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PK-12
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Poughkeepsie, NY
Students enrolled: 240
 

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254 Spackenkill Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

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(845) 462-0266
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May 16, 2015
I have been a part of the FCA staff for years and I can tell you that you will not find a more dedicated and professional group of people anywhere. Parents need to know that teachers regularly pray for students, provide extra help at lunch and after school, and participate in professional development opportunities that make them better teachers. The administration is supportive and truly cares about each staff member. Issues are dealt with quickly and fairly and above all in a Christ honoring way. I am blessed to work in this school and I know how hard my colleagues work. I have and will continue to recommend this school to anyone who is looking for a Christ centered, quality Christian education.

- submitted by a teacher

May 13, 2015
My child's experience at Faith Christian Academy has been very positive . The teachers are excellent and the school has a family friendly atmosphere. The academics have gotten much better this year and I am excited to see the many positive changes that are to come. The negative reviews against this school must be from former , disgruntled parents who have an axe to grind. I think people just need to stop in and see for themselves. I think once they do, they will see that FCA is a wonderful school and does not deserve the negative reviews on this site. My child is very happy here and we will continue to keep him in this school through high school.

- submitted by a parent

May 09, 2015
As a parent, I have found FCA an awesome school. I have trusted FCA with my kids for the past 15 years. The staff is a great team, humble, love God and the students. If this were not true, I would have left long ago. I appreciate the Christ centered culture my kids are taught. It is day and night when compared to public school. My kids appreciate the international students as they have been blessed thru the life changing friendships developed. I am impressed with the teachers who email us when my kids struggle and set up extra help after school. I am saddened by the poster of May 2 and Mar 30 who is great at tearing down yet does not know how to offer the appreciated, welcomed, and necessary constructive criticism. This person is not totally honest and should look at the entire set of assets the Church has to pay the bills. They are incorrect on international tuition as FCA has similar competitive policies/tuition as other private schools. Call the other schools to find out yourself. It is sad when one chooses to hurt a ministry and the families who want to be there. FCA has created many awesome memories in my family and has provided a Christ center foundation to live life upon.

- submitted by a parent

May 05, 2015
This is my first year teaching at FCA and I have to say that when I first read some of the reviews on this site, I was a bit concerned about working here. However, being a part of this school has reminded me that there are always two sides to every story. This is an incredible school filled with devoted, loving people. Yes, the school has gone through some tough transitions, but all of the decisions have been made through humbly seeking after the Lord. I also have to note that having international students at FCA has provided an incredible opportunity for our domestic students to interact with other students from across the world. This program has only served to enrich and expand learning beyond the classroom in a way that would otherwise be impossible. I am honored to be a part of a school that first desires to honor God in all that they say and do. Sending your child to FCA means that they will not only be given an excellent education, but they will also be cared for deeply and taught about the unending love that Jesus has for them. This is the kind of school that I would want to send my kids to!

- submitted by a teacher

May 02, 2015
Be careful. The school is in serious trouble financially. They haven t paid their mortgage and are unable to pay their bills. This affects the quality of education. Administration is trying to bring international students in (charging triple tuition) to pay the bills. If you ask questions, you won t get honest answers. They will tell you what they think you want to hear. Sadly, the school culture has changed. Be advised, the future of the school is uncertain. Again, many children will be pulled out of there at the end of this school year. Often, staff are fired. In the past 3 years, the turnover of enrollment and staff is constant.

- submitted by a parent

March 30, 2015
I use to have my children in this school, and it was the BIGGEST waste of money I have ever spent. The administrators don't know what they are doing, and will hire anyone. They have accepted so many international students that the students are behind because these students barely speak english. More than half of whole grades have failed regents and the teachers will not take responsibility. Also, if you aren't a favorite by the teachers you will get minimum help, more trouble, and less opportunities than other kids. So disgusted in myself for allowing my children to attend this school.

