Frequently Asked Questions

When was CBCA founded?

Calvary Baptist Christian Academy was founded as a direct ministry of Calvary Baptist Church of American Canyon, CA, beginning with the fall semester of 1999. This Christian Academy was founded as a Christian alternative to the humanistic education offered in other private and public schools.

What grades levels are taught?

Calvary Baptist Christian Academy is a K-12 school. All subjects are taught from a Biblical, conservative, fundamental, Baptist point of view.

Do you offer a pre-school? Do you offer after-school supervised care?

At this time, we do not offer a pre-school class and we do not offer after-school supervised care.

How is your school year divided?

The academic year is comprised of two semesters, one beginning in August (fall semester) and the second semester (spring semester) begins in January and typically ends in May after Memorial Day. Each semester is comprised of two quarters, for a total of four quarters for the academic year.

What is GradeLink? What is SmartTuition?

GradeLink is our student information system used to collect all grading information and communicate with parents; parents will have an account setup at registration time; some students choose to setup an account (which is READ-ONLY) to track their homework and other progress. SmartTuition is our tuition management partner where tuition payments are made.

Are any scholarships or financial assistance available?

At this time, we are not able to provide scholarships or financial assistance.

Are uniforms required?

Yes. Students attending our school must be in uniform each school day, unless instructed otherwise. Families must purchase uniforms from Dennis School Uniforms. Most parents choose the on-line purchase option, and they have a store in San Leandro, CA.

What curriculum is used in the classroom?

At Calvary Baptist Christian Academy, we use the ABeka Christian School curriculum, taught in both a traditional and video presentation format.

Don’t see your question? Contact us or review our 2019 Parent and Student Handbook