History Rock Church Academy is a private Christian school in Baltimore founded in 1983.
RCA is an exceptional elementary school in Baltimore with a proven history of high standards and academic excellence.
For over 38 years Rock Church Academy has helped develop leaders.
Many of our alumni today serve in positions of leadership throughout our community: principals, teachers, military officers, business owners, musicians, and more! Our school has a record of academic excellence with students testing higher than other comparable academic programs. Rock Church Academy is committed to developing the next generation into tomorrow`s leaders who are anchored in Christ, geared to impact the culture, and walk confidently in their purpose.
Our approach to learning focuses on developing the whole child, academically, socially, emotionally, physically, and spiritually. Our well-rounded instructional approach fosters critical thinking, communication, character development, learning through play, and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) in a safe, nurturing learning environment.
Our safe, private campus, surrounded by 8 acres of nature, enables us to place an instructional emphasis on the arts, environment and caring for creation.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: School with Special Program Emphasis
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-5
  • Enrollment: 137 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,700
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-5
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
137 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 36%
Students by Grade
Rock Church Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
10 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


Total Sports Offered
9 sports

School Notes

  • 1st Time Scholars (Pre-K Through Kindergarten) If your child has never attended school before and is entering grades Pre-K2, Pre-K3, Pre-K4, or Kindergarten, please be sure to complete a full application and the "Ages & Stages" questions about your child's development, prior learning environment, and early childhood education. Ages & Stages- 36 Months (Pre-K3) Ages & Stages- 48 Months (Pre-K4) Ages & Stages- 60 Months (Kindergarten) Transfer Applicants If your child has attended another school (Pre-K- Grade 5), we require academic records, attendance records, behavioral records (or confirmation that none exists), and any existing or prior student support plans (504, IEP's, Behavioral) and or any referrals to student support teams.   Requested records include but are not limited to the following: (You will be required to complete a release of records form) Report Cards  Standardized Tests Health Assessments Attendance Records If applicable...Any Existing or Prior 504, IEP's, Behavioral Action PlansAny Existing Referrals or Prior Referrals for (OT, Speech, Behavioral, or Learning Disabilities).  All Applicants (Once a Letter of Acceptance is Received) Once your scholar receives a letter of acceptance you will receive an official RCA Enrollment Packet. Please ensure the following documents are completed and returned and may require the appropriate physician's participation or signature: Completed Registration Documents Completed Financial Worksheet & Financial Plan (If not paying in full) Emergency Contact Forms Maryland Health Inventory, Requires Pediatrician's CompletionVaccination Record (Please review required age-appropriate vaccines were given)  Requires Pediatrician's CompletionDental Health Screening Requires Dentist's Completion Proof of Student Health Insurance Coverage Purchase School Uniforms Extended Care Enrollment Forms 
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Rock Church Academy cost?

Rock Church Academy's tuition is approximately $5,700 for private students.

What sports does Rock Church Academy offer?

Rock Church Academy offers 9 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cycling, Dance, Equestrian, Gymnastics, 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).

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: School with Special Program Emphasis
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-5
  • Enrollment: 137 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,700
  • 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 $13,043 for elementary schools and $21,046 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Baltimore County, MD is 85% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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