- submitted by a parent

February 23, 2015
I have been a student at FCA since the Pre-K. I like this school a lot. I am currently in the Junior High and I have enjoyed this year very much. The teachers are really good. I especially like my Math class. Mrs. Sjogren is an awesome teacher. She breaks down the hard concepts and makes Math fun. Ms. M's English class is challenging but still enjoyable. Miss France is a strict teacher but we learn a lot in her science class. Also, I am happy that our school has decided to drop Common Core. I feel that we are still being challenged and the information that we learn makes much more sense this year. Overall, I am happy with this school and the teachers in it.

- submitted by a student

February 23, 2015
It really is troubling that people or "community members" with certain agendas feel that trashing a school is the best way to air their grievances. I do not ordinarily get involved with this type of back and forth, but I am choosing to write this review because the last two reviews on this site have been completely unfair and untrue. My children attend this school and I can tell you that the current administration cares deeply about the students ..... academically and spiritually. In my experience, the teachers and support staff exceed expectations, and it baffles me that people who do not have children in this school feel the need to post such negative comments. Like any school or organization, there will always be things that need improvement but to call people "wolves in sheep clothing" is mean spirited and counter productive. My family is pleased with this school and we will continue to send our children here.

- submitted by a parent

February 15, 2015
This school is a good example of wolves in sheeps clothing. The administration is deceptive, secretive and does not partner with parents concerns at all. Sure they talk a good talk but discernment goes a long way to see through the rhetoric. There always appears to be a 'solution' , a building, restructuring, someone 'called' by God to come there and then suddenly 'called' by God to go elsewhere. The truth is disguised and masked behind well thought out words. The incompetence is widespread and the deception runs deep. Rather than to be ashamed, they boast of their decisions and hide behind what they and only they say is God's hand in things. It is quite disappointing and causes me to wonder how they can do the things they do and have no accountability for their actions. There are more recent examples of this but confronting them will just make you a target. If you are looking for a place where your children can grow spiritually in an environment of Godliness, this is far from where you want to be.

- submitted by a community member

January 29, 2015
Wow! I could not disagree more with the last parent! Faith Christian has absolutely wonderful pastors and spiritual leaders who genuinely care about the students they have been called to minister to. The spiritual atmosphere of the school is refreshing and the word of God is taught quite appropriately in the Bible classes and chapel services. It is true that some of the students may find it hard to connect at times, but that could be said of most any youth group these days. The society bombards our kids with all types of distractions which make it hard for them to focus on God's word and join in during the worship services. My teenager comes home with very positive remarks regarding the spiritual standard displayed at the school. You can not place all of the blame for the spiritual condition of a select few on the shoulders of the pastors and teachers. The students and parents have to do their part as well. I am thankful for the prayers, Bible teachings, love, and sound theology that Faith Christian Academy provides. Keep up the good work! We are praying for you!!

- submitted by a parent

January 29, 2015
The new FCA campus is beautiful on the outside and inside. Pastor Jones and his staff have done a tremendous job of creating a class act educational environment. God's favor is evident in the classrooms and when speaking to the teachers. I am proud to know that my child is receiving a top notch Christian education where Biblical principles take the highest priority. The office staff is friendly and the teachers show professionalism. Finding a solid Bible centered school can be a big challenge. Thank you FCA and Pastor Jones for providing such a place!

- submitted by a parent

January 27, 2015
FCA was a great school that suffered from poor decision making over the past few years. But they are heading back to the top where education and the students are a priority. The new dean of academics is a doer not a talker. What saddens me is the lack of spirituality that is appropriate for teenagers. My heart broke when I asked my child about chapel and Bible classes. Students tune out the message during chapel because they are not targeting a teenage audience. Yes, some students participate, but there are only a few who are allowed/able to do this. Some Bible classes are nothing more than videos- no discussions or encouragement to have one's own opinion. One of the spiritual leaders makes students uncomfortable with his approach- all things seem to end back to him- his ministry, what he has done, his sinful struggles. I am sure he is a good man, but there is a point where trying to be relatable is not working and simply not appropriate. It is a difficult world we are sending them into. Should we not be pouring into their souls in the way that works for them, not the adults? I think some more changes need to be made to make FCA to make it truly competitive in all areas.

