Eden Christian Academy is one school with three campuses, serving students in preschool and kindergarten through grade 12 from the greater Pittsburgh area.
Eden Christian Academy is nondenominational, meaning it is is not affiliated with a specific denomination.
More than 640 students across all three campuses (Preschool–Grade 12)
Elementary (Preschool–Grade 6) averages 195 students per campus
Upper School (Grades 7–12) averages 250 students
Average Class Size
Elementary (Preschool–Grade 6): 14 students average per classroom
Upper School (Grades 7–12): 42 students average per grade
Faculty and Staff
66 full-time faculty and staff members
22 hold advanced degrees
Eden offers 8 Advanced Placement courses (AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP Computer Science, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Psychology, AP Statistics, AP United States History) as well as 2 College in High School (CHS) courses, CHS Chemistry (through University of Pittsburgh) and CHS Spanish (through Duquesne University).
Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) scores for college admissions
Eden Average 1231
State Average 1026
National Average 1020
100% pursue higher education (based on Class of 2017)
Preschool | iPads are introduced in class for curriculum reinforcement and enrichment
Elementary campuses| 1 iPad per 3-4 students, iPad and laptop for each teacher, 1 computer lab with 22 computers, 2 smart boards
Upper School campus | iPad 2 or iPad Air 2 for each student, iPad and laptop for each teacher, 2 computer labs, Mac lab with 11 computers, PC lab with 24 computers
Eden is a member of the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) and Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (WPIAL). Our nickname is the Warriors.
Eden offers the following varsity/junior varsity sports:
- Baseball (boys)
Basketball (boys, girls)
Cross Country (boys, girls)
Softball (girls, cooperative agreement)
Soccer (boys, girls)
Track and Field (boys, girls)
More than 70% of Eden students participate in at least one varsity sport.
In addition, Eden offers basketball and soccer for students in preschool through grade 4; volleyball for girls in grades 4–6; basketball and soccer for students in grades 5 & 6; and basketball, cheerleading, cross country, soccer, track, and volleyball for students in grades 7 & 8.
clubs and Activities
Elementary club activities include baking, chess, eco-explorers, Legos, playdough, science, video game design, basketball, soccer, tennis
Upper school activities include book club, chess club, community service activities, robotics, foreign language club, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), math/science club, Mock Trial, Student Council, Yearbook, National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society
Eden families come to us from over 125 Christian churches throughout the Pittsburgh region.
Association of Christian Schools International
Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
Board of Directors
Jeff Gronbeck, Chair
Eric Tissue, Vice Chair
Scott Mizerak, Secretary
Beth Ann Feldman
Tom Hughes, Head of School
Todd Aiken, Principal/Academic Officer
Charles Smullin, Operations Officer
Kimberly A. Hyland, Elementary Principal, Berkeley Hills Campus
Carrie Powers, Elementary Principal, Wexford Campus
Nanette Curtis, Director of Admissions
Julie Lefever, Director of Marketing & Communications
Mike Keefer, Maintenance Director
Rose Weir, Financial Administrator
Greg Foltz, Athletic Director, Elementary Schools (Kindergarten-Grade 6)
Steve Good, Athletic Director/Dean of Students (Men), Upper School (Grades 7-12)
Cassie Herbert, Dean of Students (Women), Upper School (Grades 7-12)
Brenda A. Cischke, Director of College and Career Counseling, Mount Nebo Campus
Jordan Kolarik, Spiritual Life Chaplain, Mount Nebo Campus
Gary Laird, Community Service Chaplain, Mount Nebo Campus
Ben Potter, Small Groups Chaplain, Mount Nebo Campus
Jennifer Cranston, International Director