Who are we?
Founded in 1892, Eastern Christian School provides Christ centered education to over 900 students each year at our three campus locations in Bergen and Passaic Counties. Each campus has an excellent Media Center, up-to-date technology, specially designed fine arts and music rooms, and spacious gymnasiums and athletic fields. The school receives substantial support from local churches, businesses, parents & alumni.
What does Eastern Christian believe?
By providing an excellent academic curriculum, offering a variety of extracurricular activities, and assembling a caring, culturally diverse community, we, with the support of parents and local churches, empower students from Christian families to develop their gifts within the context of a Reformed Christian worldview so that they can act as Christ’s transforming agents in a global society.
Is Eastern Christian one school?
Yes! However, we have three campuses located in various towns throughout the area. Our high school (grades 9-12) is located in North Haledon, NJ. Our upper elementary & middle school (grades 3-8) is located in Wyckoff, NJ. Our Elementary school (grades K-2) and Preschool (2.5-5 years of age) are both located in Midland Park, NJ.
What curriculum does Eastern Christian utilize?
Across the academic spectrum from gifted to challenged, Eastern Christian focuses on appropriate learning for each of its students. In addition to a strong academic program, Eastern Christian offers a multitude of service opportunities, a fine arts program which promotes creative expression, and a vibrant athletic program. Nearly half of all high school students participate in sports team activities. Eastern Christian provides students with a nurturing community where they are academically challenged from a Christian perspective.
Is Eastern Christian accredited? Are the teachers certified?
Eastern Christian School has over 150 individuals on staff. Over half of our faculty members have advanced degrees. Every faculty member teaching a discipline where state certification is available is certified by the State of New Jersey, Department of Education.
Eastern Christian School is a member of Christian Schools International. We are accredited P-12 by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.
What are the demographics of the Eastern Christian student body?
Our students come from over 100 communities and 200 different Christian churches. Our student body represents a rich tapestry of ethnic backgrounds. Learn more here.
What is your annual tuition? Are scholarships available?
Check out our Tuition and Fees page for current information and rates. We do offer financial assistance to many families through Variable Tuition.
How do I schedule a Personal Campus Tour?
We would be happy to schedule a personal tour for you! Please contact the admissions office to schedule a tour of any of our campuses or schedule a personal tour online.
Do you offer student visits?
Yes! The best way to discover the benefits of an Eastern Christian School education is for your family to experience it first hand. Students are encouraged to spend a day with a student host attending classes and participating in the many exciting activities that occur during a typical school day. See all opportunities to visit here.
Does EC provide transportation for students to and from school?
Eastern Christian School offers a shuttle between the three campuses. For more information about fees and Aid-In-Lieu, you may click on the Tuition and Fees page or contact our Transportation Office directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What colleges and universities do EC graduates attend?