Our mission is to provide instruction in God’s Word and conventional instruction that meets or exceeds State standards for all who desire a biblical foundation; and to serve students who has been historically are defined as being at-risk and those who are underserved in traditional systems of education.

An at-risk student is one who is in danger of not graduating from high school and is characterized by one or more of the following five conditions:  poverty, lack of education of the parent(s), single-parent homes, race/ethnicity and environment (inner-city).

Students that graduate from Emmanuel Christian Academy attend schools such as:

  • Our Lady of the Elms
  • Vincent & St. Mary’s
  • Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy
  • Arch Bishop Hoban
  • National Inventor’s Hall of Fame Center for STEM Learning
  • Akron Early College
  • Greater Akron Public Schools

Tuition at Emmanuel is $6165.00 per year, K-8th

Early Education

Infants (6weeks to 2years): $254.80/week

Toddlers (2-3 years): $226.72/week

Preschool and PreK (3-5 years and must be fully potty trained): $124.80/week

We cost $6,400 per child to provide an education here at Emmanuel. If we could pay our teachers more comparable salaries, the cost would be closer to $10,000 per child while offering the same services.

All new enrollees must pay a non-refundable registration fee of $115, which is due upon submitting an application. Reenrolling students have been assessed an enrollment fee of $115. Every student must pay an additional activity fee of $100. Finally, the Technology Fee is $250.00 per family.

Yes, there are scholarships or tuition assistance available. The average tuition assistance award is $2,445.

Tuition, donations, and our annual benefit comprised 78 percent of our total income for the 2019-2020 fiscal year. Tuition funding includes the Jon Peterson Scholarship Program and the Ohio Education Choice Program from the Ohio Department of Education. This year we also received seven percent of our funding solely from private donations.

Our 2019-2020 operating budget was $2 million

Emmanuel Christian Academy partners with many local organizations, including Akron Public Schools, Akron Urban League, Kent State University, The University of Akron, Summa Health Systems, Akron Soap Box Derby, Haven of Rest, Summit Art Space, Summit County Libraries, Catholic Youth Organization The Chapel and House of the Lord

All Emmanuel teachers are required to have, at minimum, a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and be certified by the Ohio Department of Education.

· Art
· Bible
· Computer Science
· Entrepreneurship/Economics
· Innovation
· Language Arts
· Math
· Science
· Social Studies
· Spanish

Yes. We can serve students with IEP/Service Plans and moderate to high-functioning Autism.

Emmanuel Christian Academy has a unique partnership with Akron Public Schools that allows the use of one bus, including bus drivers, to accommodate the transportation needs of our students. Students qualifying for transportation must live at least two miles from the school.

Yes. Emmanuel offers boys and girls basketball, track, cheerleading, and volleyball. All sports participants have been assessed a fee to participate.

· Athletics (boys and girls basketball, cheerleading, boys and girls track and field, girls volleyball
· Career Assessment
· Creative Arts (mime, choir drama, dance)
· Clubs ( Art, Bible, Entrepreneurship )
· Extended Day Care
· Physical Education
· Social Skill Intervention
· Summer Enrichment S.T.E.A.M. Academy
· USDA Child Nutrition Program

Yes. Parent Council, a parent organization responsible for coordinating small fundraisers and other parent-led activities. All parents are required to complete 15 hours of volunteerism. Many parents, along with family members and friends, exceed this number.