Admissions Process

Step 1: Visit Campus

We encourage you to visit our campus to learn more about our amazing school.
To schedule a tour, call our Admission Office at 615-904-0902 or register for a campus visit.

Step 2: After Prayerful Consideration, Apply

Submit an Online Application with the $200 application fee.

** We are now accepting applications for the 2024-25 school year. ** Deadline for applications will be February 1st. ** All decisions will be made around March 1st.
** The 2025-26 school year applications become available after Labor Day 2024.

  • Depending on the grade you are applying for, you may be asked to supply the following supplemental items as part of the Online Application:
    • Birth Certificate
    • Immunization Record
    • Current Photo of Applicant
    • Report cards/Progress Reports from the most recent quarter and up to three previous school years
    • Teacher Recommendations
    • Writing Sample
    • Complete and forward Academic Records Request to student’s current school.

Step 3: Assessment

An online application must be completed prior to the admissions office scheduling an assessment, which occurs on the PCA campus.
* For 2024-25 applications, assessments will be scheduled between Dec.- Feb.

Step 4: Family Meeting

The admissions office will schedule a family meeting with both parents. For families with students entering 6th through 12th grade, students will need to be present as well. For families with students entering PK, the assessment and family meeting are scheduled for the same date and time.

** PCA must receive a copy of school records & teacher recommendations (requested as part of the Online Application) before scheduling the parent meeting. **

Step 5: Status of Admission & Enrollment Process

After the assessment and family meeting, the PCA administration will review all information and decide on admittance. The admissions office will notify the parents of an enrollment decision (accept, waiting list, hold, or decline). Upon acceptance, an annual tuition deposit is required to secure a student’s position at PCA, and parents will be provided with the information necessary to complete the enrollment process.


  1. * Online Applications for the 2024-25 school year are now available! 
  2. ** The deadline to submit an application is Feb 1st. **
  3. * Any application submitted after Feb 1st, will be placed on HOLD while we fulfill our due diligence with families who have met the initial February 1st deadline. 
  4. * Assessments and Family Meetings will take place between Dec.- Feb. for the 2024-25 applications. 
  5. * Admission Decisions will be communicated around March 1st for all applicants submitted by the Feb. 1st deadline.

We appreciate your interest and look forward to meeting you. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the admissions office at 615-904-0902.

Tuition Assistance applications may be submitted through the Online Application portal.  Tuition Assistance is available for students entering K-12th grade.

PCA parents and parents in our community are invited to join us on February 26 at 7:00pm to for a special presentation on Raising Emotionally Strong Kids and Teens hosted by David Thomas and Sissy Goff. Have you wondered what it looks like to raise kids with emotional strength? This workshop will ...equip parents, educators, grandparents and coaches to help kids and adolescents develop three foundational ingredients for emotional health, known as the 3 R’s. We encourage all PCA parents to attend and invite friends and parents in the community! This will be a valuable workshop with practical ideas and intentional practices for building emotional strength in your family! You don’t want to miss it!
Please register to attend through this link:

PCA Founders Day Chapel 2024. Students, faculty, parents, grandparents, Alumni, and friends gathered for school-wide Founders Day Chapel in the Jean Alyne Dotson Gymnasium. Special guest speakers included Don McMurry, former faculty and PCA Alumni parent, and Camden Marasco, PCA Alumni, Class of ...2019. #WeArePCA