CELA is a Christian 4K-8th grade academy, which stands apart from any other. At CELA, we create an environment where each student will continually learn, lead, and excel. We are meeting the unique needs of families from all denominations who are seeking an exceptional education for their children that focuses on the three pillars of CELA: academic excellence, comprehensive Christian values, and strong leadership development.

Academic Excellence

At CELA, each student receives individualized education and is taught to compare their improvement to their personal past performance. Our teachers encourage students to use their God-given gifts and talents to their fullest. Our mission, enhanced by a small class size and innovative use of technology including Lecture Capture and ClassFlow, enables our teachers to differentiate instruction for each student. As students constantly improve and receive positive reinforcement, their motivation to strive for excellence continually grows. We realize the motivation to learn is just as important as the ability to learn.

Christian Values

At CELA, each student receives a world-class education. Students will be immersed and thrive in a supportive Christian environment consisting of teachers, school administrators, fellow students, and families as they learn about, emphasize, and practice Christian values each day. Together, we are embedding a moral compass that will last a lifetime. Proverbs 22:6 Train up a child in the way he should go: even when he is old, he will not depart from it.

Leadership Development

At CELA, we engage each child in intentional leadership development. We teach the lessons that all students must learn in order to develop into and become future leaders in all walks of life as they are living their lives in line with the Christian values that have become a part of who they are. Our underlying philosophy is to provide training and an abundance of experience that will provide the opportunity and encouragement for the students to become comfortable and confident leaders as they pursue a life of continual improvement.

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Ari is a symbol and icon for CELA.
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CELA at a Glance

  • Academic excellence using innovative technology
  • Christian Values taught and practiced
  • Intentional leadership development
  • Small class size
  • Individualized instruction for each student
  • 25,000 square foot indoor athletic facility
  • Extensive outdoor athletic and play facilities including all artificial turf fields
  • State-of-the-art security system ensuring a safe and supportive learning and play environment for children
  • A myriad of special activities covering the gamut from the physical (athletics) to the mental (robotics, forensics) to artistic (concerts, theater, plays)

Directions: 1/4 mile north of Hwy. 16 on Ryan Street, Pewaukee, WI 53072