236 – the number of students currently served by JCA.
85% the percent of operating budget from private and corporate donors.
3 – number of school locations serving the Des Moines metro.
Equipping urban youth and their families to serve God and others through a faith-based academic foundation.
Key Services Provided
Joshua Christian Academy (JCA) provides an excellent, affordable Christian education to students in grades K-12. In addition to academics, students use their talents in band, dance, basketball, tennis, S.T.E.M, and many other activities. Students can receive college credit, attend classes at Des Moines Central Campus and participate in ROTC.
Key Audiences Served
JCA believes that economically disadvantaged children can perform at the highest level. Tuition at JCA is set on a sliding scale based on family income. Our student population is 45% African/African American, 33% Caucasian, 15% Hispanic, and 7% Asian.
Ways to Give
- Donate at JoshuaChristianAcademy.com
- Mail donations to 1740 Garfield Ave. Des Moines, IA 50316
- Give via HeartOfIowaSto.org
- Sponsor a Classroom, a Student, or Lunch once a month.
- Organize company volunteers to help with maintenance.
Board of Directors
Keith Ratliff, Sr. – Executive Director
Howard Vroom – President
Larry Stelter – Vice President
Greg Smith – Treasurer
Samona Yates – Secretary
Chris Hurley – Past President
1740 Garfield Avenue | Des Moines, IA 50316 | (515) 265-0603 | joshuachristianacademy.com