Inspiring Students.
Excellent Academics.
Christian Training.
Compassionate Environment.

An independent, nondenominational Christian school, Summit Christian Academy is one of the top private schools in the Kansas City metropolitan area.

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Desiring to Check out Summit Christian Academy? Check out the next SCA Campus Visit Day!

Are you interested in checking out SCA? We would love to host you at a Summit Christian Academy Campus Visit Day! Visit our campus by registering for our February Campus Visit Day, which is specifically designed for families interested in learning more about SCA. This event will be hosted in the new SCA Fieldhouse & Activity Center Hospitality Room from 12:30 - 3:30 p.m. on Friday, March 31! Please click here to RSVP OR if you would desire to have a personal tour of our campus. Fill out the form to the right to set up a campus tour!

Click here to RSVP for the March 31 Campus Visit Day

Why SCA Is Kansas City’s #1 Private & Christian School

Summit Christian Academy is Kansas City’s largest accredited independent Christian school. Our commitment to academic excellence, godly character, and a passion for life equips every student to succeed. SCA represents the face of the Christian community, and our rigorous curriculum is taught from a biblical worldview. SCA is united around a simple statement of faith and enriched by denominational diversity. Our mission is to inspire students to achieve their God-given potential through excellent academics and Christian training in a compassionate environment.

With a 36-acre campus, SCA offers classes for students entering preschool - 12th grade. The preschool, prekindergarten, elementary, junior high, and senior high programs are all taught by educators who are committed Christians highly qualified in their respective subject areas. Teachers have chosen to teach in a Christian environment where they exercise the freedom to wrap academic excellence in biblical truth, in order to educate the whole child.

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Arts and Activities

The opportunity to watch a child explore and grow in their individual talents is a gift. At Summit Christian Academy, we offer many opportunities for students to hone their artistic talents through fine arts, drama, and music programs. Our band, orchestra, and choir students place at the district and state levels, and enjoy performing for the community. Our drama and visual art students have also received several recognized awards and nominations.

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Mission & Service

One of the core values at SCA is cultivating community. Students in preschool-12th grade serve the community throughout the school year.

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Extracurricular Activities

SCA offers a variety of activities for students to participate in extracurricular and cocurricular activities that enhance their educational experience.


Summit Christian Academy is committed to a vibrant sports program that develops athletic skills & Christ-like character. 

Inspiring Students

The mission of SCA is to inspire students to achieve their God-given potential through excellent academics and Christian training in a compassionate environment.


Community Support for Summit
Christian Academy

Community Support for Summit Christian Academy includes many parents, patrons, businesses, alumni, and covenant churches in the Kansas City area. Our partnerships allow us to continue providing a Christ-centered educational program where we inspire excellence and ignite leadership among our students.

Summit Christian Academy Quick Facts


SCA is Kansas City’s #1 accredited Christian School


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SCA has served International students from 10 countries


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Partner Churches

This is an outstanding Christian School to send children to. My grandchildren are going there and they love it. They have a Lee's Summit police officer hired who is there…

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SCA is the best school in the Kansas City area! I attended SCA and graduated and now I have my own children there. The tuition may be pricey, but you…

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News and Events

Summit Christian Academy Students’ Art Selected for UCM Art Exhibitions

Summit Christian Academy (SCA) is pleased to announce that freshman Kailee Burke, sophomores Lydia Redman and Benjamin Winters, juniors Charlotte Brownlee, Peydn Jeffries, Isabella Wilson, and Sarah Woodall, and seniors…

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Summit Christian Academy Student Artist Selected as Missouri Senate District 8 Winner

(Lee’s Summit) – Summit Christian Academy is pleased to announce that junior Charlotte Brownlee has been selected as the Missouri Senate District 8 Art Contest winner. Charlotte Brownlee’s painting was…

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Summit Christian Academy Announces the Hiring of a Dean of Improvement, Integration & Innovation

(Lee’s Summit, MO) – Summit Christian Academy (SCA) is excited to announce that the Board of Education has approved a new position for the 2023-24 school year titled the Dean…

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Summit Christian Academy Celebrates Ribbon Cutting and Prayer Dedication for Fieldhouse and Activity Center

(Lee’s Summit) – Summit Christian Academy (SCA) recently opened their new addition- the SCA Fieldhouse and Activity Center with a Ribbon Cutting and Prayer Dedication service. The Fieldhouse and Activity…

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