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High School at Living Rock Academy

At Living Rock Academy, we combine technology with the rigor of engaging academic classes to prepare and equip our students for their post-graduation endeavors. While LRA is a college prepatory school, we also focus on vocational opportunities and internships for students to discover career options.

Most of our graduating seniors choose to further their education at colleges and universities. To prepare our students for college, each LRA graduate is required to take four years of ELAR, Social Science, Science, Bible, and Math. This requirement allows our LRA graduates to receive a Foundations diploma with at least one Endorsement from the state of Texas or a distinguished level diploma. Starting junior year, LRA offers dual enrollment with St. Philips College to earn course credit after successfully passing the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA).

Our course offerings also include cross-curricular studies and an extended travel program. Both programs allow our students to go beyond their textbooks and support our focus “to see it, touch it, live it, and make education real.” See both our cross-curricular and international studies pages for more information. 

In addition to our academic studies, we prepare our 11th and 12th-grade students to actively pursue opportunities for college choices and scholarships. Guidance and instruction for both college planning and career paths are gained through Forum classes and guidance counseling.
At LRA, we also encourage our juniors and seniors to participate in our internship program. Through internships, students gain experience and knowledge in career fields of their interest. These opportunities are valuable tools in planning for the future. 

Graduation Requirements

4 Credits of English, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Bible

Students who transfer into LRA in their high school years are not required to make up Bible classes from previous years.
  • 2 years for Recommended Level Diploma
  • 3 years for Distinguished Level Diploma

1 Credit Physical Education

1 Credit of Fine Arts

½ Credit of Speech


  • 4 1/2 for Distinguished Diploma
  • 5 1/2 for Recommended Diploma

40 hours of Community Service per high school year at LRA

Extracurricular Academic Activities

Extracurricular academic activities are encouraged among the students. These activities are a means of promoting intellectual progress. As a member of the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS) and ACSI (Association of Christian Schools International), LRA will participate in academic, athletic, and fine arts competitions. TAPPS membership includes over 230 schools with approximately 32,000 students in grades 9-12 competing for District and State Championships.

Sports Offerings Include:

Football, Cross Country, Volleyball, Basketball, Track/Field, Baseball, Tennis, Golf, and Cheerleading!


For other extracurriculars, see our High School Curriculum Page!