Jody Capehart | Adriatica Christian Academy

Jody Capehart

Head of School

Jody Capehart Camerata SchoolJody Capehart is an educator, author and speaker with 45 years-experience.  Her leadership and passion for education has changed impacted thousands of lives. Jody currently serves as the Head of School at Adriatica Christian Academy in McKinney, where she is first in bringing together a Private Christian School that integrates both the Classical Education model with a Conservatory of Fine Arts for kindergarten through twelfth grade.

Private Christian Education Legacy

Jody has been instrumental in many of the top Private Christian Schools in North Texas.  She has been both the Founder of these schools and/or Head of School. She has truly been a leader in the success of many private schools in the area.

  • Founder & Head of School – Adriatica Christian Academy (Current)
  • Founder & Head of School – Camerata School in McKinney (Current)
  • Founder – Grace Academy of Dallas
  • Founder & Head of School – Legacy Christian Academy in Frisco
  • Head of School – Prestonwood Christian Academy in Plano
  • Head of School – Grace Academy in Prosper
  • Head of School – Covenant School

Life of Giving

You can always find Jody giving her time and resources to the community.  Jody speaks for MOPS, PTA, Women’s Ministries, ACSI, schools, churches, and conferences.  She is the author or co-author of 17 books including

  • Cherishing and Challenging Your Children,
  • Teaching with Heart,
  • Once Upon a Time,
  • Christian Charm Course,
  • Touching Hearts and Changing Lives,
  • The Discipline Guide,
  • Discipline by Design,
  • Bonding with Your Teens through Boundaries,
  • You and Your ADD Child,
  • Marching to the Beat of a Different Drum,
  • Discipline to the Design of the Child.

Personal Life

Jody is married to Paul Capehart who is retired from 44 years with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra.  They have 3 grown children and 5 grandchildren.  Jody’s heart is for her family. Paul and Jody are members of Stonebriar Community Church.  Her interests include spending time with her family, reading, gardening, and swimming.

Life Verse

Her life verse is 1 Corinthians 15:58 Therefore, my dear brothers and sisters, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain.”

Classical Education Explained


School Hours

  • Mon 8:30AM to 3:30PM
  • Tue 8:30AM to 3:30PM
  • Wed 8:30AM to 3:30PM
  • Thur 8:30AM to 3:30PM
  • Fri 8:30AM to 3:30PM


Contact Information

Head of School & Admissions
Mrs. Jody Capehart

Director of Business Administration
Mrs. Teri Tingdale

Mrs. Denise Pope

Mrs. Teri Tingdale

(469) 724-2356