Elvaton Christian Academy offers small classes, affordable tuition, high academic standards, and strong Christian values in a loving and safe environment.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 72 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,500
  • Acceptance rate: 99%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Elvaton Christian Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Maryland for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1984

Student Body

Total Students
72 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
37%
State avg.: 37%
Students by Grade
Elvaton Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
25%
Average Class Size
10 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Uniform)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Preschool cost based on days attending.
% on Financial Aid
18%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$1,400
Acceptance Rate
99%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Dallas Bumgarner, Administrator
Admissions Associate
Evelyn May

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
1 extracurricular
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Awanas

School Notes

  • The education program at Elvaton Christian Academy is committed to academic excellence and is designed to promote the development of knowledge, wisdom, and critical thinking, which are the skills required in academic pursuits and all of life. Strong academic teaching with a Biblical worldview provides students with the competency and inner strength necessary for success in life. The Cornerstone of Elvaton Christian Academy is its commitment to the Lordship of Jesus Christ. Our educational philosophy is derived from the Bible. From Scripture we obtain knowledge about children that teach us those essentials needed to nurture a student to become all he/she can be. From Scripture we obtain direction, discernment, and the insight into instruction with God's perspective. We become partners with parents to accomplish their God given responsibilities toward their children.
Profile last updated: 01/12/2021

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (11 reviews)
5  
I taught at ECA for 22 years. I can't imagine a better life as a teacher. God blessed me immeasurably by letting me go to such a loving place to "work." The kids are lively and we had so much fun learning and singing and playing together. The teachers enjoy each other. I praise God for that wonderful time in my life. (I can't stop going back to visit.)
- Posted by
5  
I would highly reccommend Elvaton Christian Academy to any parent who desires a safe, Christian oriented, and academically 'top of the line'' school for their child or grandchild. 8 of my 10 grandchildren have attended ECA and they have all excelled as they have graduated to other schools. The small class size and loving teachers make a tremendous impact on every students'' life!
- Posted by
5  
We are very pleased with the school, curriculum, the entire staff, and the loving care that my children receive at ECA. My children have been attending ECA for 8 years and I couldn't be more pleased with the "people" they have become through the help of the loving, safe, and Christian environment that my kids are in every day.
- Posted by
5  
November, 2013 - My family has been at the school for 9 years! We love the faculty and staff, the children and the families who attend the school! I have been teaching at the school for the last few years, and there is no place that I would rather be! My three children are getting the academics, the spiritual lessons, and making good friendships to prepare them for a bright future. We offer Music, Art, and P.E. to grades K - 8th. Please come and join us! We can't wait to meet you! :)
- Posted by
5  
Elvaton has been a wonderful experience for my three children. They are excited to go to school and I love the personal attention they receive. It is a comfort to know they are in a physically, emotionally, and developmentally safe environment that fosters learning.
- Posted by
5  
We have been a part of the Elvaton family for three years now. It is a wonderful place to work! It is a wonderful place to see kids at work! My days are so easy at Elvaton. The classes are fun and the kids are eager to learn. We love being together as a school and I love the blessing of being one of the teachers! Come and join us!
- Posted by
5  
Our three children have been a part of ECA for the last 4 years. It was a wonderful transition from homeschooling for them. The class sizes are small. The teachers are caring and go the extra mile for their students. My kids love their school and have developed fantastic friendships. They also have developed a great sense of confidence. I highly recommend ECA!
- Posted by
5  
I have been involved with Elvaton Christian Academy for 26 years. My daughter went to the WEE program in 1987 and now her daughter is in our school. I love the at home atmosphere. The curriculum is very structured but fun. The godly ministry through the teachers and staff is the best. The school is a safe haven for all children.
- Posted by
5  
We love Elvaton! This is our first year and both my boys have been doing so great. They love their teachers and the staff. Everyone is very friendly and helpful and its a great family setting.
- Posted by
5  
I have been involved with Elvaton Christian Academy for a couple of years now. We have our two oldest children who attend and it has been a fantastic experience. The teachers and staff are very accommodating and most important to me, very open with communication. Although a religious affiliation, they mix a great blend of fun activities and school with Christianity. It is not a prayer study from start to finish by any means. Obviously no problem with that, but not really what we were looking for. I have my 3rd child ready to attend next year and is already involved when we pick up and drop off the others. Warm, friendly organized environment that I highly recommend to others.
- Posted by
5  
I am a grandparent. 8 of our 10 grandchildren have attended Elvaton Christian Academy and/or Preschool over the past 17 years. Each have excelled academically and spiritually. Five now attend public school and are all honor students due to the strong foundation and love of learning they received at ECA. I would highly recommend this school!
- Posted by

Endorse Elvaton Christian Academy. Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards
Endorse this school:

Recent Articles

How Exposed Is Your School?
How Exposed Is Your School?
There's much more to running a small private school than offering great academics and teaching. Be sure to check under the hood regularly to make sure everything keeps running smoothly.
Teen Travel In Uncertain Times
Teen Travel In Uncertain Times
Most adults find traveling more complicated and challenging that it was pre-pandemic. We offer some suggestions for safe teen travel in these uncertain times.
Using Facebook, YouTube and Pinterest to Promote Your School
Using Facebook, YouTube and Pinterest to Promote Your School
Social media is an effective marketing tool for your school. Here are some suggestions for using Facebook, YouTube and Pinterest.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 72 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,500
  • Acceptance rate: 99%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Request Information

Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Anne Arundel County, MD is $11,587 for elementary schools and $16,906 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Anne Arundel County, MD is 88% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

Quick Links