Shalom Christian Academy

126 Social Island Road,
Chambersburg, PA, 17202-0172
Tel: (717)375-2223
Grades: PK - 12 | 538 students
  • Shalom Christian Academy is an independent school that seeks to prepare each student for a life of consequence in the world for the kingdom of God.  We strive to educate students to be life-long learners with a Christian worldview that focuses on service to others.  Our goal is to partner with parents as we prepare students academically, spiritually and socially.  The school is accredited by the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) and Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSA). 

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Learning disabilities
Year Founded 1976

Student Body

Total Students 538 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 6%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade Shalom Christian Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 45%
Average Class Size 18 students
Advanced Courses Dual enrollment courses: Bible,  Calculus,  Pre-calculus,  Physics,  Psychology. Honors: English,  History and Chemistry, 
Average SAT score 1637
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid 33%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,000
Admissions Director Mike Shaker

Sports

Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountrySoccer,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art, Chorale, Chorale Ensemble, Drama, Instrumental, Music Theory, Photography, Sound & Lights, Video Editing, Worship Team, Elementary Soccer, Youth Basketball Association, Student Government, Yearbook Art, Chorale, Chorale Ensemble, Drama, Instrumental, Music Theory, Photography, Sound & Lights, Video Editing, Worship Team,
Elementary Soccer, Youth Basketball Association,
Student Government, Yearbook,

School Notes:

    • Growing Tree Preschools, our preK program, are at five locations in partnership with area churches.
    • Multiple kindergarten options.
    • Before and after school care available.
    • Students have access to interactive whiteboards, tablets and labtops.
    • Wireless community.

    Profile last updated: 04/25/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Calvary Mennonite School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Calvary Mennonite School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Cumberland Valley Christian School (4.6 miles away)
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  • Chambersburg Calvary Mennonite School
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    (717)491-4004
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    1.5  mi  |  18  students  |  Gr.  2-11
  • Chambersburg
    Cumberland Valley Christian School
    (Christian)
    600 Miller St
    Chambersburg , PA , 17201
    (717)264-3266
    (Christian)
    4.6  mi  |  416  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Chambersburg
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    (Roman Catholic)
    305 N 2nd St
    Chambersburg , PA , 17201
    (717)263-5036
    (Roman Catholic)
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    Chambersburg , PA , 17202
    (717)261-1163
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    (Mennonite)
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    Greencastle , PA , 17225
    (717)597-4252
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  • Recommended April 04, 2013 - Shalom has a great sense of community. It is definitely a caring environment!! - Posted by Parent

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