Red Lion Christian Academy

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious AffiliationPresbyterian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1980

Student Body

Total Students574 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade Red Lion Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size14 students
Number of AP Courses11 courses
Advanced CoursesAP Biology, AP Calculus AB (I), AP Calculus BC (II), AP English Literature, AP European History, AP History (US), AP Language & Composition, AP Physics B (non-Calculus based), AP Physics C (Calculus based), AP Statistics
Average SAT score1290
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Flynn & O'Hara Uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition Rates Daycare - $210-$230/weekPreschool - $4,200-$6995K-12th Grade - $7995-$10,350
Admissions DirectorLinda Pargoe
Admissions AssociateKaren Allen


Total Sports Offered12 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Field HockeyFootball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.28 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Elementary - 4th & 5th Grade Band, Elementary - After School Choir, HS - 10th - 12th Grade Math League, HS - 11th & 12th Grade Student Senate, HS - 9th Grade Math League, HS - All State Band, HS - All State Choir, HS - Community Service, HS - Marching Band, HS - Mock Trial, HS - Poetry Out Loud Competition, HS - Select Ensemble Choir, HS - Sr. National Honor Society, HS - Tri M Society, HS - Vocal Jazz, HS - Worship Team, HS - Yearbook, HS/MS - ACSI Fine Arts Competition, HS/MS - All State Theater, HS/MS - Band, HS/MS - Choir, HS/MS - Jefferson Awards, HS/MS - Math Olympiad, HS/MS - School Musical, HS/MS - Science Olympiad, MS - Jr. National Honor Society, MS - Math League, MS - Spelling Bee Competition

School Notes

  • Christ centered, Biblically based
  • P-3 through 12th grades
  • Financial Needs Based Assistance
  • Strong academic program with Honors and AP courses
  • Before/After Care available
  • Bus transportation
  • New athletic stadium, turf field and on-site media center
  • 100% College Acceptance of the 2010 graduating class

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