Sligo Adventist School is a Christ-Centered academically sound educational institution that is big enough to offer all the extras yet small enough to care.
Our MISSION: Sligo Adventist School believes in relevant Christ-centered education that fosters an environment of Spiritual Growth, Academic Excellence and Personal Accountability.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MD School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 276 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,050
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 21 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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Takoma Academy Preparatory School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Maryland for:

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School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Dyslexia, ADD, ADHD
Year Founded
1917

Student Body

Total Students
276 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
95%
State avg.: 37%
Students by Grade
Takoma Academy Preparatory School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size
21 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Students wear uniforms daily. Have chapel dress uniform.)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition is based on being a part of a constituent church, non-constituent church or a community member.
% on Financial Aid
10%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$1,000
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
L. Roo McKenzie
Admissions Associate
Brenda Peace

Sports

Total Sports Offered
2 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Band after school, Cheerleading, Drill Team "Sligo Pathfinders", Handbell choir after school, Kaizen Karate after school, Praise Team after school, Steel Band after school, WAU Gymnastics after school

School Notes

  • Reading and Writing Specialists
  • Accelerated Reader "Independent Reading Program"
  • Math & Science Labs
  • Computer Instruction
  • Library Science
  • Before and After School Care Program
  • Numerous after-school care programs.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MD School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 276 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,050
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 21 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Montgomery County, MD is $17,895 for elementary schools and $23,582 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Montgomery County, MD is 76% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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