- submitted by a parent

December 29, 2014
My family has been with this school for years and quite frankly, we were not sure if this would be our last year. The school has gone through a lot and the changes have been hard. However, what a difference a new dean makes! Mrs. Jacobs and her assistant, Mrs. Garcia, are the best decisions that this school has made. The atmosphere has completely changed and the school is once again parent and student friendly. Little things like putting up pictures and decorating bulletin boards make a difference. Emails are answered promptly and communication with parents is much better than the last few years. I was surprised to receive a detailed response to my question from Mrs. Jacobs during the first few days of school. She addressed my concern and took care of business. I know that I am not the only parent who finally feels listened to. As long as the current administration stays, so will we. I am once again proud to recommend this school to my friends.

- submitted by a parent

December 23, 2014
My children have attended FCA for several years. Overall, my experience with this school has been very positive. Yes, there have been many changes that have taken place over the past few years, and anytime that a major transition takes place, people are bound to not like something. This year so far has been very good. After a difficult few years, there is a wonderful sense of community and family at this school. The new Dean is doing her best to take the school to the next level and she has established an excellent rapor with both students and parents. Students are happier, parents feel like they are listened to, and the academics seem to be more rigorous - especially on the high school level. The teachers are excellent at this school. They care about the students and are qualified. As per the Dean, every teacher who teaches a core subject on the High School level is a certified teacher. I'm not sure if that was always the case, but it is now. That is pretty impressive for a small Christian school. I would certainly recommend this school to anyone who wants a solid, Christian education for their child.

- submitted by a parent

November 26, 2014
Faith Christian Academy is committed to loving and serving the students, their parents and the community. There have been bumps in the road as the school works toward transitioning into the beautiful new building and reaching out to international students, but any organization in transition will experience growing pains. I know the staff to be qualified and committed to both academic excellence and spiritual depth. There is no compromise in one for the other. The leadership of the school truly love the students and are working toward providing a quality education that equips graduates to live boldly for Christ in the world as it is. Anyone looking for a quality Christian education for their children would be wise to look into FCA.

- submitted by a community member

November 12, 2014
We have been with FCA for years now, and unfortunately it has gone down hill over the past 5 years. The teachers are not qualified to teach high school and there is a lot of favoritism there. Even the kindergarden teacher quit after two weeks. It is not a warm and loving atmosphere anymore

- submitted by a community member

September 14, 2014
In response to the review dated September 4, 2014- I must say that I am completely impressed by your writing and composition skills. If you are a graduate of FCA, there should be great credit given to all the teachers and educators at that institution, and to all of you I say "job well done"!!!. My children are currently students at FCA and I look forward to the day they can express their thoughts on paper and write as eloquently as you just did in your review. I am sorry you had a horrible experience at FCA but at least you excelled in writing composition. The school must be doing SOMETHING right. Kudos to the English/Literature professors at FCA!

- submitted by a parent

September 04, 2014
I am a graduate of FCA. My high school experience there was frankly pretty horrible. The administrators failed to communicate with students or parents, cut excellent teachers only to replace them with comparatively unqualified people, and enforced discipline on a wildly biased and inconsistent basis. Rules were enforced only sometimes and for some people, and I watched people I care about be needlessly punished while others got away with blatant disobedience. The (HS) teachers loved the Lord but in general seemed to be unqualified to teach secondary education. A huge percentage of the HS relies on tutoring outside of FCA. Classes were unproductive and disorganized and failed to prepare us for Regents exams. Chapels were filled with enthusiastic staff trying to make their spirituality rub off on resentful students. It's very sad to me to see the school run by Christians with good intentions who honestly make Christianity look judgmental, arrogant, legalistic, and hypocritical. I ask that you pray for FCA but suggest that you save your tuition money and send your children elsewhere.

- submitted by a community member

August 13, 2014
Our family has been apart of FCA for eleven years. Our children have had the most compassionate and loving teachers a parent can ask for. Teachers who go above and beyond what any parent would expect. They have grown spiritually as well as academically. Yes, there have been changes and bumps in the road but we know God is the head of this school and church. With leaders like Pastor Jones, a supportive school board we know God is the head of this ministry. We will embrace the changes and support the Lead Pastor and administration. We look forward to what God has in store. Jesus will always be our common core and we will never compromise that. To God be the Glory!

