Applying to LCA

Welcome! Thank you so much for your interest in joining our community!  The Application Process at LCA can seem daunting and exhaustive at first glance, but each piece of our application allows the Admission Committee to get to know each student and family more completely.

Every community is made up of individuals, and at LCA we are incredibly proud of our community.  The Admissions Team at LCA sets out to accomplish the goal of bringing together a group of individuals that make up our Student Body.  In speaking with any member of our Admissions Team you will hear us describe the Admissions Process here as a process of "fit."

We warmly invite you to describe what makes you and your student unique, special, and overall a great "fit" for LCA!

Are you an International Student? Click here!

Application Checklist:

Application Checklist

  • Application Form – Our application is available online!
Please make sure to submit your Application Fee with your Application.
  • Math Teacher Recommendation - AISNE Math Form
    • LCA also accepts the TABS Math Recommendation which can be filled out online.
    • This should be sent directly from the recommending teacher to LCA in a sealed envelope. Digital copies may be emailed to admissions@lca.edu.
      • Note: Current 5th grade students may have the same teacher for Math and English; their teacher should complete the recommendations for both subjects.
  • Transcripts - Records Request Form
    • Please send the student’s most recent academic progress report from their current school year as well as the final grade report from their last completed grade.
  • Entrance Testing
    • LCA requires that students submit SSAT scores as part of the application process.
      • You can register your student to take the SSAT at www.SSAT.org.
      • Be sure to have the scores sent to LCA. Our School Code is 4612.  
      • LCA is an SSAT testing site and will offer the SSAT on the following dates:
        • Saturday - November 11, 2017
        • Saturday - December 9, 2017
        • Saturday - January 6, 2018
        • Saturday - February 3, 2018
  • Interview
    • Once you have submitted and requested all other required information, please call the Office of Admission to schedule an in-person interview.
  • Student Experience Day
    • We would love the opportunity to show you what sets LCA apart!  Please consider spending the morning as one of our students; visit classes, meet current students, and get a first-hand view of our campus.  To schedule your Student Experience Day, you may call the Office of Admission or visit www.lca.edu/admissions.

 

The Priority Deadline is February 1st, 2018.  Applicants who have completed the Application Procedure on or before this date will be informed of decisions on March 10th, 2018.

What else you need to know:

SSAT
Please visit SSAT's website www.ssat.org for further information and to register for these exams. Regular registration closes three weeks before the test date.

Scheduling the Interview
Interviews usually take place during December and January, prior to our February 1st Priority Admission Deadline. Once you have submitted your application documents and test scores, please contact our office to schedule an interview. Interviews are not scheduled unless application documents have been received.

Student Support Services
Highly motivated Middle and Upper School students who have been diagnosed as having a mild learning disability may be admitted to the Academy on the condition that they participate in the Student Support Services Program. Students attend regular classes and work with tutors to address special learning styles. This program is designed to provide students with strategies needed to succeed in college preparatory environment. There is an additional fee for these services.

Financial Aid and Scholarships
For information please click here. Note: All scholarship applications must be submitted by February 1st.

Rolling Admissions
After our priority deadline of February 1st, we continue to accept applications on a rolling basis. Admission decisions will be made at regular intervals throughout the spring and into summer.

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  • Lexington Christian Academy
  • 48 Bartlett Avenue
  • Lexington, MA 02420
  • 781-862-7850
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