Parkside Christian Academy/Cross Factor Academy

670 Washington Street
Dorchester, MA 02124-0213
Tel: (617)522-1841
Grades: PK-12 | 158 students
Parkside Christian Academy/Cross Factor Academy has the safe, nurturing atmosphere that parents dream of for their child's growth and development.
Since our founding in 1976, we have been dedicated to providing "Academic Excellence with Christian Values," preparing our students to pursue secondary school and beyond with confidence and success.
Parkside Christian Academy combines a proven academic curriculum with a nurturing atmosphere that inspires moral and spiritual development through a Christian worldview.
PCA welcomes students from all backgrounds and beliefs through its open-enrollment admissions.
In small classes with personal attention, students receive solid grounding in their education.
PCA students develop lifelong skills in communication, problem-solving, analysis, writing, and decision making.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded 1977

Student Body

Total Students 158 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 25%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses 8 courses

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Elizabeth Seton Academy (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Joy Of Learning Montessori Institute (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Wesley Child Care Center (0.5 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dorchester Center
    Grades: K | 52 students
    0.3 miles
    533 Washington St
    Dorchester Center, MA 02124
  • Dorchester Center
    Epiphany School
    Grades: 5-8 | 82 students
    0.4 miles
    154 Centre St
    Dorchester Center, MA 02124
  • Dorchester Center
    Wesley Child Care Center
    Alternative School
    Grades: PK-5 | 56 students
    0.5 miles
    29 Stanton St
    Dorchester Center, MA 02124
  • Dorchester Center
    Grades: K-9 | 255 students
    0.9 miles
    2214 Dorchester Ave
    Dorchester Center, MA 02124
  • Mattapan
    Berea Sda Academy
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    Grades: PK-8 | 147 students
    1 miles
    800 Morton St
    Mattapan, MA 02126

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The average private school tuition in Suffolk County, MA is $7,808 for elementary schools and $23,234 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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