The Promise Academy

Connecting Knowledge with Life Experience

Residential School

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Welcome to Quakerdale Promise Academy at New Providence! The Academy is a private Christian residential education program for middle and high school aged boys. It is designed to equip students to live a healthy and productive life and prepare them for a future of success. The Academy is nestled in the heart of Iowa’s rich farmland near New Providence, providing a great environment for students to focus, learn and grow!

Designed to Fit Your Needs

The program is designed for youth and families seeking an alternative, faith-based education tailored to fit their individual needs. Whether it is to increase academic achievement or grow in Christian character the Promise Academy
offers versatile programming that is centered on spiritual and personal development.

Areas of focus:
  • Academic achievement
  • Career exploration and development
  • Bible study and service learning
  • Community engagement
  • Life, Work, and Recreational skill development

An Important Building Block for Success

At the Promise Academy New Providence students participate in a media-rich online curriculum with non-traditional education opportunities designed to offer a strong foundation for

  • Character
  • Leadership
  • Spiritual Growth
Non-Traditional Learning Opportunities
Sustainable Agriculture Learning Lab

Hands on Learning – The Sustainable Agriculture learning lab offers a fun, hands-on experience for students using the eco-based system located in the campus greenhouse. The Promise Academy staff and students share the lab with the community to collaboratively learn innovative ways to produce chemical free agricultural products and use core curriculum education in real-life situations.

This Educational Approach – Teaches youth core education requirements such as reading, math, and writing skills in a fun way! Applies their core education in a hands-on environment. Teaches youth to become self-sufficient, healthy and contributing adults by learning life skills and life lesson.

Admissions & How to Apply

Contact Us at: (641) 497-5294 or

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  1. I would like some more info. My daughter is 10

    • PromiseAcademy

      May 26, 2017 at 9:06 pm


      The best person to answer any questions or give you information beyond what is on this site would be the school administrator. His name is Mr. Larry Ketcham. Here is his contact information:

      Contact Us at: (641) 497-5294 x1285 or

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