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Quick Facts
 

Eden Christian Academy is one school with three campuses, serving students in preschool and kindergarten through grade 12 from the greater Pittsburgh area.


Founded

1983

Affiliation

Eden Christian Academy is nondenominational, meaning it is is not affiliated with a specific denomination. 

Enrollment

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
Upper School (Grades 7-12) xx students

student/faculty ratio

1:10

Faculty and Staff

66 full-time faculty and staff members
22 hold advanced degrees

College Preparation

Eden offers 10 Advanced Placement courses and 2 dual-credit courses through the University of Pittsburgh and Duquesne Universty College in High School programs.

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)

Technology

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

Athletics

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)
  • Cheerleading (girls)
  • Cross Country (boys, girls)
  • Golf (boys)
  • Softball (girls, cooperative agreement)
  • Soccer (boys, girls)
  • Track and Field (boys, girls)
  • Volleyball (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; basketball, soccer, and volleyball 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, play-dough, 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

CHURCHes REPRESENTED

Eden families come to us from over 125 Christian churches throughout the Pittsburgh region.

Accreditations

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
Don Balla
Laura Eisses
Sivaram Rajagopalan
Michelle Rice

Administration

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 Schriver, 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)

Brenda A. Cischke, Director of College and Career Counseling, Mount Nebo Campus
Gary Laird, Chaplain, Mount Nebo Campus

Jennifer Cranston, International Director
Shirley Smith, Alumni Director

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