Sligo Adventist School

8300 Carroll Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912-0209
Tel: (301)434-1417
Grades: PK-8 | 210 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 210 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade Sligo Adventist School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
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
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director L. Roo McKenzie
Admissions Associate Brenda Peace


Total Sports Offered 2 sports
Sports Basketball, SoccerBasketballSoccer,


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.
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