If you’re feeling the pressure to choose the best school for your child, you’re not alone. Many parents quickly learn that there are an abundance of options, and finding the right fit can be a daunting process. After all, it’s not just about education — it’s about finding partners to help foster your child’s growth academically, spiritually, socially, and in many other ways. Read More
At Portsmouth Christian Academy, we know that we are better when we’re together. We’re called to live in community with one another; to live, to learn, and to worship with one another in a way that brings glory to God. As a school, community is an important part of what we do. We recognize that educating children means partnering with parents, and the Better Together Blog is one way for us to partner with you. You’ll find this blog to be a resource for topics related to education, parenting, and more. Check in regularly to hear from PCA faculty, staff, and students, and to learn about the things that we value the most here at PCA.
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Junior High is a time of big change in a child’s life. Parents want to be sure that their child is in a safe, loving environment during these critical years of development and growth. They want to know that the school culture is healthy and that the people and environment where their child will spend 35+ hours each week will be a positive influence. Whether that means staying at the school your child grew up in, moving to the next level in a school system, or transitioning to a new school altogether, the below questions may serve as a guide for parents as they explore the right fit for their child. Read More
High School is an exciting time. It’s a time of personal, social, and academic growth. Parents and students alike want to know that the school where they will spend 35+ hours each week has a healthy culture and that the people and environment will be a positive influence. Whether that means staying at the school your child grew up in, moving to the next level in a school system, or transitioning to a new school altogether, the below questions may serve as a guide for parents as they explore the right fit for their child. Read More
Rachelle is a mom of two students at PCA and one PCA alum. Read her family’s perspective on choosing Christian education in the blog post below.
We chose Christian education for a few reasons, but the first and most important was that our boys, Riley, AJ, and Jaquari, can be surrounded by teachers, faculty, and staff who live their lives the same way we are raising our kids to live theirs. We’ve been a part of PCA for 5 years.
Searching for the right Kindergarten for your child may feel like a daunting task. Knowing the right questions to ask can help you narrow your decision and discover a school that is the right fit for your family. The questions below may serve as a guide for you as you begin exploring and touring schools.