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 680 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
Faculty and Staff
60 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 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
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
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 include 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 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 Queen, Chair
Michelle Rice, Vice Chair
Beth Ann Feldman, Secretary
MEET THE 2019-2020 BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Todd Aiken, Chief Academic Officer and Upper School Principal
Julie Holt, Elementary Principal, Wexford Campus
MJ Botula, Interim Elementary Principal, Berkeley Hills Campus
Charles Smullin, Operations Officer
Nanette Curtis, Director of Admissions
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)
Steve Good, 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