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History | Salinas Christian School | Salinas Private School | Prunedale Christian Academy

Prunedale Christian Academy

History

Christian schools have been around for a long time. In America this goes all the way back to the pilgrims, who wanted to make sure their kids could read the Bible. In fact, education as we know it started in the Christian Church literally! The small community would build a church that most of the time doubled as the school until the town could afford to build a separate building. Prayer and Bible study were a part of American Education for over 200 years. Only within the last 30 years have we excluded God from our children’s education. This has forced Christians to start all over again.

We have been serving our students and community with quality education since 1972. Our founders desired there to be an alternate educational resource in this area to counteract the liberal agenda within our state educational system. Out of that desire Prunedale Christian Schools emerged and is still partially funded through private resources in order to make this the most economical private school in the area. In essence every child is given a scholarship to PCA because we do not have to charge the full cost of what it actually takes per student to educate them.

Pre School

This traditional program is designed to help our students become solid

ElementarySchool

In these critical middle elementary grades we combine traditional with .

Junior High School

This individualized approach builds on the academic foundations that are

High School

Alpha Omega Publications & Switched On Schoolhouse

This multimedia individualized approach combines the Alpha Omega Lifepacs with some computerized learning provided by Switched on Schoolhouse or SOS. In the High School each student is equipped with a computer at their desk. Subjects such as Economics, British Literature and Communications etc. are available for them in the computerized format. Core subjects such as Math and Science are generally kept in paperback format while electives & science labs are taught with a traditional approach.

Our High School program fulfills and exceeds the California Graduation Standards set by the Ca. State Department of Education.http://www.aopschools.com/switched-on-schoolhouse/overview.php