West Shore Christian Academy is an Evangelical Christian college preparatory school (K-12th grade).
Our mission is to partner with families to provide Christ-centered education that sharpens minds, deepens faith, and develops gifts.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 462 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,309
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

West Shore Christian Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded
1973

Student Body

Total Students
462 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
West Shore Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
43%
Average Class Size
20 students
Number of AP Courses
7 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
American History, Biology, Calculus, English Language, English Literature, European History, Psychology
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Dress Code)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Grades K-5 $7,309 Grades 6-8 $8,048 Grades 9-12 $8,237
Admissions Director
Mary Beth Gilge

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Choir Club, Musical Theatre
Profile last updated: 10/04/2021

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (5 reviews)
5  
We have been parents at West Shore Christian Academy for 5 years. We couldn't be happier. We chose WSCA because of the high academic standards and Biblical integration. We feel that our children are being challenged academically, while growing in their faith and character. It is exactly what we were looking for and we found a school family in the process. We highly recommend WSCA.
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5  
Our daughter just completed kindergarten at West Shore Christian Academy, and we couldn't be more pleased with her experience there. She had a fabulous teacher who was exactly the type of Christian role model we would want in her life. Her teacher was creative, fun, and serious about her own faith. She challenged her students to live wholeheartedly for God and used Scripture to guide them through the difficult situations young kids find themselves in with friends sharing, taking turns, being patient, etc. We saw tremendous growth in our daughter not just as she learned to read, write, tell time, count money and other academic things, but as she developed as a kind, compassionate, praying little girl with a generous servant's heart. We are certain that WSCA is a very worthwhile investment.
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5  
I am the parent of two children at West Shore Christian Academy. My husband and I considered several private schools, but what ended up being the deciding factor was the Christian based education that reinforces what my husband and I teach at home. The student to teacher ratio is appropriate for individualized attention and for getting to know the students well. Both children love and respect their teachers and they enjoy school.
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5  
I am high school student at West Shore Christian Academy. I love that at this school I am surrounded by students and teachers that encourage me in my faith. I also enjoy participating in extra-curricular activities. Because the school is smaller, I get the chance to participate on the robotics team, the sports teams as well as the speech/debate team. At bigger schools, I might not be given the chance to do all of these different things. The teachers encourage me to go above and beyond in my academic studies and because the class sizes are small, they take a personal interest in me.
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5  
My children love West Shore Christian Academy. The low student/faculty ratio gives them individualized attention in the classroom. In addition, because the teachers and administrators know the students, my children have been granted the opportunity to be involved in the athletic teams, service projects, speech/debate team, student government and robotics. In particular as a parent I like the emphasis that is is placed on educating the "whole student. The academic standards are high and there is quality education from an academic stand-point; however, students are are also challenged to grow in their character, faith and socially.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 462 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,309
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Pennsylvania is $10,578 for elementary schools and $16,647 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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