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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We would love to host you at Summit Christian Academy! Visit our campus by registering for our next Campus Visit Day from 1-3 p.m. on Friday December 2! You will spend two hours on our campus learning about Summit Christian Academy, taking a tour of the campus as well as learning from students and parents in a Q&A. Registration is required and space is limited so please RSVP by clicking this link

Why SCA Is Kansas City’s #1 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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News and Events

Summit Christian Academy Announces 2022 Spelling Bee Winners

(Lee’s Summit) – Summit Christian Academy (SCA) recently held their annual spelling bee with over 50 students in second – eighth grades participating. Three students emerged victorious: third place went to…

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Summit Christian Academy Boys Varsity Soccer Team are District Champions for the first time in School History

The Summit Christian Academy Boys Varsity Soccer Team defeated Lone Jack High School 3 to 1 on November 3rd to claim the first place championship title for Districts. This is…

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Summit Christian Academy Vocal Musician Ben Kemper Earns All-State Recognition

Summit Christian Academy is pleased to announce that senior Ben Kemper has been named as an alternate to the Missouri All-State Choir for the 2022-23 school year. “Congratulations to Ben…

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Summit Christian Academy Names 2022 Homecoming King and Queen

(Lee’s Summit) – Summit Christian Academy (SCA) named seniors Ben Kemper and McKinzie Parks as Homecoming King and Queen at halftime of the Eagles’ Homecoming football game vs. Pembroke Hill…

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