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Kearny Christian Academy

Private | PK-12

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Posted February 17, 2014

Smaller sized classrooms. Really helps Kids learn and focus. Teachers have more opportunity for one on one focus on their students. You dont get lost in the crowds. The staff cares. It feels like a family. I was a student over 15 years ago. I attended grades 6-12. I have always been a step ahead of my peers in education. And I account that to KCA. Now i am successful in my line of work. I hold managment positions and lead a large team of people. Learned not only the "books" at KCA but a lot about character and leadership. I believe going to this school helped me get to where i am in life today. When i have kids, i will definitely send them here!


Posted February 17, 2014

I am a proud parent of a KCA student and have been for many years. My daughter has excelled in this college prep school and I couldn't be more proud! The small class size allows my child individual care and she has a name, not a number. The staff has grown to become family and I appreciate all they have done. My daughter, over the years, has learned Chapters of the Bible, not only memorization, but a deep study of it and an understanding on how to live a Godly life. Kearny Christian Academy is a faithful, dedicated school and staff and has been for over 30years. There is NO other place my daughter would rather be. When asked what school she wanted to attend, KCA has always been her answer. I am proud that my daughter comes home knowing who she is in Christ, what Promises He has for her and her family, memorized Scripture and not the latest Miley Cyrus lyrics. We have truely been blessed. Thank you KCA for all of your years with my daughter and for staying true to the vision God has place in you
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 17, 2014

VERY DEDICATED TEACHERS, MY GRANDCHILDREN LOVE THEIR FRIENDS HERE AT KCA. MY CHILDREN DEVELOPED HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS HAVING ALSO ATTENDED KEARNY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 10, 2014

I have had my children in this school since daycare and can only say positive things. Quite frankly I am shocked by some of the reviews. I have found that the staff and administration are quite dedicated to the students and their families. The office staff is always kind and courteous and make every effort to accommodate requests.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 5, 2013

The staff could use training on being professional and respectful to both parents and students -and that includes the administration. They are extremely arrogant and breed a competitive & negative attitude within student population. They boast of a great music and athletic program - neither exist at the school. Fundraising consists of several 50-50 raffles, of which the principal and staff (which are all part of the same family) often win the main prize. This causes great concern about the Christian values the school claims to have and teach the students.Their website boasts of former, graduated students going to top universities, this is hard to believe since KCA does NOT offer the required classes necessary to get into a college. The school is very self-centered and only concerned about money. They are grossly understaffed (no nurse) and cannot keep consistent, quality teachers. The teachers often speak openly about how unhappy they are at the school - to the students. The building is filthy and ridden with mice! Students have seen them openly running in the bathrooms, classrooms, chapel, & preschool.


Posted September 20, 2013

The school facility is very poor, it's basically a huge building which they are unable to maintain. There is mold in some of the bathrooms, cold water only, no heating in some of the rooms as they are trying to save $ on gas. There are gas leaks, one can smell them as soon as you entered through the daycare doors. Mice has been seen by some of the students. There are no janitors, teachers are expected to clean their own classrooms.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 16, 2013

Kearny Christian Academy is a horrible school they are money hungry they do not care about the students my daughter was in kindergarten and needed speech therapy which they where unable to provide her with they said she was going to have to stay back and repeat kindergarden so i took her out of that school and put her in lincoln school not only did she get the help she needed but she passed and went to first grade! Furthermore when i lost my job and hit a financial struggle I went to the pastor and told them everything i was going threw and wrote them a letter to please let me out of my contract because of the financial struggle i was in not only did they not bother to answer me but then turned around and sued me!!! So much for being a good christian, they are money hungry i would not recommend this school at all.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 9, 2012

Absolutely horrible school. The Pastor calls himself a good Christian. They are money hungry and are not in it for the children at all. All they want is money. They don't care about the kids. The school is run down and ugly. They don't offer any sports and you can rest assured they want to get your money and give you nothing in return.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 16, 2012

Dont recommend maybe all of the good comments are the teachers working there, but i was a student and dont recommend teachers are mean and unmerciful. Only class i enjoyed was Bible. The school is also ugly inside.


Posted November 5, 2009

A great christian school for over 28 years. Small class setting relational and academically sound. As with any school you only get out it what you apply yourself to. Light in the extracuricular activities but a very safe and loving enviroment.


Posted July 16, 2009

KCA is an awesome school!!! Before I came here I did'nt even read the Bible. I learned so much from Mrs. Paul my Bible teacher for my freshman year. I started reading the Bible and learning so much more about God. I was recently saved on Easter 09' & I'm as happy as can be. Most of the students are pretty cool. Theirs not like a popular group or anything. Its so small that everyone knows eachother. We all get along for the most part. KCA also allows us to go out for lunch which is nice. The only thing that sort of dissapointing is the fact we don't have that many clubs :( !
—Submitted by a student


Posted December 22, 2008

Coming to this school I believed it would be a loving, christian environment. Myself and my parents were extremely dissapointed. Getting there I was greeted with prejudice glares and rude comments, deffinatly NOT a loving 'christian' environment. Very poor education quality, the building is in poor conditions and there are not enough classrooms. Very closed minded, prejudice and simply rude staff. A dissapointment for myself and family. You dont want your children growing up and picking up these closed minded, judgemental habbits.
—Submitted by a student


Posted November 11, 2008

Even though, there are two grades together in the same class, its a great school. I recommend students to come to the school.


Posted April 1, 2006

this is a great school with small class sized and with the new '4.0 program' its getting even better
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 31, 2003

Terrific education,highest standards,small teacher to student ratio; ten stars!
—Submitted by a parent


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22 Wilson Ave
Kearny, NJ 07032
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