Canaan Christian Academy

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Community:  Canaan Christian Academy is located in Lake Ariel, PA in Wayne County.  Canaan is just over Archbald Mountain northeast of Scranton and north of the Poconos. 

 

History:  Canaan Christian Academy, a ministry of Canaan Bible Chapel, was established in 1978 and is presently in its thirty-seventh year of operation.

 

Purpose:  The purpose of Canaan Christian Academy is to train Christian young people in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.  The education of a child is the responsibility of the parent.  CCA assists the parent in this responsibility by educating the child spiritually, mentally, physically, and socially.

 

Characteristics of CCA:  The Academy contains four-year-old pre-school through twelfth grade.  The student population is 180 students with approximately 56% in the elementary.  The school is predominantly a college preparatory school with the emphasis on students doing their best for the Lord.

 

Faculty:  Each faculty member has at least a four-year college degree in their respective areas and is encouraged to be certified by the Keystone Christian Education Association.  Canaan Christian Academy has been a member of KCEA for over thirty years.

 

Type of Education:     Traditional

 

Transcript Explanation:  Grades in the ninth through twelfth grade years are used to calculate the grade point average on a 4.0 scale on the following basis:

 

Grading Scale

 

Letter Percent GPA
A+ 99-100% 4.0
A 96-98% 4.0
A- 94-95% 4.0
B+ 91-93% 3.0
B 88-90% 3.0
B- 85-87% 3.0
C+ 82-84% 2.0
C 79-81% 2.0
C- 76-78% 2.0
D+ 74-75% 1.0
D 72-73% 1.0
D- 70-71% 1.0
F Below 70% 0.0

 

Graduation Requirements:

 

  •      Bible                                   4 credits
  •      English                               4 credits
  •      Math                                   3 credits
  •      Science                              3 credits
  •      Social Studies                 4 credits
  •      Electives                            4 credits
  •      Foreign Language        1 credit
  •      Physical Education      1 credit
  •               TOTAL                       24 credits

     

    Students in grades 9-12 must attempt a minimum of 6 credits per year and must earn a total of 24 credits to graduate.