Summit Christian Academy | Christian School in Lees Summit

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SCA is an independent, nondenominational Christian school in the Kansas City, Missouri area serving 1,200 preschool-12th grade students. Continue Reading...

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Elementary:  816-524-0185
Early Ed, Jr/Sr High, Admin:  816-525-1480


Community Support

Students Serve Community for over 30 Years
One of the core values at SCA is cultivating community. Before the school year begins, the senior class travels to various areas across the United States to serve. Locally students in preschool-12th grade serve the community at local food banks, shelters for individuals/families without housing, parks, assisted living facilities, and churches throughout the city.


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SCA Unites at See You at the Pole


SCA Teacher Receives Herzog Foundation Excellence in Christian Education Award


SCA Student Participated in Envision’s National Youth Leadership Forum


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.


Our Christian School Education Programs

Summit Christian Academy serves students from preschool through grade 12. 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.


Inspiring Students in the Classroom

Summit Christian Academy is an independent, private Christian school, The intentional design of the SCA curriculum and experiential learning approach allows teachers to celebrate every student, recognizing each for their unique gifts and talents. Our faculty enjoy the opportunity to inspire students to discover and develop their God-given gifts and talents on an individual basis. Our commitment to praying for each child by name, and our mentoring approach makes Summit Christian Academy the school of choice for Christian families whose priority is excellence.


Extracurricular Activities

Summit Christian Academy offers a variety of extracurricular activities for students. Our school provides access to academic clubs, sports teams, and leadership-building groups. There is something for every student at SCA.


Sports Activities

Students in the elementary, junior high, and high school enjoy the opportunity to participate in individual and team sports. Summit Chrisitan Academy is a member of the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) and the Crossroads Conference. Our school teams have placed at district and state levels. As our school continues to experience increased enrollment and community support, we continue adding more sports to our junior high and high school programs.


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 the fine arts. Our band, debate, choir, and orchestra students place at the district and state levels, and enjoy performing for the community. Our theatre and visual art students have also received several recognized awards and nominations. 


Mission and Service Opportunities

As we teach our children to follow in Christ's footsteps, service is a key part of our educational programs. Every student from preschool through 12th grade participates in service projects that benefit organizations in the Kansas City community. We strive to develop a compassionate heart and strengthen the faith of our students through active service. Our Bible curriculum also culminates with a senior class mission trip that allows our students to share their faith with others through service.


Community Support for Summit Christian Academy

Summit Christian Academy is supported by many 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.


Corporate Partners

Corporate Partners of Summit Christian Academy enjoy a reciprocal relationship where their tax-deductible gifts provide them exposure to the Christian community.


Covenant Churches

SCA partners with over 200 area churches that agree with our Statement of Faith. Our relationship with covenant churches is to pray for one another. SCA offers members of covenant churches a discount on school enrollment fees.