Bethel Christian Academy promotes the emotional, spiritual and social development of children in kindergarten through grade 12. It is an educational ministry of the Bethel Assembly of God and is located in Newark, N.J. The academy, founded in 1981, focuses on reading, grammar, composition and vocabulary, mathematics, science, social studies and Bible studies. It also offers character training programs. The academy features a parent-teacher fellowship that brings parents and teachers together to work toward strengthening communication between the home and school. Bethel Christian Academy also maintains Parents Empowering Parents in Christ, which offers religious workshops for parents and teachers. The academy additionally organizes picture days and basketball events.