SCHOOL CODE                 441-648

ADMINISTRATION
Principal – Ms. Kathie Starks
Academic Advisor & Assistant Principal – Mrs. Nancy Shonamon
Girls Athletic Director – Mr. Steve Shonamon
Boys Athletic Director – Mr. Brian Rodricks
Office Manager – Mrs. Karen Gleckler
Business Manager – Mrs. Kathy Shetter
Senior Pastor – Dr. CB Glidden
Executive Pastor – Rev. Daniel Dyer

THE SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY 
NCA is a K-12 facility located approximately 30 minutes south of downtown Fort Worth. Founded in 1984, the school services students in the Tarrant and Johnson County areas. The building is surrounded by commercial, residential, and undeveloped land.

ACCREDITATION/AFFILIATIONS
Accreditation Commission of the Texas Association of Baptist Schools, Texas Private School Accreditation Commission; Members of Association of Christian Schools International, Texas Association of Non-Public Schools, and Texas Association of Baptist Schools; Affiliated with Texas Christian Athletic Fellowship and Christian School Athletic Fellowship

STUDENT BODY
K through 6th – 157
7th through 12th – 213
Senior Class 2015 – 31

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS  

Recommended Program (Class of 2016 and 2017)
Bible – 4 credits
Computer Science – 1 credit
English – 4 credits
Fine Arts – 1 credit
Foreign Language – 2 credits
Government/Economics – 1 credit
Health – ½ credit
History – 3 credits
Math – 4 credits
PE – 1 credit
Science – 4 credits
Speech – ½ credit
Electives – 4 credits

Distinguished Achievement (Class of 2016 & 2017)
Additional Foreign Language – 1 credit
Dual Enrollment Courses – 4 credits

Graduation Plan Beginning with Class of 2018
Bible – 4 credits
English – 4 credits
Fine Arts – 1 credit
Foreign Language – 2 credits
Government/Economics – 1 credit
History – 3 credits
Math – 4 credits
PE/Athletics – 1 credit
Science – 4 credits
Electives – 7 credits (chosen related to career endorsement areas)

Career Endorsements Offered Beginning with Class of 2018
Multidisciplinary Studies (Required)
Arts/Humanities (Optional)
Business/Industry (Optional)
STEM (Optional)

ADVANCED CURRICULUM  
All coursework at NCA is challenging college prep in nature, and aligned with the TEKS. Additional challenges are offered through optional advanced programs involving five credits of high school math and science including Honors level Calculus and/or dual enrollment coursework.

GRADING SYSTEM
A         90-100
B         80-89
C         70-79
F          0-69

Standard curriculum is weighted on a 4.0 scale. Dual enrollment courses are weighted on a 5.0 scale.

STUDENT CLASS
Freshman, 0-6 credits
Sophomore, 7-13 credits
Junior, 14-20 credits
Senior, 21+ credits

VALEDICTORIAN/SALUTATORIAN
Academically, Nazarene Christian Academy identifies the top two seniors. The students are not ranked. The valedictorian will be the student having the highest numeric average of high school courses taken. The salutatorian will be the student having the second highest numeric average. The valedictorian and salutatorian must have been enrolled or transferred to NCA by the beginning of the first semester of their junior year and receive administrative approval for citizenship and attendance.

PROGRAMS
National Honor Society
National Junior Honor Society
Student Council
Team Sports for boys and girls
Drumline
Service Ministry Program
Student to Student Tutoring

COLLEGES
Abilene Christian University, Austin College, Baylor University (Honors College), Cedar Valley College, Dallas Baptist University, East Texas Baptist University, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Hardin-Simmos University, Hill College, Howard Payne University, Lamar University, Lubbock Christian University (Honors College), McMurray University, Mid America Nazarene University, Midwestern State University, North Central Texas College, Oklahoma Baptist University, Oklahoma State University, Olivet Nazarene University (Honors College), San Diego Mesa College, South Western Seminary, Southern Nazarene University (Honors College), Southwestern University, Tarleton University, Tarrant County College, Texas A&M, Texas Christian University, Texas State University, Texas Tech University, Texas Wesleyan University, Texas Women’s University, Trinity University, Trevecca Nazarene University, Tyler Junior College, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, The University of Oklahoma, University of North Texas, University of Texas at Arlington, University of Texas, University of Texas at Tyler

GRADUATE STATUS
85%   Post High School Education
8%     Military
7%     Employed or Other

Nazarene Christian Academy is a Texas Accredited Non-Public School #220-226-100, by the Texas Education Agency.