Students from homes where at least one parent has personally embraced Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior, who holds active membership in a local like-minded Christian church, and who are supported by an annual pastor recommendation are encouraged to seek admission to Family Christian Academy.
Kindergarten requirement: must be 5 years of age on or before September 1 to enter in August.
Pre-K 4 must be 4 years of age on or before September 1 to enter in August.
Pre-K 3 must be 3 years of age on or before September 1 to enter in August.
In addition, students entering either Kindergarten or Pre-K must be toilet trained.
All Students complete an academic assessment consisting of reading, mathematics, and writing. Placement will be based upon assessment and previous academic achievement, either in another school setting or standardized achievement assessment results.
Members of Family Church Port Charlotte are given priority when enrolling. Families who attend Family Church will have the opportunity to enroll their students prior to open enrollment.
Personal Interview with the Admissions Officer.
Meet the leadership team specifically the Principal, Dean of Students and Head of School.
Submit a completed application packet and registration fee for each child enrolling at FCA. Including the following:
Recommendation from a previous teacher
Student Testimony (grades 6-12)
Signed statement of faith
Signed release of student records
Parents will be required to provide a pastoral reference which indicates that one or both parents or the student are active members in a local church that is like minded to Family Church.
Records will be requested from the student’s previous school(s) including:
Complete academic records from the previous 2 years
Parents/Guardians of students who were homeschooled must provide the students portfolio of work for the previous 2 years along with detailed evaluations from a certified teacher.
Meet a Family Church Pastoral staff representative and tour the church facility.
Students entering Kindergarten-12th grade must take an academic assessment consisting of reading, mathematics, and writing.
Meet with the Financial Director of FCA.
Additional Enrollment Requirements
Each prospective student must have on file a Florida physical examination form from a qualified physician or health care provider prior to or at enrollment.
Prospective students must have on file an immunization record either from a health care provider or from a County Health Department which provides proof of immunization completed or in progress, as required by law. These must be dated and signed by the health care provider. First time Florida students must have verification of immunization and a Florida’s physician examination or an exemption form prior to enrollment.
Prospective families must also provide a copy of the prospective student’s social security card and birth certificate for the student’s cumulative file.
The parent or guardian enrolling the student assumes the responsibility for tuition, aftercare, and all additional fees and fines.
A trial period of nine weeks is required for all new students. The workload, discipline and environment require a considerable adjustment for many students. Should a change be necessary at the end of this period, a conference with the parent will be arranged.