Upper School

Christ-Focused, College Preparatory Education

Cresset Christian Academy‚Äôs Upper School is designed to equip students age 12 and up with a well rounded, Christ-focused, college preparatory education. Our goal is to have each student prepared to make an impact on our contemporary world for Jesus Christ.Students are provided a wide range of academic, social, athletic, and spiritual opportunities that prepare them for post secondary education and future ministry. Cresset’s outstanding Upper School faculty promotes the educational and discipleship process within a Christian worldview framework.






Middle School

  • Dedicated and compassionate teachers certified through ACSI
  • High school prep program focusing on multi-faceted needs of pre-teens and early teens
  • Math Courses according to skill level
  • Reading, writing and critical thinking skill development integrated across the curriculum
  • Support services available through our WINGS program
  • Advisor-advisee groups to facilitate student advocacy
  • Weekly dynamic chapels twice a week
  • Fine arts and performing arts electives, including chorus and band
  • All students take Physical Education (PE), Spanish, Finance, Home Economics, and Art
  • Athletic teams: Basketball, Volleyball, Soccer, Cross Country, Track, and Cheerleading
  • Opportunities in: Math Olympics, Spelling Bee, Speech Meet, and First Lego League.
  • Grade 8 North Carolina History Trip

High School

  • Dedicated and compassionate teachers certified through ACSI
  • College prep program with virtually 100% college marticulation
  • support services available through our WINGS program
  • dynamic chapels each week including our high school worship team
  • guidance counselor available to students
  • AP courses including English, Calculus, and Art
  • Fine Arts courses including Photography, Theater Arts, and Academy Singers
  • Outstanding Arts Programs including band, choir, and art
  • Annual Spring Musicals
  • Biannual Choir/Band tour & competitions
  • Senior Trip to Upstate New York and NYC
  • Leadership clubs including National Honors Soceity
  • Foreign Language: four levels of Spanish available
  • Varsity Sports include: Basketball, Baseball, Cheerleading, Cross Country, Track, Soccer, and Volleyball

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