Shalom Christian Academy

126 Social Island Road
Chambersburg, PA 17202-0172
Tel: (717)375-2223
Grades: PK-12 | 543 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)
Other school association(s)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Learning disabilities
Year Founded 1976

Student Body

Total Students 543 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 22%
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 15 students
Advanced Courses Dual enrollment courses: Bible, Calculus, Pre-calculus, Physics, Psychology. Honors: English, History and Chemistry,
Average SAT score 1680
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. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art, Chorale, Chorale Ensemble, Drama, Instrumental, Music Theory, Photography, Sound & Lights, Video Editing, Worship Team, Elementary Soccer, Youth Basketball Association, National Honor Society, Student Government, Yearbook Art, Chorale, Chorale Ensemble, Drama, Instrumental, Music Theory, Photography, Sound & Lights, Video Editing, Worship Team,
Elementary Soccer, Youth Basketball Association,
National Honor Society,
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: 10/07/2014

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Shalom has a great sense of community. It is definitely a caring environment!!
- Posted by Parent, 04/04/13

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