Christian Liberty Academy is a private, independent, Christian school serving over 800 students, located in Wheeling Township, Cook County, Illinois. The Academy serves families who live in 69 surrounding cities. The Church of Christian Liberty provides oversight for the Academy as one of its ministries, though students and parents are not required to be members or attend the church.
Since 1968, CLA has maintained a high standard of academic excellence in seeking to prepare students to serve Christ and work for the building of His kingdom in all areas of life. The Academy has graduated over 800 seniors since 1972.
The academic school year consists of 36 weeks divided into four quarters. CLA uses a traditional scheduling approach. Nine 40-minute classes and a 20-minute chapel period structure the day.
Students grow spiritually through participation in mentoring, small group Bible studies, chapel speaking and many service opportunities. Christian Liberty offers opportunities in music, drama, and has an excellent art department. Christian Liberty is an IHSA approved school offering the following sports.
Senior Class of 2013: 39
Total Student Body: 145
|Physical Education||3 credits|
*Includes Economics and Constitution
Calculus, Computer Science, Biology, Literature, Spanish and French
Average Composite Score 23.7
Average State Score 20.9
Average National Score 21.1
Approximately 90% of the class of 2012 went on to attend institutions of higher learning.
AP Classes are weighted by adding 1.
Traditionally, high school courses taken before grade nine are not included on transcripts. Students who begin high school in a second year or higher course, have completed the required introductory course.
Elements of Literature
Shakespeare and Poetry
College Prep Composition (1 semester)
World Literature (1 semester)
Geography and Government
New Testament (Old Testament is studied in Jr. High)
Origins of Christianity and the Bible
History of the Church & Systematic Theology
Apologetics, Comparative Religions, & Marriage
Choir and Band
Art History and Art Instruction
AP Computer (JAVA)
Lego Robotics, Advanced Computers, Web Design, Build Your Own PC
Culinary Arts, Sewing, Physical Education
Auto Shop, Wood Shop