FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
We know that choosing the right school that fits your child’s and family’s needs can be overwhelming and you may have questions about North Shore Adventist Academy. We have developed this page to answers most questions that you may have. If you have additional questions, you can always contact us at (773) 769-0733 or use the form to the right to submit your question.
Does my family have to be Adventist for my child to attend an North Shore Adventist Academy?
No. Your family does not have to be Adventist for your child to join North Shore Adventist Academy. You and your child will gain the most benefit from an Adventist education if you are a Christian or at least sympathetic with Christian beliefs.
What is Adventist education?
The Seventh-day Adventist educational system is the second-largest Christian school system in the world, after the Roman Catholic system. Adventist eduction fosters a balanced development of the whole person—spiritual, physical, intellectual, and social-emotional. Homes, schools, and churches work together with divine agencies to prepare learners to be good citizens in this world and beyond. Adventist schools seek to provide every opportunity for the spiritual, intellectual, emotional and physical growth of every student. Adventist school’s aim is to prepare students for life and a career; to inspire them to love learning, respect others and become contributing members of society.
Is North Shore Adventist Academy accredited?
North Shore Adventist Academy is accredited by the state. In addition, the church office of education also operates a comprehensive accrediting process to maintain a high standard of excellence in all Adventist schools.
Will my child receive quality education at North Shore Adventist Academy?
Yes! North Shore Adventist Academy is accredited. North Shore Adventist Academy teachers average 13 years. Small classes do make a significant difference. The students at North Shore Adventist Academy do typically exceed grade level expectations. North Shore Adventist Academy provides abundant opportunities to excel. However, students’ willingness to take part of the responsibility for their own learning is critical to their success.