What is the length of the school day?

  • 8:30am – 3:00pm (Full Day PreK and K – 6th Grade)
  • 8:30am – 11:30am (3’s Preschool and 4’s Pre-Kindergarten)
  • 8:30pm – 12:30pm (4’s Pre-Kindergarten with Lunch Bunch)

 

What time can I drop my child off at school in the morning?

  • Doors open for all students at 8:10am
  • Before Care is available from 7:40am – 8:10am

 

Does LCA offer before and after school care?

  • Based upon the volume of interest, LCA has offered Before and After Care
  • Before Care is currently available between: 7:40am – 8:10am
  • Although LCA has not received sufficient interest to offer After Care at this time, there are a variety of resources in our surrounding communities that provide child care services. For a list of community resources, please contact the LCA office at 610-255-5805.

 

What is the average class size?

  • Although our class sizes vary from year to year, our average class size is between 9 students.

 

What is your maximum class size?
Our maximum class size varies from grade to grade. Listed below are the targeted maximum class sizes for each grade levels.

  • Preschool (3’s)—12 students
  • Pre-Kindergarten (4’s)—16 students
  • Kindergarten—14 students
  • 1st/2nd Grade—combined maximum of 20 students
  • 3rd/4th Grade—combined maximum of 20 students
  • 5th/6th Grade—combined maximum of 20 students

 

Does LCA have a dress code?

Yes. The main objective of the dress code is that clothing worn follows the standard of modesty, neatness and cleanliness, and is non-offensive in design. School dress standards should promote attitudes that are conducive to learning and exemplify Christian character and themes. In 2012 LCA adopted school uniforms for students in grades Kindergarten – Sixth Grade. Uniforms may be purchased through the Land’s End Company.

 

How do you teach Bible?
At LCA, students are taught everything within the framework of a Biblical worldview. This means that whether students are learning about the intricacies of our solar system, the orderly structure of a mathematical equation, or the history of the world, they are doing so through the lens of a world created by God. At LCA, biblical truths are woven into all aspects of our curriculum and are applied throughout the entire school day. We also teach Bible as a daily course in Kindergarten through 6th grade using the curriculum “Positive Action for Christ.”

 

Are you affiliated with a specific church or denomination?
No. Landenberg Christian Academy is a non-denominational, board-run school. Please click here to view a copy of our statement of beliefs, which are based in the truth of the Bible.

 

What is your policy on discipline?
Our teachers utilize a variety of classroom management techniques to ensure a superior learning environment. These techniques may include statements of positive reinforcement, reminders, redirection, time out, and notes or phone calls home to parents. All discipline is conducted in an age appropriate, positive, and constructive manner.

 

Does LCA participate in Standardized Testing?
Yes. Students in 3rd – 6th Grade take the TerraNova3 each spring. The TerraNova3 is a nationally recognized test used to measure academic progress of individual students, as well as entire schools. LCA students consistently rank extremely well when compared to other students across the country who also have taken the TerraNova3. Our scores consistently fall above the national average in both reading and math each year.

 

Does LCA offer tuition discounts, financial assistance or scholarship opportunities?
Yes, LCA seeks to work with all families, regardless of income. LCA also offers full-time ministry discounts and multi-student discount. Please email our finance department at finance.dept@lca-pa.com for more details and information.

 

Is LCA accredited?
Currently, LCA is a member of ACSI (Association of Christian Schools International) and continues to cultivate practices that will enable full accreditation.

 

Is LCA a non-profit organization?
Yes, LCA is a 501 (c)3 organization. Our tax ID is 81-0550096. We were incorporated in May of 2002.