Beacon Christian Academy

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Teachers and Schools (ACTS)
Other religious school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Assembly of God
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-9
Year Founded 1983

Student Body

Total Students 183 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
55%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Beacon Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
4%
Average Class Size 13 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(blue pants, yellow shirts - boys - blue jumpers, dress slacks, or skirts and yellow button down shirts for girls.)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Oct. 1
Yearly Tuition Cost $4,185
Tuition Notes Financial aid available - ends Sept. 1st www.ismfast for application information
% on Financial Aid
25%
Average Financial Aid Grant $500
Admissions Director Ms. Eileen Brown

Sports

Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Basketball, Indoor Soccer, Intramural Sports Only, Soccer, Track and FieldBasketballIndoor Soccer,
Intramural Sports OnlySoccer,
Track and Field

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Basketball and Soccer Clinic, D.E.A.R time - (Drop Everything And Read time), Dance for plays, Spanish, after school courses (home ec, arts and crafts, technology use ( iPads, kindles, tablets...) Spanish, Basketball and Soccer Clinic,
D.E.A.R time - (Drop Everything And Read time),
Dance for plays,
after school courses (home ec,
arts and crafts,
technology use ( iPads, kindles, tablets...),

School Notes

  • In 1983, with the support of the congregation, classes began in the church basement of First Assembly of God church in Bayonne. To this day Beacon Christian Academy and Little Lamb Preschool continue to work hard, keeping its promise of academic excellence within a Christian environment.

Profile last updated: 05/26/2016

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School Reviews

Beacon Christian Academy is a school passionate about education and developing strong moral character! The teachers and staff are authentic and sincere and set a fine example of the high moral standards to which they hold the students accountable. The classes are smaller than public schools, and every child has access to individual time with their teachers to enhance learning. They promote a bully free school and student safety is a top priority! I love that my son is getting a balanced education, including the arts, music, language, math, science, PE and more. Because of his teacher's dedication to academics and teaching responsibility, my son has been on the Honor Roll all year round. They are also dedicated to teaching him Christian values. I am so proud of him. Especially, when I hear him recite so many different Bible verses. It's awesome! I highly recommend giving BCA serious consideration when deciding who will educate your child, especially during their formative years.
- Posted by Parent, 05/12/16
beacon is the best school ever!
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 07/24/15
BCA is the best! caring, talented staff! Bravo!
- Posted by Teacher, 07/24/15
Love, love, love the school! warm environment for my kids to learn and grow.
- Posted by Parent, 05/02/15
The star quality of BCA is that the teachers and staff really care about the students, like one, big family.
- Posted by Parent, 05/02/15
At BCA the curriculum, and spiritual foundation is awesome!!! The faculty, and administration is passionate, and dedicated. We are more than grateful of the great experience it has been to have our daughter enrolled at BCA. Her academic and spiritual Growth is beyond our expectations. Thanks BCA for all you do for all the families that are trusting you daily with there children's growth, and thanks for all you have done and continue to do for our family!!!
- Posted by Parent, 05/02/15
Grandparent - great facilities - a legacy in Bayonne, NJ. Happy to see that it is going to continue for the next generation!
- Posted by Parent, 08/20/12
Great staff. Clean, caring environment. Love the high academic standard offered.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 07/09/12
all 3 of my children have attended BCA. They are all well off because of the wonderful foundation and Christian teachings provided! I HIGHLY recommend BCA!
- Posted by Parent, 02/28/12

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