Takoma Academy Preparatory School

  • 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.

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

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious AffiliationSeventh Day Adventist
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDyslexia, ADD, ADHD
Year Founded1917

Student Body

Total Students276 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
95%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Takoma Academy Preparatory School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size21 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Students wear uniforms daily. Have chapel dress uniform.)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$8,050
Tuition NotesTuition 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 DirectorL. Roo McKenzie
Admissions AssociateBrenda Peace

Sports

Total Sports Offered2 sports
SportsBasketball, SoccerBasketballSoccer,

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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Takoma Park
    Takoma Academy
    Takoma Academy Photo - Takoma Academy
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Grades: 9-12 | 240 students
    0.1 miles
    8120 Carroll Avenue
    Takoma Park, MD 20912
    (301) 434-4700
    0.1 9-12
    240
  • Bethesda
    Grades: PK-12 | 1101 students
    5.8 miles
    5100 Edgemoor Lane
    Bethesda, MD 20814
    (202) 537-6900
    5.8 PK-12
    1101
  • Bethesda
    Washington Waldorf School
    Washington Waldorf School Photo - At Washington Waldorf, we encourage the connections that broaden students` experiences and help them grow in new directions. Our teachers incorporate academic, artistic, and practical elements into every subject, creating memorable lessons, successful scholars, and strong individuals.
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: PK-12 | 263 students
    7.5 miles
    4800 Sangamore Road
    Bethesda, MD 20816
    (301) 229-6107
    7.5 PK-12
    263
  • Kensington
    Grades: PK-5 | 102 students
    4.8 miles
    9411 Connecticut Avenue
    Kensington, MD 20895
    (301) 949-5860
    4.8 PK-5
    102
  • Rockville
    Grades: 6-12 | 60 students
    7.2 miles
    5100 Randolph Road
    Rockville, MD 20852
    (301) 770-5335
    7.2 6-12
    60

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