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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.

Come Visit Us

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 the most modern and up-to-date facilities on our campus and hope to expand in the near future. We have plans to create a new building to house a school library and science labs.

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 Principal
On your tour, you will be able to meet with our school principal, , and learn more about our teaching philosophy.
Complete a Questionnaire
After you finish the tour, you will be given a short application questionnaire to fill out. A member of CIA’s staff will contact you after your application has been reviewed.
Set up an Interview
Once your questionnaire is reviewed, 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.
Sign Up
After completing the interview process, you will be contacted with your acceptance information and you 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.
Start Learning
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.

Preschool Tuition

  • 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

Financial Questions

Answers to common questions about Fees and Payments. 

What are Matriculation Fees?

Our matriculation fees are one-time per student per year. This fee holds your student’s place.

Thee Preschool Matriculation Fee is $260. Matriculation Fees for K-12 Students is $325

Enroll by May 16th and save $25 off Matriculation per student!

What About Sports / Activity Fees?

Our sports/activity fees are one-time per student per year and allow your student active participation in all athletic programs.

Activity fees are $175 for Preschool through 6th grade students. For 7th – 12th grade students, the activity fee is $350.

Do You Offer Payment Plans?
Yes! We offer payment plans in 10, 11, and 12-month plans. Please talk to a financial advisor 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.