When the doors opened in September 2007, 23 students were enrolled. That number has seen steady growth to over 370 students in our 13 years of operation. We are licensed and accredited through the Ohio Department of Education. Ross County Christian Academy, also known as “RCCA,” is a non-denominational school providing students with a Christian education. All teachers are licensed through the state of Ohio and provide students with exceptional academic instruction while incorporating a Christian worldview. Together, this allows our students to grow in mind, body and spirit.

Our Preschool/Lower School (3’s through Grade 5) is housed at Brookside Church in Chillicothe, Ohio The Upper School (Grades 6-12) is housed at Lighthouse Baptist Church-Clinton Rd. in Chillicothe, Ohio.

Goals & Objectives

1. Ross County Christian Academy shall endeavor to ensure that every student comes to an understanding of basic Christian beliefs and a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.

2. Ross County Christian Academy shall be committed to academic preparation from a Christian worldview. Biblical truth shall be incorporated in the academic preparation for each student enrolled at Ross County Christian Academy.

3. RCCA shall seek, and seek to maintain, accreditation of its elementary and secondary programs and facilities...

Our Curriculum

Students participate in daily devotionals at the start of each day and weekly chapel programs, which feature pastors from area churches.

Classes include: Bible, Social Studies, and Science with materials published by Bob Jones University Press. The Math curriculum is published by Singapore Mathematics, the Reading, Language Arts curriculum is published by Scott Foresman / Pearson, and the Handwriting curriculum is published by Zaner-Bloser.

Students participate in weekly classes in Art, Vocal and Instrumental Music, STEM, Spanish, Physical Education, Computer and Keyboarding, and Drama.

Registration Info

RCCA is the only Christian, non-denominational, teacher-led school in the Ross County area. Our goal is to grow children in mind, body, and spirit. We utilize the best of traditional teaching styles combined with flexible groupings and multi-age instruction. We emphasize the development of Christian character and love for America, in a strong academic curriculum.

RCCA has classes for children from pre-school through 12th grade, for the 2019-20 school year. Open enrollment begins the first of March and continues until the classes are full. Class size is limited.

All employees, teaching, non-teaching, and substitutes must pass both BCI and FBI Background Checks. Volunteers who interact with students on a regular basis are also subject to these background checks. Enrollment as of Sept. 1, 2018 is 371.

The Ross County Christian Academy recruits and admits students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin to all its rights, privileges, programs and activities. In addition, the school will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational programs and athletics/extracurricular activities. Furthermore, the school is not intended to be an alternative to court or administrative agency ordered, or public school initiated desegregation. The Ross County Christian Academy will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin in the hiring of its certified or non-certified personnel.