Shrewsbury Christian Academy
5.00 (16 reviews)
Tel: (717) 235-5763
- Shrewsbury Christian Academy - Achieving excellence in knowledge and faith.
- Educating students in a Christian environment that reveals God's ultimate purpose for their lives.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)|
Mid Atlantic Christian Schools Association (MACSA)
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-8|
|Total Students||100 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 23%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||8 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||13:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|Average Class Size||12 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
(Standardized Attire (Check website))
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$5,510|
|Tuition Notes||PK3: $1100 PK4: $1820 1/2 Day K5: $3580 Full Day K5 - 8th: $5510 (2013-2014 Rates)|
|% on Financial Aid|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||W. Randall Reddinger|
|Admissions Associate||Mary Holle|
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||1 extracurricular|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||York Co. Envirothon|
- Shrewsbury Christian Academy welcomes all interested students who desire a strong academic program from a Christian perspective. Shrewsbury Christian Academy admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origins to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national and ethnic origin in the admission policies and school-administered programs.
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Dallastown Grades: PK-6 | 129 students
271 E Main St
Dallastown, PA 17313
(717) 244-9386 10.9 PK-6
- Red Lion Grades: PK-12 | 217 students
105 Springvale Rd
Red Lion, PA 17356
(717) 244-3905 10.9 PK-12
- Spring Grove Grades: 1-12 | 29 students
9002 Orchard Road
Spring Grove, PA 17362
(717) 225-5838 16.2 1-12
- Thomasville Grades: PK-6 | 91 students
115 N Biesecker Rd
Thomasville, PA 17364
(717) 792-0889 16.9 PK-6
My son attended SCA from Grade 3 - 8. The Bible instruction was excellent and the overall academic outstanding! He left there with a very well-rounded education that fully prepared him for high school. In high school he took mostly honors classes and graduated in the top 6 of a class of 100+. Much of this we credit to his preparation at SCA. We could not be happier.
- Posted by Parent - JimmyB
My son attends Pre K-3 at Shrewsbury Christian Academy, and we have been so blessed by how the teachers love and support him. SCA truly is like a family! The teachers are excited to see the kids each morning, and they make learning to excite and enjoyable for the students. SCA offers students a Christ-centered, family environment where they can explore, learn, and grow.
- Posted by Parent - Brittany Smith
We are so happy with the education our son is getting at SCA. Small class sizes allow for individualized attention and learning in a Christian faith based environment. It delivers a comprehensive academic education that nurtures and develops the mind and soul. The academics are advanced, and the children are taught music, art, technology. The middle school science lab is amazing with a very hands on approach to learning.
- Posted by Parent - lking
Wonderful school, amazing teachers, small class size. Highly recommend.
- Posted by Parent - Sherry
We have had wonderful experiences so far with Shrewsbury Christian Academy! The teachers and principal are all so caring. The preschool program has helped our son grow in so many ways. We are so glad to have our son begin his education in this loving, Christian environment.
- Posted by Parent - Jenna Rosser
This school is truly a blessing to our family. I feel completely at ease knowing my kids are safe and cared for on a daily basis at SCA.
- Posted by Parent - Amanda
I highly recommend this educational institution. I wanted my daughter to grow not only mentally but spiritually. It is so uplifting to hear her when she comes home and talks about her bible verses and the lessons she learned that day. Everyone here is wonderful. The staff, the students, the parents. I love that everyone is so involved, as it really should be. I can't say enough about how pleased I have been. I have always believed that providing a strong foundation begins at home. As parents, we strive to make the right choices that will provide a positive influence and motivation to help direct our children in life. The balance this school has with incorporating strong religious beliefs and education is astounding. I feel confident that we made the right choice enrolling our daughter. I encourage everyone to do the same.
- Posted by Parent - Armstrong
Great school. My son has thrived there!
- Posted by Parent - Bri
The school is truly amazing. With small class sizes students are able to get a more one on one education. This was especially true for math for me as the school I went to after did not teach me anything new till around the middle of the third quarter. To add to this, the staff are caring, loving, selfless and all around Christ like individuals. I will always hold SCA dear to my heart as they have given me friendships that I still cherish and memories I hold dear to. I would give them six stars if possible.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Emily Javier
My family really loves Shrewsbury Christian Academy! My daughters have been there since Preschool and they are now in 2nd grade and Kindergarten and we look forward to continuing their education there next year. We love the small class sizes and caring teachers and staff. SCA offers the greatest Christian education and foundation for your child. Nothing can compare to the teachers and the environment your child will be learning in.
- Posted by Parent - Sarah
We absolutely love this school! The teachers and administrators are wonderful! I`ve met a lot of great new friends in the parents of my children`s schoolmates. There`s a lot of fun activities both during school and after school, plus some amazing field trips. My kids both love the school and the friends they`ve made! I highly recommend taking a tour and registering your child here! 5 stars!
- Posted by Parent - Jocelyn Martin
I have been part of the SCA family for over 10 years. I was drawn to the family atmosphere of the school. Small class sizes mean the teachers can get to know and focus on each student individually. The school provides a safe and loving environment, but also strives for academic excellence. The best part of the school is the teaching of biblical truth and the love of Christ through every aspect of the school day. The school has many amazing teachers and programs, but the technology program, led by Mrs. Bogart, is to be noted as well as the Kindergarten teacher, Mrs. Collison. My son has grown by leaps and bounds this year because of Mrs. Collison! I would highly recommend this school.
- Posted by Parent - dvelez
Wonderful school, family environment. The teachers are amazing and really care about the kids. The curriculum is challenging and engaging. Since the class sizes are small the children get many unique opportunities to do things in class that traditional classes are too large to do. Well worth it! Our family has been here over 10 years and currently have 2 daughters enrolled and they love it!! Highly recommend
- Posted by Parent - Sherry J
The teachers at SCA are fabulous; very caring, enthusiastic, and highly motivated to do their very best for the students. Also, their annual silent auction fundraiser (held in November) is the most organized event I've ever attended. (It's also lots of fun!!)
- Posted by Parent - Aunt Diana
This school has been amazing. The small class sizes and the support from the staff and teachers makes this school unique. My children are getting an outstanding education and whenever I have a question it is answered immediately. This school is run like a family and has given my children the confidence and foundational knowledge to do well in life. It has truly been a blessing to us. Best investment we have made.
- Posted by Parent - Carlotta
Great school. Academics are good, esp. the critical thinking & analysis skills used in the reading program. The school offers music & art in all grades, Spanish begins in grade 3, and extra activities such as Envirothon are available to middle school students. Students are nurtured as they grow intellectually, personally, and spiritually. The school values include respect for others and acceptance of each other as a unique person, created by God. It is also a family-friendly school; parents'' involvement is encouraged.
- Posted by Parent - dwalt
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