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Maranatha Christian Academy

Private | PK-7

 

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Situated in a suburban neighborhood. The median home value is $90,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $670.

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Posted July 24, 2007

If you're looking for truth-based curriculum for your children--without PC/history revisionist influence, this is THE place for them! All classes are rock solid and at least one year ahead of public schools. Evolution is taught as the 'theory' for which it was intended. This is school like it was in the 50's and early 60's. Children are expected to behave, therefore they do. Children are expected to accel, therefore they do. It's very simple and extremely effective.
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Posted May 29, 2007

MCA is a fantastic school! The teachers and staff are very comitted to leading by a Christian example. They are also very committed to their students. At a time when utility and gas prices are so high, I am more willing to go without air conditioning and extra travel than I am to give up my son's education at MCA! The curriculum is very fast-paced and keeps children challenged and interested in class subjects. The level of parent involvement is very high. We look forward to growing our enrollment in order to be able to see more extracurricular activities becoming available to students.
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Ethnicity This school State average
White 89% 60%
Black 11% 20%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian 0% N/A
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander N/A 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% N/A
Hispanic 0% 16%
Two or more races 0% N/A
Source: NCES, 2009-2010

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  • Debby Inman
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555 West Imboden Drive
Decatur, IL 62521
Phone: (217) 423-2452

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