Mount Airy Christian Academy

Mount Airy Christian Academy is a special Christian school ministry designed to help meet the needs of a Christian family.
We exist for the purpose of maturing students academically, physically, spiritually, and socially.
We are looking for Christian fathers, mothers, and children who will support this ministry as we partner together to educate students with excellence.
MACA operates within a disciplined academic environment while providing a high quality Christian education to its students.
In order to build a ministry such as this the foundation must be secure, solid and never changing.
For that reason, Mount Airy Christian Academy is based upon the Word of God.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedADD, ADHD, Dyslexia, Mild Learning Differences, Extended Time, Anxiety
Year Founded1977
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in n/a

Student Body

Total Students301 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Mount Airy Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size11 students
Number of AP Courses1 course
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Formal (khaki or navy uniform pants, shorts or skirts that come to the knee; navy, white or light blue polo shirt; MACA approved sweaters and sweatshirts - purchased through Lands)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesPlease visit our website to view our tuition rates:
% on Financial Aid


Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
SoccerTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
ABOVE Program (Anti-Bullying), Drama Club, Running Club, STEM Classes, Student Council Association, Worship Team

Arts and Music Programs:
Concert Band

School Notes

  • Mount Airy Christian Academy (MACA), is a private, coeducational school for grades PK3-12th grade. A rigorous academic program coupled with a low student/teacher ratio gives each child a tremendous opportunity for academic success. MACA offers a strong phonics-based reading program in elementary and Honors/Accelerated courses for grades 6-12. MACA also boasts a 1:1 Chromebook technology initiative for each high school student, iPad mobile labs for elementary and middle school classrooms and a highly competitive sports program for ALL grades. Our dedicated and caring staff work diligently to assist parents in guiding their children to be well-rounded, complete individuals. MACA operates within a disciplined academic environment, while providing an affordable, high-quality Christian education.
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