Elmira Christian Academy

  • Our mission is to partner with parents to train and educate our students to be useful for Christ in this life and to live and reign with Him in Eternity.
  • The purpose of Elmira Christian Academy is to provide each student with the opportunity to know Jesus Christ as Lord and to develop spiritual maturity in the Holy Spirit while learning Christian approaches to life.
  • Our school presents a Bible-centered program. We recognize that God is the source of all truth.
  • With God's help, we train our students to produce actions commensurate with their faith. Christian service is a pervasive focus of our school.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Mid Atlantic Christian Schools Association (MACSA)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded1969

Student Body

Total Students78 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Elmira Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineAug. 15 / rolling
Tuition NotesOn a sliding scale for siblings -- see website.
Admissions AssociateCindy Morse


Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBasketball, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballSoccer,

School Notes

  • Mild Learning Differences; several students with 504s/IEPs, somewith mild autism/asperger's.
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
Graduated in 1976 in the first graduating class.. My parents took me out of public school and placed me in the eighth grade. I serve my church in Binghamton NY where I work with the graphics and media team. I am grateful to have been challenged by ECA and glad for the training I received there!
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My girls have done so well at this school, I am so pleased that they can attend Elmira Christian Academy. They were at public school, and their learning skills have really advanced at this school and at home. Also, also great attitudes.
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i recommed this schools because these teacher are much better than other
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