Calvary Academy

Calvary Academy has made a commitment to Christian Education. The mission of our school is to provide our students with maximum spiritual, intellectual, social, and physical development; to provide an atmosphere where the highest gains in knowledge, skills, and wisdom can be attained in serving the Lord; to help students in discerning truth from error; to teach fundamental skills of reading, writing, spelling, mathematics and independent study; and to provide maximum opportunities for students to participate in all phases of their learning.
These objectives are achieved through born again teachers who, through the Holy Spirit's guidance, provide study and personal application of the Bible.
Each teacher aids in the discovery and development of God-given intellectual abilities and stimulates reasoning, academic investigation, creative and critical thinking.
Our desire is to also help our students achieve emotional stability through a personal relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ and to develop positive attitudes toward situations and people.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1970

Student Body

Total Students364 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
99%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Calvary Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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    Grades: PK-8 | 232 students
    0.7 miles
    528 E 161st Place
    South Holland, IL 60473
    (708) 331-5027
    0.7 PK-8
    232
  • Hammond
    Grades: K-12 | 253 students
    5.6 miles
    4925 Sohl Ave
    Hammond, IN 46327
    (219) 228-2750
    5.6 K-12
    253
  • South Holland
    Grades: NS-8 | 145 students
    1.6 miles
    900 E. 154 th
    South Holland, IL 60473
    (708) 333-8173
    1.6 NS-8
    145
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    Holy Ghost School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-8 | 207 students
    1.2 miles
    700 East 170th Street
    South Holland, IL 60473
    (708) 333-7010
    1.2 NS-8
    207
  • Chicago
    Grades: PK-12 | 415 students
    20 miles
    119 S Central Park Blvd
    Chicago, IL 60624
    (773) 722-4600
    20 PK-12
    415

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