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Excel Christian Academy (ECA) is an independent community Christian school led by a private Board of Trustees whose mission is to provide an Excellent education in a Christ-centered atmosphere. Students, faculty, and staff represent a variety of church affiliations and denominations, with memberships at over 50 different churches. ECA is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI), which is an accreditation division of AdvancED, the largest and most accepted accrediting agency in the United States.
ECA was founded in 1993 as a Kindergarten-6th grade school with only 61 students. Proudly, we recognized its first senior graduating class in the year 2000, 100% of our graduates are accepted to college. The school’s spiritual purpose is to encourage a deep relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ; we believe that every child is a unique creation of God and spiritual opportunities are provided throughout the school program. Daily morning devotions, daily Bible classes, and weekly chapel services are an integral part of each child’s learning experience. Emerson, Georgia is located 42 miles north of Atlanta on the I-75 growth corridor, near beautiful Lake Allatoona. With a population nearing 20,000, it is the largest city in Bartow County, which has a population just over 100,000 people. Bartow County has been growing very quickly and has become a prominent place to visit in northwest Georgia and the Southern United States, with highlights including the Booth Western Art Museum, the Tellus Science Museum, The Etowah Indian Mounds, and the LakePoint Sports Complex.