Annapolis Area Christian School (K-12)

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Annapolis Area Christian School (AACS) has been serving Maryland families for over 45 years, providing an excellent, distinctly Christian education from Kindergarten through 12th grade. AACS serves over 940 students on four separate campuses in Anne Arundel County. Students at AACS pursue their God-given gifts and talents through a comprehensive offering of academic courses, fine arts and athletics, extracurricular clubs and programs, and AP and Honors courses in our Upper School.
Our Four Campuses:
Lower School Campus in Annapolis (k-5)
Lower School Campus in Severn (k-5)
Middle School Campus in Annapolis (6-8)
Upper School Campus in Severn (9-12)

Basic facts

  • Available Spots:  Please call our Admissions office for the most up to date availability.
  • Age Range:  Kindergarten-12th Grade
  • Years Established:   1971
  • Enrollment:  945
  • Average Class Size:  20
  • Tuition:  $11,800-$13,175 (K-5), $15,600 (6-8), $19,850 (9-12), $50,000 (International)
  • Who you serve:  Co-ed, Christian, Elementary, High School, Middle School
  • Name of Care Center or Person':  Annapolis Area Christian School
  • Mission/Philosophy:  

    Our Mission:
    We engage students in an education of excellence enabling them to impact the world through a growing relationship with Jesus Christ.

    Our Educational Philosophy:

    The education of Annapolis Area Christian School is grounded in Biblical truth, Christ’s redeeming grace, and the historical Christian faith. Students prepare for and learn through opportunities to live out their faith, in worship, love, and obedience in light of the Bible and a creation-fall-redemption-restoration framework. Our mission is to engage students in an education of excellence, enabling them to impact the world through a growing relationship with Jesus Christ; we prepare and equip our students for college, career, and service pursuits so that they may both participate in Christ’s redemptive work and grow in their relationship with Him.

    AACS is an accredited comprehensive Christian K – 12 school: an educational, spiritual, and social partnership between parents, students, and faculty/staff. This partnership is best lived out with relationship between the parents, the school, and the church. Partners are rooted in a God-centered, committed relationship with Jesus Christ. The AACS community invites students toward responsibility and expertise as growing believers, active and lifelong learners, effective communicators, responsible stewards, and compassionate neighbors.

    Therefore, we provide, evaluate, and continually strengthen a comprehensive and relevant curriculum of academic, spiritual, athletic, artistic, and technical content and skills in order to meet our educational goals and prepare our students for college and career. Both content and skills progress and scaffold as the years advance.

    Instruction at AACS incorporates methods and materials that support and promote engaged and collaborative learning, thinking, and problem-solving. These draw from and develop students’ gifts and abilities to help them reflect God’s image.

    Our students’ faith, academic growth, service, and stewardship while on our campuses will attest to the success of our programs. The accreditation process continually affirms and refines our programs. Our graduates’ skills and talents, ability to engage the world with discernment, passion for Christ, thirst for knowledge, and compassion for all God’s creatures will bear God-honoring fruit.

  • Available Hours:  Regular hours are Monday-Friday 8:00 AM-4:00 PM ALL campuses. Summer hours are Monday-Friday 9:00 AM-1:00 PM at our Middle School in Annapolis and our Upper School/Central Office location in Severn..

Contact Details

  • Address: 716 Bestgate Road, Annapolis, MD 21401
  • Zip Code: 21401

  • Phone: 410-519-5300

  • Website:

  • What differentiates your school from all others? 

    What Makes AACS Unique?
    Searching for a private school for your child is a difficult and life-changing decision. There are many options and it's up to you to make this important choice. As a parent you have certain expectations for any private school. Parents want their child to be safe, cared for, and provided with an excellent college preparatory education. You'll get that at AACS. Yet, you should also expect more. When looking for a private school you should also look for its unique aspects, or distinctives, that set it apart from all other choices. Please take some time to read through the AACS distinctives that make it the school of choice for Christian families in Anne Arundel, Prince Georges, and surrounding counties in Maryland.

    "Train up a child in the way that he should go; and when he is old he will not depart from it." Proverbs 22:6

  • Whats one myth about your school thats just not true?  

    One myth about AACS: That we represent one church.

    Our families represent over 150 local christian churches.

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