School Profile

2015-2016   Lindsay Lane Christian Academy

CEEB Number: 010014

West Campus Phone:  256-233-3778  (6th-12th grade)

Website:  www.lindsaylanechristianacademy.org

Headmaster:  Steve Murr

West Campus Principal:  Angie Gooch

School Counselor:  Melinda Stephens

 

Community

Lindsay Lane Christian Academy is located in north Alabama in the county seat of Limestone County, the city of Athens. Located roughly 25 minutes Northwest of Huntsville, Athens has a population of approximately 22,000.  LLCA serves families from Limestone, Lauderdale, Madison and Morgan counties.

 

School Demographics
Lindsay Lane Christian Academy is a pre-K - 12th grade private Christian school, divided between three campuses (Main, East and West).  LLCA is accredited through both the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the American Christian Schools International and holds membership in the College Board.  The total student body currently is at 430 students, with the following breakdown:

            PreK:   42                    K-5:     250                  6-8:      73                    9-12:    65

 

Curriculum

The academic program is organized on a modified block schedule (four block days with an A/B day schedule for the full academic year); this organization began in the current academic year (2014-2015) with it previously being a seven period day.  Twenty-six credits are required for graduation, as well as 10 community service hours per academic year and the ACT.  The community service requirement began in the 2013-2014 academic year.  The curriculum of the school includes all courses required by the state for graduation as well as advanced science and math courses, Bible courses and a variety of other electives.  LLCA offers two AP courses:Physics and Calculus, one on-campus dual-enrollment course: English, and multiple on-line dual enrollment courses from both Calhoun and the University of North Alabama in the 2015-2016 school year. 

           

Grading and Ranking

            A – Excellent              90-100              4.0

            B – Above average     80-89               3.0

            C – Average                70-79               2.0

            D – Below Average    65 -69              1.0

            F – Failure                   64 or below     0.0

 

Rank


The school identifies a valedictorian and salutatorian.

 

GPA Calculation

GPA is computed using the above quality points, with Honors courses weighted by one point for grades of an A or B. Beginning with grade 9 all subjects are included in the computation of GPA. Grades are recorded on the transcript, and GPA is computed in January and May.

 

ACT Average Composite Score

Lindsay Lane has now had four graduating classes with the first commencement held in 2012.  All LLCA graduates are required to take a college admission examination, ACT or SAT. As of 2015's graduating class the average ACT composite score for LLCA is 22.03.  

 

Class of 2012

There were 12 graduates in the class of 2012.  Nine of them matriculated to either a 4-year or 2-year college/university while three went into the Marines. Of the nine that matriculated to higher education, there were two full scholarships to 4-year universities, one full scholarship to a junior college and one partial scholarship to a junior college.  The class of 2012 had one student who qualified as a National Merit Semi-finalist.

 

Class of 2013

There were 11 graduates in the class of 2013.  Nine of them matriculated to either a 4-year or 2-year college/university, one went into the workforce and one went to a technical school.  Of the nine that matriculated to higher education, there were two partial scholarships to 4-year colleges/universities, one full scholarship to a junior college, and a partial scholarship to a junior college.

 

Class of 2014

There were 11 graduates in the class of 2014.  Nine of them matriculated to either a 4-year or 2-year college/university, one went into the armed forces (Marines) and one began a plumber apprenticeship.  Of the nine that matriculated to higher education, there were two full scholarships to 4-year universities and five who received partial scholarships to either 4-year or 2-year colleges/universities.

Post High School Placement of 2014 Class

46% matriculated to 4-year colleges
36% matriculated to 2-year institutions
18% selected work, military service or technical instruction

 

Class of 2015

There were 13 graduates in the classof 2015.  Eleven of the graduates matriculated to either a 4-year or 2-year college/university, one went into the armed forces and two went into the workforce.  Of the eleven that matriculated to higher education, there was one full scholarship to a 4-year university and four who received partial scholarships to either 4-year or 2-yera colleges/universities. 

Post High School Placement of 2015 Class

46% matriculated to 4-year colleges
38% matriculated to 2-year institutions
15% selected work, military service or technical instruction

 

Class of 2016

There were 15 graduates in the class of 2016.  100% of the graduates matriculated to either a 4-year or 2-year college/university.  Of the fifteen graduates, there were 5 full scholarships and 6 partial scholarships accepted with numerous other scholarships offered.

87% matriculated to 4-year colleges/universities
13% matriculated to 2-year colleges

 

 

Colleges Attended by Lindsay Lane Graduates from the Last Four Years

  • Alabama, University of
  • Alabama at Huntsville, University of
  • Auburn University
  • Baylor University
  • Calhoun Community College
  • Church of God School of Ministry
  • Liberty University
  • Marion Military Institute
  • Martin Methodist College
  • Mississippi College
  • Mobile, University of
  • North Alabama, University of
  • South Alabama, University of
  • Shorter University
  • Troy State University
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