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American and Christian curriculums
Ages 3 to 18

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CurriculumsAmerican and Christian
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 20 students / class
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: Php146,111
to: Php807,433
Address: 1 Penny Lane, Valley Golf Subdivision, Cainta, Rizal, Philippines
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Number of students

500

Number of nationalities represented in the school

20

Most common nationality

Filipino

Ratio of local students to international students

Local students make up 30% of the school population.

Max. number of students per class

25

Average number of students per class

20

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

Tagalog, Mandarin

Use of technology in the classroom

Faith Academy encourages students and teachers to use technology in their classes. Faith uses Google Apps for Education to create, connect, collaborate, and communicate on a daily basis. Every classroom has a video projector and a high-speed internet connection. The school has more than 300 Chromebooks that teachers may reserve for in-class use.

Classrooms are equipped with data projectors and sound systems to allow teachers greater flexibility in their lessons as well as to provide students with opportunities to use technology for in-class presentations. Faith uses a robust school information system to record student grades, keep students and parents informed as to student academic process, and provide access to classroom resources.

Is the school ready to use virtual classrooms when needed? (e.g. teaching lessons online if the school is closed, e.g. during COVID-19 closures)

Our teachers have been offering fully online instruction since March of 2020.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Each division of the school has a clear homework policy.

Approximate hours of homework given

Homework expectations are minimal in the elementary division, with a strong focus on personal reading. In the middle and high divisions, teachers may assign up to 150 minutes of homework per week.

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

When enrollment in a grade level reaches the maximum number of students, new applicants are placed on a waiting list.

Entry evaluation for students

Students must have achievement testing and English language screening.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Screening may include more than one test, including English language and mathematics. An interview may be requested for both parents and child.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

The school's application process opens in November each year for the next school year. Applications are accepted up until the start of school.

Students can join after academic year begins

After the start of school, applications are reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

90%

External examinations or assessments available

MAP, PSAT, SAT, Advanced Placement

Results in these examinations

Our results are significantly higher than the US national averages and they compare favorably with other international schools.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

All students have a Bible class and they attend weekly chapels. The school's biblical teaching is from an evangelical Christian perspective.

How does the school accommodate non-religious students or students of a different religion?

Teachers are sensitive to the beliefs of each individual. Students are not required to adhere to any faith, but they must agree to attend chapels and Bible classes, and they must take part in other biblically-based activities during school hours.

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Basic services are offered at each level.

Learning support offered

Students with learning needs have a learning plan that includes accommodations or modifications. There are special support options for ELL, math, and language arts.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

The school is working toward the implementation of universal design for learning strategies.

Student access to education psychologist

The school makes referrals to outside practitioners as needed.

School start time

7:10 am

School finish time

2:25 pm

Supervised care before/after school

No

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Offerings vary by year. Band, chorus, and club activities are available at all levels. The middle level offers intramural sports. The high school provides a robust interscholastic sports program for both boys and girls that includes soccer, rugby, volleyball, basketball, and tennis.

School provided lunches

There is a school canteen with daily hot and cold food options for purchase.

Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)

Not at this time.

Sports activities included

Physical education is provided as part of the instructional program. The elementary level teaches movement and game skills. The middle and high levels teach individual and team sports with additional units on health and fitness. All levels of physical education include swimming.

Sports facilities at the school

There is a fully equipped children's playground, a weight room, two tennis courts, two soccer fields, a practice field, two covered outdoor basketball courts, and a gymnasium. There is also an aquatics center that features a 25-meter, 6 lane pool (with 3’ diving board and maximum depth of 11.5’) and a shallow children's pool.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Elementary students may participate in a parent-run athletics program on weekends. The middle level offers an after-school intramural sports program. The high school provides a robust interscholastic sports program for both boys and girls that includes soccer, rugby, volleyball, basketball, and tennis.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Faith Academy is an international Christian school offering Pre K-12 education for the children of Christian workers as well as other local and international students. Its mission is to equip students to be Christ-like, lifelong learners by providing a dynamic, relevant education. Faith Academy envisions expanding children’s educational delivery options to meet the needs of the missions enterprise throughout Asia. Faith Academy utilizes a globally-recognized curriculum, and provides a progressive, well-rounded education. Staff are missionaries who have a love for students and a strong desire to serve God through education.

Teaching approach of the school

Faith Academy is a private school that offers a quality education, integrated with a Christian worldview. English language instruction is central to the implementation of the curriculum which is designed for students whose first language is English. However, this does not exclude children whose first language is not English. The concepts in the school’s Statement of Faith serve as the foundation and theological dimension for the school's educational philosophy.

Faith Academy believes that each student, being created in the image of God, is of supreme worth. Faith believes that the dignity and worth of the individual should be respected. Faith believes that students vary as to inherent and acquired capabilities and that these differences must be taken into consideration in the educational process.

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