Holy Child Academy

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Tel: (610)259-2712
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  • Independent, Catholic, co-educational school for children ages 2 years through 8th Grade.
  • We believe that all children are unique individuals endowed by God with special talents and gifts.
  • Our atmosphere is based on trust and reverence for the dignity of each person.
  • We seek to develop the emotional, intellectual, spiritual, moral, social, and physical needs of the children at each stage of their development.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools (ADVIS)
Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded1927

Student Body

Total Students181 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
26%
State avg.: 22%
Students by GradeHoly Child Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size12 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$14,655
Tuition NotesDifferent tuition rates exist for early childhood, lower school, and middle school. Payment plans and financial aid are available.
% on Financial Aid
25%
Acceptance Rate
78%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorRebecca Kellich

Sports

Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
SoccerSoftball,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.18 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Dance Troupe, Handbell Choir, Jazz Band, Jr. and Sr. Choir, Strings

Club or Organization:
Dissection Club, Science Explorers, Student ambassadors, Student Council, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Drama Class, School Musical, Voice and Instrument Lessons

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Classical Ballet, Kenpo Karate, Kids' Hip-Hop, Lunch Bunch Ballet for 3-5 years of age

School Notes

  • All faiths are welcome!
  • A diverse student body.
  • One class per grade.
  • Busing available from 20 different school districts.
  • Graduates attend the most competitive high schools in the area.
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School Reviews

5  6/9/2015
Holy Child Academy is a wonderful school. After researching and visiting a number of private schools in our area, we chose HCA. The challenging curriculum, small class size, and amazing faculty and staff have confirmed that Holy Child Academy was the right choice for our son. He is extremely happy and has grown both socially and academically.
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