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Compassion Christian Center

1030 4th St. Bakersfield CA.

Phone: (661) 325-4407

Fax: (661) 325-5231

Hours: M-F (8am - 5pm)


Agapeland Christian Academy

Phone: (661) 325-4321

Hours: M-F (8am - 5pm)

Church Service Times

Prayer: Mon-Fri (5am & 12 Noon)

Morning Celebration: Sun (9:30am)

Faith, Love & Action Service: Wed) 7pm)

Agapeland Christian Academy is an Early Childhood Preparatory Christian School for children from preschool - 6th  grade which builds a foundation of excellence in education that is Christ-centered , and empowers each child to excel in any future learning environment.

(661) 325-4407

ACA is an academy developing and educating a spiritually astute and globally aware generation. We believe a child saved, is a soul saved and a life spared. Agapeland Christian Academy, formerly Agapeland Christian Child Care, was founded by the late Pastor Ted M. Johnson in 1987 with Mrs. Doris Mangrum being the first director.  In 1999, Agapeland Christian Child Care became Agapeland Christian Academy and embarked upon private elementary education with one Kindergarten class with the aspiration of adding a grade level each year.  


Agapeland currently serves pre-school students age 2-5 years, academy students K- 3rd and Before/After school ages 6–12 years. ACA, once under the umbrella of Bakersfield Compassion Christian Center, transitioned under the 501©(3) of the Ted M. Johnson Empowerment Square Community Development Corporation for the purposes of growth and expansion.


Our program is designed to induce learning through repetition, hands-on experiences, daily routines, and active play; which will foster independence, induce decision-making and teach our children self-respect, respect for others, and develop a sense of unity.  We believe that a return to Godly principles incorporated with the basic foundations for learning will assist us in producing well rounded individuals, capable of taking on a world of challenges.


Hours of Operation

Monday-Friday: 6:30am-6:00pm.

Summer Hours: Monday-Friday, 6:30am-6:00pm


Extended Day Program

Monday - Friday: 6:30am - 6:00pm

A dynamic program is offered at Agapeland for students 6 to 12 years of age, which includes chapel, assistance with homework, tutoring, games, snacks and lots of fun! Agapeland also offers a summer program, which includes field trips, water play, crafts and summer curriculum.


Academic Boot Camp (Summer Program)

Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 12:00pm

Grades: Kindergarten-6th grades

“Welcome to the Agapeland Christian Academy family. We are an academy developing and educating a spiritually astute and globally aware generation for the new millennium.”

- Marisa Banks (Administrator)