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Admissions

Welcome to ACA Admissions

Thank you for your interest in Alabama Christian Academy. We have been shaping hearts and minds since 1942. ACA is a place for students to be challenged and prepared. We offer a spiritual environment where students can feel safe and be nurtured but most important, ACA is more than a school; we are family. ACA is a school where your child will Thrive in Wisdom and Serve in Spirit. We are excited that you are considering ACA for your child.

I have a history with ACA and would love to tell you more about it. We have outstanding committed teachers to develop, teach and challenge your child in Academics, Fine Arts & Athletics. I encourage you to browse our website. Please contact me to set up an appointment for a tour at 334-277-1985 ext. 227. I look forward to hearing from you.

Tracy Stiff
Director of Admissions

Christian School Montgomery

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Request Information!

Thank you for your interest in Alabama Christian Academy. We know that selecting a school for your child is one of the most important decisions you will ever make.

We are excited to have you learn about our school and community. Please complete the following form in order to request additional information.

Admissions Process and Forms

Are you ready to become an Eagle? We are excited for you to become part of our growing family at ACA. This step by step overview will help guide you through the admission process. If you have any questions, please contact the admissions office at 334-277-1975 ext 227 or tstiff@alabamachristian.org.

Submit an Application

Step 1

Submit an Application

References

Step 2

References

Academic Records

Step 3

Academic Records/ Transcript & Documents

Academic Assessment

Step 4

Academic Assessment

Student Interview

Step 5

Student Interview

Acceptance/ Enrollment

Step 6

Acceptance/ Enrollment

Step 1: Submit an application
Applying is easy.

Step 2: References
On the application, you are asked to submit email addresses for the following:

Grades K2-5th

  • 2 Teachers (current or daycare K2-K4)
  • Church leader (minister, youth minister, etc.) optional

Grades 6th-12th

  • English Teacher
  • Math Teacher
  • Principal/Counselor/Administrator
  • Church leader (minister, youth minister, etc.) optional

Step 3: Academic Records/Transcript & Documents
The following documents are required:

  • Most recent three years report cards/transcript
  • Birth certificate
  • Immunization records

Step 4: Academic Assessment
All applicants must take an entrance exam. Three day advance registration required using the code Admissions provides. A testing fee is required. K2-1st In-House assessment will be scheduled with the Lower School. 2nd-12th assessment will be through the ISEE.

Step 5: Student Interview
An interview with school administrators will be scheduled.

Step 6: Acceptance/Enrollment
Admissions decisions will be emailed. Acceptance letters include instructions for online enrollment.

In-House assessment

ISEE (Independent School Entrance Exam)

  • Reading
  • Math
  • Unscored writing sample
  • Takes about an 1 to 1.5 hours to complete

ACA is proctoring this assessment on the following dates:

  • April 13th 2:00pm
  • April 27th 2:00pm
  • May 11th 8:30am
  • May 18th 2:00pm

ACA requires that all applicants in grades 2nd-4th take the ISEE which is an admission assessment. Please see the guidelines below as you begin to register for ISEE:

  1. The ISEE test will be administered at ACA to applicants on the date they choose.
  2. Students must register three days prior to the ISEE test.
  3. If you live out of state and unable to attend any of the ACA test dates, please know that there are ISEE test sites available around the country. You can choose from a range of available test dates to find the appointment that works best for your child, with test sessions set up and proctored by ERB staff. Students can then direct their scores to ACA. All you need to do is click this link.
  4. In order to be eligible to take the ISEE, an ACA application must be completed and submitted online prior to the test date.
  5. You can register online through the ISEE website link provided below. Before you begin the registration process, please contact the Admissions Director for the Event Code. Please use our school code (571548) when registering for Alabama Christian Academy testing site.Here are steps for registering:Go to https://iseeonline.erblearn.org/
    • Click “Browse and/or Register for Test Sites”
    • Enter the required information
    • Enter the Event code given by Admissions
    • Click “Search”
    • Test Event details will appear
    • Click “Select this Event”
    • Click “Yes to confirm Test Event”
    • Complete the Test Registration
    • Please note: There is a test fee of $140.00 payable to ISEE at the time of registration.
  6. Check in will begin 10 minutes prior to test time. Please come to the Lower School Entrance and check in with the Secretary/Admissions Director.

ISEE (Independent School Entrance Exam)

  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Mathematics
  • Essay

ACA is proctoring this assessment on the following dates:

  • March 16th 11:30am
  • March 23rd 2:00pm
  • April 13th 8:30am
  • April 27th 2:00pm
  • May 11th 8:30am
  • May 18th 2:00pm

ACA requires that all applicants in grades 5th-12th take the ISEE, which is an admission assessment. Please see the guidelines below as you begin to register for ISEE:

  1. The ISEE test will be administered at ACA to applicants on the date they choose.
  2. Students must register three days prior to the ISEE test.
  3. If you live out of state and unable to attend any of the ACA test dates, please know that there are ISEE test sites available around the country. You can choose from a range of available test dates to find the appointment that works best for your child, with test sessions set up and proctored by ERB staff. Students can then direct their scores to ACA. All you need to do is click this link.
  4. In order to be eligible to take the ISEE, an ACA application must be completed and submitted online prior to the test date.
  5. You can register online through the ISEE website link provided below. Before you begin the registration process, please contact the Admissions Director for the Event Code. Please use our school code (571548) when registering for Alabama Christian Academy testing site. Here are steps for registering:
    • Go to https://iseeonline.erblearn.org/
    • Click “Browse and/or Register for Test Sites”
    • Enter the required information
    • Enter the Event code given by Admissions
    • Click “Search”
    • Test Event details will appear
    • Click “Select this Event”
    • Click “Yes to confirm Test Event”
    • Complete the Test Registration
    • Please note: There is a test fee of $140.00 payable to ISEE at the time of registration.
  6. Check in will begin 10 minutes prior to test time. Please come to the Upper School Entrance for (6th-12th) (5th) go to the Lower School and check in with the Secretary/Admissions Director.
 

Financial Aid

Alabama Christian Academy recognizes that families may need financial assistance to reduce the cost of tuition. We encourage these families to inquire about special programs and scholarships. For more information about financial assistance, call Tracy Stiff, Director of Admissions, at 334-277-1985 ext. 227.

Tracy Stiff

Meet Our Admissions Director

Tracy Stiff feels that the Lord has led her entire life to her present position, where she is passionate about Alabama Christian Academy, its students, parents, faculty, and alumni. She is a graduate of ACA herself, as are her two daughters, Harper and Zoe. A former flight attendant (who has proudly helped return our nation’s troops home), Tracy has truly seen the world, and knows firsthand the difference that an ACA graduate can make in it.

Schedule a Tour

Contact Tracy

P (334) 277-1985 ext. 227
tstiff@alabamachristian.org

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