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Education that ignites the mind and inspires the spirit.

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.




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

student/faculty ratio


Faculty and Staff

66 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 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)
  • 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; 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

Scott Mizerak, Chair
Michelle Rice, Vice Chair
Don Balla
Beth Ann Feldman
Jeff Gronbeck
Noel Jabbour
Jim McFadden
Sivaram Rajagopalan


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