St. Stephens Christian Academy

  • The St. Stephen¡¯s Christian Academy was established in 2004 by Pastor William A. Gray III asked Mrs. Lucille Jennings, a former school principal, to help implement a Christian based early education school.
  • Academy¡¯s mission is to reinforce Christian principals in the process of educating our children to strive higher.
  • This is accomplished through the combination of having (degreed) teachers, an aggressive educational curriculum, and limited size classes.
  • Our teachers are committed to providing each child with a positive solid foundation that brings out their best.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious AffiliationAfrican Methodist Episcopal
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students91 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
100%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade St. Stephens Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio18:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,500
Admissions DirectorNicole Williams
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  • Essex
    Grades: NS-9 | 368 students
    0.5 miles
    1702 Old Eastern Ave
    Essex, MD 21221
    (410) 686-0859
    0.5 NS-9
    368

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The average private school tuition in Maryland is $10,506 for elementary schools and $16,366 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Maryland is 80% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).