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Mission Statement

The Woodlands Christian Academy is an independent, Christ-centered college preparatory school that integrates learning with Biblical faith and spiritual growth, and challenges students to reach their highest potential – intellectually, creatively, physically and socially – for the glory of Jesus Christ.

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Julie H. Ambler has been the Head of School at The Woodlands Christian Academy since 2006.

Under her direction, Woodlands Christian is becoming a national leader in Christ-centered college preparatory education serving students in grades Pre-K4 through 12th grade. Previously, she served on the school’s Executive Board for four years.

Mrs. Ambler currently serves as Chairman of the board for Summit Ministries, located in Manitou Springs, Colorado, Chairman of the board for the Council of Educational Standards and Accountability (CESA), based in Atlanta, Georgia, Past Chairman of the board for The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce, Past Chairman of the board for Leadership Montgomery County (LMC), and board member of the Texas Private School Association (TPSA). Additionally, she is a member and past board member of the Rotary Club of The Woodlands, where she has been named a Paul Harris Fellow twice. Mrs. Ambler is also past President of the Executive Women’s Alliance (EWA).

She received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from Leadership Montgomery County in 2012 and was named a Woman of Distinction by the Montgomery County Women’s Council of Organizations in 2014 and 2017. Interfaith of The Woodlands named The Woodlands Christian Academy the corporate Hometown Hero of The Woodlands for 2017.

A graduate of The Hockaday School in Dallas, Mrs. Ambler holds a B.A. and an M.B.A. from The University of Texas at Austin. For seventeen years, she worked as a real estate investment banker in Houston, Texas, and Los Angeles, California, where she financed major commercial real estate transactions nationwide. She is married to Price Ambler, a member of The Crossing Church, and the mother of two adult children, Julia and J.P., both of whom are graduates of The Woodlands Christian Academy.

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Global Ends

The Woodlands Christian Academy exists to graduate Christ-centered students inspired to fulfill God’s purpose for their lives as leaders – spiritually, intellectually, creatively, physically and socially.

Vision Statement

At The Woodlands Christian Academy, we equip servant leaders to impact their world and eternity for Jesus Christ.