Quick Facts

Students: 282
Student to teacher ratio: 10:1
Average class size: 16 (Upper School), 15 (Middle School)
Retention: 90%
Ethnic diversity: 43%
Campus: 30 acres


What is Lexington Christian Academy?

LCA is a private, Christian preparatory day and boarding school in Lexington, MA.

Where can I find your school profile?

You can find LCA's school profile by clicking here.

What does it mean to be a Christian Independent School?

LCA is an independent college preparatory school with a distinctive Christian outlook. Our curriculum includes Biblical Studies classes [Foundations of Christianity, New Testament Theology, Christian Ethics, and Christian Theology and Lifestyle] and weekly chapel, all taught from the perspective of cultivating critical thinking. Christian beliefs are integrated into the classes and activities at LCA. We seriously intend to be a community that lives together in harmony with the teachings of Jesus Christ. While we are a Christian school, we are independent of any church or denominational affiliation and our families represent a wide range of faith backgrounds. 

Where are you located?

LCA is located in historic Lexington, MA in Middlesex County. Our address is 48 Bartlett Avenue, Lexington, MA 02420.

How do I get there?

Please visit our contact and directions page for more information.

What grades do you teach?

LCA teaches grades 6 - 12

When were you founded?

LCA was founded in 1946 making it the oldest Christian preparatory school in New England.

Do you offer financial aid?

Yes, we have generous financial aid packages for qualifying families, as well as scholarships. Please visit our Financial Aid page for more information.

Do you offer housing?

Yes, we have a boarding facility on our North Campus. LCA is the closest Boarding School to Logan International Airport. 

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Do I need to be a Christian to enroll and attend LCA?

No, LCA accepts students from all different religious backgrounds.

How much does tuition at LCA cost?

Tuition is subject to change every year. Please visit here for more information.

What are the hours of the school day?

School begins each morning at 7:45 AM and ends at 2:50 PM. Structured academic extra help runs from 2:50 PM until 3:20 PM each day. Upper School co-curricular activities, which meet after school, begin at 3:30 PM. Middle School activities generally occur during the school day.

How late can I pick up my child?

Many LCA students stay in the building after classes end for the day. You may find Upper School students studying in the Library, on the athletic fields, or spending time with their classmates in the hallway. For Middle School students staying past 3:30 PM, Seventh Period is a supervised environment for students to do homework, access computers, play board games, or just relax. There is no charge for middle school students participating in the Seventh Period Program. Seventh Period ends at 5:30 PM.

How can I get in touch with someone?

Please visit our contact and directions page for more information on how to get in touch with our Admission Office.


Lexington Christian Academy

Lexington Christian Academy (LCA) was founded in 1946 with the belief that faith and learning are key and inseparable components of Christian education. As a school that was born out of the evangelical movement in New England, our founders believed... Read More

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LCA's mission to provide a world-class Christian education to young men and women is made possible by the annual support of hundreds of LCA families and friends. 

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Lexington Christian Academy
48 Bartlett Avenue
Lexington, MA 02420

Main: 781.862.7850
Fax: 781.863.8503
Email: info@lca.edu

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