Eastern Christian High School

  • Education at Eastern Christian is distinctively different.  In the classroom, academics are taught from a Christian perspective, and teachers faithfully mentor students to become responsible stewards. We provide a nurturing environment that encourages our pupils to recognize their 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 of service.
  • Our mission is to provide an excellent academic education within the context of a Christian world and life view, in a culturally diverse and caring environment for the children of Christian families.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Christian Schools International (CSI)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1892

Student Body

Total Students370 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
47%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Eastern Christian High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
54%
Advanced CoursesHonors Math, Honors Science, Humanities
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesEastern Christian distributed over 700,000.00 in Financial aid during the 2009-2010 school year.
% on Financial Aid
28%

Sports

Total Sports Offered12 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
Cross CountryGolf,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

School Notes

  • Education at Eastern Christian is distinctively different. In the classroom, academics are taught from a Christian perspective, and teachers faithfully mentor students to become responsible stewards. We provide a nurturing environment that encourages our pupils to recognize their 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 of service. Our mission is to provide an excellent academic education within the context of a Christian world and life view, in a culturally diverse and caring environment for the children of Christian families.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hawthorne
    Grades: PK-12 | 447 students
    2.4 miles
    2000 Route 208
    Hawthorne, NJ 07506
    (973) 423-3331
    2.4 PK-12
    447
  • Paterson
    Grades: 9-12 | 303 students
    3 miles
    764 11th Ave
    Paterson, NJ 07514
    (973) 278-1024
    3 9-12
    303
  • Paramus
    Grades: 9-12 | 1353 students
    4.5 miles
    425 Paramus Rd
    Paramus, NJ 07652
    (201) 445-4466
    4.5 9-12
    1353
  • Wayne
    Grades: 8-12 | 560 students
    3.4 miles
    1512 Alps Road
    Wayne, NJ 07470
    (973) 694-3702
    3.4 8-12
    560
  • Absecon
    Holy Spirit High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 391 students
    106.9 miles
    500 S New Rd
    Absecon, NJ 08201
    (609) 646-3000
    106.9 9-12
    391

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
I attended Eastern Christian School from preschool through high school graduation. I loved my experience there and am very thankful for the way faculty members care about students growing in character and faith in addition to academics. I am very appreciative of the opportunities and resources provided to me while at EC.
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5  
Great academics. Biblical worldview integration in every area. EC is preparing my kids for the next level and shaping their character along the way. All this is done in a safe, loving space under the direction of amazing faculty. Exactly what my wife and I were looking for!
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5  
As a parent I am impressed by the PA and Humanities programs Eastern Christian High School offers. My daughter will graduate next year with 17 college credits. Excellent academic options in a Christ centered learning environment. Would highly recommend.
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