Spokane Christian Center launched Spokane Christian Academy in 1982 as a means to provide a Christian Education for the children and families of Spokane. In its 30+ year history, SCA has been honored to educate young people that are successful professionals, community leaders and forward thinkers. Our students graduate with a solid Christian foundation, confident in the knowledge that God has a plan and a purpose for them.

Year Founded
Students Enrolled (Avg.)
K-8 Grade
15-1 Student / Teacher Ratio


What is the maximum student teacher ratio?

Kindergarten through fourth grades: 15 to 1; Fifth through eighth grades: 20 to 1

Are we an accredited school?

We are a Washington State approved school and an Association of Christian School International school.

Are our teachers certified?

Our kindergarten – eighth grade teachers are required to have a current Washington state teaching certificate. Two of our teachers have their Master’s degree.

What is our discipline policy?

We have patterned our school discipline after With All Due Respect (Ronald G. Morrish). Concentrating on teaching children appropriate behavior through modeling and practice, extreme incidents of misbehavior are limited. When one-on-one direction is needed, our staff works as a team with the students, teachers, and parents to find the solution that brings long-term benefits for the student.

How long has the school been in existence?

SCA was formed by Spokane Christian Center in 1982.

What curriculum is being used?

  • Bible: Purposeful Design
  • Math: Abeka; Pearson; Prentice Hall Investigation
  • Reading: Scott Foresman Reading Street; Pearson Reader’s Journey
  • Grammar: Shurley English; Pearson Writing Coach
  • Social Studies: Pearson; Gibbs Smith Ed.
  • Science: Purposeful Design, Abeka

What electives are offered?

Each class spends at least one hour each week in music class and at least one hour each week in physical education class.

How is technology integrated into SCA?

Laptops are available in the classrooms for student use. Our teachers employ electronics within their daily lessons with the students. 

Does Spokane Christian Academy require students to wear uniforms?

We do not currently require uniforms; however, we do have a dress code. We believe that outward appearance reflects the internal character that God is building in each student. Therefore, neatness, cleanliness, modesty and safety are the basic guidelines of our dress code. For a detailed description of our dress code, please read the guidelines within the Parent Student Handbook.

What is your average class size?

Class sizes vary from year to year depending on enrollment: however, our classroom size is limited to 15 students in K-4th, and 20 students in 5th- 8th.

Do you serve hot lunches?

We currently do not have a commercial kitchen. Our students bring lunch from home and have access to microwaves. On Friday, we allow the students to order lunch that we bring in from local restaurants.

Do you accept children with special needs?

Our school is not equipped or staffed to handle significant emotional or behavioral disabilities; however, we will assess each child on an individual basis.