Abington Christian Academy

  • 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

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious AffiliationAssembly of God
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedReading, Math, & others on case-by-case basis
Year Founded1989

Student Body

Total Students35 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
29%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Abington Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size8 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,900
% on Financial Aid
20%
Average Financial Aid Grant$500
Acceptance Rate
98%
National avg.: 85%

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Handbell Choir, Private Instrument Lessons

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
  • Fine arts program
  • Latin
  • Diverse student body
  • Experienced w/English Language Learners (ESL & ELL)
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  • Clarks Summit
    Our Lady Of Peace School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 295 students
    2.2 miles
    410 N Abington Rd
    Clarks Summit, PA 18411
    (570) 587-4152
    2.2 K-8
    295
  • Clarks Summit
    St Gregory's Early Childhood Center
    Daycare / Preschool (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K | 17 students
    2.1 miles
    330 N Abington Rd
    Clarks Summit, PA 18411
    (570) 587-4808
    2.1 K
    17
  • Clarks Summit
    Grades: PK-9 | 70 students
    2.5 miles
    660 Griffin Pond Rd
    Clarks Summit, PA 18411
    (570) 587-1545
    2.5 PK-9
    70

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