Annapolis Area Christian School

109 Burns Crossing Road,
Severn, MD, 21144
Tel: (410)519-5300
Grades: PK - 12 | 808 students
Annapolis Area Christian School (AACS) is an independent, Christian, college preparatory school with competitive athletics and outstanding fine arts in theatrical, musical, choral and visual arts. AACS partners with families in education that encourages a vital love for God, a commitment to academic excellence, and a dedication to service.  Our graduates are also graduates of many of the nation's leading colleges, universities and military academies. AACS faculty engage students in a rigorous college preparatory program of learning that is enhanced with electives, AP courses, and extracurricular activities. It’s not just education as usual with Bible classes tacked on.  What does it mean to live your faith?  We teach how to live a Christian life within our culture; how to apply a Biblical worldview to everything we do, preparing our students for a lifetime of learning and work within the Kingdom of God. Teachers at the Annapolis Area Christian School are hired not only because they are masters in their field, but also because their lives exemplify biblical wisdom and the love of Christ.
 We offer an excellent academic program while encouraging and modeling excellent character.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Christian Schools International (CSI)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
National Association of College Admissions Counselors
Religious Affiliation Christian (no specific denomination)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1971

Student Body

Total Students 808 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 21%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 80 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 55%
Average Class Size 20 students
Number of AP Courses 9 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP English Language and Composition; WP English Literature and Composition; AP Biology; AP Statistics; AP Calculus; AP Spanish IV; AP U.S. History; AP American Government and Politics; AP Macroeconomics; AP Physics  
Average SAT score 1820
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(uniform attire khaki pants, polos, jackets not required)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Visit our website at www.aacsonline.org.
% on Financial Aid 30%
Acceptance Rate 84%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Caroline Stone
Admissions Associate Heather Schulte

Sports

Total Sports Offered 14 sports
Sports BaseballBasketballCheeringCross CountryField Hockey
FootballGolfLacrosseSoccerSoftball
SwimmingTennisVolleyballWrestling
BaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Field HockeyFootball,
GolfLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
VolleyballWrestling,

School Notes:

  • HIGH EXPECTATIONS: We have high expectations for our students. They are encouraged and expected to do their best, whether we’re talking about character development, academics, or other activities.  Our students learn the value of a strong work ethic and gain confidence as they set and achieve personal goals.  

    DEDICATED TO SERVICE: We teach and model the importance of service. 100% of our students participate in community service projects. TOP NOTCH TEACHERSJust as we have high expectations for our students, we also have high expectations for our teachers.  They each undergo a rigorous evaluation and interview process prior to being hired.  They must demonstrate their love for students and the art of teaching.  They must be masters in their field and their lives must exemplify biblical wisdom and the love of Christ.   

    CHRIST-CENTERED: It’s not just education as usual with Bible classes tacked on.  What does it mean to live your faith?  We teach how to live a Christian life within our culture; how to apply a Biblical worldview to everything we do, preparing our students for a lifetime of learning and work within the Kingdom of God. 

    COMPREHENSIVE: We value opportunity, diversity, & unique interests and talents.  Because each student is unique, we offer a comprehensive program of academics, fine arts, athletics, and extracurricular activities.  We are developing future artists, scientists, musicians, doctors, writers, teachers, athletes, accountants, and much more.  All of our students are exceptional at something and we help them discover that. 

    SAFE COMMUNITY: Our students learn and grow within a morally and spiritually safe community of friends, family, and faculty, with shared values.  

    CREATIVE: We prepare students for a constantly changing world by providing opportunity to collaborate, communicate, work as a team, and solve problems.  These are important skills and are woven into our entire program. 

    EXCELLENCE IN ACADEMICS – EXCELLENCE IN CHARACTER: We don’t only care about what they learn, we also care about who they become.  This requires a focus on all dimensions of our students; spiritual, mental, social, emotional, and physical.  Character development is equally important to academic development and we expect excellence in both dimensions from our students, faculty, and staff.

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  • Profile last updated: 07/30/2013

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The nearest high school is Odenton Christian School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Odenton Christian School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Odenton Christian School (1.3 miles away)
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