Summit Christian Academy

  • Serving 765 students from 160 area churches, Summit Christian Academy serves preschool through 12th grade students.
  • SCA is fully-accredited and provides college-preparatory academics and a full range of extracurricular activities.
  • Founded as an independent Christian school, SCA staff and teachers strive to inspire students to discover and achieve their God-given potential.
  • The vision statement of SCA is to be the school of choice for parents who desire excellence.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
AdvancED
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences
Year Founded1989

Student Body

Total Students758 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 19%
Students by GradeSummit Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
42%
Number of AP Courses70 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAmerican History 101, American History 102, English Composition 101, English Composition 102, Math 110 - College Algebra, Math 206 - College Trigonometry, Math 210 - College Calculus, Spanish 110, Spanish 120, Spanish 211, Spanish 221, Western Civilization 201, Western Civilization 202
Average ACT score25
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesVaries by grade
% on Financial Aid
22%
Admissions DirectorSarah Coats
Admissions AssociateChristy Merrell

Sports

Total Sports Offered12 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DanceFootball,
GolfSoccer,
SoftballTrack and Field,
VolleyballWrestling,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.15 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
National Honor Society, Speech and Debate, Student Ambassador, Student Ambassador Program, Student Council, Student Government, Volunteer Opportunities Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Competitions, Choir, International Thespian Society, Junior/Senior Ensemble, Orchestra, Worship Team

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Dance Team, Youth Wrestling Program

School Notes

  • 38-acre campus includes elementary and secondary facilities, athletic fields, and two playground areas.
  • Member of Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA).
  • Dual-credit courses allow students to graduate with as many as 58 college credit hours.
  • Parent and grandparent volunteers are welcomed and can be seen throughout the school monitoring the hallways, helping at lunch, reading in the library, and assisting in athletic programs.
  • Average ACT of 24.9 (Class of 2016).
  • Named in the top 5 Private Schools by the Kansas City Business Journal.
Show me:
People Also ViewedPeople Also Viewed Nearby SchoolsNearby Schools
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kansas City
    Grades: PK-12 | 202 students
    8.3 miles
    8524 Blue Ridge Blvd
    Kansas City, MO 64138
    (816)358-0950
    8.3PK-12
    202
  • Lees Summit
    Grades: K-8 | 439 students
    2.2 miles
    150 Nw Murray Rd
    Lees Summit, MO 64081
    (816)251-1150
    2.2K-8
    439
  • Kansas City
    Grades: 6-12 | 75 students
    13 miles
    7933 Main Street
    Kansas City, MO 64114
    (816)444-5225
    136-12
    75
  • Kansas City
    Grades: 9-12 | 353 students
    7.8 miles
    9001 James A Reed Rd
    Kansas City, MO 64138
    (816)763-4800
    7.89-12
    353
  • Kansas City
    Rockhurst High School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 1100 students
    13.2 miles
    9301 State Line Rd
    Kansas City, MO 64114
    (816)363-2036
    13.29-12
    1100

School Reviews

Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Endorse this school:
Recent Articles
January 08, 2018
Changes to the Tax Code in late 2017 included the addition of saving for K-12 private school education to 529 plans. We take a look at what this means for families thinking about private school for their children.
January 07, 2018
From time to time we all wonder how things might have turned out if circumstances and situations had been different. We apply that questioning to private schools.
December 27, 2017
Hundreds of private schools, and for that matter, public schools, outside the United States will be happy to have you as a teacher for a few years.
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
Student First name:
Student Middle name:
Student Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
     
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
        
Applying for financial aid?:
        
Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.:
Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Jackson County, MO is $5,678 for elementary schools and $9,669 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Jackson County, MO is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).