- submitted by a parent

August 12, 2014
Two of my children are enrolled at FCA and have been very happy there! Each child is treated like an individual and not a number . The teachers and staff truly care about the students . Mrs. Koch is a special education teacher who puts so much time and energy into the kids and really knows how to connect with them ! They teach Christian values which is important in this changing world . To be a realist, there have been a few bumps in the road which is to be expected with every school , no school is perfect. The main thing is that the school constantly is striving for excellence and is not afraid to embrace change. All decisions are made with tthe best interest of the students in mind . The parents are very excited that there is a new dean of students, Sara Jacob who started a few months ago. She is truly amazing, has fresh ideas and is a pivotal addition!! What is also good is that she has a teaching background. FCA has such a bright future ahead! I want my kids to be a part of it .

- submitted by a parent

July 27, 2014
Years ago, FCA had a GREAT reputation. The school was academically impressive and it had a Christian staff that was professional, state certified and compassionate toward the students. The school was a Christian community of people who cared. It truly was a ministry of the church. Currently, parents enroll their children based on the reputation from the past.Soon, they pull them out because of the deterioration in quality of the education. Poor decisions have been made and the school has declined.A "new building" doesn't meet the needs of the children.Parents are not heard.Inconsistent, illogical discipline occurs.Students are not performing well on state testing. Tutoring for good students is required outside of the school. Good leadership and teachers who are called to teach in a Christian school make the difference. Unfortunately, in the past few years we have seen a revolving door of administration, teachers and students. It has not been good. Bringing in international students for extra money to support the church is not going to resolve the problem. Sadly, we must pull our family out after many years of involvement. We can no longer recommend this school to our friends.

- submitted by a parent

June 26, 2014
Dropping Common Core may seem to be keeping up with current grassroots movements, but it actually leads to a school that will no longer be New York state certified, will not offer Regents diplomas, and will operate with even less accountability. A successful school needs competent leaders and teachers with educational backgrounds. A large building is wonderful, but it does nothing to educate children. Ask the present administration about any current educational issues and witness their complete lack of knowledge and doublespeak. Ask questions before enrolling your child. Be critical of catchphrases such as "Jesus is our Common Core." See if you are given truthful answers about the current teachers' certification. I spoke with teachers who were much more open and honest than the administration.

- submitted by a community member

February 27, 2014
Teachers at FCA go above and beyond to meet the social, emotional and academic needs of the students. They are doing an outstanding job in laying the foundation for the work that is yet to be done when children move to the next great in the Fall. My son is a better student because of his teacher's patience and kindness.

- submitted by a parent

February 23, 2014
My four year old son began attending Faith Christian Academy in September 2013 and is really enjoying Pre-K. He is doing great with his letters, can write his name, and loves singing worship songs that he has learned at school. I recently transferred my two older sons to FCA and they are so glad to be a part of this wonderful school. They feel peaceful and know that their teachers genuinely care about them. FCA is an excellent school where children not only learn about the Lord, but they are taught about the importance of having a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. The school has high academic standards. Although Common Core is taught in ELA and Math, this school will not expose the children to anything that is inappropriate or that contradicts our Christian faith. My boys are enjoying their classes and love the Chapel services. I highly recommend this school.

- submitted by a parent

February 11, 2014
We are relatively new to the school and we will not be reenrolling. In general here is our experience. Poor communication. Poor teaching. Kids who do not treat other kids as Christians should treat others. Overly competitive in sports. Something is very wrong at this school and I cant quite put my finger on it but it probably starts at the top. It's been a very frustrating year for us.

- submitted by a parent

February 04, 2014
A new location, a big building and a large campus is not the core of a good education in a christian environment. This school has missed the importance of children with education. The academics is poor and there is little discipline in the classrooms due to the poorly trained staff and over sized classrooms. Most of the student/teacher issues never get resolved. The school let go of many good teachers and replaced with church members who are unqualified in an educational environment. Chapel is forced and the school has unresolved bullying. The school is in need of lots of improvement in many areas and I definitely would not recommend this school.

