Dedicated to Excellent, Christ-Centered Education
Corn Bible Academy is dedicated to providing
a Christ-centered environment to help parents train their children to
grow in knowledge, in strength, and in relation with God and others.
- To develop Christian
character through regular study of the Bible, guided Christian living,
and supervised Christian service.
- To give young people
an opportunity to complete their high school training under the instruction
of Christian teachers, with a direct emphasis on the authority of the
Bible as the inspired Word of God.
- To lead the student
to an assured saving knowledge of Jesus Christ.
- To provide opportunities
through which the student may become a well-balanced, Christ-like person
in all areas of development.
- To prepare Christian
young people for an effective witness in their local churches and communities.
- To develop Bible-based,
Christian attitudes toward daily life and to gain a better understanding
of oneself in relation to God's plan.
- To develop Christ-like
Corn Bible Academy is an interdenominational
Christian School that was founded by the Mennonite Brethren Church of
Corn in the fall of 1902. The Mennonite Brethren Church of Corn and the
Bible Mennonite Brethren Church of Cordell sponsor the school with numerous
other area churches giving faithful support. Corn Bible Academy is incorporated
as a 501(c) educational institution.
The school is governed by ten members
who are elected to three or four year terms at the Annual School Business
Meeting. Four members of the Board are nominated from the membership of
the Corn Mennonite Brethren Church, two members are nominated from the
Cordell Bible Mennonite Brethren Church, and four members are nominated
at-large by the CBA Board of Education with suggestions coming from our
GRADE LEVELS OFFERED
The average class size is about 20 students.
We are dedicated to splitting classes when they become larger than 20
students, depending on the subject being taught and the academic requirements.
Corn Bible Academy offers an extensive
junior high and high school curriculum suitable for college preparation.
Over the years, 90% of our graduates have gone on to college. CBA students
consistently score 1-2 years above the national average on the Stanford
It is required that either the student or at least one parent has made
a profession of faith in
The student must meet a stipulated level of academic performance based
on prior grades and
standardized test scores.
Students will abide by a code of conduct requiring discipline, respect
for authority, neatness
in physical appearance, courteous and appropriate speech, and abstinence
drugs, and alcohol.
- Request an admissions
packet from the school or online.
- Return or submit
the Application for Admission, enclosing names of references, a personal
testimony, and other items specified in the application.
- Participate in
a parent and student interview with the Admissions Committee if deemed
necessary by the Committee.
- Be accepted for
enrollment to Corn Bible Academy.
WHEN TO APPLY FOR ADMISSION
Application should be made well in advance
of anticipated attendance. We prefer that students apply during April
and May for the fall semester and during September and October for the
After being notified of acceptance into
CBA, you will be notified of registration and enrollment dates. On registration
day, the student and at least one parent will come to the school to fill
out the necessary papers for enrollment and financial arrangements.
Our Parent-Teacher Fellowship Committee
helps revise our dress code as often as necessary to make sure that our
students are dressed neat, clean, and modestly. We believe modesty is
important in the growth of our young people. Students are allowed to wear
jeans, t-shirts, and required length shorts. Thursdays are designated
as "Crusader Attire Day" and all students are expected to
wear a designated polo with the CBA logo.
Faculty members are selected based on
their agreement with the CBA Doctrinal Statement, their past academic
experience and performance, and their outward love for students and their
dedication to Christ. All faculty members are required to have current
teaching certificates issued by the Association of Christian Schools International.
A reasonable amount of homework is expected
on a daily basis while in attendance at CBA.
Grade reports to parents are made each
nine weeks. All grades are reported in percentages, and letter-grade equivalents
are provided as follows for parent and college-university reference:
A=100-90 B=89-80 C=79-70 D=69-60 F=59-0
Corn Bible Academy is dually accredited
by the Oklahoma State Department of Education and the Association of Christian
Our Board encourages the teachers and
Administration to use Christian textbook publishers as often as feasible
and academically suitable.
Corn Bible Academy is committed to a
strong competitive sports program. Interscholastic 8-man football, volleyball,
basketball, softball, and soccer/baseball are offered. CBA participates
in the Oklahoma Secondary Schools Activities Association. (OSSAA).
