At A Glance

  • Year Established: 1991
  • Location: West Peabody, MA
  • Type of School: Private HS. CO-ED
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  • Grades: Pre K-12
  • Total Enrollment: 247
  • High School Population: 98
  • Chinese Student Population: 2
  • Teacher/Student Ratio: 1:9
  • Average Class Size: 15
  • ESL Program: Yes
  • AP Courses: 2
  • Honors Courses: All classes offer honor level
  • Accredition: NEASC
  • Admission: TOEFL+Interview


Covenant offers a distinctive college preparatory education, Classical in pedagogy, committed to the Christian faith and unparalleled on the North Shore of Boston. Our students pursue rigorous intellectual challenges under a distinguished faculty in small classes, allowing for personal mentoring and meaningful relationships. They excel in athletics and the arts, consistently winning league championships, and receiving recognition and awards of excellence. Our students’ academic excellence has resulted in admission to many prestigious colleges and universities across the nation.

Mission Statement

Covenant Christian Academy offers a Christian and Classical education that builds our students’ academic, spiritual and social foundations for lives of leadership and service in today’s global community: A Covenant education prepares students to excel in collegiate studies and intellectual pursuits, nurtures Christian faith and character, and fosters individual gifts and abilities. 


Academic Requirement:

Bible 4, English 4, History 4, Mathematics 4, Science 4, World Language 3, Classic Core 2, Fine Arts 1.5, Physical Education 1, Senior Thesis Project

Covenant Scholars Contract Program:

Honors level classes for many courses are offered as Scholars Contracts. This approach gives students the opportunity to delve deeper into their individual interests. Scholars Contracts encourage independent work at a collegiate level and promote critical thinking and research skills. 

The Senior Thesis Project: 

After writing a twenty-page research essay on a topic of their choosing, each student must defend his of her argument in front of the entire School of Rhetoric, along with a panel of faculty members and outside experts. The Thesis Project demands the scholarly depth, expert rhetoric, and personal confidence that are essential to our students' success in collegiate studies and professional life. 


Soccer, Cross Country, Basketball, Softball, Frisbee, Golf

Fine Arts Program

Music(Vocal, Instrumental, Music Technology), Theater Arts, and Visual Arts

Where Our Graduates Go

Baylor University, Bentley University, Boston University, Clark University, Mass College of Pharmacy, Michigan State University, Northeastern University, University of California, University of Massachusetts, University of Notre Dame, West Virginia University, and more.