Central Academy at Lake Park

Central Academy at Lake Park (formerly Lake Park Christian Academy) is a private Christian school open to students in grades K-12.  The school is located in the picturesque community of Lake Park within Indian Trail, NC and serves as a ministry of Central Church of God located at 5301 Sardis Road in Charlotte, NC.

Mission Statement

Central Academy at Lake Park exists to equip each child to reflect Christ and pursue a distinct life and vocation in obedience to God’s calling.


School Offerings

CALP offers a curriculum of core subjects including mathematics, language arts, science, social studies, and Bible is emphasized through a hands-on, cooperative style of instructional methodology.  A phonics based reading program begins from kindergarten through second grade, with attention given to reading comprehension.  Instruction in grammar and writing skills are incorporated throughout all grade levels and mastery of all subjects is emphasized. 

In addition, electives and specials such as Spanish, physical education, art, computer, and music are offered.  A computer lab with PCs, a netbook mobile lab, and a Macbook mobile lab are available for instruction and student use. 

The Academy employs professional and qualified teachers who care about their students and challenge them to reach their potential academically as well as spiritually.

Students attend chapel services, which provide opportunity for corporate worship through music and a brief message by either a member of the school community or an outside speaker. 

The high school program is college preparatory in nature and the goal is to prepare students with knowledge, resources, and opportunities that will assist them in making      directed college and career decisions. This objective is accomplished by guiding students and parents through the college preparation and decision making process.

Extra-curricular athletic activities in basketball, baseball, golf, soccer, tennis, volleyball, flag football, and swimming are offered to upper school students along with private music lessons, opportunities to participate in the praise and worship team, as well as drama club.

The school day begins at 8:30 a.m. for all students.  Transitional Kindergarteners and Kindergarteners are dismissed at 2:00 p.m. and an optional extended care program is available until 2:55 pm. Grades 5-12 students are dismissed at 3:15 p.m. Central Academy at Lake Park also offers an aftercare program for students until 6:00 p.m. 

A van shuttle service from locations in Central Charlotte and Weddington is available in the morning and afternoon to assist families in the transportation of their children to and from the Academy.

Tuition costs are listed and discounts for Central Church of God members and multiple sibling discounts are offered to families. Personal tours are offered of school daily. 




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Find Us

Central Academy at Lake Park

3624 Lake Park Road
Indian Trail, NC 28079
7048826267 phone
7048824651 tty

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