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History

  • 1982 – A group of Christians from Columbus, Ohio, headed by David and LaVonne McIlrath, gathered and agreed to the need of an independent nondenominational Christian school in the city.
  • 1983 -A vacated building in Columbus was leased and the doors were opened with 135 students.
  • 1987 – First graduating class of Liberty Christian Academy
  • 2000 – Growth in the Pataskala area necessitated the lease of additional space from two area churches.  That fall 50 students, pre-school through 8th grade, attended the new additional campuses.
  • 2007 – LCA realized that with the continued growth we needed our own facility.
  • 2008 – Construction was completed at our current location in Pataskala, Ohio.  It opened with 200 students in preschool – 10th grade.
  • 2010 – Original Liberty Christian Academy campus in Columbus closed.
  • 2010 – 1st graduating class of Liberty Christian Academy in Pataskala.​
  • 2014 –  Construction begins on a new addition.
  • 2015  – Dedication of the Liberty Christian Academy Sports and Activities Complex.

Today Liberty Christian Academy serves over 400 preschool through 12th grade students.

Administration

LaVonne McIlrath, Head of School
Karen Jones, Elementary Principal
Melanie Gilliland, Middle School Principal
Kimberly Kussmaul, High School Principal

School Location

Liberty Christian Academy (LCA) is located east of Columbus in Pataskala, Ohio, a growing business and residential community.

Quick Facts

Founded 1982
Location 10447 Refugee Rd, Pataskala, Ohio  43062
Phone/Fax Phone:  740-964-2211  Fax:   740-964-2311
Website www.libertychristianacademy.org
Grades Preschool -12
Enrollment 400
School Hours 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Accreditation/License Chartered through the Ohio Department of Education.

Preschool is licensed by the Ohio Department of Education Division of Early Childhood Education.

Faculty All educators are degreed and are certified or licensed by the Ohio Department of Education.
School Colors  Maroon and gold
School Mascot  Eagles
School Verse “But those that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run,and not be weary;and they shall walk and not faint.”  Isaiah 40:31
Athletics Baseball, Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball, Cross Country, Track and Field
Additional Programs Extended care available before and after school, daily hot lunch options.

Bussing provided by many area districts.

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