The Community Mission

THE COMMUNITY MISSION
"Being the Change"

The Shepherd’s Fold


                              Christian Academy


336 N. Front Street
Minersville, PA 17954
570-617-4620  













The Community Mission is pleased to announce the opening of our school and look forward to working with local school districts in the 2017-2018 school year.


The Shepherd’s Fold Christian Academy(K-12 Christian Education) and Lamb’s Fold(Pre-K )  

The Community Mission is proud to announce the opening of our new school and Bible Institute. 



T.S.F works with students to help them to achieve excellence in academics and their Christian lives, and enabling them to receive a well respected diploma. Our Ministry is based on the Word of God. We are non-denominational, and strive to seek the Holy Spirit for direction.



The academy uses the Accelerated Christian Education curriculum with additional added subjects and texts. Our program is also directed at students with an interest in music and the arts. Students are encouraged to develop a Christ like attitude and to discover the wisdom of the Bible as a guide for daily living.


We will provide three diplomas: 1. General, 2. Vocational, 3. College Prep



Services we will offer:


· Home School Program-Administrative support and evaluation services for home school students.

· Pre-K Preparation (full and half day)
 · K-12 A.C.E. instruction with experienced staff
 · Private Tutoring
 · After-school Art & Music Programs 


The Shepherd’s Fold is registered with:

· The Pennsylvania Department of Education-Division of Non-public Schools

· Christian Law Association




Looking forward to working with you, Pastor Bob Alonge

 

The Shepherd’s Fold 2017-2018 Calendar


August


  • Aug. 24, 25 Staff Orientation/Supervisors’ and Monitors’ Training
  • 28 Full day of class (Parent orientation 9-11)


September

  • Sept 1 Half-day
  • 4 Labor Day (No School)
  • 18-21 Spiritual Life Week


October


  • Oct. 30 End of 1st Quarter


November


  • Nov. 5 Daylight savings time ends
  • 7 Election Day (Remember to register)
  • 8 In-service ( no school)
  • 10 Report Cards & Parent Conferences
  • 22 Thanksgiving Vacation (Noon Dismissal)
  • 29 Return to school from Thanksgiving vacation


December


  • Dec. 22 Noon dismissal / Christmas Vacation begins


January


  • Jan. 2 No school or snow makeup(End Christmas Vacation)
  • 3 Return to school from Christmas Vacation
  • 12 Science Fair Reports are due


February


  • February 15th Martin Luther King Day- no school or snow makeup
  • 18 End of 1st Semester (2nd quarter)
  • 23 President days report
  • 31 Report Cards Feb. 2 Science Fair 19 Presidents Day (No School or snow day)


March


  • Mar. 11 Daylight Savings begins
  • 23 End of 3rd Quarter
  • 29 Maundy Thursday (Noon dismissal)
  • 30 Good Friday ( No School)


April


  • Apr. 2 Spring Vacation ( no school or snow make-up)
  • 5 Report Cards 6 CAT testing, grades 3 to 12 Registration 8:30am; bring lunch; 4 1/2 hr. test time NO SCHOOL (for students not being tested) npo180 27 Earth Day


May


  • May 4 Geography Fair (States)
  • 28 Memorial Day ( no school)
  • 31 Last day of school (noon dismissal) Graduation & Awards

School Hours: Classes begin at 8:30am and end at 3pm

2017-2018 Tuition Rates





First Child (K – 12th) YEARLY- $3000.00 ... 10 Monthly Payments ...$300.00 ...$250.00 ...12 Monthly Payments ...

$1,000- Less AL-MA Scholarship*


Second Child (K – 12th) YEARLY $2000.00... 12 Monthly Payments ... $166.00 ...10 Monthly Payments $200.00 

$1,000- Less AL-MA Scholarship*


Third Child (K – 12th) YEARLY $1,500.00... 10 Monthly Payments ...$150.00 $125.25 ...12 Monthly Payments 

  $1,000 - Less AL-MA Scholarship*


Each additional child (K – 12th) $1,500.00 $150.00 $125.25...   12 Monthly Payments ...$1,000 Payments Less AL-MA Scholarship*


*Our Policy is that Every Student will be enrolled if “parents want them to”. Our “Creative Fundraising Opportunities” allow parents to earn their children’s tuition.


AL-MA Scholarships are available to parents who earn less than $40,000 and do not receive any other Scholarship Money


Pre-K Enrichment  Program


Paid Monthly, in advance $18 a day $9 half day

Before and After School Program

Paid Weekly, in Advance $10.00 a day $5 half day

             

HOME SCHOOL PROGRAM  


                                       

 Annual fees are based on each student’s grade level and include curriculum prescribed by an academic advisor for the current school year (PACEs, Score Keys, literature, and required resources for assigned curriculum). Full-time seniors enrolling with three credits or fewer are advised to contact their academic advisor for further options. The application processing fee is nonrefundable; however, the annual enrollment fee and tuition are refundable for a limited time 


Application Processing Fee Per Child

*For All Programs (non-refundable)

K–8 $50  

9–12 $100  

 


Annual Enrollment Fee and Tuition*

K–8 $850 (Includes curriculum)

9–11 $950 (Includes curriculum)

12 $1,000 (Includes curriculum and senior fee)