Pioneer Valley Christian Academy

965 Plumtree Road
Springfield, MA 01119-0111
Tel: (413)782-8031
Grades: PK-12 | 292 students
The mission of Pioneer Valley Christian School is to offer a thorough Christian education, based on the inerrant and authoritative Word of God, with the ultimate goal of training students to love the Lord with all their heart, soul and mind.
The school provides primarily a liberal arts curriculum, incorporating Christian standards of discipline and instruction with a continuous emphasis on Christian morals and ethics.
The school strives for excellence by teaching a curriculum based on a Christ-centered view of life, providing qualified Christian faculty, and fostering obedience to God as the Sovereign Creator and source of all truth and knowledge.
The school desires that students learn the relevancy of Christianity to our culture.
It aspires to graduate students who are spiritually, academically, physically and socially mature and are prepared to invest their lives impacting society for the glory of God.
The school, in partnership with its families, serves students in preschool through grade twelve residing predominantly in the Pioneer Valley and northern Connecticut.

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 Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Dyslexia/Language based or mild learning differences, intense program designed to stimulate students’ deficit areas in perception and cognition
Year Founded 1972

Student Body

Total Students 292 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Pioneer Valley Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 17 students
Number of AP Courses 6 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Calculus, AP Art History, AP Computer Science, AP English Literature, AP Macroeconomics, AP Microeconomics,
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Uniform (MS/HS))

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes PVCA's tuition is based on operating costs, and each "school" within the Academy has a different tuition rate, e.g., the High School tuition is different than the Pre-K tuition. Please contact us at or 413-782-8031 to inquire about t
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $3,480
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Denise Richards
Admissions Associate Caroline Funchion


Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Drama, Yearbook Drama, Yearbook,

School Notes

  • The goal of PVCA is to develop our students to think critically, compassionately, and Christianly. 
  • PVCA offers a strong liberal arts education in order that our students acquire knowledge and college preparedness.
  • PVCA offers God in each classroom in order that our students acquire wisdom. 
  • PVCA -  "Intellectually Developed.  Compassionately Inspired."

Profile last updated: 04/20/2016

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