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Eastern Christian High School was recognized as one of “The 50 Best Christian High Schools in America.” The award, given by website TBS ( is based on several key criteria, including:

  • Academic excellence
  • Extracurricular richness (fine arts, athletics, social activities, etc.)
  • Geographic and demographic diversity
  • Christian faith taken seriously

Eastern Christian is the only Christian school in the state of New Jersey to be named to the prestigious list.

“We are thrilled to have been recognized as one of the top 50 Christian High Schools in America,” said Eastern Christian Executive Director and Head of School Tom Dykhouse. “Awards like this and our recent New Jersey District of Character recognition serve as tangible reminders that Eastern Christian School is a place that lives its mission: to provide an excellent, Christ-centered education as we train up the next generation to transform the world in the service of the Kingdom.”

Founded in 1892, Eastern Christian School is a fully accredited P-12 private Christian School system that serves over 700 students across three campuses in northern New Jersey. Academic excellence and a reformed Biblical Worldview are at the heart of our mission.