- submitted by a parent

November 03, 2013
As a parent of 2 students of FCA, I can say with no question that FCA is an excellent school. The teachers have deeply impacted my children in a positive way over the years and my kids love them. God is doing great things here in the school. With a new facility in the works and many new opportunities including international students, FCA is going nowhere but up. With it's small numbers, Faith students have the full attention of every single teacher and staff member on board. They know their students and care for them as if the kids were their very own, and I love them for that. The 6 year old High School is ever-increasing and advancing. The new building's state-of-the-art gymnasium, science lab, and classrooms will open a new door to fun and educational activities that students will love. My family has stuck with this great school for about a decade, and even when both my children have graduated from there, I will still recomend it to anyone I know.

- submitted by a parent

November 01, 2013
Years ago FCA took our oldest child as far as the eighth grade, at which point public high school was the primary option. With the new high school, our youngest is now able to remain here, in an environment where teachers teach from a biblical perspective and pray for their students, upholding the fundamental Christian values that society is rapidly casting aside. Because it is a private school, it is free to utilize Common Core Curriculum only to the degree it enhances the educational experience and harmonizes with its mission statement. Our family believes the tuition dollars are well invested at FCA. I am so thankful for those who had the vision and courage to pray this Christian school, and now high school, into existence, as well as those who labor to raise the standard, both spiritually and academically. Our family is privileged to be part of this pioneer effort and to support its growth through prayer and participation. Thank you to the dedicated teachers, administration, and staff of FCA for your faithful ministry!

- submitted by a parent

July 13, 2013
I've worked part time at this school. I'm sad because of the condition of the school today. Communication is awful. Staff are unhappy. Parents are complaining. Students are disrespectful. The new leadership are not aware, not approachable, not knowledgeable about education. Good people get fired for no legit reason. I miss the former leadership and staff and the way the school used to be. I can no longer recommend FCA to my friends.

- submitted by a teacher

June 25, 2013
"Every teacher has an education..." Fact: Of the remaining teachers as F.C.A. the overwhelming majority are not state certified. This does not mean that they are not educated, it means that they were not trained to be teachers. But more disturbing is the fact that there are "teachers" teaching subjects in which they were not "educated." I wholeheartedly agree with those who say that we need to pray for F.C.A. Pray that the leaders' are opened; that they humble themselves, admit mistakes, and stop fretting that staff and parents are talking behind their backs. The Lord will only allow the school to flourish if its leaders stop leaning on their own strength and solutions. They need to seek the help of educational professionals and more importantly, the Lord.

- submitted by a community member

June 24, 2013
I've been here for most of my life, and this school use to mean something. There was a time I was proud to call this school my school. Times have changed though and so has Faith. Many good teachers and a great principle were all let go these last two years while they've kept teachers who have no respect for children. I've seen teachers and staff yell at students for very minor things. These teachers don't have to worry about being let go however because they come to church here, so they basically can do and say whatever they want to students. Chapel time is more about forcing spirituality. The high-school is forced into the first couple pews and most of the time we are squished together. There is a complete lack of communication within this school, at the beginning of the year no one knew what was going on, what was required, and etc. even the teachers weren't sure because the administration communicates nothing. If you want your children in a good christian environment look elsewhere, Faith has changed and soon the good teachers will be gone and replaced with church members who are unqualified to teach anything. I've talked to a lot of students and none of them are happy here.

- submitted by a community member

June 21, 2013
Faith Christian Academy is a wonderful school and has outstanding teachers as well as the Headmaster. He is very kind, caring and concern with the issues that arise at FCA. The former principal was not as caring and understanding. We need to continue to pray for FCA . Looking forward to the new school, uniforms and what GOD has planned for our future leaders!!!!!!

- submitted by a parent

June 21, 2013
For the second year in a row the administration is clearing out the qualified teachers. They will not answer questions, hiding behind "confidentiality" and they direct us to the former teachers who have not been given answers themselves. My two children will be attending elsewhere.

- submitted by a parent

June 12, 2013
Very pleased with the overall quality of school. At every turn the teachers and administration work diligently to balance all the components needed to be a successful school: student and parental needs, Christian based environment , academics, athletics, counseling, discipline, etc. This is not easy, not in any school, but the willingness to adapt and grow is admirable. Wouldn't let my kids stay there if it wasn't striving for excellence. Very pleased and have high hopes for its future.

