Eagle Christian Academy is an academic institution building and equipping leaders with a Christian worldview in Greater Waco. We strive for excellence by empowering students to engage their gifts and talents to make an impact and a difference in their world.
In keeping with the mission statement, Eagle Christian Academy maintains a high standard of academics that emphasizes critical and creative thinking at every grade level. Our program seeks to build Christian character in each student through consistent Christian teaching.
ECA empowers students to become learners for life by striving for excellence in every academic undertaking. Excellence comes as the student embraces the processes of research, mathematics, and reading; masters the skill of written and oral communication; and achieves success in organization and independent study. We endeavor to provide a Christ-centered curriculum that enriches each student spiritually, socially, creatively, physically and intellectually. In addition to our core curriculum ECA also offers a program rich in Art, Music, Technology, Library, Spanish and Physical Education.
Primary, Pre-K and Kindergarten
Young children learn through play and exploration of their environments, and directed play is an essential component of our Primary School program. Children are provided opportunities to develop language, attention span, social skills and problem-solving capabilities. It is the mission of ECA to provide a loving, Christian environment in which a child is best able to reach his or her potential--spiritually, academically, emotionally and physically, and we cooperate closely with parents in every phase of the student's development.
Children in our Primary School are encouraged to share God's love with others by participating in various Mission Projects throughout the school year. Beginning in Kindergarten, students are required to wear school uniforms. Our Kindergarten focuses on developing Christian character, language and reading skills, and concrete math experiences necessary to prepare students for future learning.
Elementary Grades 1-5
The Elementary School continues to provide an outstanding traditional education in a loving, Christian environment by promoting high academic standards and helping students achieve skills in creative and critical thinking—using the best integrated curriculum available. Students are provided formal instruction in Bible, science, mathematics, social studies, and language arts—reading, creative writing, grammar, spelling and handwriting.
The Elementary School curriculum also includes enrichment classes in physical education, Spanish, art, music, and computer technology. The learning process is further enriched by participation in unit-related field trips and various MIssion Projects throughout the year. Elementary School students are required to wear school uniforms, and beginning in fourth grade, students also have the opportunity to be involved in our Eagle Athletics Program. Our outstanding track record of academics is evidenced by our students' performance on the nationally-normed Stanford Achievement Test.
Middle School Grades 6-8
The Middle School years are vitally important as students develop independence and the ability to make wise decisions in all aspects of their lives. ECA Middle School provides a supportive environment in which students are encouraged to excel and reach their greatest potential. As students move into the early teenage years, ECA fosters independence and self-respect while teaching students to be responsible. It is our purpose to promote good study habits, encourage individual research and creative thinking, and to help students interpret world affairs in the light of God's revelations.
Middle School students are required to wear school uniforms and are provided the opportunity to participate in the Eagle Athletics Program, history & science fairs, musical performances, service projects and other activities that further enhance the educational experience. Curriculum-related field trips and the "traveling classroom" provide valuable first-hand learning opportunities. Students who have attended ECA continue to excel in both public and private high schools. The Middle School prepares young men and women for assuming leadership and responsibility in a competitive and changing world.