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 (2022-23)

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

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
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.: 38%
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.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Takoma Academy Preparatory School cost?

Takoma Academy Preparatory School's tuition is approximately $8,050 for private students.

What is the acceptance rate of Takoma Academy Preparatory School?

The acceptance rate of Takoma Academy Preparatory School is 90%, which is higher than the national average of 81%.

What sports does Takoma Academy Preparatory School offer?

Takoma Academy Preparatory School offers 2 interscholastic sports: Basketball and Soccer.

What is Takoma Academy Preparatory School's ranking?

Takoma Academy Preparatory School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Maryland for: Highest percentage of students of color and Oldest founding date.

When is the application deadline for Takoma Academy Preparatory School?

The application deadline for Takoma Academy Preparatory School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

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

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The average private school tuition in Montgomery County, MD is $19,630 for elementary schools and $25,978 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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