- submitted by a parent

May 17, 2013
This school has gone down in every way the quality of education and christian values have been pushed out the door. My child has attended this school for 10 years and will now be leaving as a result of the poor quality. I would not recommend enrolling your child if you are looking for a christian environment as they say one thing and act another.

- submitted by a parent

March 25, 2013
The teachers have not had a raise for seven years. The ones who have complained have been fired. Then they found out that they are not even eligible for unemployment benefits because the school insists that they are missionaries, not employees. Teachers were never told of this categorization and many had been professional teachers, not missionaries, for their entire career before coming to Faith. Replacements for the teachers have been church members not certified or experienced teachers. As a result, the quality of education has and continues to plummet. It is easy to get a good grade, but your kids will have to retake classes when they move on because they won't know the material.

- submitted by a parent

December 18, 2012
Was a great Christian school. Cannot recommend this school any more. Change of leadership changed things. The admin does not return calls. When they respond, they tell parents what they want to hear but the admin does not follow through. Chaos. Appropriate books and materials are lacking. Students are disrespectful with no consequence. Students are not being prepared for regents exams. Smart kids require out of school tutoring in math and science. Many of the teachers expect the students to teach themselves. Changed from a private school that cared about the kids to a business. This will be the last year for my 2.

- submitted by a parent

October 23, 2012
This school is terrible. The teachers and administration are horrible. The old principal was very good but the new administration is not involved in the school at all

- submitted by a community member

October 04, 2012
"at least the leadership had the courage to replace underperforming staff" -- you have no idea what you are saying; several of those teachers had no performance issues at all. My advice to FCA parents -- pay attention to the quality you are getting and the atmosphere at FCA and draw your own conclusions. Don't let anything recently written here (including my post) convince you one way or another. There are games being played here. The school has been damaged by the recent power play that happened.

- submitted by a community member

September 28, 2012
At least the leadership of FCA had the courage to replace underperforming staff! God Bless.

- submitted by a parent

September 13, 2012
There are a lot of changes in the school. There are a lot of changes.

- submitted by a community member

August 18, 2012
I am going into 12th grade. I agree with the last 2 posts. FCA was an awesome school but changed the last year. Discipline for the high school is out of control. Nobody cares. High school kids are disrespectful and the headmaster did nothing. Rules are not enforced. High School chapels were "forced spirituality". It's all about image for the new headmaster, not about being genuine. Wish it could go back to the way it was. I would rather be in public school.

- submitted by a community member

August 16, 2012
Faith Christian Academy was an excellent school but the quality spiraled down this year with the "new" administration. My child graduated 8th grade and we wanted to have her continue through 12th grade. But the quality of education, discipline and order for the high school plummeted. Many new students enrolled in the high school were low achievers and discipline problems. FCA academic and spiritual standards have been lowered. Anybody that applies, gets in. It was evident that the morale of the staff was not the same. The friendly Christian culture changed to one of deception on many levels. The headmaster is not available to take calls and doesn't return calls. Many of the good teachers have left. Our family values education and cannot jeopardize quality for high school. We have no choice but to enroll in public school.

- submitted by a parent

September 24, 2011
Faith Christian Academy is first and for most Christ centered! That is best quality of our school. I am grateful that the school and church never waver in their faithfulness. The second quality that I love about FCA is the emphasis on relationships- with Jesus and others. The teachers are awesome at their jobs and love teaching. There is a very real sense of community. Your child is given the opportunity to learn and grow spiritually, physically and intellectually. FCA is a safe and loving environment that fosters growth and development in these areas. The sports programs and PE have grown under Mr Meyer the new athletic director. The entire staff is always there to help your child understand how important integrity and good godly character are in life. We love FCA!

