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 AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedReading, Math, & others on case-by-case basis
Year Founded1989

Student Body

Total Students47 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by GradeAbington Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size8 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$500
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%

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
  • In-class computers w/supervised Internet access
  • Dual enrollment with local colleges/universities
  • Fine arts program
  • Latin and Spanish instruction
  • Diverse student body
  • Experienced w/English Language Learners (ESL & ELL)
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