Eastern Christian Elementary School

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  • For over 120 years, Eastern Christian School (PK-12th grade) has been dedicated to educating and challenging young people for Christian life and service.
  • Education at Eastern Christian is distinctively different. In the classroom, academics are taught from a Christian perspective, and Christian teachers faithfully mentor students of committed Christian families to become responsible stewards.
  • We provide a nurturing environment that encourages our pupils to recognize their individual gifts and develop their potential for service to God and their community.
  • Students are challenged to reflect and to ask themselves how academics, the arts, and athletics are preparing them for a life that will transform the world for Christ.
  • Eastern Christian School has been named a National School District of Character.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Christian Schools International (CSI)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-4
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Resource Room
Year Founded 1892

Student Body

Total Students 204 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade Eastern Christian Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 16 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Modest Christian Dress)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $8,580
Tuition Notes Scholarships are available based on need. EC distributed over $1,000,000 in financial aid annually.
% on Financial Aid
28%
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Rudi Gesch
Admissions Associate Gloria Tenewitz

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. After School Program, After School Program, After School Program After School Program,
After School Program,
After School Program,
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  2/6/2017
As a parent I am so grateful for the quality of education and the loving, caring way that my children are being taught at Eastern Christian Elementary School. The principal and teachers genuinely take an interest in each child and family. The school also offers a wide range of extracurricular activities and has quality music and art programs available.
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5  2/6/2017
Eastern Christian Elementary School is one of North Jersey's best kept secrets! The classes are small and the teachers are awesome! Our faith and beliefs are integrated into the classroom and equal emphasis is placed on the character development of the child, which we have seen carry over into our home. The teachers are so warm and caring, they really go the extra mile to ensure that my children are learning and involved. I love EC and would not want my children to go anywhere else!
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