About TKA

We offer a safe, secure environment where students will be nurtured and loved, while exploring their interests and excelling in their areas of giftedness — all in an authentic Christian environment.

Quick Facts

Founded in 1970

TKA combines a strong academic tradition with forward-thinking programs.

1,300 Students

TKA welcomes students from K4-12th grade on our Main Campus, Clewiston Campus, and TKA Preschools.

Average Class Size: 17

Small classes and individual instruction are hallmarks of a TKA education.

21 AP Classes

Last year TKA students took 307 Advanced Placement Exams, with 66% scoring 3 or higher.

TKA graduates perform over 20,000 hours of community service.
TKA is a National Blue Ribbon School.
TKA graduates receive $7 Million in scholarships each year.
TKA Fine Arts program perform in over
150 public performances each year.
TKA graduates have a 100% college acceptance.
TKA Athletics participate in 23 varsity sports; 48 total teams.

Mission & Vision

The King's Academy exists to assist the home and church in their endeavor to "train up a child in the way he should go" (Proverbs 22:6). Its mission is to share salvation through Jesus Christ and to graduate Christian leaders who seek to impact their world for the King of kings through academic excellence and spiritual vitality.

Our Vision
Keeping our focus on Christ — Hebrews 12:12
Inspiring academic achievement — 2 Timothy 2:15, Matthew 22:37, Proverbs 9:9
Nurturing students — Ephesians 6:4, Proverbs 22:6
Growing as teachers and leaders — Ephesians 4:15, Philippians 3:13
Serving families — Galatians 5:13, 1 Peter 4:10, Matthew 20:28, Luke 22:26

Success After TKA

TKA has many remarkable alumni, some of whom are profiled below.
Many of our graduates have distinguished themselves at the highest levels of their professions.

Clinical Psychologist and Broadcast Media Professional

A 1988 graduate of the school, Dr. Juli Slattery is a clinical psychologist and broadcast media professional. She was co-host of the nationally syndicated Focus on the Family daily radio broadcast with Jim Daly from 2010 to 2012 and is President of the non-profit organization, Authentic Intimacy. She has also authored books including Finding the… Continue Reading

Doctor of Internal Medicine and Endocrinology

Dr. Elizabeth Ennis graduated from The King’s Academy in 1979. She received her M.D. from the University of South Alabama in 1989 and completed an internship in Internal Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where she also completed her residency and a fellowship in Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism. Dr. Ennis is Chief Medical… Continue Reading

Christina Alessi '10

Christina Alessi graduated high school from The King’s Academy where she was a standout basketball and volleyball player. Then, she attended Palm Beach Atlantic University where she played volleyball all four years. Alessi earned a Bachelor’s in Elementary Education and Studio Art in 2014. Right out of college Alessi played for the US Florida Wave team… Continue Reading

Radio Talk Show Host

Gary Wallace graduated from The King’s Academy in 1986, studied at the University of Central Florida and hosts a nationally syndicated morning radio show, as Wally on “The Wally Show”. His show is heard on over 100 radio stations nationwide on the WAY-FM Christian radio network. Previously, Wally was the host of a nationally syndicated… Continue Reading

Douglas James Carter '03

D.J. Carter graduated from The King’s Academy in 2003. He went on to Samford University where he got his undergraduate degree in Communication Studies. After college he decided to move out to California to pursue his dream of working in the entertainment business. He worked as an extra on about 25 different television and film projects… Continue Reading

Emmanuel Lamur '07
National Football League Player

A 2007 graduate of the school, Emmanuel Lamur plays in the National Football League as the Minnesota Vikings linebacker. He was signed by the Cincinnati Bengals as an undrafted free agent in 2012. He played college football at Kansas State University.

Broadway and Television Actress

A 2005 graduate of the school, Tess Soltau studied acting at Carnegie Mellon University, and is a Broadway and television actress. She plays Glinda as part of the Broadway company of Wicked and previously starred as Wednesday Addams in the Broadway production of The Addams Family. She has appeared off-Broadway in the world premiere of… Continue Reading

Sergeant United States Marine and Bugle Corps

A 2000 graduate of the school, Sgt. Philip Jones studied instrumental music at Southern Methodist University and travels globally as second baritone section leader for the United States Marine Drum and Bugle Corps, also known as “The Commandant’s Own”.

Author

Kent Annan graduated from The King’s Academy in 1990 and is a Christian missionary, author and co-founder of the educational non-profit Haiti Partners with Tony Campolo. A graduate of Princeton University, he has authored books including Following Jesus Through the Eye of the Needle and After Shock: Searching for Honest Faith When Your World is… Continue Reading

TV analyst, NFL Network

Heath Evans graduated from The King’s Academy in 1997 and was a running back for 10 years in the National Football League with the New Orleans Saints, New England Patriots, Seattle Seahawks, and Miami Dolphins and played college football at Auburn University. He won Super Bowl XLIV as a member of the Saints. After Heath’s… Continue Reading

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