Q. How will I find out if my child(ren) have been accepted?
A. The SFCA Administrator will review your application and Pastor references. Once all have been submitted, the Administrator will make a determination regarding admission status and will send an email to you to inform you of the application status.
Q. Is busing available?
A. Yes. Bus Service is available for most Indiana County Schools. Please check with your home school district.
Q. Why do I need a Pastor’s reference?
A. SFCA believes to walk in the Christian Faith it is important to be in regular fellowship and worship with other Christians. Part of admission acceptance is the faithful and regular attendance of church services. A Pastor’s reference will confirm your participation and attendance at a church.
Q. Is SFCA affiliated with a denomination?
A. No. SFCA is a non- denomination affiliated school.
Q. What sports programs do you offer?
A. Please refer to our Athletics page. Click here
Q. Do you run on Indiana’s School Schedule?
A. Not completely. While some of our winter storm cancellations may be the same, it is not guaranteed that SFCA will be closed or delayed. Parents are encouraged to sign up for Rained Out and our email blasts to be notified of schedule changes.
Q. Do you have a hot lunch program?
A. No we do not have a hot lunch program at this time.
Q. What curriculum does the school use?
A. SFCA uses curriculum that promotes academic rigor, but also promotes a Christian perspective. Parents are welcome to review the curriculum prior to admission.
Q. Do volunteers need clearances?
A. All volunteers are required to have the clearances to comply with Pennsylvania laws and regulations.
Q. Do students have an opportunity for field trips?
A. Yes. Each grade and teacher will determine which trips will be taken.
Q. Is technology taught?
A. Yes. The primary and secondary programs offer computer labs teaching the latest in technology.
Q. What is the student to teacher ratio?
A. In the K-Prep Program, we accommodate up to 14 students per one teacher. At most times, there is also an aide that assists the teacher. Our Kindergarten program has a 15:1 ratio. All other class have an 18:1 student to teacher ratio.
Q. What time does school begin and end?
A. Students can arrive between 7:45am and 7:55am and proceed to their homeroom. Homeroom begins promptly at 7:55am. School ends at 2:40pm; however, students being picked up by parents are dismissed at 2:50pm. Please click for Arrival and Dismissal Procedures.