Penn Christian Academy

Penn Christian Academy is preparing Christian leaders of the future in a highly diverse, multicultural school community through biblically based instruction and small classroom sizes. Our commitment to fostering a diverse and unique learning community is reflected in our faculty, students, and staff.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Acceptance rate: 85%
  • Average class size: 13 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
ASD, Visual and Language-based support,
Year Founded
1966
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
n/a
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
70%
State avg.: 25%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
99%
Average Class Size
13 students
Average ACT score
34
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Standardized Dress/Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
We offer a variety of financial aid, grants, and scholarships to make a PCA education obtainable for every family.
Acceptance Rate
85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Jaime Bucher

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Art, Band, Chess, Drama, Math, Praise Dance, Praise Team, Robotics, Science Explorers, Soccer Shots, Violin, Vocal, Yearbook

School Notes

  • Penn Christian Academy seeks to provide a solid academic foundation, builds character to enrich society, and encourages a personal relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ.
  • PCA provides a rigerous curricilum to prepare our students for high school and beyond.
  • All subject matter is Biblically integrated, and teachers encourage growth of the "whole" child - body, soul, and spirit.
  • It is a partnership between parent and teacher as we seek to further the development of life long learners though promotion of inquiry, creativity, and self-reliance.
  • We look to identify each child's qualities and abilities, and everyone is recognized as a unique gift from God.
PCA offers open enrollment and 1 on 1 tours throughout the year. 
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Acceptance rate: 85%
  • Average class size: 13 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Montgomery County, PA is $23,241 for elementary schools and $28,783 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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