North Central Texas Academy

3846 N. Hwy. 144,
Granbury, TX 76048
Tel: 254.897.4822
Gr: (Boarding) K-12 | 192 students
North Central Texas Academy's goal is to prepare students for advanced education through a rigorous, college-preparatory educational program taught within a Christian worldview framework.
Students are also prepared for life as informed, ethical, moral, and productive citizens through a host of other opportunities that promote intellectual, social, and emotional growth.

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Definition of Terms 
2014 School Data
North Central Texas Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Preparatory College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding) K-12 8-12
Grades Offered (Day) Pre-K-12 8-12
School Type Co-ed Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support No No
Religious Affiliation Non-denom. / Christian Non-denominational
Year Founded 1975 1908
Campus Size 500 acres 124 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 192 students 300 students
% Students of Color 28% 18%
% International Students 10% 20%
% Students Boarding 40% 67%
Offers Post-Grad Year No No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes No No
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Uniforms)
Casual
Average Class Size 7 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:7 1:7
# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 6 15
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree 35% 66%
Summer Program Offered Yes Yes

Finances

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$39,000 $47,500
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$8,736 $26,110
% Students on Financial Aid 86% 35%
Merit Scholarships Offered No No

Admission

Application Deadline None / Rolling Jan. 15
SSAT Required No Yes
Acceptance Rate 25% 58%
Director of Admissions Dr. Julie Griffin  

School Notes:

  • School accreditations: The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS); The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS); The Texas Association of Non-Public Schools (TANS); The Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS); The Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)

Nearby Schools:

The nearest school is The Hockaday School (66.0 miles away)
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • DallasThe Hockaday School
     
    11600 Welch Road
    DallasTX75229
    214-360-6526
    66 mi | 1086 students | Gr. Pre-K-12
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