Why GCA?

Dear Friends, Gca 29

We’re excited that you’re considering GCA! As you begin the process of inquiring deeper into our school, you will not be alone.We want to come along side you to answer any questions you may have, help you through the admissions process, and ultimately to see you be part of our school family.

The biggest question you may have is probably, “Why should I go to Georgia-Cumberland Academy?”

The answer is simple and yet multi-faceted. As you read the reasons listed below, consider that you should be a part of the GCA family because of…

  • OUR MISSION--The mission of Georgia-Cumberland Academy is to foster an educational environment of excellence where students, faculty and staff pursue a shared quest: To know Jesus as Savior and Friend, to love God and those He brings into our lives, and to serve the church and society.
  • CORE VALUES--We endeavor to pursue our mission in the context of a positive Christian environment with shared values that include:
    • Spiritual growth
    • Commitment to academic integrity
    • Respect for God, people, and our world
    • Following a healthy, drug-free lifestyle
  • ACCREDITATION--Georgia-Cumberland Academy is accredited by
    • Middle States Association,
    • GAPSAC (Georgia Private School Accreditation Council), and
    • Adventist Accrediting Association
  • CLASS SIZES—Our average class size is about 25 students.
    • 6 Advanced Placement exams are available.
    • 2 dual credit college classes.
    • GCA Scholars program.
    • 90% of faculty and staff hold advanced degrees.
    • Approximately 95% of students go on to attend college.
    • Chorale
    • Camerata
    • Concert Band
    • Sinfonietta (Strings)
    • Praise Band
    • Girls & Boys basketball
    • Girls & Boys soccer
    • Girls volleyball
    • Acroflyers gymnastics team
    • Testify Christian Theater—Drama
    • Video & Design
    • Yearbook class
    • Newspaper club

As you consider all the reasons why you should join our school family, the most important reason is if God is calling you to attend this school. If you believe He wants you to be at GCA, then we are interested in helping to make that happen.

Thank you and know that we are praying that God will direct you to the right school for your next academic experience.


Jeff Freeman