- submitted by a parent

February 20, 2011
One of the wonderful things about FCA is the ethnic diversity of the children. Statistically, this year our school is approximately 50% Caucasian and 50% from other ethnic groups. It warms my heart to see children from all different racial backgrounds playing together in my classroom with no notice of skin color. As we sing, "whether they are dark or light, they are precious in His sight. Jesus loves the little children of the world"

- submitted by a teacher

January 24, 2011
I enrolled in the high school last year. This school rocks. So much better than the public school. Classes are not interrupted by bad behavior. Teachers care about us. They are fair. I learn so much. If I have to go to school, this is the school that makes learning fun and challenging. I wish I transferred to this school a long time ago.

- submitted by a community member

January 22, 2011
I recently graduated from Faith and am now in college. The friends I made at this school will be my friends forever. The school prepared me well for college. I am ahead of my peers in many of my classes. I gained confidence and have established a firm faith in God. I know what I believe and why. I Love FCA

- submitted by a community member

January 22, 2011
Best kept secret is that Faith Christian Academy is the best school in New York State. Can't get a better, well rounded education. Love the chapel services, designed for the children, at their level. Establishes a roadmap to develop confident children who know that God loves them.

- submitted by a parent
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May 05, 2010
I love Faith Christian Academy because of the great staff, principal and the fact that they teach the word of God and apply it to everyday life.

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May 01, 2010
Aside from it being a great Bible-based school, I love Faith Christian Academy because of its wonderful staff and the excellent behavior seen in the kids who attend the school.

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April 29, 2010
because of the strong christian foundation that they instill in the childre

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April 29, 2010
Because me children love going there and everything they learn in school plays out in their everyday life

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April 29, 2010
Top notch education in a loving environment where the children are given a Christian worldview. The teachers are dedicated and truly care about the students.

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April 29, 2010
The staff and administration REALLY care about our students. They have all taken a pay cut to work for FCA (as opposed to a public school), which further confirms their dedication to children and education.

- submitted by a parent

April 29, 2010
FCA is a spirit filled school. The teachers are all so loving, caring and gifted. There is no better place for your children to grasp a solid Chrisitan foundation.

- submitted by a parent

April 29, 2010
The only school my boys have attended where each of the teachers and administrative personnel truly care about each individual student.

- submitted by a parent
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April 29, 2010
The school promotes a caring atmosphere where students learn God's values.

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April 28, 2010
I work at Faith Christian Academy. I see the students all day long from every grade. There is a difference in our students. Not only are our students intelligent because of our wonderful teachers, but they also show respectful, manners, and love towards others. They are learning the books and yet have an advantage of learning about the word of God.

- submitted by a community member
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April 26, 2010
Great programs and great teachers! We love it and our daughter is exceling in all areas!

- submitted by a parent

April 25, 2010
Faith Christian Academy is a family centered school teaching the love of Christ imparting a solid core of Christian values along with traditional studies and love of country.

- submitted by a community member
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April 25, 2010
FCA is a great faith and family oriented environment for our young people, they are learning everything that is important in today's society.

- submitted by a parent

January 20, 2009
I graduated from this school. I received a superior education. I was ahead of public school. Teachers and principal care about the students. I always felt encouraged. The students in my classes at FCA will be lifetime friends. My parents made the right choice. I am grateful.

- submitted by a student

December 03, 2008
Absolutely wonderful place to send your children to school. I, too, have had my older children in other private schools and FCA is academically, spiritually and socially incredible. I am Roman Catholic and at first hesitated sending my child there - I thought you needed to belong to their church. I had no intent of changing churches and FCA does not push that at all. I only wish my older kids had gone there knowing what I know know.

- submitted by a parent

April 30, 2008
My son goes to this school and loves it. I a very religous person so the fact that they learn about the bible, God, Jesus Well that says it all.The curriculum is wonderful too. I love the fact that they are very involved with the chldren and that the parents are involved as well, and do get me started on the hands on activities in class. Every morning when I drop my son off, I fell ok leaving him there(i am a very protective mom) but I am totally satisfied with FCA, and hopefull my other children will be able to have the same exprerierence as my PRe-Ker does now.

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Faith Christian Academy
254 Spackenkill Road, Poughkeepsie, NY  12603
(845) 462-0266
Last modified Faith Christian Academy is a Private school that serves grades PK-12
Faith Christian Academy Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 57 reviews. Top