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Erie First Christian Academy - Early Study in the USA

Tuition (2020-2021): $39,750 Including Tuition & Housing

Boarding School in Pennsylvania

Erie First Christian Academy Graduation 2020

Erie First Christian Academy is an affordable and top quality boarding Christian school located in Erie, Pennsylvania. This affordable school is located in the Midwest and provides students with an American experience. Erie First is known for creating a friendly environment for school staff and students. Unlike other schools, Erie First is dedicated to students and helps them develop one-on-one. EFCA has a 100% college acceptance rate.

The EnterWorld student institution offers an exclusive partnership with this institution. Our headquarters are located in Erie, Pennsylvania. Additionally our staff from both Korea and US are graduates of this institution. EnterWorld works with schools and boarding houses to provide students with the best possible experience. We provide our activities through agencies. Activities offered monthly at no additional cost include concerts, off-campus dinners, sporting events, college tours, excursions, and shopping excursions.

School Accreditation:

Erie First Christian Academy is Christian Schools International Association and Middle States accredited.

It is accredited by the Association of Colleges and Schools.

• 12th most diverse private high school in Pennsylvania

#14 Best Christian High Schools in Pennsylvania

#26 Best Private K-12 Schools in Pennsylvania

Basic Information:

School type: coeducational

Religion: Non-denominational

Year of establishment: 1993

Grade: PreK-12

Number of students: 236 (9-12: 126)

Average number of students per class: 16

Proportion of teachers with master's degree or higher: 50%

Teacher-to-student ratio: 13:1

Accommodation type: school boarding or school homestay

Language courses: ESL

Student Graduation Erie First Christian Academy - EnterWorld

Location Information:

Address: 8150 Oliver Road, Erie, Pennsylvania 16509

State: Pennsylvania

Nearest metropolis: Erie (20 miles by car from downtown Erie)

Nearby University: Carnegie Mellon University (#25)

Climate: Four distinct seasons (hot summer and cold winter)

Airport: Erie International Airport (ERI)

Erie is the state's fourth-largest city, offering the charm and stability of a small town.

At the same time, the energy and charm of a big city are the perfect combination.

City. Outdoors such as camping, fishing and other water sports

Recreational activities are available at Lake Erie, the fourth largest lake in North America.

International Student Fee:

Tuition (2020-2021): $39,750 -> After scholarship application: $26,400 (including tuition, housing and language support classes)

Additional Fees (first year only): $160 application fee, $250 I-20 processing fee, $1,250 orientation fee, $1,400 insurance

The cost does not include actual school expenses such as textbooks, clothing, and sports selection expenses.

* International student orientation fee includes in Korea before departure

This includes orientation and orientation upon arrival in the United States.

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Erie First Christian Academy Christmas Concert

Academic Program:

Dual Enrollment Process

Students wishing to take a dual enrollment course are encouraged to attend RCI at Gannon University.

(Regional Choice Initiative) must apply to the program.

Only seniors and juniors can take this course, with a minimum GPA of 3.25.

(specific GPA and other conditions vary by year of enrollment) or higher

must be The 25 courses include, but are not limited to:

Religious Class:

To register, you must take religious classes each year.

International Student Support:

Erie First Christian Academy offers ESL classes to international students.

Comprehensive ESL programs are offered on campus, with local families,

Friends, ESL field trips, ESL tutoring, extra help and ongoing English support.

Includes a variety of extracurricular activities.

Students are placed in ESL I, ESL II or ESL IIB. Each class averages 4-10 students.

It is made up of students, and each class meets for one hour, four days a week.

Student Awards and Honors

• EFCA residence received US$650,000 from Greater Erie Economic Development to house and train Division 1 basketball students in 2021. Students live in Christian dormitories and also take classes at EFCA.

• Erie First Christian Academy is one of the best Christian schools in Northeast North America.

• Erie First Christian Academy's basketball team joined the NY-P League Federation in March 2013.

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Modern Facilities:

The recently added building of the Erie First Christian Academy is called “The Summit.”

It was completed in the fall of 2010. The new building is used for student activities. Featuring a modern design, two half-court basketball courts, and over $600,000 of audio equipment, multimedia theater, student-run cafe, TV with self-study room and video game function.

In 2013, smart boards were installed in all classrooms, two computer labs were updated.

In 2018, new fitness equipment has been added to the activity center in the dormitory. International Student Profile:

• Mark (FU Yangyili) spent his 12th year at the Erie First Christian Academy.

At the end of Year 12, Mark received the highest honors (students with a GPA of 3.7 or higher) at the graduation ceremony;

Physics Award, American Administration Award, Bible Award and Theater Award

including 5 awards.

Mark attended Pennsylvania State University – University Park.

• Hyo Joo (Ashley) Shin, a student from Korea, is the 2014 Graduate Representative and served as the Year 12 Student President.

The student attended Case Western University.

• Susie (Xinwei Ye) is currently attending Rutgers University as her class Valedictorian.

The student has been awarded several scholarships based on excellent academic performance. EFCA Graduates Attend the Following Universities:

Penn State University University of California (various campus) Edinboro University Kent State Carnegie Mellon New York University (NYU) Case Western Reserve Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) Boston University Gannon University University at Buffalo University of Pittsburgh Liberty University

Outdoor Graduation Erie First Christian Academy - EnterWorld

Accommodation Facilities:

Boarding students are located in the historic city of Waterford, Pennsylvania. You will live in a new dormitory facility located 5 miles from the school. This beautiful town is close to the city of Erie, so you can enjoy shopping or shopping. Multiple activities can be done conveniently and at the same time safely.

Christian Boarding Erie First Christian Academy - EnterWorld

The dormitory is located a 10-minute drive from Erie Christian Academy.

The facilities in the dormitory are double rooms (each room has a toilet), 16 CCTVs,

24-hour supervision / safety, on-campus teachers and tutors, basketball court, fully equipped kitchen and a free washing machine, and a multi-LCD TV with video games.

The activity center offers new equipment and 24-hour access.

A new beverage and snack center has been added.

The dormitory is located directly opposite the campground road, and students

are able to use all of the campground's facilities (Wave pools, trails and campgrounds, etc.)

The dormitory can accommodate a total of 50 students and has 21 staff.

Staff are committed to supporting students in academic and social activities.

Dormitory staff is available 24/7.

Shopping, extracurricular venues, social visits and activities help students to engage in the full study abroad experience. There is also a daily schedule of activities and academic support. Students learn about airsoft, bowling, boating, fishing, shooting sports, skiing,

laser tag, paintball, horseback riding, golf, swimming, shopping, and travel.

You can also enjoy many local activities like Interscholastic sports. Students additionally attend concerts, school dances, professional athletics, camps, and sports outs.

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