Faith Christian Academy

254 Spackenkill Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603-0785
Tel: (845)462-0266
Grades: PK-12 | 268 students
Faith Christian Academy
Faith Christian Academy
Faith Christian Academy has a reputation for academic excellence, a competitive athletic program, a variety of opportunities for artistic expression, and a strong focus on the integration of the Christian faith in the educational experience.
We seek to produce thoughtful, respectful, and well-educated students who think critically, express themselves well, and are committed to restoring strong moral leadership wherever they choose to live, work and worship.
Faith Christian Academy is registered with the New York State Education Department and is a member of the Association of Christian Schools International.
Accreditation is recognizing that a school meets prescribed high standards of care and education, and that a specialized outside team has validated the integrity and quality of its program.
Faith Christian Academy has been granted candidacy status in the accreditation program by the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) and by Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.
Our families have the assurance that their school provides the highest quality Christian program possible.
We offer a safe and nurturing environment while promoting the physical, social, emotional, intellectual and spiritual development of young children.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Association of Christian Teachers and Schools (ACTS)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Year Founded 1976

Student Body

Total Students 268 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Faith Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 20 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $4,570
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Wendy Wright


Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDance,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Poughkeepsie Day School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Martin De Porres School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Poughkeepsie Day School (0.4 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Poughkeepsie
    Grades: K-9 | 321 students
    0.3 miles
    122 Cedar Valley Rd
    Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
  • Poughkeepsie
    Grades: PK-12 | 280 students
    0.4 miles
    260 Boardman Road
    Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
  • Poughkeepsie
    Grades: 9-12 | 690 students
    0.6 miles
    131 Boardman Rd
    Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
  • Poughkeepsie
    Grades: 6-12 | 138 students
    2.1 miles
    22 Spackenkill Rd
    Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
  • Poughkeepsie
    Poughkeepsie Sda Elementary School
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    Grades: K-8 | 45 students
    2.2 miles
    71 Mitchell Ave
    Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

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FCA provides excellent education! Awesome teachers and elementary principal who loves the kids. Approachable staff who are committed. My kids are thriving.
- Posted by Parent, 01/19/12

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The average private school tuition in Dutchess County, NY is $34,395 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Dutchess County, NY is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).