Shalom Christian Academy

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Shalom Christian Academy Photo #1 - Shalom Christian Academy's mission statement is "to prepare each student for a life of consequence in the world for the kingdom of God."
Shalom Christian Academy Photo #2 - In addition to the part-time preschool programs offered through Growing Tree Preschool at local churches, Shalom Christian Academy offers all-day Pre-K at the Shalom Christian Academy Campus. This is a 5 day a week program.
Shalom Christian Academy Photo #3 - Shalom Christian Academy serves more than 450 students in Pre-K through 12th grade on our 33-acre campus. Another 180 students are served through our Growing Tree Preschool program at 5 satellite locations throughout the area.
Shalom Christian Academy Photo #4 - School life includes more than classroom instruction. We seek to provide opportunities for students to interact and build relationships with faculty and other students. Learn to Serve pairs older students with younger children to build connections and foster service. Traditions such as the annual fifth-grade faculty-student kickball game, spirit weeks, and mini-term courses enhance our community and reinforce our mission.
Shalom Christian Academy Photo #5 - Shalom offers 10 courses in which students may earn full college credit, including: Understanding the Times (3 credits), Psychology (3 credits), Pre-Calculus (4 credits), Calculus I (4 credits), Physics (4 credits), Life Calling (3 credits), American Literature (3 credits), British Literature (3 credits), American History II (3 credits), Chemistry (5 credits). These courses are credited through various colleges and universities.
Shalom Christian Academy Photo #6 - Our goal is to support and prepare our middle school students during this transitional time in their lives. Academic credibility is achieved through small classes and directed curriculum. This allows for increased contact with teaching staff who model our living curriculum. Small groups comprised of 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students help to build relationships that continue into the high school years.
  • We seek to provide an environment that engages the mind-and the heart-of every student.
  • Our programs are established on the fact that God`s word is the standard of truth-guiding our school`s focus, purpose, and direction.
  • Our Christian culture and education standpoint is simply an extension of what is taught first by parents in the home and through the local church.
  • We can't wait to meet you! Learn more here - www.shalomca.com .

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Shalom Christian Academy places among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Other school association(s)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious AffiliationOther
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedLearning disabilities
Year Founded1976

Student Body

Total Students543 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
6%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Shalom Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
45%
Average Class Size15 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesCalculus, Dual enrollment courses: Bible, History and Chemistry, Physics, Pre-calculus, Psychology. Honors: English
Average SAT score1210
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesFor complete information (by grade) regarding tuition, visit https://shalomca.com/admissions/tuition/
% on Financial Aid
33%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,000
Admissions DirectorMike Shaker
Admissions AssociateCaryn Bowser

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountrySoccer,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.15 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
National Honor Society, Student Government, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Art, Chorale, Chorale Ensemble, Drama, Instrumental, Music Theory, Photography, Sound & Lights, Video Editing, Worship Team

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Elementary Soccer, Youth Basketball Association

School Notes

  • We can't wait to meet you! Learn more about our virtual visit options here - https://www.shalomca.com/virtualvisit

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