Sligo Adventist School

8300 Carroll Avenue,
Takoma Park, MD, 20912-0209
     Tel: (301)434-1417
Grades: PK - 8 | 190 students
Sligo Adventist School is a Christ-Centered academically sound educational institution that is big enough to offer all the extras yet small enough to care.
Our MISSION: Sligo Adventist School believes in relevant Christ-centered education that fosters an environment of Spiritual Growth, Academic Excellence and Personal Accountability.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious Affiliation Seventh-Day Adventist
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Dyslexia, ADD, ADHD
Year Founded 1917

Student Body

Total Students 190 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 80%
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade Sligo Adventist School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 50%
Average Class Size 21 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Students wear uniforms daily. Have chapel dress uniform.)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $8,050
Tuition Notes Tuition is based on being a part of a constituent church, non-constituent church or a community member.
% on Financial Aid 10%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,000
Acceptance Rate 90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director L. Roo McKenzie
Admissions Associate Brenda Peace

Sports

Total Sports Offered 2 sports
Sports Basketball, SoccerBasketballSoccer,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Band after school, Cheerleading, Drill Team "Sligo Pathfinders", Handbell choir after school, Kaizen Karate after school, Praise Team after school, Steel Band after school, WAU Gymnastics after school Cheerleading, Band after school,
Drill Team "Sligo Pathfinders",
Handbell choir after school,
Kaizen Karate after school,
Praise Team after school,
Steel Band after school,
WAU Gymnastics after school,

School Notes:

  • Reading and Writing Specialists
  • Accelerated Reader "Independent Reading Program"
  • Math & Science Labs
  • Computer Instruction
  • Library Science
  • Before and After School Care Program
  • Numerous after-school care programs.

Profile last updated: 09/02/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Takoma Academy (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mount Jezreel Baptist Church Christian School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Saint Francis International School (1.3 miles away)
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  • Takoma ParkTakoma Academy
      (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    8120 Carroll Avenue
    Takoma ParkMD20912
    (301)434-4700
      (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    0.1 mi | 240 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Silver SpringMount Jezreel Baptist Church Christian School
      (Baptist)
    420 University Blvd E
    Silver SpringMD20901
    (301)431-2800
      (Baptist)
    1.1 mi | 7 students | Gr. K-4                      
  • Silver SpringSaint Francis International School
      (Roman Catholic)
    1500 St. Camillus Drive
    Silver SpringMD20903
    (301)434-2344
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.3 mi | 340 students | Gr. NS-8                      
  • Takoma ParkThe Washington-mclaughlin Christian School
      (Christian)
    6501 Poplar Ave
    Takoma ParkMD20912
    (301)270-2760
      (Christian)
    1.6 mi | 26 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • Takoma ParkJohn Nevins Andrews School
      (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    117 Elm Ave
    Takoma ParkMD20912
    (301)270-1400
      (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    1.6 mi | 137 students | Gr. K-8                      

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