Admissions Policy

Canyonville Academy | Admissions Policy & Procedures

Admission to Canyonville Academy requires that students (with agreement by their families):

  1. Agree to receive an education built on Christian values and acknowledge the authority of the Bible as the primary source of moral living*.
  2. Maintain acceptable academic performance or be making acceptable progress in academics as determined by the school’s administration.  Additionally, the student’s behavior must comply with the Student Handbook.
  3. Give written acknowledgement and permission for the student to submit to the policies and procedures of Canyonville Academy.

*Note that students and/or their families are NOT required to be Christians in order for the student to attend.

A prospective student may not be admitted (or retained as a student if discovered later) if he or she:

  • ​Is not eligible to return to their previous school.
  • Has a history of significant disciplinary problems at school including criminal activity
  • Has an academic deficiency that cannot be addressed at Canyonville Academy
  • Has an emotional problem that cannot be met by Canyonville Academy
  • Has a physical handicap or learning disability for which our program is not staffed
  • Is married, has been married, is pregnant or has custody or guardianship of a child
  • Has expressed a homosexual, bisexual, or transgender orientation.  (Romans 13:13, I Corinthians 6:9-10)
  • Has any other educational, social and/or physical need that cannot be met by Canyonville Academy’s existing programs, services or staff
  • Whose parents or guardians’ lifestyle is inconsistent with Canyonville Academy’s standards for families based upon scripture outlined above
  • Withholds or falsifies information about health conditions, behavioral records,  disciplinary history and/or any other information that could impact their acceptance or retention as a student.
  • Is not in the legal custody of their parent(s) or guardian(s)

Canyonville Academy admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities accorded or made available to Canyonville Academy students.  We do not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, national or ethnic origin in the administration of our educational policies, admissions procedures, tuition assistance awards, athletic or other school-administered programs.  We do, however, reserve the right to deny admission to any individual who cannot benefit from enrollment based on past academic achievement, conduct history, disqualifying health issue, or whose personal or family beliefs and/or lifestyle is not in harmony with the stated philosophy and statement of faith of Canyonville Academy.

Canyonville Academy, as a private institution, reserves the privilege of setting and maintaining its own standards for student conduct, dress, and scholarship. Admission to Canyonville Academy is a privilege and not a right.  Therefore, Canyonville Academy maintains the right to admit and retain only those students who are in harmony with the school’s standards.

Further, Canyonville Academy reserves the right, without refunding tuition, to dismiss any student who does not respect its standards or provide reasonable cooperation in the educational process, or whose conduct is considered detrimental to the best interest of Canyonville Academy and its mission.  Canyonville Academy reserves the right to deny any student admission at any time for any reason and is not obligated to disclose the reasons for the denial.

Transfer Credits and Grade Placement

Students entering 9th grade must provide official transcripts of their 8th grade or 8th grade equivalent completion. 

Students entering 10th – 12th grades must provide official transcripts for their high school/high school equivalent course work for consideration of transfer credit and appropriate grade level placement. 

  • Canyonville Academy reviews transcripts from hundreds of schools from dozens of countries.
  • Each student’s record is reviewed individually for the most fair and consistent award of transfer credit. However, students attending different schools from the same country may receive different credit based on the curriculum used at each school (i.e., students from the same country may be awarded differing transfer credits depending on the course descriptions and learning outcomes for their courses).
  • Canyonville Academy’s registrar is the school’s arbiter on transfer credits to include grades, appropriate credit award, waivers, etc.
  • Grade placement for non-native English speakers is based on transfer credit and Canyonville Academy placement testing (English and mathematics).

To Apply

  • Submit a completed current application appropriate for your status (international, domestic boarding, domestic day student) to or by mailing the completed application to our physical mailing address.
  • Submit required transcripts for any requested transfer credits from Grades 9 – 12 (or equivalent)
  • Pay the required current application/registration fee as noted on the Admissions page.
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