Redemption Christian Academy

Tel: (413)498-2500
Founded in 1979 by Pastor John Massey, Jr., Redemption Christian Academy (RCA) provides quality education in an affordable structured, Christian environment.
He believed that in the right environment, any student, regardless of race, sex, or background, could achieve academic excellence.
RCA provides a strong academic foundation to help hard-working, motivated students reach their ne plus ultra.
RCA has welcomed international students from around the world from countries which include: Switzerland, Venezuela, the Bahamas, Korea, France, the Dominican Republic, Greece, Canada, the Czech Republic, Ghana, Liberia, Belgium, and others.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
American Association of Christian Schools (AACS)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades 7 - 12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1979

Student Body

Total Students n/a
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 85%
State avg.: 21%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 30%
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 8 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP European History, AP Government, AP Language and Composition, AP Literature and Composition, AP United States History, 
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $24,500
Tuition Notes 7,000 nonboarding students 19,500 five day boarding students 24,500 seven day domestic boarding students 28,000 seven day international boarding students
Admissions Director Laura Holmes
Admissions Associate Sandra Luraas

Sports

Total Sports Offered 1 sports
Sports BasketballBasketball

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Vanderheyden Hall (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Robert C Parker School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Robert C Parker School (2.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Wynantskill Robert C Parker School
    4254 Ny Highway 43
    Wynantskill , NY , 12198
    (518)286-3449
    2.1  mi  |  120  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Wynantskill
    St. Jude The Apostle School
    (Roman Catholic)
    42 Dana Ave
    Wynantskill , NY , 12198
    (518)283-0333
    (Roman Catholic)
    2.4  mi  |  273  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Wynantskill
    Vanderheyden Hall
    Po Box 219
    Wynantskill , NY , 12198
    (518)283-6500
    2.4  mi  |  66  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Troy La Salle Institute
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    174 Williams Rd
    Troy , NY , 12180
    (518)283-2500
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    4.8  mi  |  410  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Troy
    Sacred Heart School
    (Roman Catholic)
    308 Spring Avenue
    Troy , NY , 12180
    (518)274-3655
    (Roman Catholic)
    5.1  mi  |  210  students  |  Gr.  PK-6

School Reviews

  • Recommended September 07, 2013 - Both of my children attended Redemption Christian Academy and came away with values, structure, skills, and a perspective that have wonderfully shaped their adult lives. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended July 15, 2013 - Redemption Christian Academy is a life-changing establishment. Moments before submitting this review (which I proudly have personal firsthand experience to do so) I read a quote from one of my Facebook''s news feeds. It stated "I always wondered why somebody didn''t do something about that, then I realized I am somebody". Most students who have attended Redemption Christian Academy refer to it as the "RCA Family". Reason being, it is much more than a school. The RCA founder, staff, and other numerous associates are the somebodies who create somebody. They are the somebodies, who do something, about that. Whatever the "that" is in a child''s life, they help nurture and guide it into its ne plus ultra (highest apex) of what it can be. Redemption Christian Academy is a school of quality. It possesses quality of education. It possesses quality of care & guidance academically, spiritually, and athletically. Lastly, it possesses a quality which has become the missing link in most educational institutions today. RCA poses love. - Posted by Student/Alumni
  • Recommended July 03, 2013 - The changes that have occurred in my children have been noted! I''m pleased with the overall results and grades of my children! No regrets!. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended June 25, 2013 - Love the positive affect this school has had on my children! I would recommend it to anyone who wants to see a positive change in their child! Thanks Redemption!. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended June 25, 2013 - I graduated from Redemption Christian Academy (RCA) in 1996. I concur with the RCA motto, "RCA is more than a school...it''s preparation for life." The education at RCA goes beyond academics. It is a place to be nurtured naturally and spiritually. In addition to quality academics, each student is taught how to conduct oneself as a productive member of society, have respect for oneself and others, maintain structure and discipline beyond the classroom, continuously strive for excellence, never settle for average- naturally or spiritually, and keep Christ in the center and at the forefront of all we do. At RCA, no student will "fall through the cracks." Each student is given personal attention and whatever help necessary for them to excel. The RCA staff unfailingly gives of themselves in nurturing, loving, and caring for all students as if their own family. RCA is a family, not determined by natural means, but rather by the love of Christ. RCA produces a profound impact on the lives of each individual; oftentimes changing the course of a life from a dire path to a favorable outcome. No price tag can be put on a student''s time at RCA. You get so much at RCA for so little money. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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