Summit Christian Academy

1500 SW Jefferson
Lees Summit, MO 64081-0640
Tel: (816)525-1480
Grades: PK-12 | 794 students
Serving over 800 students from 160 area churches, Summit Christian Academy serves preschool through 12th grade students.
SCA is fully-accredited and provides college-preparatory academics and a full range of extracurricular activities.
Founded as an independent Christian school, SCA staff and teachers strive to inspire students to discover and achieve their God-given potential.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1989

Student Body

Total Students 794 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Summit Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses American History 101, American History 102, English Composition 101, English Composition 102, Math 110 - College Algebra, Math 206 - College Trigonometry, Math 210 - College Calculus, Spanish 110, Spanish 120, Spanish 211, Spanish 221, Western Civilization 201, Western Civilization 202
Average ACT score 24
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Varies by grade
Admissions Director Sarah Coats
Admissions Associate Metra Augustin


Total Sports Offered 11 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Competitions, Choir, International Thespian Society, Junior/Senior Ensemble, National Honor Society, Orchestra, Speech and Debate, Student Ambassador, Student Council, Student Government, Volunteer Opportunities Club, Worship Team Choir, Orchestra, Worship Team, Art Competitions,
International Thespian Society,
Junior/Senior Ensemble,
National Honor Society,
Speech and Debate,
Student Ambassador,
Student Council,
Student Government,
Volunteer Opportunities Club,

School Notes

  • 36-acre campus includes elementary and secondary facilities, athletic fields, and two playground areas.
  • Member of Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA).
  • Dual-credit courses allow students to graduate with as many as 55 college credit hours.
  • Parent and grandparent volunteers are welcomed and can be seen throughout the school monitoring the hallways, helping at lunch, reading in the library, and assisting in athletic programs.
  • Average ACT of 24.9 (Class of 2016).
  • Named in the top 5 Private Schools by the Kansas City Business Journal.
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