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.
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:
- 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.