High School at Calvary
Calvary Academy provides students with a journey. Each journey is different. How you "get there" defines who you are. Students at Calvary Academy develop their own ideas, explore diverse perspectives, and embrace their Christianity, take risks, sometimes fail, but always learn.
Students strive for personal excellence, extension of self-confidence, development of strong study skills, and demonstration of respect and responsibility toward themselves and others as they mature in their relationship with God.
At Calvary Academy, students are immersed in a liberal arts curriculum preparing them course-by-course for college and the world. Our teachers provide a balance of traditional education and contemporary approaches with hands-on experiences.
Faith and intellect blend to cultivate the creative integration of faith that leads to an understanding of a Biblical perspective.
Curriculum: Calvary Academy’s instructional program meets or exceeds the NJ Department of Education core standards and prepares high school and graduating students for continued leadership, intellectual growth, critical thinking, and Christian maturity.
1:1 Computer Program: In cooperation with Microsoft, Calvary Academy is on the cutting edge of 21st century 1:1 program technology, allowing our High School students to be able submit schoolwork online using Microsoft Office 365.
Dual Enrollment College Credit Classes: English Literature, Anatomy and Physiology, Calculus, and Bible 12. Juniors & Seniors can earn college credit while in high school for these courses.
Honors Courses in Algebra I & II, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, Physics, Anatomy
Advanced Placement Class availability: World History, US History, US Government, Biology, Chemistry, English Literature and Composition, English Language/Composition, Computer Science.
Athletics, Arts, Clubs, and Activities
Competitive while maintaining integrity: Members of the Tri-State Christian Athletic Conference in baseball, basketball, softball, soccer, and cheerleading. Opportunities available for athletic scholarships and scouting visits for qualifying athletes.
Arts and Electives: Tech/Sound crew, yearbook, journalism, computer science/programming, worship team, art design, ministry activities, teacher assistant, speech, musical instrument instruction, US and international missions trips (Seniors go to the Dominican Republic each year for a missions trip.)
Clubs and Organizations: National Honor Society, Aslan Ministry, LEAD, student council, chess club, track club, golf club, basketball intramurals, world/cultures club. More club options may be available based on student interest and involvement.
Merit Scholarships and College Acceptances
SAT Scores: Average four-year top score: 2122; Average all: 1633.
Typically, 90% of Calvary Academy graduates enroll in college or military service and 10% enter the work force. Our students are accepted to prestigious Christian, private, and public institutions including colleges like Stanford University & Princeton University. The highest level of scholarships are awarded to our students.
Recent graduating classes have received over $750,000 in scholarships! College acceptances include:
Graduation: Minimum of 130 credits to graduate, including four courses in Bible. Calvary Academy's high school curriculum is primarily college preparatory in nature.