Admissions

Thank you for your interest in Trinity Christian Academy!

We understand that selecting the right school for your child is an extremely important decision.

We are thrilled that you are considering us, and all that we have to offer: College preparatory curriculum, innovative technological learning, award-winning fine arts program, theater department, and one of the finest athletic programs in the state of Florida, all in a Christ-centered environment.

Admissions Checklists

Click on the applicable grade program below to find your application checklists, downloadable forms, fees, and more required to apply at Trinity Christian Academy.

Nursery Admissions Checklist
  1. Nursery admissions are very limited. Please schedule and conduct a meeting with Jennifer Isaac before you apply.
    904-596-2467
    jisaac@tcajax.org
  2. Complete the Nursery Application (online application )
  3. Download Checklist and forms packet by clicking this link: Checklist and Forms

After acceptance into TCA you will need to bring the following documents to the F-Building to register your child:

  • Copy of Birth Certificate
  • Florida Health Department Shot Record
  • Florida Health Department Physical
  • TCA Pick-Up Permission Form (attached in packet)
  • TCA Nursery Medical Form (attached in packet)
  • Signed Pledge of Cooperation (attached in packet)
  • Signed Parental Consent for Release of Student Photograph and Information (attached in packet)
  • Registration/Supply Fee
  • Parent Social Security Card
  • Child Social Security Card
  • Set Up FACTS Account - either prior to registration OR bring financial information with you to registration
PreK Admissions Checklist

1: Application and Document Review

2: Principal Review

  • A principal will review your child’s information.

3: Final Decision

  • Students who meet requirements will be contacted via email.
  • Parents may schedule their Principal Orientation Meeting only when registration documents have been gathered.
Elementary Admissions Checklist (K5-6th Grades)

Step 1:

  • K5-5th grades Application and Document Review ($50 non-refundable fee)
  • 6th grade Application and Document Review ($20 non-refundable fee) plus
  • Entrance Exam Fee ($140 due online through ERB site)
  • Schedule through TCA Admissions office/Erika Davis
  • Online Application- Submit online document and payment 
  • Most Recent Report Card
  • Prior Year’s Final Report Card
  • Most Recent Standardized Test Scores
  • IEP/504 Plan (if applicable)
  • Teacher Recommendation Form (from prior school)

Step 2: Principal Review

A principal will review your child’s information. If eligible, student will move to step 3.

Step 3: Entrance Testing

Testing will be by appointment only. The Admissions Office will contact you for scheduling.

Step 4: Final Decision

Students who meet requirements will be contacted via email. Parents may schedule their Registration/Orientation Meeting only when registration documents have been gathered.

DOWNLOAD THIS CHECKLIST

Junior High/High School Checklist (7th-12th Grades)
  • Application-Submit online ($20 non-refundable fee)
  • Most Recent Report Card
  • Prior Year’s Final Report Card (7th, 8th, 9th)
  • High School Transcripts (10th, 11th, 12th)
  • Most Recent Standardized Test Scores
  • Discipline Record from current school
  • IEP/504 Plan (if applicable)
  • Entrance Test (ISEE-- $140 due online through ERB Site) Schedule through TCA Admissions Office/Erika Davis

After the above items have been completed, your child’s file will be reviewed, and we will notify you of your child’s admission status. After acceptance into TCA you will need to bring the following documents to the F-Building to register your child.

  • Copy of Birth Certificate
  • Child’s Social Security Card
  • Florida Health Department Shot Record
  • Florida Health Department Physical
  • Signed Pledge of Cooperation
  • Parental Consent for Release of Student Photograph & Information
  • Registration Form
  • $700 Admissions Fee (non-refundable)
  • FACTS Billing Account https://tcajax.org/parents/
    • Set up prior to registration OR
    • Bring financial information (account number, routing number, or credit card)

DOWNLOAD THIS CHECKLIST

Home School Athletes Checklist (6-12th Grades)

TCA Home School Athletes are held to the same standards and expectations as all TCA students.

Athletes will be considered based on educational records, academic testing, and character references.

Please download the checklist packet and all forms below:

CHECKLIST & FORMS PACKET

 

Participation Forms

Registration Forms

Athletics Forms

Athletics forms must to be submitted through Online Athletic Clearance. Click here for the instructions to register an account for the online submission.

ONLINE ATHLETIC CLEARANCE

 

Home Education Requirements:

FHSAA Bylaws 9.2.2.1.1 (§ 1006.15(3)(c)1-7, F.S.)
To participate in interscholastic athletics, a home education student must:
(a) register as a home education student with the district school superintendent of the county in which he/she resides; and

(b) register with the school of his/her intent to participate on or before the beginning date of the season for the sport in which he/she wants to participate; and

(c) meet the same standards of acceptance, behavior and performance as the school requires of other participating students; and

(d) certify to the school at the end of each semester that he/she has the minimum cumulative grade point average required for participation; and

(e) meet all other FHSAA eligibility requirements; and(f) must be registered with the FHSAA Office each year using a form provided by the Association.

Please note: If students are enrolled in Florida Virtual School (FLVS), they must be enrolled in FLVS Flex program.

Admissions FAQs

How do I begin the application process?

There are two primary ways to begin applying to TCA. You may either contact our Admissions Department at 596-2337, or follow the checklists per grade levels and apply online.

What documents do I need in order to complete the application process?

Each division requires different documents; however, all applicants must complete an application online.

Will my student need to take an entrance test?

Students entering grades K5-12 will be given an entrance test prior to acceptance.

After completion of the admissions process, what other documents do I need for registration?

Once the admissions process is complete, and your student has been accepted, you will need these documents for registration:

  • Copy of birth certificate
  • Student and parent social security numbers
  • Florida Health Department shot record
  • Florida Health Department physical
  • TCA medical information
  • Signed Pledge of Cooperation
  • Parental consent for release
  • Student photograph information
  • Registration information form
  • Admissions fee

Keep in mind that depending on your time of registration, tuition payments may also be required at registration.

How long will the admissions process take?

As soon as we receive all the documents we need, your child will need to take an entrance exam (grades K5-12).

After 1-2 weeks of reviewing your child’s test scores and admissions folder, you will be contacted by a division principal. After your child has been accepted, you may then complete the registration process.

Where do I go for registration?

Our registration office is in the F-Building. The F-Building is the 2nd brick building on your left as you enter the North Entrance of our campus. It is immediately past the flag poles.

Please remember to bring all documents and payments necessary for registration. 

Financial FAQs

What fees do I have to pay in order to register?

There is a $700 admissions fee that is to be paid at the time of registration (grades 1-12 only). Depending on the time of your registration and the payment plan you choose, tuition payments may also be due. 

What does the admissions fee cover?

This fee is applied to the cost of establishing and registering a student in our school, which secures your enrollment for the upcoming school year. 

Are payment plans available?

Yes. We have several payment plans available. We offer 1 and 2 payment plans which include a 5% and 3% discount respectively, as well as a 12-month and 10- month plan. The 12-month plan begins June 1, and the 10-month plan begins July 1. Please note: If you register your child after the month in which a payment plan begins, you will need to pay the plan up-to-date at the time of registration.

 

How much are the tuition and fees?

Please view our Financial Rate Sheet

Admissions Links

Admissions Director

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Erika Davis

Campus Map

Admissions Policy

Trinity Christian Academy admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

Admissions decisions are made by Trinity’s Admissions Committee, based on all or some of the following criteria, depending on grade level: student transcripts/report cards, teacher recommendations, discipline record, standardized testing, and entrance exam scores.

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