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South Charleston Christian Academy

Private | PK-2, 4-12 | 98 students

We specialize in strong phonics reading skills in Pre-K through early elementary

 

Living in South Charleston

Situated in a suburban neighborhood. The median home value is $128,800. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $660.

Source: Sperling's Best Places
 
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2014:
Based on 1 rating
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Posted August 14, 2014

If you need any updated information on the school at SCCA please see the website at Southcharlestonchristianacademy.com
—Submitted by a parent


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We currently do not have any test score information for this school. Unlike public schools, private schools are not always required to report data about their schools or not required to take the same tests as public schools. Many private schools take different standardized tests; however, that information is often made available only to families of enrolled students. We strive to acquire additional private school data whenever available.

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 88% 93%
Black 9% 5%
Hispanic 2% 1%
Asian 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2009-2010

College readiness and student pathways

Percentage of students going to 2-year college 30% (2011)
Percentage of students going to 4-year college 30% (2011)
Percentage of students going to the military 10% (2011)
Percentage of students going to vocational programs 10% (2011)
Percentage of students going directly into the workforce 20% (2011)
Colleges most students attend after graduation WV State
Victory Baptist
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Source: Manually entered by a school official.

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
Math specialist(s)
Music teacher(s)
Poetry/Creative writing teacher(s)
Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
Speech and language therapist(s)
Teacher aid/assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
Foreign languages spoken by school staff None
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Special education / special needs

Level of special education programming offered
  • None - the school offers no services
Staff resources available to students
  • Speech and language therapist(s)

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

Staff resources available to students
  • Math specialist(s)
School facilities
  • Computer lab

Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Music teacher(s)
  • Poetry/Creative writing teacher(s)
School facilities
  • Performance stage
Music
  • Bell / Handbell choir
  • Choir / Chorus
Clubs
  • Yearbook

Language learning

Staff resources available to students
  • Speech and language therapist(s)

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Kitchen
  • Multi-purpose room ("cafegymatorium")
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School basics

Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • Before school
  • After school
School Leader's name
  • Dr Kenneth M Townsend, DD., SS.
Best ways for parents to contact the school
  • Email
  • Phone
Gender
  • Coed
Boarding options
  • Day school
Is there an application process?
  • Yes
Fax number
  • (304) 720-6158

Programs

Instructional and/or curriculum models used

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  • Core knowledge
  • Direct instruction
  • Multi-aged
  • Standards-based
  • Teacher-run
Specific academic themes or areas of focus

Don't understand these terms?
  • Religious
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered

Don't understand these terms?
  • No
Level of special education programming offered
  • None - the school offers no services
Foreign languages taught
  • None
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • None
Vocational or skills-based training offered
  • Kanawha County Vo-Tech

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
  • Math specialist(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • Poetry/Creative writing teacher(s)
  • Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
  • Speech and language therapist(s)
  • Teacher aid/assistant teacher
  • Tutor(s)
Foreign languages spoken by staff
  • None
Extra learning resources offered
  • Mentoring
  • Remediation
  • Tutoring
College preparation / awareness resources offered
  • None
Transportation options
  • None
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Auditorium
  • Cafeteria
  • Chapel/spiritual reflection center
  • Computer lab
  • Internet access
  • Kitchen
  • Library
  • Multi-purpose room ("cafegymatorium")
  • Performance stage
  • Playground
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Equestrian
  • Kickball
  • Skiing
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Volleyball
  • elementary cheerleading

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • None
Music
  • Bell / Handbell choir
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing arts
  • None
Media arts
  • None

Student clubs

Clubs (distinct from courses)
  • Yearbook
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School culture

Dress Code
  • Dress code
Bullying policy
  • This school has a bullying and/or cyber bullying policy in place.
Parent involvement
  • Attend parent nights
  • Chaperone school trips
  • Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
  • Join PTO/PTA
  • Monitor the playground
  • Organize cultural events
  • Organize fundraising events (school auction, bake sales, etc.)
  • Present special topics during curricular units
  • Serve on school improvement team or governance council
  • Tutor
  • Volunteer in the classroom
  • Volunteer time after school
More from this school
  • Incoming "New" or prospective students are welcome to attend for a short number of days free of charge and free of commitment as a "see if it fits" trial period. Call the school office to arrange a date!
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What are your chances?


5 out of 10students were accepted for the 2013-2014 school year.


Students accepted for the 2013-2014 school year
21
Applications received for the 2013-2014 school year
39

What does it cost?

Tuition range for the 2013-2014 school year
$2000 - $3000
Vouchers accepted
No
Financial aid offered
Yes.
School-based aid

Planning ahead

Students typically attend these schools after graduating
WV State
Victory Baptist
College preparation / awareness offered
None
Students' post-graduation plans in 2011
2 year college - 30%
4 year college - 30%
Military - 10%
Vocational - 10%
Workforce - 20%
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Seventh and E St
South Charleston, WV 25303
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Phone: (304) 720-6156

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