EC Head of School Transition: Ruth Kuder to Take the Lead as Tom Dykhouse Set to Retire

As announced at our Annual Association meeting, our school community is about to undergo a leadership transition. After 14 years of service as Head of School, Tom Dykhouse will be retiring. We want to thank Tom for his years of service, his drive, contagious optimism and amazing commitment to our school community. He took over…

Spring Open House Highlights

We hosted COVID-19 safety-minded open house events ON CAMPUS this month! Over 100 families signed up in socially distanced, restriction-compliant, small group tours to explore a quality Christian EC education for their family. If you missed these events and would like to visit campus, we would be happy to schedule a personal tour!  Schedule a…

Great is Thy Faithfulness: EC’s COVID-19 One Year Anniversary

It was exactly one year ago that our world seemingly went dark. Friday, March 13, 2020 was the last day of in-person, on-campus instruction for Eastern Christian School students in the 2019-2020 school year.  A Look Back At the time, our local community response mirrored a “hunkering down” that is familiar when the Weather Channel…

Eastern Christian School Again Named National School of Character!

Eastern Christian School will be honored in March at the National Virtual Forum hosted by Character.org, a non-profit advocate and leader for character education. After a rigorous application process, EC has been recertified as one of only 7 Districts of Character in the nation, earning the award for a second time in a row. “Each…

Eastern Christian School Accreditation Midterm Report

Eastern Christian School is accredited through the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. Assessment is important at school… and it’s important for schools. So how are we doing? It’s time for a mid-term progress report!   What is Accreditation? Accreditation is an ongoing, comprehensive review process from an outside organization in order to ensure…

100th Day of School Celebrations

An annual highlight of the Elementary School calendar is our 100th day of school. Every year, students, teachers, and administrators find new and creative ways to celebrate our 100th day of learning.   This year, however, the 100th day held an even more special place in our hearts and minds as we are truly thankful…

EC Learning Soars Amidst Pandemic

The entire educational landscape has shifted amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Very little is known about how learning is impacted when there are such dramatic changes to the way that American students are learning throughout the 2020-2021 school year.  The closest comparison we can make is the research around learning loss that occurs over a typical…

Spring Open Houses are Just Around the Corner!

  Come see what makes Eastern Christian School New Jersey's premier Christian school! The night will include a school overview, campus tours, and the opportunity to meet teachers and administrators. Register online to let us know you'll be joining us! Tours will be kept very small with staggered start times and follow COVID-19 safety guidelines…

First Semester Family Satisfaction Survey Results

At Eastern Christian School, we frequently survey our families to ensure that our partnership with our families is on the right track. Given the unique challenges of running an excellent Christian school amidst a global pandemic, we are particularly focused on student learning, health and safety, and social, emotional, and spiritual needs. We are very…

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