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Academics

ACADEMICS

Arcadia Christian School offers a rich academic experience that develops critical thinking: connecting theory and practice.  Less than 15 miles east of Los Angeles, Arcadia Christian School is  located at the base of the San Gabriel Mountains, and retains the serenity of a foothill community.  Arcadia Christian School offers a life-changing education that prepares students for lifelong learning and leadership, encouraging students to make a positive impact for Jesus Christ in their community.

Standardized Achievement Test Scores: Higher Than National Average

Testing and Accreditation

 

Standardized Achievement Testing

Reading average score (%) for Arcadia Christian School for Spring 2016 – 76%

Math average score (%) for Arcadia Christian School for Spring 2016 – 76%

Language average score (%) for Arcadia Christian School for Spring 2016 – 73%

For more information and to see detailed achievement test results by grade level for Spring 2016, click the TerraNova Testing Assessment Report for Spring 2016.

Accreditation

Arcadia Christian School is currently accredited through 2018 by both the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) and Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).  Being accredited means that Arcadia Christian School has met or exceeded the standards of a quality school as established by two governing bodies: ACSI the Association of Christian Schools Internationa, and WASC the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The standards cover 14 areas within a school ensuring proper attention to detail.

An accredited school must continue to identify areas of needed improvement and demonstrate growth. These areas have been incorporated into ACS’ Strategic Plan.

Arcadia Christian School is currently accredited through 2018 by both the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) and Western Asociation of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

Accreditation is recognition of total school quality and the development of a solid foundation for future growth.

About 50% of graduates of Arcadia Christian School go to local private schools (Maranatha High School, La Salle High School, Don Bosco Technical School, Alverno Girls’

High School Course Placement

 

School, Western Christian High School, or St Francis Boys’ School) while the other 50% go to public high schools.  The majority of these graduates go to Arcadia High School, Monrovia High School, or Temple City High School.

As entering freshmen, most ACS graduates take Honors English, Advanced Algebra or Geometry, Biology, and Spanish 1 or Honors Spanish 1.  ACS provides a recommendation for placement of each student into the appropriate level of math, English, and Spanish as they apply and meet with their high school counselor.