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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 720 students across all three campuses (Preschool–Grade 12)
Elementary (Preschool–Grade 6) averages 195 students per campus
Upper School (Grades 7–12) averages 290 students

Average Class Size

Elementary (Preschool–Grade 6): 15 students average per classroom
Upper School (Grades 7–12): 49 students average per grade

student/faculty ratio

1:11

Faculty and Staff

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

College Preparation

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 1224
State Average 1026
National Average 1020

Post-high school placement, class of 2019
83% matriculated to 4-year colleges and/or universities
15% matriculated to 2-year institutions
2% selected work, ministry, military service, technical institutions, or other

Technology

Preschool | iPads are introduced in class for curriculum reinforcement and enrichment
Elementary campuses| 1 iPad per 3-4 students in Kindergarten - grade 4, 1 iPad per student in grades 5 and 6; iPad and laptop for each teacher, 1 computer lab with 22 computers, 2 smart boards
Upper School campus | iPad 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 sports:

  • Varsity and JV Baseball (boys)
  • Varsity and JV Basketball (boys, girls)
  • Varsity Cheer (girls)
  • Varsity Cross Country (boys, girls)
  • Varsity Golf (boys team, girls may also play)
  • Varsity Softball (girls; cooperative agreement with Vincentian)
  • Varsity Soccer (boys, girls)
  • Varsity Track and Field (boys, girls; cooperative agreement with Vincentian)
  • Varsity and JV Volleyball (girls)

More than 70% of high school boys and more than 60% of high school girls participate in at least one 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 after-school activities have included Bakers Club, Kids Nutrition Kitchen, Mad Science Club, Outside the Box, Snapology Club, basketball, and soccer. In-school clubs include Spelling, Warrior Leadership, and Yearbook.
Upper school activities have included 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 Queen, Chair
Don Balla, Vice Chair
Jeff Gronbeck, Secretary
Aubrey Hiskey
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Administration

Todd Aiken, Lead and Upper School Principal
Ryan Brogdon, Chief Operations Officer

Nanette Curtis, Director of Admissions
Anna Aiken, Director of Development
Julie Lefever, Director of Marketing & Communications

Joshua Potter, Maintenance Director
Jennifer Miess, Financial Administrator

Greg Foltz, Athletic Director, Elementary Schools (Kindergarten-Grade 6)
Mark Ackerman, Athletic Director, Upper School (Grades 7-12)

Greg Foltz, Dean of Students (Men), Upper School (Grades 7-12)
Lindsay Newman, Dean of Students (Women), Upper School (Grades 7-12)

Brenda A. Cischke, Director of College and Career Counseling, Mount Nebo Campus
Gary Laird, Community Service Chaplain, Mount Nebo Campus
Ben Potter, Small Groups Chaplain, Mount Nebo Campus

Jennifer Cranston, International Director

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