Legacy Christian Academy

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Legacy Christian Academy
Legacy Christian Academy logo.png
Address
5000 Academy Drive
Frisco, Texas, (Collin County) 75034
United States
Coordinates 33°07′43″N 96°50′45″W / 33.128682°N 96.845856°W / 33.128682; -96.845856Coordinates: 33°07′43″N 96°50′45″W / 33.128682°N 96.845856°W / 33.128682; -96.845856
Information
Type Private, Coeducational
Religious affiliation(s) Christian
Denomination Non-denominational
Established 1998
Founder Jody Capehart
Chairman Robert Copple
Headmaster Bill McGee
Faculty 120
Grades Pre-K4–12
Enrollment 950+ (2017)
Color(s) Green and Gold          
Athletics Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools
Athletics conference TAPPS 5A
Mascot Eli (Costumed)
Team name Eagles
Accreditation ACSI and SACS
Average SAT scores 1540-1920
Average ACT scores 24-28
Website

Legacy Christian Academy is a private, non-denominational Christian school located in Frisco, Texas.

Board of Directors [1][edit]

Robert Copple (Chairman)

Dorothy Smith (Treasurer)

Tom Stockton (Secretary)

Brad Brenneman

George Crumley

Patrick Droesch

Lisa Liberis

Bill McGee (Headmaster)

History[2][edit]

In 1999, LCA leased facilities from Frisco Bible Church. The church agreed to house the school in its new building which was under construction, and in September 1999 with approximately 120 students in Kindergarten through 9th grade, LCA began its first school year.

Legacy Christian Academy opened in early September for the 2002-2003 school year at its current location of Legacy and Academy. During that school year, the gymnasium and cafetorium were completed. Legacy was given permission to begin the accreditation process, and in 2003 became accredited with the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).

In 2004, a field house and athletic fields including a football field, a baseball & softball field and a seven lane track were added.

Once again out of space, construction began on the West Wing, featuring the chapel.

In 2009, the Upper School gymnasium opened as the first phase of a separate Upper School facility, accommodate the growing number of athletes and teams. Complete with larger boys & girls locker rooms, concessions, coaches' offices, equipment storage, and trainer facilities.

In 2011, the Intermediate School at Legacy Christian Academy was created out of a desire to meet the specific needs of students in grades 5-8.

The 2011-2012 school year was a year of change for LCA high school students, as the iLegacy 1:1 MacBook initiative launch in August.

Academics[3][edit]

Legacy offers both AP Courses as well as Dual Credit courses partnered with John Brown University. Currently, they offer AP Language and Composition, AP Literature and Composition, AP Chemistry, AP Studio Art Drawing, AP Studio Art 2-D Design, and AP Studio Art 3-D Design.

For the last 3 years, Legacy has partnered with John Brown University to offer several Dual Credit Courses. John Brown University is a private Christian university, ranked first in best value among Southern regional colleges by U.S. News & World Report and is listed as one of America’s Best Colleges by Forbes. JBU is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities and enrolls more than 2,200 students from 40 states and 39 countries. Currently Legacy offers for Juniors and Seniors the following dual credit classes: US History to 1865 and US History since 1865 (6 College Credits – 3 credits for each semester), Intermediate Spanish I and Intermediate Spanish II (6 College Credits – 3 credits for each semester), and Survey of Calculus (3 credits).

iLegacy Program[4][edit]

Legacy Christian Academy provides comprehensive and effective use of existing and emerging technology to engage, challenge and motivate all learners.

Every teacher at Legacy Christian Academy is issued a laptop, and PreK - Grade 8 teachers are also issued an iPad. Each classroom is outfitted with a digital projector, and most classrooms have an ELMO.

All PreK students have access to iPads, and each Kindergarten - Grade 3 classroom houses six iPads. Three iPad carts, equipped with 22 iPads each, are available for checkout for Grades 4 - 8. Additionally, two computer labs are available for PreK - 8 students, as well as one MacBook cart. All Upper School students are educated in a 1:1 student-owned MacBook environment.

Athletics[5][edit]

Legacy Christian Academy is part of the TAPPS 5A grouping and home to 28 separate sports teams (29 including cheerleading). They are known as the "Legacy Eagles" and their mascot is Eli the bald eagle (costumed).

Fall

Cross Country

Freshman Football

JH Football A Team

JH Football B Team

JH Volleyball B Team

JH Volleyball A Team

JV Football

JV Volleyball

Varsity Football

Varsity Girls Volleyball

Winter

Junior High Basketball Boy's A

Junior High Basketball Boy's B

Junior High Basketball Girl's A

Junior High Basketball Girl's B

JV Basketball-Boys

JV Basketball-Girls

Varsity Basketball-Boys

Varsity Basketball-Girls

Spring

Varsity Boys Golf

Varsity Girls Golf

JV Softball

JH Track

JV Baseball

Varsity Baseball

Varsity Softball

Varsity Golf

Varsity Tennis

Varsity Track

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