34 Parent Reviews for Southern Md Christian Academy
As a student, SMCA is a great place to be for school. I have been there for quite a few years and SMCA has become a great school over the years. SMCA just got ACSI and MSA accredited. (A few ACSI workers came to our school how SMCA runs things. They commented on the teachers and how nice they are. Prayer
... Read more is a big thing each class does before every class.) We are one of a few in the county and I think, also in the state who are dual-accredited. Our growth in students is adding up really quickly. The students and teachers are very nice and trained in what they teach. Personally, SMCA is a great school! Read less
Posted by a other on 05/25/13
There is always something for my children to do at this school. There was a dance last friday night for my high school boy. Last night, the baseball team played in the championship game at home. Even my 1st grader has an afterschool club that keeps her busy. She loves the science, problem-solving
... Read more and games clubs. There was a family picnic that our school friends enjoyed earlier this month too. Our family believes this school is a treasure and we are thankful to be there! Read less
Posted by a parent on 05/14/13
Accredited too?!? SMCA is a total package! My children have attended the school for 12 years and have achieved so much! I am thankful for the small classroom sizes, the individualized attention and high academic standard at SMCA! I love being confident that their teachers are attending conferences,
... Read more taking CEU courses and are not complacent about their own education and careers. SMCA administrators raise the educational bar for their students and teachers and it is met! Read less
Posted by a parent on 11/12/12
Firstly, as a student of this school, I wanted to say that I absolutely enjoy it. Not only spiritually but academically as well. The schools grading standards are quite strict so you will always have that sense of rigorous academic achievement when your enrolled. Another great fact is that the teachers
... Read more and staff not only teach you well but they will also help your child understand all the text material as the faculty work their hardest in bringing your child an excellent education. I also wanted to add that since I was enrolled here, the school is gradually growing. In fact a gym is being built this year so physical activities can be focused on more than in previous years. On the spiritual side of things, considering we are a Christian school, your child will never feel isolated as they will be welcomed whole-heartedly by a Christ-loving student body. There is nearly no judgement ( I say this because nothing is perfect) or hate. With these in mind, my only real complaint is a lack of extracurricular activity. Other than that this is a great school that is worth your time and money! Read less
Posted by a other on 09/10/12
My children have attended SMCA for 5 years. They love the school and the teachers. The teachers are wonderful and I cannot speak more highly of them. They are dedicated and care about the children that attend there. I would recommend this school to anyone looking for a quality education with teachers
... Read more that care. Read less
Posted by a parent on 07/18/12
I have 2 children that have been in SMCA for 5 years and have l loved this school from the beginning! My son is in middle school and my daughter is in elementary. It is very important to me that my kids get the best education so they can succeed in college. Their standardized test scores show that
... Read more they are receiving well above the nation's standards! That is completely due to SMCA's dedicated teachers and principals! I pray that my kids will get amazing scholarships like the current graduating SMCA class. I am so glad I found this school! Read less
Posted by a parent on 07/16/12
My son has been at SMCA since K4 and is just now finishing up his 2nd grade year. We LOVE it! The teachers are awesome, caring, and challenge my son. On several occasions we have seen work my step-son (who attends public school in VA) is doing and it's work my son did last year. My step-son is a year
... Read more older and grade ahead of my son. The work is a step above what others are doing, the vocabulary my son commands is fantastic, and the family-atmosphere among the children is great! Occasionally you do run into "entitled" parents who want something for nothing- meaning, the kids should do and have all these great things but don't look to them to volunteer or help out. That annoys me a bit but...I've found that to be true in the Organized sports world as well. SMCA is a FANTASTIC school that should not be over looked! They have compeleted the process for the ACSI Accrediting team and are just waiting for the results. Read less
Posted by a parent on 05/18/12
I attended SMCA for 13 years and have been beyond prepared for college. I am now getting ready to transfer from CSM to a four year college. When I began at CSM I was not required to take the placement tests because of my high SAT scores. I have received A's in all of my classes and have been taking more
... Read more than a full time schedule of classes. I believe that without SMCA I would not have been able to place directly into college level classes, would not have found college classes so easy and would not have developed the sense of integrity I have today. I have also developed lasting relationships with my teachers and continue to email and visit them regularly. They are a great network of support and help for me even after I have graduated. Mrs. Thomson the Academic Dean/ English teacher is very caring and tries her hardest to ensure that students are happy and well educated. Read less
Posted by a other on 11/19/11
I have recently left SMCA. Now don't get me wrong this is an okay school, but it needs more resources. The majority of the senoirs graduate an go to community college , an the 8th grade students leaving goin to high school are Not well equipped!!This school should just be an elemetary.I have been there
... Read more since the 3rd grade an now i'm going to the ninth and i'm very dissapointed about were I am academically. Private schools are supposed to be better than public right? Well I have friends that have left and went to public an now are ahead of me!! Don't send your high schooler's to SMCA Read less
Posted by a parent on 08/11/11
I love the fact that when I drop my children off at SMCA in the morning and drive to my job in DC, I do not ever worry about them. The teachers are loving, caring Christians who go above and beyond their duties. My children have been attending for 6 years and have consistently scored high marks on
... Read more their standardized tests. SMCA is a win-win situation for my children and our family - college degreed and qualified and experienced teachers, safety, AND a loving, family community. Congrats to the Class of 2011! Way to go for all your college scholarships! Read less
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White Plains schools — Southern Md Christian Academy is located at 9805 Faith Baptist Church Rd, White Plains MD 20695. 9805 Faith Baptist Church Rd is in the 20695 ZIP code in White Plains, MD Southern Md Christian Academy is a Private school that serves grade levels PK - 12.
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