Rock Church Academy is an exceptional school with a proven history of high standards and academic excellence. For over 38 years we have helped develop leaders. Many of our alumni today serve in positions of leadership throughout our community: principals, teachers, military officers, business owners, musicians, and more! Our school has a record of academic excellence with students testing higher than other comparable academic programs.
Our well-rounded instructional approach fosters critical thinking, communication, character development, learning through play, and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) in a safe, nurturing learning environment. Our private campus, surrounded by 8 acres of nature, enables us to place an instructional emphasis on the environment and caring for creation.
We also place a special emphasis on performing arts, as Rock City Church is well-known for its theatrical productions. The "From Here to Eternity" play has been seen by over 150,000 people.
Rock Church Academy is a Certified Maryland State Department of Education Church-Exempt Non-Public School, and a member of the Association of Christian Schools International.
We know that learning is easier when you have an excellent teacher. That's why most of our educators have achieved an advanced degree in their field. Our faculty are passionate about the subjects they teach and bring this enthusiasm into their lessons. Instruction is often delivered in small groups. Our teachers understand the unique learning. styles of each student and plan instruction accordingly.
Our private campus is monitored by video surveillance, and routine perimeter surveillance. Entrances are locked during school hours, as well as all staff are CPR/ and First Aid Certified.
Instruction is delivered in a traditional classroom setting with an emphasis on the basic skills of spelling, phonics, math concepts, and reading. Text books include those produced by well known Christian publishers, as well as reputable secular materials. In addition to our academic curriculum, we offer electives such as music, art, PE, computer, foreign language, field trips, environmental science, and more.