Barrington Christian Academy

9 Old County Road
Barrington, RI 02806-0280
Tel: (401)246-0113
Grades: K-12 | 220 students
Barrington Christian Academy has been recognized as one of the top 50 Christian high schools in the United States! Our vision is to equip students to lead by serving in every arena of society with passion, skill, integrity and faith.
Our enrollment is 205 students in grades K-12.
We are governed by an independent school board of twelve members representing several area churches.
BCA has earned a reputation for providing an excellent academic program. Our faculty is dedicated to helping all of our students achieve to the best of their ability.
Our academic program is challenging and exciting.
We are known for a very strong program in the arts. Students are actively involved in the learning process.
Every area of the curriculum is taught from a Christian worldview, and God's truth is the foundation for everything that we teach.
With class size limited to twenty students and most classes no more than 16, each student receives the personal attention and care that is vital to a successful learning environment.
The BCA community is one of the great strengths of our school.
Parents are very involved in every facet of the school, from the board of trustees to the classroom.
BCA views the education of students as a partnership between parents and the school, so we encourage parents to become involved in the children's education by being informed, supportive, available and involved in the life of our school.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Discovery Program for Learning Differences
Year Founded 1979

Student Body

Total Students 220 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade Barrington Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 16 students
Number of AP Courses 2 courses
Advanced Courses Biology, Calculus, English Literature, Spanish,
Average SAT score 1500
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Khaki or blue pants, collar shirt (K-8))

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $11,000
Tuition Notes Different rates for K-5, 6-8, and 9-12 Can be paid over 12 months
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $3,600
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Miss Ramona Brown
Admissions Associate Rachel McGuire


Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Track and FieldBaseballBasketball,
Track and Field


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Choral Groups, Dance Club, Gardening Club, Theater, Touch Cast, Worship Team, Yearbook Choral Groups, Dance Club, Gardening Club, Theater, Touch Cast, Worship Team, Yearbook,

School Notes

  • A BEST value in independent education! Excellence in education! Biblical worldview!
Barrington Christian Academy offers an International Program for students from other countries. Most of the students live in host homes and enjoy being part of a full American family life.
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