• Ephesus Junior Academy (EJA) in Jacksonville, Florida, successfully provides elementary and middle school students with a solid educational foundation and has done so since 1907.

    The success of our school can be found in the atmosphere and experience that presents a unified feeling, approach, attitude, philosophy, mind-set, and atmosphere for optimal learning and personal achievement.

    Teachers are the keys that release the God-given talents of each
    Ephesus Junior Academy student. We have structured education that is taught in an atmosphere that provides a nurturing learning environment with God ever present in the biblical principles practiced daily. At Ephesus, family is valued. Our foundations is rooted in the belief that parents are a crucial part of the educational team that helps students thrive.

  • About Ephesus

    Since 1907, Ephesus Junior Academy has offered dynamic, Christ-centered education to the children of Jacksonville, Florida. All students, from Kindergarten to 8th grade, benefit from a low student-teacher ratio which provides a wonderful opportunity for our experienced and dedicated teachers to educate the whole person. We challenge our students. We nurture our students. We provide a positive learning environment that emphasizes academic excellence, character development, leadership training, and a strong commitment to productive service for God and man.


    "The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge..." Proverbs 1:7

  • Admissions

    Admission decisions are made when the entire application process has been completed. The following is required to complete our file for evaluation.
     

    Preliminary Information
    •The completed application for admission
    •Social Security Card
    •Birth Certificate
    •Immunization Record Form
    •Financial Assistance Application (optional)

     

    Previous School Records
    •A complete and current Academic Transcript
    •Education/Achievement Test Score

    New Students

    We thank you for your interest in our school.
    Ephesus Junior Academy is a Pre-K-8th grade Christian elementary school where Jesus is the center. Faith and knowledge work hand in hand as we provide a positive, enriching environment and strong academics.


    When to Apply

    Ephesus Junior Academy encourages families to begin the application process as soon as possible. The application must be completed and supplemental application forms completed and returned to the school before any application will be considered for review.
    Please note that classes fill up quickly. Your application will not be reviewed until application fee and all documents are submitted. Your submission does not guarantee a spot until approval from admissions committee.


    Come Visit Us

    If you have not already done so, please consider making an appointment to visit our school. We would very much like to meet you and let you tour our school. We appreciate your interest, and hope to assist you any way we can. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

    Returning Students

    Admission decisions are made when the entire application process has been completed. The following is required to complete our file for evaluation.


    Preliminary Information
    •The completed application for admission
    •Social Security Card
    •Birth Certificate
    •Immunization Record Form
    •Financial Assistance Application (optional)

    Previous School Records
    •A complete and current Academic Transcript
    •Education/Achievement Test Score

    Tuition and Fees

  • Parents

    At Ephesus Junior Academy, we recognize that involving parents in the care and schooling of their children helps parents, teachers and the children themselves. Most importantly,our students have better academic and social outcomes because their parents and teachers work well together.

     

    We encourage parent participation in every step of the journey. Our parents are a valuable asset in the education of our student. Parents who get involved are more likely to understand and support constructive approaches that are being used with a child, and will support these strategies at home.

     

    We applaud and thank our parents. We encourage parent to become apart of the Home and School organization and get involved.

    Alumni

    The EJA Alumni offers past students and supporters the opportunity to stay involved, support and have a constant connection with Ephesus Junior Academy. The Alumni has always been instrumental in bringing alumni closer together, while enriching the lives of current and future students of Ephesus Junior Academy.

     

    There are many ways for alumni to connect with their alma mater. We hope by staying informed and involved, the EJA alumni will aspire to support the Ephesus Junior Academy and ensure its continued excellence.

     

    If you are interested in becoming apart of the organization of the EJA Alumni Association, please contact the principal.

    Support

    It is our goal to enhance the learning experience within our school each year with better programs, trained professionals and technology upgrades.

     

    Give today to show support to our kids and to ensure that a child gets the best Adventist education available!

     

    By making a tax-deductible donation to Ephesus Junior Academy today, you can provide students
    with:

    Assistance with Tuition Payments
    Funding for school expansion
    Programs that enhance learning
    And much more

     

    If you are interested in giving, please contact the school or the principal.

  • Academics

    As an advocate of Christian education, we are part of the second largest Christian school system in the world. The curriculum used in our schools improves student achievement. In fact, recent independently-financed research has found that by educating mind, body, and spirit, our Christian based schools outperform the national average across all demographics.We are operated by the Ephesus Seventh-day Adventist Church where the journey to excellence starts with Christ.

     

    Curriculum
    Language Arts
    Mathematics and Science
    Computer Education
    Religion, Music
    Physical Education (YMCA.)

     

    Other Features
    Private Music Lessons
    Computer Lab
    Bus Service
    Media Center
    Certified/Degreed Teachers
    Small Teacher/Student Ratio
    Kindergarten Breakfast & Lunch Program

     

    "The heart of the prudent getteth knowledge;
    and the ear of the wise seeketh knowledge."
    Proverbs 18:15

     

     

     

     

    Home School

    Be A Hands On Parent

     

    The Ephesus Junior Academy Home & School Association is an independent, parent-driven organization committed to supporting Christian Education and promoting the welfare of children and youth. The Home & School Association strives to give parents an understanding of what's happening at the school and to be informed, constructive partners with educators. We strive
    to create an atmosphere where teachers and administrators can do their best work—and so can our children.

     

    Our Purpose
    It is our purpose to unite the home, the school
    and the church together in their endeavors to provide excellence in Seventh-day Adventist Christian education.

    • Ownership

    • Unity

    • Connection

    • Duty

    • Service

    Our guiding principles are to build unity and ownership in our school, instill a sense of duty and service for our families.

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