Ellwood Christian Academy

Ellwood Christian Academy
Ellwood Christian Academy
Coordinates 32°25′29″N 87°03′00″W / 32.4248°N 87.0500887°W / 32.4248; -87.0500887Coordinates: 32°25′29″N 87°03′00″W / 32.4248°N 87.0500887°W / 32.4248; -87.0500887
Former name Central Christian Academy (until 2010)
Headmaster Gary Crum
Faculty 20.8[1]
Enrollment 265 (2016[1])

Ellwood Christian Academy is a private, coeducational PK-12 Christian school in Selma, Alabama. It serves 269 students.

About half of the enrollment, all black in 2016, take advantage of a $7500 Alabama tax credit to attend the school.[2][1]


The Ellwood Community Church took over Central Christian Academy in 2010, changing its name to Ellwood.[3]


  1. 1 2 3 "Private School Universe Survey". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved 13 January 2018.
  2. Benn, Alvin (January 4, 2015). "Dallas County private school head denies cutback claims". Montgomery Advertiser. Retrieved 13 January 2018.
  3. "School gets new name, life". Selma Times Journal. July 8, 2010. Retrieved 13 January 2018.
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