Frequently Asked Questions
Are you a charter school?
No, we are a new private, Christian school. Arlington Community Academy provides an excellent, private school education in the Arlington neighborhood.
Why choose Arlington Community Academy?
- Safe, caring environment
- Challenging and engaging Curriculum
- Boys & Girls Club program on site
- Dedicated and enthusiastic teachers and staff
- New and modern facility
- Character development
- Art, music and chapel activities
- Scholarships and affordable tuition
Do I pay tuition?
Any amount of the annual tuition and fees that is not covered by the Florida Tax Credit, VPK or School Readiness scholarships must be paid by the parent on a monthly basis.
How much do I pay?
See chart at bottom of this page.
Does my child wear a uniform?
YES, at Arlington Community Academy each child will wear a uniform with the ACA logo.
Are you affiliated with a church?
No, ACA is a Christian school but we are not affiliated with a specific church. We are a non-denominational school focusing on teaching excellent academics, character development, and Christian faith to families in Jacksonville. We welcome children of all faiths and we welcome family to attend our weekly chapel services.
What grade levels do you serve?
In 2018-19, ACA will serve students in VPK, Kindergarten, First, Second and Third.
We will grow each year until Fifth grade.
Can non-Christian's attend?
We welcome students of all religions, race, color, family backgrounds, nationality, ethnic origin, and household incomes. We will be teaching about the Christian faith in our weekly chapel services and will be encouraging prayer, reflection and biblical lessons during the week.
Will my child use technology?
Each classroom is equipped with a Promethean Smart Board. Students use chrome books in the classroom. The School has 20 desktop computers in the media center, which students use for enrichment and assessments.
Is there a school bus or transportation provided?
Unfortunately, there is not transportation provided at this time. The parents/guardians are responsible for dropping off and picking their children every day.
Is there before/after school care for my child?
Before school care is offered for a fee of $45 per month. After-school services are provided through our partnership with Boys and Girls Clubs. Boys and Girls Club at ACA will lead summer and after-school programs for students 5-13 years old. For more information, visit: www.bgcnf.org or call (904) 395-4435. See chart below for before/after school fees. (Chart attached)