Takoma Academy

  • Takoma Academy extends a warm invitation to any student interested in obtaining a Christian education in a Seventh-day Adventist environment.
  • The school's program prepares a student to live as a constructive Christian in today's secular and urban society.
  • Takoma Academy is a Seventh-day Adventist high school.  It is committed to the development of Christian ideals, the skills needed to achieve academic excellence, physical skills, an increased awareness of the preservation of the environment and creative imagination.
  • This education is offered to both Seventh-day Adventists and the general community.
  • Each student is expected to maintain a high level of academic and behavioral performance.
  • The school's low teacher to student ratio, approximately eighteen to one, set in a culturally diverse environment, offers quality education combined with personal attention and concern for the individual.
  • The school provides a balanced discipline of body, mind and spirit.
  • This creates an ideal climate for developing self-worth promoting responsibility and community service through cooperation and achievement finding a saving relationship with Christ.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.General Conference of the Seventh Day Adventist Church (GCSDAC)
Other school association(s)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious AffiliationSeventh Day Adventist
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1904

Student Body

Total Students240 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
95%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Takoma Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
20%
Average Class Size50 students
Number of AP Courses8 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP Calculus, AP English Language, AP English Literature, AP Environmental Science, AP Government, AP Human Geography, AP Spanish, AP United States History
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(unified dress code)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$14,319
Tuition NotesAdd'l $825 enrollment fee
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballSoccer,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Liturgical Dance, National Honors Society, NSBE Jr., Student Council, Writing Club, Yearbook Staff

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Cheerleading

School Notes

  • Takoma Academy extends a warm invitation to any student interested in obtaining a Christian education in a Seventh-day Adventist environment. The school's program prepares a student to live as a constructive Christian in today's secular and urban society. Takoma Academy is a Seventh-day Adventist high school. It is committed to the development of Christian ideals, the skills needed to achieve academic excellence, physical skills, an increased awareness of the preservation of the environment and creative imagination. This education is offered to both Seventh-day Adventists and the general community. Each student is expected to maintain a high level of academic and behavioral performance. The school's low teacher to student ratio, approximately eighteen to one, set in a culturally diverse environment, offers quality education combined with personal attention and concern for the individual. The school provides a balanced discipline of body, mind and spirit. This creates an ideal climate for developing self-worth promoting responsibility and community service through cooperation and achievement finding a saving relationship with Christ.

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