Light the Bay Christian Academy and Preschool

  • Celebrated 35 years of quality Christian education as Christian Center School and Little Promises Preschool.
  • Since January of 2013, the school was restructured and renamed Light the Bay Christian Academy and Preschool. It is our mission to educate and develop the whole child for Christian leadership and God's glory.

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Light the Bay Christian Academy and Preschool places among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious AffiliationAssembly of God
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-6
Year Founded1975
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students77 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Light the Bay Christian Academy and Preschool Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size12 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Uniform: Elementary: polos of a specific color and khakhi pants or skirts. Additional chapel dress requirement for Wednesdays: white dress shirts, ties for boys)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJun. 14 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,000
% on Financial Aid
5%
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorRita Marquardt

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.ACSI regional events, Art, Math (Before and after school and vacation camps for additional fee), Speech, Spelling

School Notes

  • COMPETITIVELY PRICED, PRIVATE EDUCATION
  • BIBLE BASED CURRICULUM WHICH EXCEEDS ALL STATE STANDARDS, ACSI ACCREDITED•    QUALIFIED, HIGHLY EXPERIENCED, AND CARING TEACHERS
  • FINE ARTS, PHYSICAL EDUCATION, CHARACTER TRAINING, MONTHLY CULTURAL THEMES AND SO MUCH MORE
  • AVERAGE STUDENT TEACHER RATIO:  15:1, ALLOWING FOR INDIVIDUALIZED INSTRUCTION
  • PARTICIPATION IN EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACADEMIC MEETS
  • MODERN GYMNASIUM, CAFETERIA, AND PLAY AREAS
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL CARE
  • SAFE FIVE ACRE CAMPUSCENTRALLY LOCATED NEAR HIGHWAY 4 AND BUCHANAN ROAD 
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    (925) 458-9870
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    Antioch, CA 94509
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