Atholton Adventist Academy

6520 Martin Road
Columbia, MD 21044-0210
     Tel: (410)740-2425
Grades: PK - 10 | 229 students
The Atholton Adventist Academy is a Christ-centered, Seventh-day Adventist School committed to developing the mind, body and spirit of our students so they will be prepared to complete their mission here on earth as well as be ready for Christ's soon return.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. General Conference of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church (GCSDAC)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious Affiliation Seventh-Day Adventist
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 10
Year Founded 1958

Student Body

Total Students 229 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 50%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade Atholton Adventist Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 50%
Average Class Size 17 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Polo Shirt and slacks/skirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition costs vary.
Admissions Director Marilynn Peeke

Sports

Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Basketball, Flag Football, Gymnastics, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballFlag Football,
GymnasticsSoccer,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Band, Gymnastics, Intramural sports, Select Choir, Student Association Band, Gymnastics, Select Choir, Intramural sports,
Student Association,

School Notes:

  • Atholton Adventist Academy will provide a safe, learning-focused environment that challenges students to excel as:
  • Active, engaged Christians
  • Enthusiastic, lifelong learners
  • Productive, responsible citizens
  • Independent thinkers

Profile last updated: 10/07/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is High SchoolRoad Academy (5.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Gan Israel Day School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Gan Israel Day School (0.5 miles away)
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School Reviews

Recommended
1 year ago
My kids have been at Atholton for two years and they will be back. I appreciate the academically rigorous, Christ centered, and diverse environment that Atholton provides. Finding this school was truly a blessing.
- Posted by Parent
Recommended
1 year ago
My kids attended Atholton last year and will be returning. The school offers a top notch academic program while maintaining an environment of love and nurture. The diversity is a huge plus as well.
- Posted by Parent
Recommended
1 year ago
Excellent school. Principal knows all the patents and students. Academic program is wonderful.
- Posted by Parent

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