About

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Jason Song, Founder and Principal

Jason Song, Founder and Principal

A note from our Principal, Jason Song

People wondered, "Can a Christian school be highly academic yet remain solidly Christian?" Well, NCA answers that question with a resounding "YES!" Since 1999, NCA has been providing high quality college prep and solid Christian education to its students. Our motto, "Educate, Enable, and Equip the Christian Leaders of Tomorrow" captures the vision and mission of NCA.  

NCA is a WASC accredited (Western Association of Schools and Colleges) IB (International Baccalaureate) School offering the Diploma Program. 100% of NCA's graduates move on to at least one UC School (Top 50 Public Universities in the US), and many gain acceptance to fine institutions such as Yale, U. Penn, Cornell, Carnegie-Mellon, Duke, Wesleyan, Haverford, Davidson, Rhode Island School of Design, West Point, UCLA, UC Berkeley, USC, Boston College, Pepperdine, and other tier-one, highly selective schools. NCA's Stanford Test and SAT Scores place the school in the top 7-10% of schools in the nation, and top 7% in California.

Furthermore, NCA is known for its:

  • challenging curriculum

  • outstanding student achievement results

  • safe and nurturing environment

  • highly effective and passionate teachers

  • effective integration of technology in curriculum, instruction, and assessment

  • instruction driven by data and research-proven methods

  • affordability

As a nonprofit Christian ministry, NCA is affordable yet produces student achievement results comparable to schools that demand 2-4 times in tuition and fees. NCA even offers financial aid and scholarships to qualified students and families.

Even in tough economic times, NCA is thriving as it continues to serve its students and school community. I invite you to learn more about NCA and contact us if you have any questions. God bless!

 
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History

NCA was established in 1999 by Dr. and Mrs. Song. 11 students, 3 teachers, and 1 part-time chaplain made up the entire school. Since then, NCA has grown to 170+ students in K-12, and currently 15 full-time teachers, 4 part-time teachers, and 8 administrators serve the students. 

NCA was fully accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) in 2005. NCA is also a member school of Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) and California Association of Private School Organizations (CAPSO). In 2010, NCA was authorized as an International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme School. 

NCA is a member of CIF's International League. In 2018-19 school year, the Girls Volleyball team won its division and made it to the playoff.  The Boys Basketball team also made it to the playoff. NCA's athletic department is seeking to offer more sports to its students.

Stay tuned for NCA's exciting next chapter!