Rocky Mountain Christian Academy

Tel: (303)652-9162
Grades: NS - 8 | 194 students
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RMCA provides classical and Christian education to students in preschool through 8th grade. Our faith-based curriculum gives students an education that surpasses the expectations of every accelerated program in the area. RMCA teachers partner with parents creating a community where Jesus Christ is exalted, parents are honored, students are treasured and teachers are esteemed.
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RMCA provides classical and Christian education to students in preschool through 8th grade. Our faith-based curriculum gives students an education that surpasses the expectations of every accelerated program in the area. RMCA teachers partner with parents creating a community where Jesus Christ is exalted, parents are honored, students are treasured and teachers are esteemed.
RMCA is a classical and Christian school dedicated to equipping students to impact their world for Christ by igniting a life-long passion to pursue truth, goodness, and beauty.
Nations Day  |  For the entire month of October, students in grades K-5 study a particular nation in each classroom, including overviews of that country's history, language, culture, art, music, and much more. This study includes many hands-on activities and special art projects designed to teach students the
Middle School Outdoor Education Retreat  |  Survival education. Zipline thrills. Smoky campfires. Night hikes. Camp food. Lifelong memories.
8th Grade Critical Thinking Project  |  Each year, 8th grade students choose a controversial topic and spend the year researching it, forming an argument, writing a paper, and preparing a presentation.
Our standardized test scores remain in the upper quartile nationally. Every year, RMCA students in grades 2-8 take the Stanford 10 test. Our scores are compared nationally and are consistently superior to national norms without any efforts to directly prepare our students for these exams.
RMCA's preschool provides children with a loving, secure environment in which to learn and grow. Our developmentally responsive programs for ages 3-5 encourage learning through play. Spacious and welcoming classrooms allow for activities that are both child and teacher initiated.
The middle school program continues to build on the well-rounded classical and Christian foundation laid in the elementary years. There is a greater emphasis on the development of critical thinking skills, including the study of formal logic. Special care is taken to nurture students through the social and emotional challenges of adolescence.
7th & 8th Grade Washington DC Trip  |  6 day journey led by RMCA teacher and owner of Classical Christian Tours.
Rocky Mountain Christian Academy provides classical and Christian education to students in preschool through 8th grade.
Our faith-based curriculum gives students an education that surpasses the expectations of every accelerated program in the area.
RMCA teachers partner with parents creating a community where Jesus Christ is exalted, parents are honored, students are treasured and teachers are esteemed.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 8
Year Founded 1993

Student Body

Total Students 194 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Rocky Mountain Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(classic polo/oxford style shirts, sweaters, cardigan and vests, classic chino style pants/shorts, skirts, skorts or jumpers (solid colors))

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $5,990
Tuition Notes Preschool: $2190-$6,990 (depending on program) Kindergarten: $4,090-$5,990 (depending on program) Grades 1-8: $5,990
Admissions Director Betsy Weber

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Band, Guitar, Jazz, Landsharks, PTO Band, Guitar, Jazz, Landsharks, PTO,

School Notes:

RMCA is a classical and Christian school dedicated to equipping students to impact their world for Christ by igniting a life-long passion to pursue truth, goodness, and beauty.

Profile last updated: 08/31/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is CedarWood Christian Academy (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Pius X Catholic School (1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Pius X Catholic School (1 miles away)
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