Omaha Christian Academy

AN EDUCATION FOR ETERNITY

A true education prepares children for eternity and begins with the acknowledgment there is a great Creator God, who is the source of all knowledge and all wisdom (Proverbs 1:7; 9:10).
At Omaha Christian Academy, we are committed to raising up young, Christian leaders who are:

> Thoughtful and articulate,
> Big picture, logical thinkers,
> Able and persuasive communicators,
> Grounded in all facets of academics, and Christ’s Word,
> Rock-solid BELIEVERS and DOERS of Christian principles,
> Engaging the WORLD!
 

Why Christian Education?

 
Spiritual Benefits of a Christian Education
  1. ACSI schools, have the greatest emphasis on student development of moral character and personal virtue.
  2. Christian school graduates are significantly more likely to pray and read Scripture both alone and with family.
  3. ACSI schools have the highest belief in biblical accuracy in scientific and historical matters.
  4. Christian school graduates are more likely to attend religious services and respect the authority of church leadership.
  5. ACSI schools most often include these among their top priorities: for students to have a close, personal relationship with God and for students to develop a Christian worldview.
Academic Benefits of a Christian Education
1. Since 1974 ACSI schools have scored significantly higher than the national norm in every grade level on a national achievement test.
2. ACSI school students read at least one grade level above the national averages as measured on a national achievement test.
3. ACSI schools average more required course credits in math, science, English, biblical studies, civics, social studies, art and music, and physical education than all other programs surveyed.
4. ACSI school graduates attend college at a significantly higher rate than the national average.
5. Christian school graduates are more likely to attend a religious university and obtain more years of higher education than their public school peers.
Cultural Benefits of a Christian Education
1. Christian school graduates donate significantly more money to their churches, religious causes, and other charitable causes overall.
2. A greater percentage of ACSI schools offer missions and social service trips both in the United States and Canada.
3. Christian school graduates give more of their time to volunteer in their congregations, on mission trips, and on relief/aid trips.
4. ACSI schools have greater student involvement in community service, politics, and fine arts than public schools.
5. Christian school graduates have a stronger sense of direction in their lives and are more confident in their ability to deal with life challenges than their peers.
Sources: Cardus Education Survey, 2011, and ACSI 2010/2011 Member Survey.