Barrington Christian Academy

9 Old County Road
Barrington, RI 02806-0280
Tel: (401)246-0113
Grades: K-12 | 226 students
Barrington Christian Academy was founded in 1979 by the Barrington Baptist Church.
The school began with fifty students in grades 1-8.
Today, in 2013, our enrollment is 215 students in grades K-12.
We are now governed by an independent school board of twelve members representing several area churches.
BCA has earned a reputation for providing an excellent academic program.
Our faculty is dedicated to helping all of our students achieve to the best of their ability.
Our academic program is challenging and exciting.
Students are actively involved in the learning process.
Every area of the curriculum is taught from a Christian worldview, and God's truth is the foundation for everything that we teach.
With class size limited to twenty students, each student receives the personal attention and care that is vital to a successful learning environment.
The BCA community is one of the great strengths of our school.
Parents are very involved in every facet of the school, from the board of trustees to the classroom.
BCA views the education of students as a partnership between parents and the school, so we encourage parents to become involved in the children's education by being informed, supportive, available and involved in the life of our school.

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 Kindergarten-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1979

Student Body

Total Students 226 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade Barrington Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 16 students
Number of AP Courses 2 courses
Advanced Courses Biology, Calculus,
Average SAT score 1500
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Khaki or blue pants, collar shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $10,000
Tuition Notes Different rates for K-5, 6-8, and 9-12 Can be paid over 11 months
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $4,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Mrs. Beth Zins
Admissions Associate Sandy Townsend


Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Track and FieldBaseballBasketball,
Track and Field


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Choral Groups, Guitar Ensemble, Theater, Worship Team, Yearbook Choral Groups, Theater, Worship Team, Yearbook, Guitar Ensemble,

School Notes:

  • A BEST value in independent education! Excellence in education! Biblical worldview!

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St. Andrew's School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Red Brick Nursery School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Red Brick Nursery School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Barrington
    Red Brick Nursery School
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-K | 95 students
    0.2 miles
    50 Middle Hwy
    Barrington, RI 02806
  • Barrington
    Grades: 3-12 | 215 students
    0.6 miles
    63 Federal Rd
    Barrington, RI 02806
  • Barrington
    Grades: PK-8 | 231 students
    0.7 miles
    10 Waldron Avenue
    Barrington, RI 02806
  • Barrington
    Grades: PK-K | 88 students
    1.7 miles
    303 Sowams Rd
    Barrington, RI 02806
  • Riverside
    St. Brendan School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 199 students
    1.9 miles
    55 Turner Avenue
    Riverside, RI 02915

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