AMARILLO- Arbor Christian Academy will close at the end of the school year following a decline in enrollment.
The final day for classes will be May 25.
"There have been some tears," Communication Director Kelli Bullard said. "It's an emotional time for the families and the students."
The school located at 5000 Hollywood Rd. has been in operation for 24 years.
Enrollment spiked during the 2001-2002 school year with more than 420 students.
Only 290 students were enrolled this school year.
Current enrollment includes:
126 elementary school students
73 junior high school students
91 high school students
About 50 faculty and staff members will be out of work following the closing.
Amarillo ISD as well as Canyon ISD says they hire teachers throughout the year.