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.

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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.

Athletics

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.

CONNECTED TO OUR COMMUNITY

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

#1

SCA is Kansas City’s #1 accredited Christian School

1,250

2023-24 Student Enrollment

21

2023 ACT Test Average

94

Hours of dual-credit courses offered

10

SCA has served International students from 10 countries

12:1

Student/Teacher Ratio

36

Acres of campus with elementary, secondary facilities and athletic fields

207

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…

SCA Grandparent

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 Announces 2024 Entrepreneurship Scholarship Winner

(Lee’s Summit, MO) Summit Christian Academy is pleased to announce senior Daniel Alonge as the recipient of the $3,000 SCA Entrepreneurship Scholarship. The Entrepreneurship Scholarship, available for SCA students who…

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SCA Senior Receives Lee’s Summit Chamber of Commerce Scholarship

(Lee’s Summit, MO) – Summit Christian Academy (SCA) is pleased to announce that Senior Elissa Hesman was the recipient of the Lee’s Summit Chamber of Commerce Education Committee’s $1,000 scholarship.…

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Summit Christian Academy Theatre Students Nominated for Cappies

(Lee’s Summit) – Summit Christian Academy (SCA) is pleased to announce that the SCA Theatre department has received 11 nominations with a total of 16 actors and stage crew members,…

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Summit Christian Academy Vocalists earn Gold Medals at State Music Festival

(Lee’s Summit) – Summit Christian Academy (SCA) is pleased to announce that five soloists and three ensembles received the top rating of Gold at the Missouri State High School Activities…

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