The King's Academy

The King's Academy Photo #1 - Our students love to cheer on our sports teams! We have three school sports that students can participate in: Girls Volleyball, Girls/Boys Basketball, and Girls/Boys Soccer. We also have an agreement with Schuylkill Valley to participate in many of their sports.
The King's Academy Photo #1 - Our students love to cheer on our sports teams! We have three school sports that students can participate in: Girls Volleyball, Girls/Boys Basketball, and Girls/Boys Soccer. We also have an agreement with Schuylkill Valley to participate in many of their sports.
The King's Academy Photo #2 - TKA is a K-12 Christian education dedicated to developing the unique talents and gifts of students. We develop Christian thinkers who embrace the Gospel message, and our students graduate with strong Christian values that will guide them now and into the future.
The King's Academy Photo #3 - Our Junior Kindergarten program is for 4 and 5-year-olds and prepares students for Kindergarten. We have lots of hands-on activities, learning, and play, so our JrK students learn and grow every day. With 3 day or 5 day schedules, we can find just the right schedule that fits your family.
The King's Academy Photo #4 - Our Fine Arts department is amazing. We have art and music classes as well as private music lessons on different instruments including piano, violin, guitar, woodwind instruments and voice lessons.
The King's Academy Photo #5 - Our middle school and high school students love to have fun! With small class sizes and individualized care, students can grow academically as well as in godly character and leadership.
The King's Academy Photo #6 - We have busing from 11 different school districts.
The King's Academy Photo #7 - Our international students bring a wonderful diversity to the school. A diverse campus prepares students for life in the 21st century and careers in a global economy. The program offers our students authentic opportunities to learn about themselves and the world they live in.
The King's Academy Photo #8 - Our teachers at TKA provide an excellent academic foundation for their students, but more importantly, they become family! We have six different AP classes offered, and our high school SAT scores are higher than the schools in our county. We prepare students for whatever future the Lord leads them.
The King's Academy Photo #9 - Our STEAM curriculum is integrated into the classroom as well as special activities throughout the year. Our well-rounded program enables students to understand the world they live in through a biblical lens.
The King's Academy Photo #10 - Parental involvement is very important to TKA! Our PTF has scores of parent members who create and run many school activities. Parents volunteer at the school, in the classroom, on field trips, and in many other ways. We partner with and love our parents at TKA!
The King`s Academy is a Christ-centered, private school serving students Berks and Schuylkill counties from preschool through high school. TKA provides a standard of Christ-centered academic excellence training students in knowledge, wisdom, and godly character.
Since its founding in 1998, The King`s Academy has been dedicated to developing our student`s unique talents and gifts training them to be leaders who inspire others to be leaders as well.
We are dedicated to developing a talented and diverse student body. We offer an alternative perspective to secular and public school thinking by training students in what it means to be lifelong disciples of Christ.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 179 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,112
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
Mild to moderate learning differences
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
179 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade
The King's Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
15 students
Number of AP Courses
6 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science, AP Physics, AP Statistics
Average SAT score
(Out of 1600)
Average ACT score
(Out of 36)
Classroom Dress Code
casual uniform

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
We offer variable tuition. Variable tuition rates are based on each family\'s unique financial situation, making a King\'s Academy education available to as many as possible.
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director
Shannon Bernard


Total Sports Offered
3 sports


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
8 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
4H Club, Chess Club, Community Service Club, Missions/Service, Service and Leadership Training (SALT), Technology

Arts and Music Programs:
Chorus, Fine Arts

School Notes

  • At TKA, we believe every student deserves the opportunity to excel academically in an environment that nurtures their relationship with Christ and others. We are committed to recognizing the unique academic needs of each student while developing Christian character and godly wisdom.At TKA, teachers walk and talk with their students through complex issues and explore the world through a Biblical worldview. They remind students that there is a loving and good God, and they train them on how to express a better story than the one the world is offering one that redirects their hearts and minds towards God. The goal at TKA isn`t just to impart wisdom and knowledge but also to equip students with the tools they need to be lifelong Christ-followers!Check out our website for more information:
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does The King's Academy cost?
The King's Academy's tuition is approximately $8,112 for private students.
What sports does The King's Academy offer?
The King's Academy offers 3 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Soccer and Volleyball.
When is the application deadline for The King's Academy?
The application deadline for The King's Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (9 reviews)
The thing I love about TKA is the way they define what is cool. It's actually cool to be smart!
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The King's Academy to me is a place where I can go to feel safe and loved by the surrounding people. As I long as I have been attending the school, my relationship with God has been getting stronger and I know I am surrounded by a group of faithful teachers and students who I can learn from every day. Going to TKA has encouraged me to strive to be my best self and to honor the Lord in everything that I do. TKA to me is more than just a school, it is like a little family that gives me great opportunities to love and care for others.
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At TKA, there is a great opportunity to grow closer to God with a very godly environment. TKA also means to me an amazing school with great teachers; it is a wonderful place that I am so glad to be going to.
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TKA means a lot to me because it is more than just a school. The people in the school are family to me. That is an advantage that small schools like ours have.
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TKA is a school where the teachers try there best to show Christ's love while training us as the students to be leaders; that's what this school is like to me. But what this school means to me is Live to strive and love to strive and be a leader in God's eyes and others!
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Two years in TKA as an international student and it couldn't have been better. I've met a lot of amazing people here, and I'm glad I get to be a part of this school.
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I've taught at several public and Christian schools, and I can honestly say that teaching at TKA has been the dream job. The reason is the environment of support, love, collaboration, respect, and community. I feel like TKA is family, and I've never had that before. The small class sizes mean I get to really know my students and spend quality time teaching and coaching them. Without the need to 'teach to a test,' students get a full year of curriculum and are better prepared for college and beyond. Because it is a Christian school, I can have a biblical worldview which I love. I love TKA!
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As an administrator at The King's Academy, I get to observe the inner workings of the school. What I see is a staff committed to Christ, Christian education, and their students. I am constantly amazed at their dedication to their students and their positive attitudes. Their creativity astonishes me as they bring their subjects to life. Students see TKA as a family, both students and staff, and it is a privilege to work here.
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Our family really likes The King's Academy. The staff is a blessing to our children. The class sizes are small and no child is left behind. Their academics are followed closely. I am informed of anything that affects my children. The administration is always very helpful and answer all our questions. I recommend the school to any parent and family!
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 179 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,112
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Berks County, PA is $5,859 for elementary schools and $6,956 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Berks County, PA is 93% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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