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The Kingdom Athlete is

...a child of God daily surrendered to His will and for His service, athlete who seeks to glorify God through his actions, athlete who adopts the “Win the Day” philosophy in all areas of life, athlete who is humble and grateful for his gifts and opportunities, athlete who is submissive to authority, athlete who has a teachable spirit, athlete who leads by serving others, athlete who strives for victory, gives perfect effort and never quits. athlete who understands he represents more than himself. athlete who is not ashamed of the Gospel of Christ and seeks opportunities to share the good news with teammates, parents, officials, opponents and to the multitude of children that will look to them as they model Christ-like leadership.

Are you looking for a private school that uplifts and encourages your children, cultivates their interests, and provides a strong educational and spiritual foundation? You aren’t alone, and we understand.


Challenging academics, engaging extracurriculars, and a Christ-centered worldview, day in and day out – that’s what you can expect at Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy. Learn more about the ELCA experience and how to enroll your child at our private school, located in McDonough, Georgia.

Applications for 2024-2025 will be opened on Monday, October 30, 2023.

Our first admissions acceptance date is Friday, March 1, 2024.

We are dedicated to raising disciples of Christ in a safe, nurturing, and academically-rich community. Here are a few reasons why parents choose ELCA for their children’s education:

Why Choose a Private Christian School Education at ELCA?

50+ years experience: 

Educating children to be Christ followers since 1970

Biblical values:

Aligned with Kingdom Education foundations for instruction, with daily Bible lessons and weekly chapel

Multiple accreditations:

Cognia and Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) accreditation and candidate for Council on Educational Standards and Accountability (CESA)


Low student-to-teacher ratios:

From a 6:1 ratio in preschool to 18:1 in high school

Exceptional faculty:

More than half of teachers have advanced degrees and all are dedicated to sharing Christ’s likeness with students every day

Challenging curriculum:

18 Advanced Placement, 19 Honors classes, 12 dual enrollment courses, STEAM activities, and emphasis on technology use in classrooms

Robust extracurriculars:

Robotics, music, theater, fine arts, praise and worship, and more, as well as various student clubs


Competitive athletics:

18 state championships and 12 varsity sports teams as well as junior varsity, middle school, and youth sports

Great location:

Situated on an 86-acre campus 25 miles south of Atlanta

Financial assistance:

Discounts and need-based aid available

Ready to explore a Christian school that reinforces the values you teach at home?

We’re looking forward to hearing from you!

Want to Experience a Day at Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy?


Once you’ve taken a personal tour of our campus and decided to move forward with the admissions process, you’ll complete an application and acknowledge Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy statement of faith. Depending on your child’s grade level, you’ll also need to meet certain prerequisites as noted below.


Parents of 3- and 4-year-olds should follow these steps first:


  1. Apply to preschool: Interested preschool parents should complete the PK3&4 application, which is specific to our preschool families. 

  2. Provide records: Additionally, while no academic testing is required for preschool admissions, ELCA will need a copy of the child’s birth certificate and immunization record and a GA Form 3300 (ear, eye and dental check) for students four years of age and older.

  3. Ensure your child is toilet-trained: To allow our talented teachers time to attend to each child best, we kindly ask that children be fully potty-trained before enrolling.


Elementary School

After applying for admission, prospective kindergarten through fourth-grade students  will:


  1. Complete an admissions test: This is a grade-specific readiness test.

  2. Get a recommendation: Applicants must have a teacher recommendation.

  3. Provide prior grades: Families should provide records of student performance in previous years.


Middle and High School

Parents of students going into 5th-12th grades should:

  1. Complete an admissions test: This is a readiness exam by grade level.

  2. Get a recommendation: For 6th-12th grade students, two teacher recommendations (one from math and one from English) are necessary.

  3. Provide a discipline report: This is required for 6th-12th grade students.

All Families: Next Steps for Enrollment

Once an application has been submitted and all grade-level requirements have been fulfilled, families will meet with staff for an interview. If our private Christian school is a right fit for your family, ELCA will provide details about finalizing enrollment and information about the upcoming school year.

Director of Admissions

About: Aimee knows first-hand the value of a private Christian school education. Not only is she the wife of Andy Whitlock, middle school principal at Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy, but she is also the mother of four children, three of whom are proud ELCA graduates.


Phone: (678) 818-1072


Quick Links to Frequently Visited Pages

Here are a few links to some of our most commonly visited webpages:

Learn more about how Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy supports the biblical values you teach your children at home and motivates them to be their best — academically, spiritually, and socially. 

“ELCA continues to be a special place in my heart. With five children attending ELCA, it’s a blessing to see the teachers pour into them day in and day out. Not only do they teach them about Jesus and help educate them, but they also participate in my children’s lives outside of school. The teachers come to their baseball games and football games on the weekends; they call and text when my children are sick. I just love the family atmosphere that my children get to experience, and that I experienced as a student myself.”

- Ashley Cash, ELCA Class of 2005 and mom of five current ELCA students

Ready to provide your child with a Christ-centered education at a school where they can thrive? Visit our campus, meet faculty, and experience firsthand what sets us apart. We look forward to hearing from you and are delighted you’re considering ELCA.

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