Takoma Academy

8120 Carroll Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912-0289
Tel: (301)434-4700
Grades: 9 - 12 | 240 students
Takoma Academy extends a warm invitation to any student interested in obtaining a Christian education in a Seventh-day Adventist environment.
The school's program prepares a student to live as a constructive Christian in today's secular and urban society.
Takoma Academy is a Seventh-day Adventist high school.
It is committed to the development of Christian ideals, the skills needed to achieve academic excellence, physical skills, an increased awareness of the preservation of the environment and creative imagination.
This education is offered to both Seventh-day Adventists and the general community.
Each student is expected to maintain a high level of academic and behavioral performance.
The school's low teacher to student ratio, approximately eighteen to one, set in a culturally diverse environment, offers quality education combined with personal attention and concern for the individual.
The school provides a balanced discipline of body, mind and spirit.
This creates an ideal climate for developing self-worth promoting responsibility and community service through cooperation and achievement finding a saving relationship with Christ.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. General Conference of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church (GCSDAC)
Other school association(s)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious Affiliation Seventh-Day Adventist
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1904

Student Body

Total Students 240 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 79%
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade Takoma Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 14%
Average Class Size 25 students
Number of AP Courses 8 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Calculus, AP English Language, AP English Literature, AP Environmental Science, AP Government, AP Human Geography, AP Spanish, AP United States History,
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(unified dress code)

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $13,495
Acceptance Rate 95%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballFlag Football,
SoccerTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, Book Club, Cheerleading, Chess Club, Cooking Club, Gospel Choir, National Honors Society, Step Team, Student Council, Video Production Club Art Club, Book Club, Cheerleading, Chess Club, Cooking Club, Gospel Choir, Step Team, National Honors Society,
Student Council,
Video Production Club,

School Notes:

Takoma Academy extends a warm invitation to any student interested in obtaining a Christian education in a Seventh-day Adventist environment. The school's program prepares a student to live as a constructive Christian in today's secular and urban society. Takoma Academy is a Seventh-day Adventist high school. It is committed to the development of Christian ideals, the skills needed to achieve academic excellence, physical skills, an increased awareness of the preservation of the environment and creative imagination. This education is offered to both Seventh-day Adventists and the general community. Each student is expected to maintain a high level of academic and behavioral performance. The school's low teacher to student ratio, approximately eighteen to one, set in a culturally diverse environment, offers quality education combined with personal attention and concern for the individual. The school provides a balanced discipline of body, mind and spirit. This creates an ideal climate for developing self-worth promoting responsibility and community service through cooperation and achievement finding a saving relationship with Christ.

Profile last updated: 08/23/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Chelsea School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sligo Adventist School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Sligo Adventist School (0.1 miles away)
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  • Takoma Park
    Sligo Adventist School
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    Grades: PK-8 | 210 students
    0.1 miles
    8300 Carroll Avenue
    Takoma Park, MD 20912
    (301)434-1417
    0.1PK-8
    210
  • Silver Spring
    Grades: K-4 | 13 students
    1.2 miles
    420 University Blvd E
    Silver Spring, MD 20901
    (301)431-2800
    1.2K-4
    13
  • Silver Spring
    Grades: NS-8 | 460 students
    1.4 miles
    1500 St. Camillus Drive
    Silver Spring, MD 20903
    (301)434-2344
    1.4NS-8
    460
  • Takoma Park
    Grades: PK-6 | 41 students
    1.5 miles
    6501 Poplar Ave
    Takoma Park, MD 20912
    (301)270-2760
    1.5PK-6
    41
  • Takoma Park
    John Nevins Andrews School
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    Grades: K-8 | 137 students
    1.5 miles
    117 Elm Ave
    Takoma Park, MD 20912
    (301)270-1400
    1.5K-8
    137

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