Lighthouse Christian Academy

As a ministry of Lighthouse Baptist Church, Lighthouse Christian Academy exists to help educate and train children, both to be productive members of society and to serve the Lord with their lives. At LCA, we aim to educate and train students in every area of life.


Assist the Christian home in educating young people for an eternity – Educating for Eternity


Provide young people with every opportunity to graduate, being fully capable of pursuing God’s purpose for their lives and impacting their world for the cause of Christ

Important Dates


September 9                                Picture Day

September 27                              Fall Field Trip

Sept 29 – Oct 1                             Family Life Conference

October 10-12                              Elevate Youth Conference

Octover 10-12                               No School – Inservice

Frequently Asked Questions


The A Beka curriculum has been developed and refined over the last 50 years in schools across the United States. Because of its strong traditional perspective, we have chosen this as the curriculum for our school. And, we also offer many extracurricular activities, including physical education, keyboarding, music, and drama.

Uniform Policy


— Collared shirts (no logos/ads)

— Slacks/nice jeans (no holes) with belt

— Enclosed shoes with socks


— Any shirt not lower than 3 finger’s breadth below collar bone (no logos/ads)

— Knee-length skirts, skorts, or dresses

— Close-toed shoes with socks/stockings


Please call for specific tuition prices.

Tuition is paid on a 10-month cycle from August to May. Students who enroll in the school after the beginning of the school year will have a prorated tuition based on the time remaining in the school year.


Yearly registration                   $50 (per family)

Books/materials/testing         $125 (per K4 student)

Books/materials/testing         $300 (per K5-12th student)

This is not a complete summary of fees and costs. Additional fees for field trips or school activities will be presented upon a case-by-case basis. Please contact the school office for more details concerning any additional cost.

School Staff

A dedicated staff is key to the school’s success.  We provide a hands-on, individual, and personalized learning environment for each student. 

Caleb Adkins

Caleb Adkins

Dean of Academic Affairs

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Sophie Patterson

Sophie Patterson

Elementary Education

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Danyell Lahmann

Danyell Lahmann

Elementary Education

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Jessica Chontos

Jessica Chontos

Elementary Education

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Sarah Lovett

Sarah Lovett

Elementary Education

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Abbie Lillebo

Abbie Lillebo

Elementary Education

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Kaitie Gray

Kaitie Gray

Elementary Education/Secretary

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Gayle Earley

Gayle Earley

Secondary Education

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Address:  11502 Highway 145, Cortez, CO, 81321

Phone: 970-565-8964

Fax: 970-565-9333

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