Thank you for taking a closer look at Evangel Christian Academy for your son or daughter. Evangel is committed to Christ-centered excellence in every area -- academics, athletics and the arts. The school offers many advantages for its students and their parents. Evangel student annually win state championship in academics, athletics and the arts, outperforming public and private school. Listed below are a few reasons to choose Evangel.
Louisiana accredited K-12 Christian school
Evangel's Graduating Classes average more than $1 million in college scholarships annually.
SACS-CASI accreditation (Southern Association of Colleges & Schools)
Dedicated Louisiana certified/qualified faculty
Life changing Bible classes and chapel services
Championship athletics for boys and girls
Enrichment in drama, music and art
Career planning for high school students - allied health/medicine, law, business, ministry, kinesiology, engineering, education, computer technology, aviation, visual arts and more
Evangel Christian Academy opened its doors in 1980 for kindergarten through sixth grade, adding the seventh and eighth grades in 1987, and the high school in 1989. Founders Rodney and Frances Duron had the vision of establishing this Christian school in West Shreveport with the desire “to raise up a righteous generation.” Evangel enjoys state and national recognition in academics and athletics, with thirteen state football championships and one national championship.
To educate for lifelong success and to enrich with Christian purpose.
Evangel is accredited by the State of Louisiana, and all its faculty members are required to have teacher certification, qualified and actively pursuing certifications, or teaching in the field in which they majored. In addition, the school received accreditation by the Southern Association of Schools and Colleges (SACS-CASI) in May 2005.
Evangel Christian Academy is committed to high academic and spiritual standards, developing the whole person. Emphasis is placed on learning about God and the student’s world in relationship to the truths of God’s Word. Evangel recognizes that a right relationship with God comes through personal faith in Jesus Christ and that Christian maturity comes by application of biblical truths in all areas of life. Chapel services and mandatory Bible classes are an integral part of campus life
Evangel Christian Academy is accredited by the Louisiana Department of Education and all of its faculty members are required to comply to the same standards as public school teachers. They must have teacher certification in the State of Louisiana, qualified and actively pursuing certification, or teaching in the field in which they majored. The school has also received accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS-CASI). Evangel administrators, faculty and staff are committed educational professionals who care about the educational and spiritual well-being of their students.
The arts are flourishing at Evangel Christian Academy. Music, arts, and drama are offered as enrichment electives. Musical performances, which include drama, singing, choreography, and musical accompaniment by our band students, are presented several times each year.
Music is a critical component of the culture at Evangel. With the Praise and Worship Team students lead the student body in weekly chapel services into the presence of God through music.
Visual arts is a popular enrichment class at the middle/high school campus. All age students have competed successfully in Shreveport’s annual ArtBreak competition each year since 1991.
A full-scale musical is presented each year with a cast that includes middle and high school students. Some of the past offerings include the following: The Best of Broadway, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Hello Dolly, Godspell, The Best of Broadway, and South Pacific. Special Christmas programs and other dramatic presentations by children at all grade levels help students develop their talents and leadership abilities. Students have won spots in the State Drama Festival, All-State Choir, All-State Band, and top honors at the regional ArtBreak talent show and visual arts showcase. Evangel has prepared a number of graduates to step into their dream of working in the entertainment industry, media, theater, musical performance, and Christian music.
Students in the Film and Media class learn the art of script writing, film directing, production and content delivery. The Evangel Film and Media class produce short films, week news broadcasts for the school and every Friday night deliver a 100% student run live internet broadcast of all home football games. In 2010 Evangel started a statewide Festival to showcase student directed films.
The Evangel Wings Dance Team is a great opportunity for students to perform in the art of dance at local and state competitions and during sporting events. The Praise Dance team at Evangel focuses on worshiping the Lord through dance and preforms at chapel services, church services and sporting events.
Evangel Christian Academy offers a wide variety of athletic opportunities for boys and girls of all ages. Physical education classes are part of the daily curriculum, and extracurricular sports are available for children who desire to pursue and develop their talents in the physical arena.