Quick Facts

 Enrollment:
Approximately 400 students, early education (age 2) to grade 12

Student to Faculty Ratio:
Early education – 8:1, Elementary 14:1, Secondary 18:1

School Hours:
Early education/Elementary 8:10 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Secondary 7:55 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Extended care is available before school (6:00 – 8:00 a.m.) and after school (3:00 – 6:00 p.m.)

Accreditations:
Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSA)

Standardized Testing:
The Terra Nova is given to students in grades in 3rd, 5th, 7th, and 9th.  Students in grade 10 take the PreACT and students in grade 11 take the PSAT.  Advanced Placement exams are offered to qualifying students.

Faculty:
Elementary and Secondary teachers are required to have bachelor degrees, maintain ACSI Certification, reflect a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, and participate in professional development training

Bible:
All students have a daily Bible class.  The King James Version Bible is used for Scripture memorization.

Memberships:
Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSA)
National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
Maryland Independent Schools Athletic League (MISAL)

Chapters:
National Honor Society (NHS)
National Junior Honor Society (NJHS)
National Elementary Honor Society (NEHS)

Learning Management System:
Parents are kept informed through Renweb, a web-based school management system that includes parent emails, live progress reports, homework assignments, behavior notes, lunch accounts, attendance, report cards, library accounts, school calendar, and more!

Automatic Tuition Payments:
The FACTS tuition management system helps families budget for optional monthly payments.

Statement of Non-discrimination
The Southern Maryland Christian Academy admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities made available to students at the school.

SMCA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, athletics or other school-administered programs.