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Elementary

Kindergarten through 5th Grade & half-day Pre-K. 

Elementary
Pre-Kindergarten (Half-Day)
Pre-Kindergarten (Half-Day)

In Academy Pre-Kindergarten, we offer an introduction to school for young learners with a wide variety of rich, hands-on experiences.

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Kindergarten
Kindergarten

In Kindergarten our teachers begin cultivating the love of learning to read by teaching an appreciation for literature through written and oral experiences.

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First Grade
First Grade

Northshore Christian Academy trains students spiritually, academically, and personally. Northshore integrates faith and learning as we educate the whole child to successfully develop their God-given gifts and talents.

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Second Grade
Second Grade

At Northshore Christian Academy in the 2nd Grade Department, our students are blessed with incredible educators who have the high distinction of over 49  years of experience teaching, 3 Master's Degrees, ACSI accreditation, and Washington State Teaching Certificates.

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Third Grade
Third Grade

At Northshore Christian Academy in the 3rd Grade Department, our students are blessed with incredible educators who have the high distinction of: over 51 years of experience teaching.

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Fourth Grade
Fourth Grade

With Jesus as our focus, our teachers are passionate about providing a nurturing environment that cultivates each child’s curiosity, potential, and growth.

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Fifth Grade
Fifth Grade

With Jesus as our focus, our teachers are passionate about providing a nurturing environment that cultivates each child’s curiosity, potential, and growth.

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ELEMENTARY DIVISION TEAMS

PRE-K (AM) – 2ND DIVISION

  • PreK-2nd Principal – Pam Jackson
  • Elementary Assistant Principal – Noelle Brown
  • PreK-2 Admin. Assistant – Alexis Griffin

PREK AM TEACHER

  • Brittni Klein

KINDERGARTEN TEACHERS

  • Elisabeth Bayard
  • Ashley Jacobsen
  • Sarah Leighow
  • Melody Vaandering
  • Mackenzie Dahlberg

FIRST GRADE TEACHERS

  • Taylor Ahlin
  • Karley Kincaid
  • Judy Lagerwey
  • Brienna Reinertsen
  • Becca Wellan

SECOND GRADE TEACHERS

  • Shelaine Calles
  • Camille Dittemore
  • Ruth Haugo
  • Abby Nerud
  • Heather Sidenquist

PREK-2ND SPECIALISTS TEACHERS

  • Jeremy Atkins, PE
  • Abbie Broekhuis, PE
  • Kristi Conser, PE
  • Jacie Dewitt, Computers
  • Carrie Kroeker, Library
  • Aubrey Mangle, Music (1st & 2nd)
  • Greeny Suh, Project Lead the Way
  • Tammy York, Music (PreK & K)

3RD – 5TH DIVISION

  • 3rd-5th Principal – Heather Shaw
  • Elementary Assistant Principal – Noelle Brown
  • 3rd-5th Admin. Assistant – Alexis Griffin

3RD GRADE TEACHERS

  • Angie Bowers
  • Amy Franke
  • Mariah Joss
  • Lindsay Ott
  • Anastasiya Sagun

4TH GRADE TEACHERS

  • Amy Benton
  • Gayla Boast
  • Katelyn Day
  • Becky Fritz
  • Cindy Quigley

5TH GRADE TEACHERS

  • Samantha Archer
  • Alison Doney
  • Joshua Emanuelson
  • Blake Kroeze
  • Natalie Runyon

3RD-5TH SPECIALISTS TEACHERS

  • Jeremy Atkins, Orchestra
  • Abbie Broekhuis, PE
  • Kristi Conser, PE
  • Jacie Dewitt, Computers
  • Jennifer Hanson, Band (5th)
  • Roy Herzer, Band Assistant (5th)
  • Carrie Kroeker, Library
  • Aubrey Mangle, Music (3rd)
  • Eudis Matos, Spanish
  • Greeny Suh, Project Lead the Way
  • Antje Scott, Library
  • Lisa Walchenbach, Music (4th) & Choir (5th)

THE NCA DIFFERENCE

  • Caring & Professional Staff
  • Arts and Enrichment Classes
  • Advanced Placement in Math and Reading
  • Fine Arts and Foreign Language
  • STEM Program
  • Summer Programs
  • Registered Nurse on-site
  • THRIVE Tutoring Program
  • Weekly Chapel Services
  • Leadership Classes and Clubs

ELEMENTARY HOURS:

  • PreK (AM)
    8:35 AM – 11:35 AM / MON-FRI
  • K-2nd
    8:30 AM – 3:05 PM / MON-THURS
    8:30 AM – 1:05 PM / FRI
  • 3rd-5th
    8:30 AM – 3:05 PM / MON-THURS
    8:30 AM – 1:05 PM / FRI

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Additional programs

Bible

Bible

Daily Bible lessons and weekly chapels help integrate Biblical principles into each of our students’ lives.

Spanish

Spanish

Students develop deeper multicultural awareness as they are immersed in the Spanish language through weekly classes highlighting Spanish songs and games.

Engineering Classes (PLTW)

Engineering Classes (PLTW)

Science is brought to life through discovery and experimentation as our students create projects like simple machines, robots, and other STEM-based activities.

Music Class

Music Class

Music is the language of the soul.  Students shine as they learn how to communicate with others through the creation of music with both their voices and instruments. 

Physical Education

Physical Education

Our students learn the importance of physical fitness and working together as a team while laughing, playing and having fun!

Art

Art

Our students learn self-confidence and the rewards of taking risks as they create various projects while following in the footsteps of great artistic masters.

Recess

Recess

We foster interpersonal skills focusing on social and emotional development through supervised free play and organized games.

THRIVE Program

THRIVE Program

The leaders of tomorrow are being shaped and formed through the guidance and support provided by our various extracurricular programs. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. We provide AM and PM care for students through our Extended Care Program.

No. Our Elementary program supports full-day Kindergarten only.

Our Application and Enrollment Process for each new School Year is as follows:

  • New Families – Applications begin January 1st.
  • Current Families – Continuous Enrollment process begins March 1st.

Applications during the current school year are accepted through 2nd quarter. The application process includes a New Student Assessment and there may be a wait-pool for enrollment.

Please see our Join NCA webpage for more information.

Yes! We use Ordo.

Please see our Visit NCA webpage to request a tour of our school. We provide options every week.

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Head of the Team

Pam Jackson

Pam Jackson

PreK-2nd Principal & Director of Operations

pjackson@nca.school
Mrs. Heather Shaw

Mrs. Heather Shaw

3rd-5th Principal

hshaw@nca.school
Mrs. Noelle Brown

Mrs. Noelle Brown

Elementary Assistant Principal

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Blog

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The Cost of Education: Private School Tuition in the Seattle Area

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Why STEM Education Is Important in 2023

Why STEM Education Is Important in 2023

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A Window into Middle School Education at a Private Christian School in 2023

A Window into Middle School Education at a Private Christian School in 2023

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Frozen Jr. Musical Season Review

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By Lisa Walchenbach, NCA Director of Fine Arts & Musical Producer Our guiding motto this year was 'The Show Must Go On!’ and it did! Many of the 40-student...

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LIVE Webcasts are available for:
5th Grade Launch Ceremony & Science Fair, PreK AM Crowning Ceremony, and both 8th Grade and Kindergarten Graduations

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