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Where students “thrive” academically, socially and spiritually.

We EMPOWER our scholars to EVOLVE into leaders,

EXCEL through academics       EMERGE as Good Samaritans 


T.H.R.I.V.E. stands for Truth, Humility, Respect, Integrity, Victory and Excellence! These are the six pillars of TCA. We believe if we equip our youth with these characteristics and principles, they will be successful in their everyday pursuits throughout their lifetime.


T.H.R.I.V.E. Christian Academy opened its doors for the Fall 2013 school year with two 1st grade students. We began our journey in a four-bedroom outreach center - Blessed 2 Bless, in downtown Lithonia. 

Since our inception we have grown from two students to over two hundred dispersed between Pre-Kindergarten

and 12th grade.

To God be the Glory!

"[Her] master replied, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things...' " Matt 25:23a NIV.


We are passionate, unique and genuine in our pursuit to empower and educate youth. Our small class sizes help to facilitate individualized student attention, while also offering the opportunity to learn teamwork, leadership and self-discipline. Our inclusive classroom model coupled with our hybrid curriculum have proven to be a success!


  • Be a Christ-centered school of integrity which honors God by empowering our students in academic excellence, character and faith.

  • Prepare our students to compete academically, excelling on nationally-distributed tests.

  • To expose students to the Word of God, and to guide them as they grow in the wisdom and understanding of the Lord.

  • Promote our students’ awareness of past and current events which influence our contemporary culture; preparing them to actively & positively contribute to society.


Ranada Scales
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Audrey Barrett-Campbell
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DeMorie Longstreet
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Donielle Taylor
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Winford Angion
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Taquan Martin
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Kadijia Gordon
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Brittany Richardson
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Jacory Curb
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Netta Stampley-Williams
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Alvin Russell
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Lashonda Lockett
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Chavela Greenway
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Tiffany Jones
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Dr. John Kasongo
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Kevin Wilson
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Vanzetta Clisby
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Jordan Wiggins
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Marquis White
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Jessica Miller
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Sabrena Swearingen
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You are welcome here at T.H.R.I.V.E! From the moment you step through our front doors, you quickly experience one of the best pieces to our puzzle; namely, our loving and family-based community which God has fostered. We welcome you and your Family to experience academics "the THRIVE way!"

Join our village today.


We're all in this together.  God instructed me to start T.H.R.I.V.E. and continues to direct Faculty, Staff and Families our way. God's Favor on TCA has been consistent since day one;  and will continue to be. #THRIVEstrong


"I just don't get it..."

A quote my students imitate me stating often. Essentially, it's my humility calling out to acknowledge that I may not understand them in every moment; yet love prevails. Out of love, the Faculty & Staff here strive to relate to our students in the same likeness which God is patient with us.


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We are blessed! Our occupancy on this campus is nothing short of a miracle. Out of obedience, we pursued this campus in 2019 and the rest is history. Our future aspirations are to own our own campus complex.

Be in prayer with us :)


We reside on the beautiful Stone Mountain campus of the Mar Thoma Church. Check out the interior and exterior of our campus. 

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