About Tillery Christian Academy


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Now Enrolling for the 2021-22 School Year

Make the 2021-22 school year the best one yet for your family! TCA offers small class sizes set in a caring, Christian environment. Classes include daily Bible and weekly age-appropriate chapel, and cross-grade collaboration allows students the individualized instruction needed to fill learning gaps or receive an extra challenge. Extra-curricular activities such as clubs and field trips are also offered. Enrolling in TCA becomes a family experience; our parents’ group is an active and close-knit group of parents and grandparents who volunteer, fundraise and help plan activities to enhance student life at TCA.

TCA is currently enrolling for grades K-12. Our high school students, whose classes are through Liberty University Online Academy, are eligible to earn 3 types of diploma,a standard or advanced diploma, and qualifying students may select dual enrollment and graduate high school with an associate’s degree. There are 34% more employment opportunities available for graduates with an associate’s degree (https://www.degreeplanet.com/is-an-associates-degree-worth-it/)!

Call today to speak to our headmistress or schedule a campus tour, but hurry! Our class sizes are limited and are filling up quickly. 704-680-7944. We accept NC Opportunity Scholarships, NC Disabilities Grants, and Education Savings Accounts. Information on applying for these financial packages is available upon request.

Easter Break

TCA students and staff are enjoying spring this week! Our Easter break lasts through Friday, April 9, but everyone will be back at school Monday, April 12. Families who are looking for a small, caring and Christian environment for their K-12 students are encouraged to call Headmistress Mrs. Kathy Haynes for a consultation / campus tour next week. Our classes are filling up quickly!

What can you expect along with rigorous academics at TCA? Cross-grade collaboration allows struggling learners to fill academic gaps and progress at their own pace while allowing advanced learners to be adequately challenged. Students have daily Bible class and weekly chapel (K-5; 6-8) as well as participate in extra-curricular clubs. Our high schoolers take courses through Liberty University Online Academy and may earn one of 3 types of diplomas, standard, advanced, or dual enrollment (Yes, qualifying students may graduate with an Associate’s Degree!). Parents are invited to join the parents’ group which is active in fundraising and planning ways to enhance life at TCA both inside and outside the classroom. These are just a few things that make enrolling at TCA a family experience. Join the TCA family today!

For Parents of 2021-22 High Schoolers

TCA is hosting a parents’ information night March 30 at 6:00 p.m. in the fellowship hall of Memorial Baptist Church in Norwood. The information will cover the costs, student expectations, and information on the 3 types of diplomas available through our affiliation with Liberty University. All courses will be done online through Liberty University. Dual enrollment is available for qualifying juniors and seniors. Call 704-680-7944 for more information or to schedule a campus tour. We look forward to meeting you March 30!

Plan Now for the 2021-22 School Year

Tillery Christian Academy is now scheduling personal consultations and campus tours for parents interested in applying for addmission to TCA for the 2021-22 school year. Space is limited in our K-8 classrooms. New next year will be the opening our of work lab for high school students. TCA will be accepting high school students through our affiliation with Liberty University Online Accademy. High school students will be able to work online to complete Liberty’s course requirements in the lab under the supervision of competent and qualified facilitators. For eligible students, dual enrollment is available through Liberty University’s online accademy. Call 704-680-7944 for more information or to schedule a consultation or campus tour.

The application window opens soon for the NC Opportunity Scholarship, NC Disabilities Grant, and Education Savings Account.

Applications for these 3 sources of funds to aid parents in sending their children to private school can be submitted beginning Jan.31, 2021. This begins the priority selection window; it remains open through March 1. Applications can still be submitted after March 1, but they are awarded on a first come-first awarded basis for eligible families. Learn more at http://www.ncseaa.edu, by calling TCA at 704-680-7944, or find our informational video on TCA’s Facebook page. TCA accepts all 3 sources of funds.

TCA’s 2020-21 Covid19 Health and Safety Plan

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Tillery Christian Academy has worked closely with health officials from the Stanly County Health Department and, following NC and CDC guidelines for reopening,  has developed our covid19 health and safety plan. The plan can be accessed by clicking the link above. Our students will return to school for face-to-face instructions on August 17, 2020, 8:00 – 2:45 with the covid19 plan in place. Any family who feels uncomfortable in returning face-to-face may opt for 100% remote learning using Zoom and Google classsroom; those families must notify the school as soon by email or phone call (tillerychristianacademy@gmail.com, 704-680-7944) as possible so that plans can be made to accomodate their delivery choice. While masks are not required to be worn all day, students should arrive at school masked and in time for the arrival temperature check and questionaire to be completed before instruction can take place. Masks or face shields will be used when students are unable to maintain the required social distance measures. We understand that covid19 safety requires sacrifices on the part of all stakeholders and ask your patience and understanding as aspects of schooling change in order to maintain the health and safety of our staff and students. There will be a meeting on July 30, 2020 at 3:00 and again on August 3 at 6:30 in the Memorial Baptist Church fellowship hall to discuss our new covid19 plan and answer any questions parents and prospective families may have. TCA’s new affiliation with Liberty University will also be discussed. Please call or email the school to reserve seats at the preferred meeting date so that we may arrange for social distancing to be maintained.

TCA is Now an Affiliate with Liberty University!

Tillery Christian Academy is proud to announce that we are now an affiliate of Liberty University through Liberty University Online Academy! This affiliation will allow us to offer grades 9-12 beginning in 2021-22 and gives us another resource to meet student needs in terms of remedial or advanced instruction. In addition to regular classroom reading instruction, TCA now offers a daily block of reading intervention or enrichment tailored to each student’s individual needs. All K-8 classes are taught by certified teachers with Master’s degrees and advanced training in reading intervention and gifted instruction. Email or call 704-680-7944 today to join the TCA family! We look forward to hearing from you!

Health and Safety: A Top Priority

Over the course of the summer, TCA’s staff and board will be working on health and safety protocols which will make students’ return on August 17, 2020 safe and healthy.  They have committed to keep abreast of CDC guidelines for schools to reopen, as well as North Carolina’s guidelines based upon the most current trends with covid 19. With class sizes of 12 or fewer and spacious classrooms, social distancing and personal health protection measures will be easily maintained.

TCA Welcomes New Headmistress

Tillery Christian Academy is pleased to welcome veteran teacher and administrator, Mrs. Kathy Haynes, as our new headmistress. Mrs. Haynes is not new to TCA; she served as our 6th-7th grade language arts and math teacher for 2019-20. A Stanly County native, Mrs. Haynes retired from Stanly County Schools before coming to work at TCA. Mrs. Haynes has big ideas for growing TCA and is excited for school to reopen its doors on August 17, 2020.

While Students Are Learning Remotely

While students are learning remotely via work packets, Zoom, or Google Classroom, much is happening at TCA behind the scenes. Our wifi has been upgraded and the board has been diligently making plans for our safe return to campus for the 2020-21 school year. We are working with health care professionals to establish new guidelines and protocols to keep our students and staff safe and healthy, and considering options for enhancing our instructional programs upon our return.


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