The staff of Ross County Christian Academy brings a wealth of experience and training to the school.

School Directors:

Jake Grooms (Head of School)
Mike MacCarter (CFO, Business Director)


Jarod Lloyd (Principal)
Gregg Wright (Administrator)
Abby Ward (Curriculum Coordinator)

Teachers & Staff:

Kim Batty (Kindergarten)
Rhonda Bechie (PS Aide)
Jennifer Beverly (Preschool Director)
Penny Blankenship (Special Services)
Lynette Brown (Grade 5)
Ginger Castle (Classroom Aide, Office)
Julie Cline (HS Literature, Special Services)
Amanda Cox (Grade 4)
Stephanie Duque (Preschool)
Jai'Ann Dyke (MS Science)
Vanessa Dyke (Preschool/School Aide)
Tony Easterday (Athletic Director)
Rachel Elliot (Classroom Aide)
Emily Fields (Art)
Amy Fogle (Office Secretary, School Nurse)
Tami Hacker (MS/HS Bible, Office)
Heidi Hall (Preschool)
Jessie Hambrick (Science, Health, PE)
Tracy Hatfield (Technology, P.E.)
Cindy Martin (Special Services)
Hanna McDowell (Grade 3)
Gage Mills (Social Studies)
Jessica Jones (Grade 2)

Al Mitchell (Custodial Services)
Laurie Mitchell (Lunch Room Coordinator)
Marsha Moore (Preschool)
Stephanie Morehead (Classroom Aide)
Kennedy Moss (Classroom Aide)
Melissa Patrick (Preschool)
Gabe Peecher (Music, Art, P.E.)
Shella Peters (Aide, Lunch Room Coordinator)
Susan Pierce (Aide)
Lindsay Ramey (Grade 5 & 6)
Dennis Ray (MS and HS Math)
Krista River (Grade 8, Language Arts, Reading)
Tara Robertson (PS Aide)
Jennifer Rose (Kindergarten)
Miranda Sheets (Grade 3)
Lissa Stollings (Preschool)
Lauren Vitatoe (Spanish)
Nathan Vitatoe (Spanish)
Tiffany Ward ( PS Aide)
Renee Wisecup (Grade 1)
Emily Woods (Grade 1)
Michele Wright-Parker (Instrumental Music)

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, Reading, Language Arts curriculum is published by Scott Foresman / Pearson. The Handwriting curriculum is published by Zaner-Bloser.

Students participate in weekly classes in Art, Vocal and Instrumental Music, Kindermusik, 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 emphasis 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 2018-19 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 that interact with students on a regular basis are also subject to these background checks. Enrollment as of Sept. 1, 2018 is 371.