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Senior Pastor and First Lady Kenneth and Penny Carpenter who started the academy in 1994.

APOSTOLIC CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (ACA), in addition to being an institution of education, is a channel through which the Lord Jesus Christ can be more clearly revealed. However, in this context, it is necessary for us to present a clear statement of our faith in the Lord Jesus Christ and the Holy Bible. We should combine with that statement a substantive and definitive school purpose.

Our school purpose is to offer a Christ-centered program which will effectively instruct the student in our basic Christian heritage, lead him to a personal knowledge of Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior, and help him develop the qualities of Christian character and Christian leadership. A superior academic program with emphasis on the subjects, meaningful experiences, and problem solving is offered at ACA. A strong reading program is maintained.

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ACA School Pastor Chad Erickson and Head Administrator Fallon Erickson

Careful attention is used in curriculum planning, using the ABeka Book Inc., so that our academic program satisfies the requirements of the Tennessee State Board of Education (as published in their Rules, Regulations and Minimum Standards), and the requirements of the other points of our school purpose. Our curriculum and standards each year reflect age-appropriate challenges that prepare our graduates to be admitted to college upon graduation. Our curriculum plan exceeds standard school requirements. Classes such as Career Exploration, CollegePrep, Physical Education, Bible, Arts and National Christian School Competition are included in their general studies.

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ACA Principal Cherie Johnson

THE SCHOOL DAY – The school day at ACA begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 2:45 p.m (1st-12th grade). Kindergarten hours are from 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. If Kindergarten students are not picked up by 12:15, they will go into after school care and an additional fee will be charged. Please have your child/children arrive no earlier than 8 a.m. or remain no later than 3:15 p.m. unless previous arrangements are made with APOSTOLIC CHRISTIAN ACADEMY After the Bell Program for extended school care. Any student not enrolled in extended school care and who arrives before 8 a.m. or is not picked up by 3:15 p.m. will be charged $3 for every 15-minute period accordingly. For security purposes, after 8:45am, please ring the bell to be admitted into the building.

LUNCH PROGRAM – Students may opt in for the lunch program monthly. Lunch fee will be accessed by number of school days per month. The lunch fee will be charged weekly and must be paid in advance the Friday before (Lunch is $4 per day). If your child is not a part of the lunch program, he/she must bring a lunch. If a packed lunch is not with your child, you will be charged $4 and your child will be given a lunch. Take out food is not permitted. Food for parties must be cleared through the school office a day in advance.

JUPITER GRADES – Each parent and student will be given log in information to sign into Jupiter Grades at orientation. Parents will need to opt in to receive texts, emails, and alerts. You can use Jupiter Grades to view your child’s grades, assignments, syllabus, discipline, and class announcements.

ELECTIVES OFFERED – Apostolic Christian Academy offers many elective options for students. These options are found in your welcome folder. Please sign up for courses and turn in to your homeroom teacher.

Optional Electives – Band (8th-12th) Praise/Worship Team (8th-12th) HD Camera, Webcasting, Multimedia Pro Presenter, Sound, Lights (8th-12th) Annual (9th-12th) Music Theory/Choir (9th-12th) *Prerequisite for all music students Spring Program (9th-12th) (all students must take one year of high school career for graduation) Stage Design (9th-12th) Leadership Club (8th-12th)

Included in Core Subjects for all students – Music Theory/Choir (K5-8th) Bible Memorization (K5-12th) Bible (6th-12th) National School Competition (7th-12th) Art/Photography (7th-8th) Family Consumer Science (7th-8th) Family Life Skills (9th) Career Exportation (9th-10th) Christian Psychology (9th-10th) Banking on the Bible (11th-12th) College Prep (11th-12th) Awareness Program (8th-12th)