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The MZCA Fundraising Campaign

With the guidance of the School Board and the Friends of Mt. Zion Christian Academy, we are embarking on our first major fundraising campaign.

Our goals are three pronged:  

  • Advancing High Quality Education
  • Providing Support for our Faculty Through Professional Development
  • Modernizing our Facilities.

A detailed list of fundraising goals under each category follows:


Mt. Zion Christian Academy
Fundraising Goals

quality education

Goal A: Quality Education

  • 100 Chromebooks with mouse and pads
  • 105 licenses for reading and 105 licenses for math:
    • Lexia Reading Core 5 (lexialearning.com) Students work independently at their own pace through individualized learning paths to develop fundamental reading skills (phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension) in a structured, sequential manner.  Real-time performance data is collected through Lexia’s embedded assessment tool.   Teacher training is also included in the fee.  
      Or 
      Success Makers (Pearson) Personalized reading intervention program (K-8). SuccessMaker is student-driven that provides reporting necessary to individualize instruction, maximize accountability and promote data-driven decision making.
    • Dreambox (Math only) (dreambox.com)–A math program that is competency-based and designed to assess mastery and individual student progress based on demonstrated mastery of concepts.  Dreambox ensures students understand concepts before moving on to new lessons and identifies gaps in student understanding and gives immediate feedback.
  • Supplemental Math and Reading Materials (sets of novels, computer programs, etc.)
  • 45 Picture dictionaries and 60 dictionaries
  • Social Skills curriculum (socialbridges.com)-Children learn and practice skills that develop positive peer relationships and build a caring community. Each curriculum is designed as a continuum of skills based on the students’ needs.
  • Teacher Supplies (arts and crafts)
  • Field Trip Supplement – Tickets and Transportation
  • 4 Audio Visual Carts 
  • 4 docking stations for Chromebooks- lockable carts
  • Physical Education Equipment

Goal B: Upgrading and Modernizing our Facility

play area

  • Extra Classrooms Needed – Renovations to add on three (3) classrooms
  • Playground with 6ft. lockable fence (removal of equipment and ground preparation included)
  • Kindergarten Classroom Set up (furniture, carpets, etc.) 
  • Library/Music Room
    • Renovations – flooring, painting, bathroom repairs, air conditioning, windows, alarm
    • Books
professional development

Goal C: Professional Development
and Enhancement

  • Teacher Training and Professional Development
  • Two additional Laptops with word processing
  • Testing materials 
  • Teacher Salary Supplementation (bonus -7 teachers)
  • Full-time Paraprofessional – (1-year salary)