National Blue Ribbon Award Winner
The US Department of Education announced on September 26, 2019, Northshore Christian Academy receives the prestigious National Blue Ribbon School award as an Exemplary High Performing school. Northshore Christian Academy is one of 50 non-public schools across the country to receive this honor. Northshore Christian Academy was also the only non-public school receiving this award in the Pacific Northwest. In Washington State, 3 public schools were also recognized.
Congratulations on being an Exemplary High Performing School
Northshore Christian Academy (NCA) exemplifies quality Christian education steeped in the tradition of faith, character, dynamic academics, robust fine-arts training, and innovative STEM education for all grades. From its humble warehouse beginnings, it has rapidly grown in size and now located near the Everett aerospace corridor. Through dynamic, well-rounded K-8 instruction, collaborative partnerships, and vibrant school culture NCA fosters an environment where students thrive in faith, Fine Arts, STEM, community engagement, caring culture and academic achievement.
The K-8 academic program is marked by innovative instruction, data-informed learning, classroom technology tools, opportunities for advancement and collaborative teaching teams. All academics are interwoven and filtered through Christian faith instruction, daily Bible classes, chapel, caring culture and community service projects.
The STEM program offers weekly K-8 engineering classes in the dedicated engineering and science labs. Math instruction offers early advancement. Science and math learning come alive in the engineering lab by tackling real-life problems.
Fine arts and foreign languages are cornerstones of NCA. K-4 music education includes annual performance concerts, musical plays, chapel presentations and after school lessons. All 5th-8th graders participate in one or more of the sixteen bands, orchestras, choirs, art, chapel or drama classes. 1st-8th grade Foreign Language instruction (Spanish, German, Mandarin) and the public speaking program build communication skills.
Partnering with parents in a faith-focused community cultivates robust student growth at NCA. Vibrant community engagement includes 18 PTF (Parent Teacher Fellowship) leaders facilitating a large volunteer community. All meet regularly with school leaders to build relationships, deepen faith, broaden understanding, and enhance the school community. NCA values their diverse population by hosting PTF Family Connection groups including Korean, Filipino, Spanish, African, Chinese and Slavic Family Connections. Each group holds a PTF board position and meets with school leaders for fellowship and connection.
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