NCA Academic Profile

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NCA Academic Profile2018-08-23T18:23:39+00:00

SCHOOL CODE                 441-648

Head of School/Secondary Principal – Ms. Kathie Starks
Elementary Principal – Mrs. Nancy Shonamon
Academic Advisor – Mrs. Leah Boice
Marketing Director – Mr. Chris Connaughton
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

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 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

Elementary, K-5th
Middle School, 6th-8th
High School, 9th – 12th


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

Career Endorsements Offered
Multidisciplinary Studies (Required)
Arts/Humanities (Optional)
Business/Industry (Optional)
STEM (Optional)
Public Services (Optional)

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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85%   Post High School Education
4%     Military
11%     Employed or Other

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