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.

Grandparents Day 2023

Attention - SCA Grandparents! Save the Date for Grandparents' Day 2023!

The Summit Christian Academy will be hosting Grandparents' Day 2023 on Friday, November 17 for all Grandparents! All SCA K-12th grade grandparents are invited to watch their grandchilrenin a fun-filled and memorable morning that includes coffee & refreshments, a music program, and presentations. Your grandchildren will LOVE having you attend SCA Grandparents' Day 2023!

Click here to check out this video snapshot from SCA Head of School Mr. Hahn!

The SCA Class of 2024 assembled to leave the walls of SCA to serve in Nashville, Tennessee.

Summit Christian Academy Class of 2024 Serve in Nashville

The Summit Christian Academy (SCA) Class of 2024 spent the final days of their summer vacation away from home and serving on the senior mission trip in Nashville, Tennessee. The SCA Senior Mission Trip is a long-standing tradition at SCA and this was the 20th year that the SCA senior class has served. As seniors prepare to go beyond the campus of SCA after graduation, the SCA senior mission trip is an opportunity to build class leadership, unity, spiritual and personal leadership, and help a community in need.

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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

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News and Events

Summit Christian Academy Kicks of 2023-24 School Year with Record Enrollment

(Lee’s Summit) – The 2023-24 school year at Summit Christian Academy (SCA) began on August 16 with enrollment of over 1230 preschool-12th grade students. The school has expanded to four…

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SCA Varsity Track Athlete Wins Three State Titles in Three Events

(Lee’s Summit, MO) – Summit Christian Academy (SCA) Eagles varsity girls’ track and field senior athlete April Phillips recently made Missouri Class 3 history by being the first athlete to…

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Summit Christian Academy Awards Linda Harrelson Legacy of Servant Leadership Scholarship

(Lee’s Summit ) – Summit Christian Academy (SCA) is pleased to announce the Class of 2023 Linda Harrelson Legacy of Servant Leadership Scholarship award winner, Katie Coats. The $5,000 scholarship…

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SCA Senior Wins Cappie Award for Supporting Role in Peter Pan

(Lee’s Summit) – Summit Christian Academy (SCA) is pleased to announce that senior Olivia Truesdale was recently awarded a Cappie for her performance in a supporting female role as Tinkerbell…

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