The heart of the discerning acquires knowledge, for the ears of the wise seek it out.
Proverbs 18:15

Dear Prospective Families,

Welcome to Real Life Christian Academy. We are thrilled and blessed that you have chosen our school to help your child learn, grow and thrive. Our goal in the admission process is to provide you with information that helps you make the best decision for your family.

RLCA is the premier private Christian school for students from preschool through the 12th grade in Clermont and South Lake County. For more than 35 years, we have provided families and students with an excellent academic experience in a safe, wholesome environment that inspires joy for learning and helps students discover their God-given potential to pursue their passions and achieve success in all of their endeavors.

The education that our students receive is outstanding and continually improving because we believe that life-long learning is essential to success. We offer an uncompromising array of programming that incorporates academics, athletics, arts, spiritual development, and more, to develop well-rounded students help them become the unique individuals that God has planned for them to be.

We look forward to meeting you and helping your family navigate this important process!


1. Academic performance that shows potential student success in the RLCA classroom and curriculum
2. Clean discipline history with no suspensions, expulsions or history of behavioral issues.
3. The parent and student support Real Life Christian Academy's desire to ensure the academic success of each student through a harmonious partnership between school and parent.

Admission Steps:


Complete Application

 Complete our online application to be considered for admission.


Required Documents

Prepare and submit the required documentation within 2 weeks of completing the online application.


Complete Entrance Exam (Kindergarten-12th Grade)

Schedule an appointment to take the entrance exam.


Family Interview

 The parents and student meet with a school administrator who will review test results and answer questions.


Admissions Acceptance

After prayerful and serious consideration, the administration team will determine if the Academy can meet the needs of the student and family.