Joyful Beginnings Academy

  • Joyful Beginnings Academy's mission is to equip children with the academic skills they need, a growing knowledge of our lord Jesus Christ and principles for Christian living.
  • To achieve this mission we will partner with parents, mentors, and guardians who are already enriching the lives of these children.
  • As teachers and directors of this academy we recognize the significance of trust that has been placed in us.
  • As a staff, we are dedicated to the mental, physical, emotional, social, and spiritual development of each child.

School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool

Student Body

Total Students41 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade Joyful Beginnings Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers1 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio41:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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    St. James Preschool
    St. James Preschool Photo - Puzzling at St James Peschool
    Daycare / Preschool (Episcopal)
    Grades: NS-PK | 30 students
    0.4 miles
    975 E Warner Road
    Tempe, AZ 85284
    (480)345-9417
    0.4 NS-PK
    30

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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JBA has amazing teachers who geniunly love my kids. My kids love going to school everyday and they have an amazing group of friends.
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My son went through the kindergarten program at JBA with the intentions of letting him do a second year of kindergarten in public school. The first week of public school the teacher recommended he move to first grade as he was testing at almost a second grade level in all categories. It was a good problem. Thanks Joyful Beginnings Academy for the top notch education.
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