Arundel Christian School

Arundel Christian School is a ministry of Oasis Church and has been located in Hanover, MD since 2010.
We are blessed with a wonderful multi-cultural community of staff, students, and parents which fosters a sense of caring and unity in all of our daily activities.
Within the safety of a loving and structured environment, Arundel Christian School is proud to serve students in Nursery and Pre-School as well as in Elementary, Intermediate, and High School.
We recognize that each student is uniquely created and has God-given talents and abilities designed to create successful future endeavors.
Our excellent curriculum program provides our students the opportunity to reach their academic potential and is also adaptable to meet individual student needs.

Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Top Ranked MD School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 411 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,260
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Arundel Christian School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Maryland for:


School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Year Founded
Summer School Offered
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
411 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade
Arundel Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
12 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Students wear uniforms

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition rates vary by grade level. Please call for information. We offer active duty military, and multiple child discounts.
Summer Program Cost
Summer Program Cost Notes
Summer Camp rates vary by age. Please call for details.
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Lauren Donovan
Admissions Associate
Melanie Tavel


Total Sports Offered
2 sports


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
NHS Club

Arts and Music Programs:

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Basketball Team, Football Team

School Notes

  • ACS is divided into Nursery School, Early Elementary: PK-2 through PK-4, Elementary: K-3, Intermediate: 4-7, and High School, 8-12.
  • Our excellent teachers work with combinations of Accelerated Christian Education, Alpha & Omega, Abeka, BJU Press, and Horizons curriculum programs. They may mix the programs to suit the needs of the students. All Early Elementary and Elementary students are taught their letters phonetically and to sound out new words. Students are also taught sight words.
  • Elementary: Grades K-3: These students are taught from the Alpha & Omega Publications and Horizons programs. It is our intention that they be challenged without losing the understanding of basic skills as well.
  • Intermediate: Grades 5 - 7: These students are taught from a combination of Accelerated Education, Horizons, and Alpha & Omega Publications. Grammar skills are particularly stressed in grades 5 and 7, and Math students are prepared for skills necessary for higher Math classes.
  • High School: Grades 8 - 12: In order to better prepare them for the demands of high school, 8th grade students are included in this department. Some 8th grade students may have advanced enough to earn high school credits in some courses. All high school students are instructed in curriculum from both Accelerated Christian Education, Horizons, Abeka, and Alpha & Omega Publications.
  • High school students must graduate with the same amount of credits as is required from the AACo. Board of Education.
  • Our school is actively involved in the Jump Start program with Anne Arundel Community College, which allow students to be enrolled in college course and earning college credits while still attending high school.
  • All of our students in K through 7th grade take Computer and Spanish twice a week as a part of their core classes. Spanish is taught to PK-2, PK-3, and PK-4 students weekly.
  • High School students receive instruction in Spanish I-A, Spanish I-B, Spanish II and Spanish III.
  • All of our students are instructed in Art, Music, and PE as well as many other fine arts and educational electives.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Arundel Christian School cost?
Arundel Christian School's tuition is approximately $7,260 for private students and $250 for summer students.
What is the acceptance rate of Arundel Christian School?
The acceptance rate of Arundel Christian School is 98%, which is higher than the national average of 82%.
Does Arundel Christian School offer a summer program?
Yes, Arundel Christian School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What sports does Arundel Christian School offer?
Arundel Christian School offers 2 interscholastic sports: Basketball and Football.
What is Arundel Christian School's ranking?
Arundel Christian School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Maryland for: Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for Arundel Christian School?
The application deadline for Arundel Christian School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (6 reviews)
All four of my grandchildren attend Arundel Christian School and we couldn't be happier. We love the attention each one of them receives by their teachers and the administration. If you are looking for a top-notch school that is affordable look no further! We give ACS an A+.
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Excellent school. Teachers are very loving and knowledgeable.
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My daughter attended ACS from PreK3 until 1st grade. I recently moved her to a Charter School that is located in the city. BIG MISTAKE. We will be returning to ACS soon, where the teachers and staff are friendly and willing to communicate. There was a big difference in the way the students behaved at the Charter School. The disruptions and lack of respect was shocking. I am elated to say that ACS is welcoming my daughter back with open arms! We missed the children, we missed the staff, we missed the welcoming family environment.
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My daughter has been there since PreK2; she is in PreK4 now. We love the school. How many two year olds know their continents and tell time. She is so smart. She takes Piano lessons with Mr. Henry who is so patient with all of the children. I am moving soon and already crying that this upcoming school year will be her last. The school is like one big multicultural family.
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My son just finished Pre-K 3 and he LOVES the school! He has learned so much and he surprises us everyday with the knowledge he has picked up! From Spanish and Chinese to learning the books of the Bible, ACS does an outstanding job preparing our kids for the future!
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My daughter attends their high school and they treat her with respect and give her what she needs. I would recomend this school to anyone who needs a high school. This is an A+ school!
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Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Top Ranked MD School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 411 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,260
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Anne Arundel County, MD is $12,449 for elementary schools and $17,452 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Anne Arundel County, MD is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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