The Kempton New Church School is a rural elementary and middle school located in northern Berks County, Pennsylvania. The school serves students whose parents are baptized members of the New Church. The enrollment is approximately 60 students, K-10, with a staff of full time teachers, part-time teachers and volunteers. It is one of nine schools in the school system of the General Church of the New Jerusalem, which is based in Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania. The focus of the Kempton New Church School is to help children develop into good neighbors and good citizens, who know and care about what is important, and who can be useful and happy members of society both in this life and the world to come.
Admission is open to children baptized into the New Church. Occasional exceptions may be made in cases where the parents are not active in another church or religion and have demonstrated a sincere interest in looking toward baptism and inquiring affirmatively into the Heavenly Doctrine, by reading, and by attending church, doctrinal classes, and other society functions, and by welcoming regular pastoral visits, for about a year before a child is enrolled. Admission is at the discretion of the pastor.
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Student Teacher Ratio
5 : 1
55% Male / 45% Female
Percentage of Student Body
Black or African American
Associations & Memberships
Other religious school associations
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