Governance and Legal Status
The governing authority of the academy rests with the Appling Christian Academy Board of Directors. The board consists of Christian individuals who are willing to donate their time to
help provide Christian education for the young people of Appling County and the surrounding area. All major decisions are made by this leadership team.
Appling Christian Academy is a non-profit educational institution that is exempt from federal income tax under section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The academy relies totally on tuition and contributions from friends and family in the community.
Appling Christian Academy admits students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. ACA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national, or ethnic origin.
Accreditation and Association Membership
Appling Christian Academy holds full accreditation with the Georgia Private School Accreditation Council (GAPSAC). This is one of three accrediting bodies in Georgia and is recognized by the State of Georgia. ACA graduates may enroll in any University System of Georgia college or university without having to meet any requirements that are not required of public school graduates. ACA. graduates are eligible for the Hope Scholarship and the STAR Student Program if they meet necessary state-wide requirements. Appling Christian Academy is a member of the Georgia Association of Christian Schools and the American Association of Christian Schools.