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CAL Beginnings
Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg (CAL) is a private, non-denominational, non-profit CHRISTIAN school which came into being in 1996 as a cooperative effort of Anderson Christian Church, Lawrenceburg United Methodist Church and other interested parties. It began with grades preschool through 6, adding grades 7 & 8 the next year, and in 1998 the high school was added. We graduated our first senior class in 2002.

CAL, a member Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI), is now located at 126 North Main Street. Our gift from God became our new school home August 2012. In addition to excellent instructional faculty and administrative staff, CAL is directed by a Board of Directors made up of community leaders. The chairman of the board is elected from among the board members.

CAL is dedicated to excellence, not only in scholarship, but in enhancing the Christian education already taught in our homes and churches. K-12 class sizes are small with a maximum student to teacher ratio of 18 (preschool ratio is 10 for 2 year olds and 15 for 3 & 4 year olds). Our students' test scores rank significantly above national averages on national scholastic testing each year. Advanced Christian curriculum challenges students to maximize learning.

CAL Mission

Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg exists to instill and model
Christ-like behavior,  strive for academic excellence, and
prepare our students for life and service.
                                                           Based on Proverbs 22:6

The Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg is a non-denominational 501(c)(3) non-profit duly incorporated Corporation, which is under the directing authority of the Board of Directors.

CAL is accredited through the Kentucky Non-Public School Commission and is fully certified by the Kentucky State Department of Education. The Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg is a member of the Association of Christian Schools International ACSI



Board Of Directors

CAL Board President- Dr Patrick Peters

Vice President -Randy Peyton

Treasurer -Tara Ward

Secretary- Melissa Carpenter

Board Member- Phil Webb

Faculty, Staff & Coaches


                               Employment Opportunities   

Strong Christian leadership is essential for our school. We are grateful for people who are professionally qualified, who love and know children, and who by the pattern of their lives in and out of the school exemplify Christ.

Do you have a desire to serve in a school with a strong Biblical foundation? Do you feel a calling has been laid on your heart to impact our community and world, in His name? If so, we invite you to consider the Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg. If you are interested in pursuing a future opening we invite you to submit a resume to gribbins@calonmain. Ensure to include your area(s) of interest i.e. Teacher, Staff, Preschool, Aide, Substitute, etc. Should your submitted qualifications and experience match an opening you may be prompted to complete an application.

Current Openings

Extended Care/Aftercare Preschool (part-time)

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg.



Some interesting points regarding ACSI member schools, according to the Cardus Education Survey:

1. ACSI schools have the greatest emphasis on student development of moral character and personal virtue.**
2. Christian school graduates are significantly more likely to pray and read Scripture both alone and with family.*
3. ACSI schools have the highest belief in biblical accuracy in scientific and historical matters.**
4. Christian school graduates are more likely to attend religious services and respect the authority of church leadership.*
5. ACSI schools most often include these among their top priorities: for students to have a close, personal relationship with God and for students to develop a Christian worldview.**

1. Since 1974 ACSI schools have scored significantly higher than the national norm in every grade level on a national achievement test.
2. ACSI school students read at least one grade level above the national averages as measured on a national achievement test.
3. ACSI schools average more required course credits in math, science, English, biblical studies, civics, social studies, art and music, and physical education than all other programs surveyed.**
4. ACSI school graduates attend college at a significantly higher rate than the national average.
5. Christian school graduates are more likely to attend a religious university and obtain more years of higher education than their public school peers.*

1. Christian school graduates donate significantly more money to their churches, religious causes, and other charitable causes overall.*
2. A greater percentage of ACSI schools offer missions and social service trips both in the United States and Canada.**
3. Christian school graduates give more of their time to volunteer in their congregations, on missions trips, and on relief/aid trips.*
4. ACSI schools have greater student involvement in community service, politics, and fine arts than nonmember Protestant Christian schools.
5. Christian school graduates have a stronger sense of direction in their lives and are more confident in their ability to deal with life challenges than their peers.*

Note: These comments do not promise the quality of an individual school; they are representative comments of ACSI schools as a whole.

* Protestant Christian schools compared with Catholic, public, and private nonreligious schools as well as homeschools
** ACSI schools compared with other Protestant Christian schools and Catholic schools

Sources: Cardus Education Survey, 2011, and ACSI 2010/2011 Member Survey.

ACSI hosts various events for member schools, including science fairs, spelling bees and speech meets.

By maintaining accreditation, CAL’s faculty and staff will continue to use their skills to provide students with a thorough christian education that is truly second to none.

For more information regarding ACSI, please go to acsiglobal.org.