St. Stephens Classical Christian Academy

At SSCCA, students are actively involved in the learning process.   The use of songs and recitation makes learning facts fun.
At SSCCA, students are actively involved in the learning process.   The use of songs and recitation makes learning facts fun.
  • St. Stephen's Classical Christian Academy is a classical school for students in grades JK-8.
  • Our mission is to grow disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ by training minds and forming hearts, and we do this by offering a time-tested and rigorous education in a loving, Christian setting.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Association of Classical and Christian Schools (ACCS)
Religious Affiliation Anglican
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported dyslexia/dysgraphia
Year Founded 2000

Student Body

Total Students 94 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 33%
Students by Grade St. Stephens Classical Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 12 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniforms khakis & polo boys and either jumper or skirt for girls)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $5,450
Tuition Notes Jr. Kindergarten M-F, 1/2 Day $3930 Jr. Kindergarten Full Day, M-F, $5450 Kindergarten M-F, 1/2 Day $3,930 Kindergarten M-F, Full Day $5450 Grades 1-6 $5450 Grades 7 & 8 $5750
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director John Dykes
Admissions Associate Nancy McLaughlin


Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballSoccer,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Book Club, Chess Club, Geography Bee, Latin Club, Speech Meet, Spelling Bee, Yearbook Club Book Club, Chess Club, Geography Bee, Latin Club, Speech Meet, Spelling Bee, Yearbook Club,

School Notes

  • Please visit our website for additional information on tuition discounts and method of teaching.
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (4 reviews)
5  6/12/2017
My daughter has been at this school for about 2 years and I am very happy. We just moved to Ellicott City and I still drive 25mins in the morning to take her to school. I am really impressed by the fact that they attend Chapel every morning. I am also impressed with their teachers too. They take time to correct my daughter just like I believe they will do with their own children. I highly recommend this school for those who want a Christian upbringing for their Children.
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5  5/17/2016
This is an extremely welcoming school. This is my son's first year there and he is excited to continue his education through 8th grade. I highly recommend SSCCA to any parent who wants their child to be in a safe, friendly, caring community.
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5  2/24/2016
St Stephen's Classical Christian Academy provides a phenomenal education from a staff of focused and committed people in a caring, genuine environment. We have 2 children attending SSCCA over the past 7 years and continually feel blessed to have found such a dedicated school to educate and guide our children not only in academics but also in solid Christian values and morals.The children are challenged yet supported and given individual attention by caring teachers. Both my children have blossomed at SSCCA and love school!
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5  1/1/2016
We have two boys enrolled, one in the regular program and one in the learning differences program. This is our third year. This school, the environment, the teachers and the curriculum have made such a huge difference after just one year in both of our boys. They have achieved more academic knowledge and success and boundless personal confidence after one year in this school then three or five years in the local public schools. My only regret is that we didn't enroll earlier.
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