Christian Liberty Academy

SUMMER SCHOOL OFFICE HOURS – Monday thru Thursday 8am-12pm; Closed on Fridays; phone 847-385-2012

SUMMER FINANCE OFFICE HOURS – Wednesdays 8am-12pm

If you have any questions for our finance department please email finance@christianliberty.com or call 847-385-2016

School Profile

Christian Liberty Academy 2013-2014 High School Profile

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.

 

Student Opportunities

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.

Boys

  • Soccer
  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Wrestling
  • Baseball
  • Track & Field

Girls

  • Volleyball
  • Cheerleading
  • Basketball
  • Softball
  • Cross Country
  • Track & Field

 

2012-2013 Student Enrollment

Senior Class of 2013:    39

Total Student Body:    145

 

Minimum Graduation Requirements

English 4 credits
Philosophy 4 credits
History* 6 credits
Physical Education 3 credits
Mathematics 3 credits
Science 3 credits
Electives 1 credit
TOTAL 24 credits

*Includes Economics and Constitution

 

Advanced Placement Offered

Calculus, Computer Science, Biology, Literature, Spanish and French

 

ACT Results of 2011-2012

Average Composite Score   23.7

Average State Score   20.9

Average National Score   21.1

 

College Placement

Approximately 90% of the class of 2012 went on to attend institutions of higher learning.

 

School Grading Scale

A+ 99% Superior (4.0)
A 96% Superior (4.0)
A- 94% Superior (4.0)
B+ 92% Good (3.0)
B 89% Good (3.0)
B- 87% Good (3.0)
C+ 85% Average (2.0)
C 79% Average (2.0)
C- 77% Average (2.0)
D+ 75% Below Average (1.0)
D 72% Below Average (1.0)
D- 70% Below Average (1.0)
F 69% Failing Grade (0)

 

AP Classes are weighted by adding 1.

 

High School Courses Completed Before Entering Grade Nine 

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.

 

English (4 credits)

Elements of Literature
Shakespeare and Poetry
British Literature
College Prep Composition (1 semester)
World Literature (1 semester)
AP Literature

 

Math (3 credits)

Algebra I
Geometry
Algebra II
Pre-Calculus
AP Calculus
Consumer Math

 

Science (3 credits)

Biology
Physical Science
Chemistry
Physics
Anatomy
AP Biology
Electronics

 

History (6 credits)

Geography and Government
Ancient History
European History
U.S. History
Economics
Constitution

 

Philosophy (4 credits)

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

 

Foreign Language Electives

French (AP)
Spanish (AP)

 

Electives

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

 

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