Bradford Academy

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Classical and Christian Schools (ACCS)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded2008

Student Body

Total Students175 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
23%
State avg.: 16%
Students by GradeBradford Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size12 students
Number of AP Courses3 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniform Khaki pants and polo shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$6,600
Tuition NotesMultiple child discounts available and Payment in Full Discount available. Must apply before you can request financial aid.
Admissions DirectorAmy Fairchild

Sports

Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsArchery, Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball, WrestlingArcheryBasketball,
Cross CountrySoccer,
TennisVolleyball,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Community Service Opportunities, Community Service Projects, House System, Mentoring, Newspaper Club, Student Government, Yearbook Staff

Arts and Music Programs:
Advanced Art, Drama Class, Guitar Lessons, Worship Team

School Notes

68% of Bradford Academy Students score in the top 3 stanines or "Above National Average"

Key Academic Categories that were measured
  • verbal reasoning
  • vocabulary
  • reading comprehension
  • writing mechanics
  • writing concepts
  • quantitative reasoning
  • mathematics
Graduation Requirements
Arts - Advanced Visual Art: Paint - 1 Credit
Biblical Studies - Historic Theology (Modern), Bible Survey, Apologetics and Philosophy, Systematic Theology - 4 Credits
Classical Studies - Formal Symbolic Logic, Rhetoric I, Greek, Rhetoric II (Senior Thesis) - 4 Credits
English Literature - Modern English Lit. 1, Ancient Lit., Medieval/Reformation/Renaissance Lit. Modern U.S./British Lit. II - 4 Credits
History - Modern American, Ancient Classical, Medieval/Reformation/Renaissance, Modern Western - 4 Credits
Math - Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, Pre-Calculus/Trigonometry (or alternate math, Calculus -  4 credits
Modern Language - Spanish I & II - 2 Credits
Physical Education - Physical Education - 1 Credit
Science - Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Advanced Biology (or alternate science) - 4 Credits
Technology - Introduction to Technology: Software/Hardware, Systems, Coding and Careers - 0.5 Credits
Civics - Introduction to Civics: Federal, State and Local - 0.5 Credits
Economics - Introduction to Economoic Principles - 0.5

50% of our Upper School Teacher have Advanced Degrees, including two Ph.D.s (plus three doctoral candidates)

PSAT 2018
  • Students in 99th %ile.    3 (out of 11)
  • Students in top ten percent 5 (out of 11)
  • Students in top quartile or 25% of the nation 7 (out of 11)
SAT (Spring 2019)
  • 5 students completed test
  • 2 students scored above 95th percentile
ACT (Spring 2019)
  • 3 students completed test
  • 100% scored well (over 10 points) above national average
  • One student scored an almost perfect with 35/36

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School Reviews

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We have been thrilled to have our children attend Bradford Academy. We appreciate the loving environment combined with the classroom structure. We have been pleasantly surprised with the Classical Education style and feel like our kids will be well-prepared for not only college, but life. We appreciate that God is a part of every subject and the Bible is a resource and support to every part of the day. You need to visit the school to see for yourself just how different it is from everything else out there.
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