School Profile

 

 

 Geneva Classical Academy

2014-2015 School Profile
CEEB/ACT Code: 102145

Richard Cali, Headmaster
Michael Strawbridge, Head of Upper School
Teri M. Lawrence, Registrar


Mission
Geneva Classical Academy exists to assist families in fulfilling their biblical obligation to educate and train their children by providing an extraordinary education founded upon a scriptural worldview, distinctively Christian and classical, thus equipping students to know, love, and practice all that reflects goodness, truth, and beauty and encouraging them to live purposefully and thoughtfully in the service of God and man.

Accreditation and Membership
Geneva Classical Academy is a member of The Association of Classical and Christian Schools. We are an active candidate in the process of accreditation through ACCS and College Board.

School Culture
Geneva Classical Academy, established in 1996, ascribes to a classical and Christian pedagogy. The curriculum is rigorous, college-preparatory, and founded upon the ancient and traditional liberal arts. The classical curriculum required of Geneva students offers to colleges and universities high school graduates uniquely qualified to engage in intellectual debate and exploration. In addition, we place a profound weight on each student’s understanding of the interconnectedness of all subjects and the imperative to synthesize them. This K4-12 school, with a student body of 135, is located in Lakeland in Polk County, Florida.

Faculty
Geneva Classical Academy seeks master teachers who possess a passion for learning and who have advanced curricular credentials and experience.  Of the 20 member faculty serving Geneva, all are degreed, 5 with masters.

Admission
Admission to Geneva Classical Academy is selective. We consider each applicant based upon academic records, teacher recommendations, standardized test scores, pre-admission assessments, and student and family interviews. Geneva Classical Academy admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin. 

Graduation Requirements
Graduation candidates of Geneva Classical Academy must have at least a C average (70% or higher). Given the high value we place on academic rigor and the abilities of our students, all courses are taught at what is widely considered an Honors level, whether or not they are formally designated as such. Designated Honors receive weighted grades of .5 point. Also of note is the study of Latin, which begins in the third grade and continues as a required course through the tenth grade.  Logic, Rhetoric, Senior Thesis, and Capstone classes complete the classical model for our students.


Graduate Profile:

GPA range (weighted): 2.57-4.20
GPA range (unweighted): 2.51-4.00
SAT range: 1220-1940
ACT range: 16-28

College Acceptance:

Appalachian State University

Auburn University

Belhaven University

Boyce College

Eckerd College

Erskine College

Flagler College

Florida Southern College

ITT Technical Institute

Jacksonville University

Mississippi State University

Polk State College

Rollins College

Sewanee – The University of the South

Southeastern University

University of Alabama

University of Florida

University of Mississippi

University of South Florida

United States Air Force

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