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.

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.

SCA Theatre Department presents The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe

The Summit Christian Academy Theatre Department invites you to the production of The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe from the story by C.S. Lewis! It will be performed at 7 p.m. February 29, March 1 & March 2, and at 2 p.m. on March 2 on the stage at Summit Christian Academy. Tickets are on sale now for $10 in advance through the link below! The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe is dramatized by Joseph Robinette and is from the story by C.S. Lewis.For the past two years the SCA Theatre Department productions have been selling out, so get your tickets early to ensure that you will have the chance to see this beloved show!

Click here for tickets to the SCA Theatre production of The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe

The magical world of Narnia comes to life on the stage of Summit Christian Academy for the Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe. Step through the wardrobe into the magical kingdom of Narnia for the most mystical of adventures in a faraway land. Join Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter as they wave goodbye to wartime Britain and say hello to a talking Faun, an unforgettable Lion and the coldest, cruelest White Witch. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is guaranteed to delight and intrigue audiences of all ages.

Campus Visit Day

Check out SCA at our February Campus Visit Day - May 3, 2024

Have you ever wanted to check out Summit Christian Academy? We would love to host you! Come and visit us at our next Campus Visit Day!

Click here to RSVP for the SCA May 3 Campus Visit Day!

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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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Acres of campus with elementary, secondary facilities and athletic fields


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News and Events

Summit Christian Academy Ranks #1 in the Top Private Schools List for the Kansas City Area

(Lee’s Summit ) – Summit Christian Academy (SCA) is pleased to announce that, for the second year in a row, they have been ranked first in the Kansas City-Metro area…

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Summit Christian Academy Teacher Named Veterans of Foreign Wars National Citizenship Education Award

(Lee’s Summit ) – Summit Christian Academy (SCA) is pleased to announce that Secondary History teacher Greg Finch was named this year’s winner of the Smart/Maher Veterans of Foreign Wars…

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A Grand Day at Summit Christian Academy

(Lee’s Summit) – Summit Christian Academy (SCA) recently welcomed grandparents to back campus as they brought back the ever-popular Grandparents’ Day, for the first time since 2019. Nearly 1500 grandparents…

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Summit Christian Academy Announces Elementary Christian Character Recipients

(Lee’s Summit) – Summit Christian Academy (SCA) is pleased to recognize students who consistently exhibit exceptional Christian character through the Christian Character Award program. The purpose of this award is…

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