Corn Bible Academy is known for its
strong commitment to quality music. We offer instrumental and vocal music
to all junior high students. Our high school offerings include band, pep
band, marching band, worship team, choir,
and various vocal and instrumental ensembles. Private piano, instrumental,
and vocal lessons are also available. CBA music also participates in the
OSSAA sanctioned activities.
Extracurricular activities include newspaper,
yearbook, academic teams, drama, Student Council, and class activities.
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS
Tuition pays about 60% of the total
cost of training students at CBA. Therefore, we suggest that you explore
the following options if you feel you need assistance:
- Relatives and friends who may be of help to you
- The church you attend may offer support to you
- The CBA Grant-in-Aid
- Other interested
people you may know
The CBA Grant-in-Aid Program requires
that you use the "Tuition Assistance Application Form" which
is sent and reviewed by an outside firm./ They, in turn, send the application
to a committee at CBA to review necessary information. In additions the
to application, the school requires that you provide the following:
- A copy of last year's IRS Form 1040
- A letter of explanation if you believe you have unusual circumstances
which you would like our committee to consider
PAYMENT PLANS TO CHOOSE
- Pay by the year (5% discount)
- Pay by the semester July - 5% discount/first semester December - 5%
- Pay in 10-11 equal
payments through FACTS
You may pay the July payment by cash or check. The second and subsequent
payments will be made through FACTS. You will be asked to sign up for
FACTS if you choose the monthly plan. Any extra charges will be paid
by the families choosing this option.
Any alterations from the three options
will need to be cleared with the Board Financial Committee.
FUNDING AND FINANCIAL POLICIES
The Corn Bible Academy Board of Education
believes that God has called us to provide a Christ-centered education
to as many students as possible. We are unique in that we charge parents
only about 60% of our annual per-student costs. The other funds are raised
through generous gifts from alumni and friends and through fund raising
events such as our annual German Feast and Auction, our Cattle Project,
and our Wheat Project. As a member of the Corn Bible Academy constituency,
you will be asked to help with various fund raising events.
CBA provides transportation from various
towns in the surrounding communities for a nominal fee. The transportation
services have one pick-up point in each town. Many of our students carpool
from various towns within a 50-mile radius of CBA.
Corn Bible Academy views education as
an extension of the home. Therefore, parental support and involvement
is strongly encouraged. Parents will be encouraged to attend parent-teacher
conferences throughout the year.
Each spring, our high school choir and band takes extended ministry trips. Our eighth grade class is taken on a
five-day camp experience, and the senior class takes a week-long trip
immediately following their graduation.
CBA accepts students in grades 9-12
into the dormitories. We have various rates for three-day and five-day
dorm students. All dorm students are given a set of dormitory regulations
when they register. Our dorms are air-conditioned and have laundry facilities.
Our two dormitories hold up to 28 students who are accepted through and
application and personal interview process. Dorm students have a group
devotional time and a specified study time each school day evening. Our
dorm parents are totally committed to helping and caring for the students
that are placed in their care.
All meals are provided at the CBA cafeteria
during most weekdays. On home game days, dorm students are provided a
meal from the school concession stand.
APPLYING TO LIVE IN THE DORM
There is a dormitory application included
in the online application. Simply fill out this application and submit
it along with your school application when applying for enrollment. CBA
requires a student/parent interview before your application is accepted.
LOCATION AND DIRECTIONS
Corn Bible Academy is located in Corn,
Oklahoma, a town of about 550 people with surrounding wheat fields in
Corn is located south of Interstate 40 on Highway 54, 10 miles
south of Weatherford, Oklahoma, and three miles east on 54A.
Take Interstate 40 to Weatherford, and then State Highway 54 south out
of Weatherford 10 miles. Turn west (right) onto Highway 54A and go three
miles to the town of Corn. Corn Bible Academy is at 208 North Reimer.
Corn Bible Academy offers an aggressive
college placement program which will help students and parents to define
and choose from various college/university alternatives. CBA helps each
student in seeking scholarships and financial aid for college.
Corn Bible Academy does not discriminate
and shall not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, national
and ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admission
policies, financial assistance programs, athletics, and other school administered
For any questions you might
have that have not been covered here, please contact:
CORN BIBLE ACADEMY
P.O. Box 38, 208 North Reimer
Corn, Oklahoma 73024-0038
Curt Cloud, Administrator