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At Cook Inlet Academy, we provide a high-quality education in spirit, mind, and body. Our students are educated to be leaders and influence the world around them through a strong sense of character, truth, and faith.
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We Welcome You!
We are very excited you are considering Cook Inlet Academy as part of your child’s education. This step in your child’s academic life is very important to their future life, in college and beyond!
At CIA, we provide a quality, well-rounded education that strengthens and nurtures our students.
See why CIA is the perfect choice!
With three buildings on a stretch of over 8 beautiful acres in Soldotna, Cook Inlet Academy campus is the ideal environment for learning and growing.
We offer modern and up-to-date facilities on our campus, including a brand new building to house our wood and mechanics shops built in 2021, and plan to continue expanding.
Our facilities are located across the street from the Kenai River on the outskirts of Soldotna.
Schedule a visit! We’d love to show you around.
The Admissions Process
How to Enroll
Our admissions process is used to help both the student and parents decide if CIA is the right fit for them. It includes a short interview process as well as a tour of our facilities.
Schedule a Tour
Visit our contact page or give us a call at (907) 262-5101 to set up an informational tour of our facilities.
Meet the Admin Team
On your tour, you will be able to meet with one of our Administrators, and learn more about our teaching philosophy.
Set up an Interview
If you like what you see, you can set up an interview! These interviews are part of our screening process to ensure that both parents and students are a good fit for our school.
After completing the interview process, you will be contacted with your acceptance information and can sign your student up for the current or following academic year.
A student advisor will help you determine what term your student should start if they are entering in the middle of the school year.
Congratulations! Now your student is ready to attend classes and start learning at Cook Inlet Academy.
Why Choose CIA?
We are Dedicated to Our Students
All members of our faculty and staff are carefully chosen to provide a nurturing and academically rigorous environment for our students.
We are Passionate About Our Faith
Christ is at the center of everything we do at CIA, and our Christian worldview based curriculum helps our students build a relationship with Jesus Christ that will last a lifetime.
We Care About the Success of Each of Our Students
At Cook Inlet Academy, we provide a complete education that encompasses a Christian worldview, high-quality education, and academics.
We Create Life-Ready Adults
Benefiting from our academic excellence, our students enjoy a high college and vocational program acceptance rate.
How Much Does It Cost?
Tuition and Fees
As a private, non-denominational Christian school, we want to provide a challenging, well-rounded, and faith-based education to each of our students that will last their whole life, not just through school.
Our desire to admit as many students as would like to come to CIA drives us to keep our costs as low as possible.
- 3-Day / Week Preschool
$499 / Month
- 5-Day / Week Preschool
$690 / Month
Kindergarten Prep Tuition
- 5-Day Full Day Kindergarten Prep
$690 / Month
K-12 Student Tuition
- 1 Student
$750 / Month
- 2 Students
$1400 / Month
- 3 Students
$1950 / Month
- 4 or More Students
$100 / Month Additional per Student
Frequently Asked Questions
Answers to common questions about Fees and Payments.
What are Matriculation Fees?
Matriculation fees are one-time per student per year. This fee holds your student’s place and is used to purchase their books, among other things.
- Preschool Matriculation Fee is $260
- K-12 Matriculation Fee is $325
Enroll by May 16th and save $25 off Matriculation per student
What About Sports / Activity Fees?
Sports/activity fees are one-time per student per year and allow your student active participation in all athletic programs.
- Pre – 6th Grade Activity Fee is $175
- 7th – 12th Grade Activity fee is $350
Do You Offer Payment Plans?
Yes! We offer payment plans in 10, 11, and 12-month plans. Talk to the Office Administrator or Bookkeeper to see which plan works best for you.
Come See Us
Schedule a visit and discover why so many families are excited about Cook Inlet Academy.