Abington Christian Academy

204 S Abington Road,
Clarks Summit, PA, 18411-0184
Tel: (570)586-5270
Grades: PK - 8 | 69 students
Education that Ignites the Heart and Mind
Few decisions are as important as where to educate your child.
At Abington Christian Academy, we know that a rich, rigorous Christian education provides an excellent preparation for life.
Our mission is to equip students with knowledge, skills, and wisdom to live fully engaged lives in God's world.

Active Education
Our approach to instruction is both traditional and dynamic.
We incorporate time-tested classical materials and methods while exploring "best practices"--creating a rich learning environment.
Students participate actively in their studies, using educational chants, songs, hands-on projects, history culture days, and games to learn important facts and concepts.

Individualized Instruction/Personal Attention
Our small class sizes enable us to provide individualized instruction and personal attention.
Each student is challenged to his/her fullest academic and spiritual potential by highly credentialed teachers who have been carefully chosen for their Christian commitment, academic qualifications, and classroom experience.

Biblical World and Life View
Abington Christian Academy embraces a distinctively Christian perspective on life.
We have the joy of leading students to wonder at the mind of God as it is revealed in all subjects.
And we strive to point students to Jesus Christ, who is the Way, the Truth, and the Life.

Come See Us!
The best way to tell whether a school is right for your child is to spend a morning or an afternoon observing classes and asking questions.
Call 570.586.5270 to make your appointment and discover education that ignites the heart and mind.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Reading, Math, Speech, & others on case-by-case basis
Year Founded 1989

Student Body

Total Students 69 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 29%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade Abington Christian Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 50%
Average Class Size 7 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $4,385
Tuition Notes See "School Requirements" for additional breakdowns on PreK schedule and tuition options.
% on Financial Aid 20%
Average Financial Aid Grant $500
Acceptance Rate 98%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Jan Wells, M.Ed.

School Notes:

    • Classical and "best practices" curriculum
    • Small class sizes w/individualized instruction and personal attention
    • PreK3 & PreK4 w/various schedule and tuition plans
    • Full-day Kindergarten
    • In-class computers w/supervised Internet access
    • State-certified faculty
    • Fine arts program
    • Latin instruction
    • Diverse student body
    • Experienced w/English Language Learners (ESL & ELL)

    Profile last updated: 01/18/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Lourdesmont School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Gregory's E.c.c. (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Gregory's E.c.c. (0.5 miles away)
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  • Clarks Summit Lourdesmont School
    Special Education School
    537 Venard Road
    Clarks Summit , PA , 18411
    (570)587-4741
    Special Education School
    0.5  mi  |  92  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Clarks Green St Gregory''s Early Childhood Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Roman Catholic)
    330 N Abington Rd
    Clarks Green , PA , 18411
    (570)587-4808
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Roman Catholic)
    0.5  mi  |  23  students  |  Gr.  KG
  • Clarks Summit St. Gregory's E.c.c.
    Alternative School (Roman Catholic)
    330 N. Abington Road
    Clarks Summit , PA , 18411
    (570)586-4808
    Alternative School (Roman Catholic)
    0.5  mi  |  63  students  |  Gr.  PK-9
  • Clarks Green Our Lady Of Peace School
    (Roman Catholic)
    410 N Abington Rd
    Clarks Green , PA , 18411
    (570)587-4152
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.6  mi  |  386  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • South Abington Townshi Summit Christian Academy
    (Baptist)
    660 Griffin Pond Rd
    South Abington Townshi , PA , 18411
    (570)587-1545
    (Baptist)
    1.4  mi  |  100  students  |  Gr.  PK-12

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