Exceptional Student Education Programs

Calvary Christian Academy provides ESE resources based on the recognition that all students learn differently, and some may require support inside and/or outside of the regular classroom setting, including:

Child Study
Varying Exceptionalities Classroom
Learning Enrichment Lab
Learning Strategies Class
Speech & Language Program
Student Support Tutoring
Standard Classes for Math and Language Arts
Teacher Assistant/Academic Support

To apply, visit our application page.

ESE Academic Standards of Admission

ESE Program Document

CCA’s ESE mainstream program accepts students with a documented learning difference. The program is designed for the student with a learning disability and not for the student with a primary emotional, social, or medical dysfunction.

Calvary Christian Academy Fort Lauderdale - ESE Program

For admission to CCA’s ESE program, students should achieve FCAT scores of 3-5 in two out of the three tested areas or a minimum of the 40th national percentile in two of the following areas: Total Reading, Total Math, and Total Language as indicated by their most recent achievement test such as the Terra Nova Achievement Test, the Iowa Achievement Test, or other nationally normed standardized achievement test. Applying students meeting these academic requirements may be enrolled at the discretion of the Academy. 

VE Admission

CCA serves children with a developmental disability such as intellectual disability, epilepsy, cerebral
palsy, autism, Fragile X Syndrome, Down Syndrome or a related condition. To determine if CCA is the right place for your child, please contact our ESE coordinators. 



Pam Walker
Elementary ESE Coordinator

Lou Zarro
Secondary ESE Coordinator

Nondiscriminatory Policy

Calvary Christian Academy has a racially nondiscriminatory policy, which means that the school admits students of any race, color, and national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at our school. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, and national and ethnic origin in our educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.