within the Christian Academy School System today, English Station offers a wide variety of extra-curricular activities and clubs, including 23 Centurion sports teams, an award-winning Fine Arts program, missions trip opportunities and state-of-the-art technology, including iPads for high schoolers and SMART Boards in all elementary classrooms. In 2010, English Station High School received the prestigious Blue Ribbon School Award from the U.S. Department of Education, a recognition awarded due to excelling in the high performance category, meaning students ranked in the top 10% in the nation in math and reading on nationally-normed tests. To learn more about English Station, please visit www. caschools.us/es.

English Station High SchoolACT Scores

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Christian Academy of Indiana Serving Preschool-12th Grade

Nestled in the hills of New Albany in southern Indiana, Christian Academy of Indiana’s beautiful campus shouts to the work and glory of God. Rich in heritage, the Indiana campus is composed of the sacrifice of many who have been committed to Christian education in southern Indiana for decades. The 60-acre campus opened in the fall of 2005, combining the Graceland and Northside Christian campuses into a single location, which today serves almost 800 Junior Academy-12th grade students.

At Indiana, the many extra-curricular activities include the opportunity to participate in Warrior Athletic teams, strong Fine Arts programs, missions trip opportunities and state-of-the-art technology, including iPads for high schoolers and SMART Boards in all elementary classrooms . To learn more about Indiana, please visit www.caschools.us/in.

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Rock Creek Campus

Serving Preschool-5th Grade

Many parents love the “community school� atmosphere of Rock Creek, with the history of the buildings and roots of the school system adding depth and character to the spiritual and educational experience of this very special campus. In 2012, Rock Creek was recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education. With over 100,000 schools in the United States, only one-quarter of 1% of the schools were named National Blue Ribbon Schools. Rock Creek received this prestigious award because standardized test score performance in reading and math were among the best in the nation. Rock Creek, located in the heart of St. Matthews, serves almost 250 Junior Academy-5th grade students in a nurturing, family-like environment that focuses solely on preschool and elementary students. To learn more about Rock Creek, please visit www.caschools.us/rc.

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Southwest Campus

Serving Preschool-8th Grade

The Southwest Campus, located in Shively, opened with 26 students in Kindergarten-2nd grade in 2000.

Through the miracle of God’s provision, a parcel of land was donated, and in 2005, ground was broken on a new Southwest Campus building, which opened in the fall of 2006. Today, the Southwest campus serves over 200 Junior Academy8th grade students. The Southwest campus is equipped with state-of-the art SMART Boards in all elementary classrooms, and offers many clubs, missions opportunities and extra-curriculars for students of all ages. There are frequent family-friendly and community outreach activities that make Southwest a special beacon of light that serves not only families at Christian Academy, but many others within Southwestern Jefferson County. To learn more about Southwest, please visit www.caschools.us/sw.

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Fellowship, Community & Family As fellowship is a basic tenant of Christianity, we frequently engage in activities to spend time in community with like-minded believers. Fellowship builds strong relationships and encourages us to build one another up as working, active members of the body of Christ.

Senior Carnival

Grandparent Day Blossom the Cross Warrior 4-Miler

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Pastor Appreciation Days

Local and International Mission Opportunities

Gala Dinner & Silent Auction Joy of Christmas Concert

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The mission of Christian Academy School System is to develop students with a heart for God, who grow as Jesus did, in wisdom, stature and in favor with God and men. Luke 2:52


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