Rock Church Academy

History Rock Church Academy is a private Christian school in Baltimore founded in 1983.
For over 40 years Rock Church Academy has helped develop leaders. RCA has a proven history of high standards and academic excellence, with students testing higher than other comparable academic programs.
Many of our alumni today serve in positions of leadership throughout our community: principals, teachers, military officers, business owners, musicians, and more!
Our approach to learning focuses on developing the whole child, academically, socially, emotionally, physically, and spiritually.
Our safe, private campus, is surrounded by 8 acres of nature and has multiple recreation areas, a ropes course, and a gymnasium.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 245 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,900
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
245 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade
Rock Church Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
15 students
Classroom Dress Code
Light Blue Tops, Navy Bottoms

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Admissions Director
Deborah Baker
Admissions Associate
Joanne Dante



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
3 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Cooking Club, Martial Arts, Math Club

School Notes

  • Transfer Applicants If your child has attended another school (Pre-K- Grade 12), we require academic records, attendance records, behavioral records (or confirmation that none exists), and any existing or prior student support plans (504, IEP, Behavioral) and or any referrals to student support teams.
  • Enrollment Forms-Once your scholar receives a letter of acceptance, you will receive an official RCA Enrollment Packet. Please ensure that all documents are completed on time. Some documents may need to be completed by your scholar's physician.
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Matthew Pierce - Owner of multiple restaurants across Baltimore, including Clavel.
    • Scott McGregor & Tippy Martinez - During the 1980s & early 1990s, several of the 1983 World Series teams placed their children at Rock Church Academy for a number of years. Today they are successful in many different career fields.
    • Charles Gruver - Charles W. Gruver is a Lieutenant Colonel with the US Air Force, stationed here in Baltimore, Maryland. He is an expert in the field of military intelligence.
    • Julie Traut - Julie Traut was nominated by Baltimore's Child Magazine for Mom of the Month for exceptional community service. She was also selected as the Baltimore Raven's Community Quarterback for outstanding community service. Mrs. Traut has served in various leadership positions for Baltimore City Public Schools, Camp Rock, and Christian Youth Athletics. She now serves as the School Administrator for Rock Church Academy.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Rock Church Academy cost?
Rock Church Academy's tuition is approximately $6,900 for private students and $275 for summer students.
Who are famous alumni from Rock Church Academy?
Rock Church Academy famous alumni include: Matthew Pierce, Scott McGregor & Tippy Martinez, Charles Gruver and Julie Traut.
What sports does Rock Church Academy offer?
Rock Church Academy offers 10 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cycling, Dance, Equestrian, Gymnastics, Martial Arts, Soccer, Softball and Volleyball.
When is the application deadline for Rock Church Academy?
The application deadline for Rock Church Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
We couldn't be more pleased with the exceptional experience we've had at Rock Church Academy. Instruction is challenging. We were looking for an advanced program that would challenge our daughter. We have not been disappointed and appreciate the rigor. We love the school's family atmosphere, caring teachers, communication, safety, electives, and after-school activities. We highly recommend Rock Church Academy.
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Our four children attend this school. We are very satisfied with the safety, high academic standards, professionalism, and support of the teachers and family atmosphere. We are also grateful for a school that upholds Christian values and teaches our little ones about Jesus.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 245 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,900
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Baltimore County, MD is $11,437 for elementary schools and $17,346 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Baltimore County, MD is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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