First Christian School

First Christian Academy was founded in 1982 for the purpose of providing a quality Christian education for the people of this community.
Pastor Edward Hathcoat and his wife Karen felt the leading of God's hand in starting a school that could once again honor God and place His word as the center of the educational process as it was when our country was founded by our forefathers.
Twenty plus years have passed and our purpose has not changed.
Teach young people not only how to make a living, but also teach them how to live a Godly life.
We at First Christian Academy sincerely pledge to provide your children with the best education that we can humanly produce.
We will continue to hold fast to the standard of excellence that was set forth from the beginning of our school.
We provide an environment that is safe and conducive to learning.
We provide up to date curriculum that will equip the students to meet the challenges that they will face in the 21st century.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Accelerated Christian Education (ACE) or (School of Tomorrow)
Religious AffiliationBaptist
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students9 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade First Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio2:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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    8.5 miles
    288 East Jefferson Avenue
    Hampshire, IL 60140
    (847) 683-3450
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