In 2011, North Valley Christian Academy became an independent, self-owned and operated Lutheran school, affiliated with the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) system for schools throughout the United States. NVCA is a non-profit, private 501 (c)(3) Christian school, serving families from all faith backgrounds. The school is operated and governed independently by an elected Board of Trustees.

North Valley Christian Academy is located in the north Phoenix valley, in Anthem, Arizona. The city of Anthem, a suburb thirty miles north of Phoenix, serves a community of approximately 25,000 people, many working in the Phoenix metropolitan area.