Berean Academy (Kansas)
|201 South Elbing Road 
Elbing, Kansas 67041
|School type||Private, School|
|Superintendent||Terry Tilson|
|CEEB code||170860 |
|K-8 Principal||Stuart Busenitz |
|High School Principal||Galen Unruh |
|Head of school||Emir Ruiz Esparza|
|Athletic Director||Galen Unruh |
|Grades||Pre-K to 12|
|Campus size||40 acres|
|Athletics conference||Heart of America |
|Accreditation||Association of Christian Schools International|
The academy was established as a Mennonite school, but in 1966 it dropped its Mennonite distinctives to become an interdenominational Christian school.
By the 1970 Berean Academy had an enrollment of 300 students. Today, Berean Academy includes grades K-12 and has an enrollment of about 260 students.
Elementary students meet weekly for chapel. The school has guest speakers from area churches and communities are invited to make presentations to the students. Many missionaries on furlough share at elementary chapel as well as former students, pastors, and parents.
Junior and senior high students meets twice weekly for chapel. Administrators and faculty take turns sharing in chapel. The school brings in outside speakers which include community pastors and youth pastors, missionaries, and college representatives. Student ministry teams lead worship frequently and summer missions reports are given by students.
Berean Academy is classified as a 2A school and is a full member of the Kansas State High School Activities Association. The school participate in the Heart of America League and the Central Kansas League (track).
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- Craig Andres, tv reporter and news anchor at KSNW tv station
- John Janzen, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Kansas.
- GNIS entry for Berean Academy; USGS; July 1, 1984.
- High School CEEB Code Search
- Berean Elementary
- Berean Junior/Senior High
- "School Search - Elbing-Berean Academy". Kansas State High School Activities Association. Retrieved 13 December 2010.
- KSHSAA School Classification List
- Berean Academy; Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online.
- Zion Mennonite Church; Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online.
- Elbing history
- Berean Co-Curricular Programs