Light the Bay Christian Academy and Preschool

1210 Stoneman Ave
Pittsburg, CA 94565-0945
Tel: (925)439-2552
Grades: NS-6 | 77 students
Celebrated 35 years of quality Christian education as Christian Center School and Little Promises Preschool.
Since January of 2013, the school was restructured and renamed Light the Bay Christian Academy and Preschool. It is our mission to educate and develop the whole child for Christian leadership and God's glory.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious Affiliation Assembly of God
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-6
Year Founded 1975

Student Body

Total Students 77 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
60%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Light the Bay Christian Academy and Preschool Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 12 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Uniform: Elementary: polos of a specific color and khakhi pants or skirts. Additional chapel dress requirement for Wednesdays: white dress shirts, ties for boys)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jun. 14 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $5,000
% on Financial Aid
5%
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Rita Marquardt

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. ACSI regional events; Speech, Spelling, Art, Math; Before and after school and vacation camps for additional fee Spelling, Art, ACSI regional events; Speech,
Math; Before and after school and vacation camps for additional fee,

School Notes:

  • COMPETITIVELY PRICED, PRIVATE EDUCATION
  • BIBLE BASED CURRICULUM WHICH EXCEEDS ALL STATE STANDARDS, ACSI ACCREDITED•    QUALIFIED, HIGHLY EXPERIENCED, AND CARING TEACHERS
  • FINE ARTS, PHYSICAL EDUCATION, CHARACTER TRAINING, MONTHLY CULTURAL THEMES AND SO MUCH MORE
  • AVERAGE STUDENT TEACHER RATIO:  15:1, ALLOWING FOR INDIVIDUALIZED INSTRUCTION
  • PARTICIPATION IN EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACADEMIC MEETS
  • MODERN GYMNASIUM, CAFETERIA, AND PLAY AREAS
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL CARE
  • SAFE FIVE ACRE CAMPUSCENTRALLY LOCATED NEAR HIGHWAY 4 AND BUCHANAN ROAD 

Profile last updated: 01/15/2016

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Spectrum Center - Delta (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Railroad Junction (1.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Pittsburg KinderCare (1 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pittsburg
    Pittsburg KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK | 94 students
    1 miles
    150 East Leland Rd.
    Pittsburg, CA 94565
    (925)432-8800
    1NS-PK
    94
  • Pittsburg
    Spectrum Center - Delta
    Special Education School
    Grades: 11-12 | 70 students
    1 miles
    135 E Leland Rd
    Pittsburg, CA 94565
    (925)439-6929
    111-12
    70
  • Pittsburg
    Railroad Junction
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-KG | 64 students
    1.2 miles
    2224 Railroad Ave
    Pittsburg, CA 94565
    (925)427-2000
    1.2PK-KG
    64
  • Antioch
    Mahogany Way KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK | 85 students
    2.3 miles
    2300 Mahogany Way
    Antioch, CA 94509
    (925)778-8888
    2.3NS-PK
    85
  • Pittsburg
    St Peter Martyr
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 269 students
    2.3 miles
    425 W 4th St
    Pittsburg, CA 94565
    (925)439-1014
    2.3PK-8
    269

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