2017 Private School Listing



•  Adullam House Christian Academy

7469 Georgia Road, Wetumpka

Phone: (334) 478.3888

Email: ahca@adullamhouse.org

Website: www.adullamhouseca.org

Headmaster: Rachel Harborth

Religious Affiliation: Non-Denominational

Ages/Grades: Preschool-12th

Curriculum: ABeka

Testing Requirements:  4th Grade and up, entry test required

Registration Deadline:  March

Sports: Cheerleading, Basketball, Track & Field

Clubs: Music classes offered everyday. Dual Enrollment with Central Alabama Community College

Other: Uniforms are required.

Tuition: Please call for rates

• Autauga Academy

497 Golson Rd., Prattville

Phone: (334) 365.4343; Founded: 1969

Email: generals@autaugaacademy.com

Website: www.autaugaacademy.com

Headmaster: Gene Canavan

Religious Affiliation: None

Ages/grades: K3 through 12th

Curriculum: College Prep

Testing Requirements: Entrance/

admission exam

Registration Deadline: Now accepting applications

Accreditation: AISA and SACS

Sports: Football, basketball, track, cheerleading, baseball, soccer, softball & volleyball

Clubs: Beta, Science, Math, Yearbook, SGA, FCA, computer and School Newspaper.

Other: Academic scholarships available for grades 2nd-11th.

Tuition: Please call for rates.  Extended Care Fees: Call for information.


Edgewood Academy

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P.O. Box 160, 5475 Elmore Rd, Elmore

Phone: (334) 567.5102

Headmaster: Clint Welch

Ages/Grades: K3-12

Website: www.edgewoodacademy.org

Curriculum: Offers 2 diplomas – standard, dual enrollment; including advanced placement courses.

Testing Requirement: Admissions test

& evaluation of scholastic record

Registration deadline: Applications

accepted all year; testing begins January on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Accreditation: AISA since 1974 and Advanced ED (formerly known as SACS), NCPSA and CITA

Sports: Football, basketball, baseball, softball, volleyball, cheerleading, peewee cheerleading, Golf, track and Pee-Wee/Termite football.

Clubs: National Honor Society,

Spanish National Honor Society, SGA, FCA, Spanish, Youth in Government, Drama, Beta, Accounting Team, First Priority, and Math Team.

Tuition: Please call for tuition rates.

Hooper Academy

ad on page 28, 70                                                                                                                                        380 Fischer Rd., Hope Hull                                                                                                                                     Phone: (334) 288.5980; Founded: 1970                                                                                                                                             Website: www.hooperacademy.org                                                                                                             Headmaster: Miriam Anderson                                                                                                                       Religious Affiliation: Non –secular                                                                                                 Ages/grades: K5 through 12th                                                                                                                      Curriculum: Advanced and standard diplomas, music and computer K5-6th                                                                                                                                           Registration Deadline: Based on availability.

Accreditation: AISA; SACS; AAIS                                                                                                                    Sports: Include football (grades 2-12), volleyball, boys and girls basketball, baseball, track, softball, weight training, dance, cheerleading, and soccer.                                                                                          Clubs: Scholar”s Bowl, National Honor Society, Science Club, Math Team, SGA, Performing Arts, Yearbook/Journalism, FCA, and Spanish.                                                                                                             Other: Extended care program available. Licensed Day Care program available on campus.                                                                                                                                          Tuition: K-12, Call for rates.


• Lowndes Academy

P. O. Box 99, Lowndesboro, Al.

215 South Broad Street, Lowndesboro

Phone: (334) 278.3366

Email: lowndesacademy@yahoo.com

Website: www.lowndesacademy.org

Headmaster: Darrell Self

Religious Affiliation: None

Ages/grades: K3-12th

Curriculum: Elementary A Beka;

college prep

Testing Requirements: None

Registration deadline: Open

Accreditation: AISA; SACS

Sports: Football (Pee-Wee, Jr. High & Varsity), Girls Volleyball, Baseball, Softball, Track, Basketball and Cheerleading

Clubs: Beta Club, FCA, SGA, ACE, Drama, Key Club, Spanish and


Other: After school care, music, dance, gymnastics, piano, yearbook staff.

Hosts the district Spelling Bee each year. Very active booster club hosts deer hunt, annual fundraiser.

Tuition: Please visit website or call for more info.


Macon-East Academy     

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15396 Vaughn Road                                                                                                                                             Phone: (334) 277.6566; Founded: 1995                                                                                                                    Website: www.maconeast.net

Email: link on website

Headmaster: Glynn Lott;

Religious Affiliation: None                                                                                                                      Ages/grades: K3 – 12                                                                                                                                               Curriculum: College Prep, Honors and AP                                                                                                                 Testing Requirements: Tests given to K4, K5 & 1st grade; standardized scores 2-12                                                                                                                                             Accreditation: SACS, NCPSA, AISA and Alabama Association of Independent School

Sports: Basketball, football, baseball, soccer, golf, softball, deer hunt, volleyball and cheerleading

Clubs: Student Government, Technology Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Students, National Honor Society, Drama and Yearbook.

Other: Teacher-student ratio: Preschool: 12; K-6th: 18; grades 7-12: 24

Tuition: Please call for 2017-2018 rates.

Uniforms are required for 1st – 12 graders


• Montessori Academy 

1025 South Hull Street

Phone: (334) 262.8685; Founded: 1982

Email: Montgomery.montessori@gmail.com

Website: www.Montessorimontgomery.com

Director of Admissions: Erin Kilgore

Religious Affiliation: None

Ages/grades: 12 months through 6 years /Montessori age-appropriate academic program

Curriculum: Montessori including language, pre-reading, reading, math, science, history, art and music (AMS affiliated).

Registration Deadline: Open as space permits.

Testing Requirements: Personal interview

Sports & Clubs: Ballet, Spanish and tumbling

Other: Celebrating 34years of Quality Education for the Crucial Early Years American Montessori Society certified teachers.

Tuition: Please call for more information.


• Montessori School at Hampstead   

5251 Hampstead High Street, Unit #111

Phone: (334) 356-1969

Founded: 2011

Email: info@mshmontgomery.org

Website: MSHMontgomery.org

Facebook: facebook.com/MontessoriatHampstead

Twitter: twitter.com/MSHMontessori

Instagram: instagram.com/MontessoriMontgomery/

Admissions: Mandy Griffin, Associate Head of School

Description: Set in a beautiful community just off Taylor Road in Montgomery, Montessori School at Hampstead provides a hands-on, tailor-made approach to education that nourishes a child’s curiosity inside and outside the classroom. Our students are able to work at their own pace and receive the time and attention they need to excel.

We offer programs not found at other schools, such as farm-based and international curricula, along with fundamentals, French, art, and P.E.

Accreditation & Affiliations: Affiliated with The International Montessori Council.

Religious Affiliation: Interdenominational

Ages/grades: 18 months – 6th grade

Curriculum: Montessori

Registration Deadline: 2017/2018 registrations begins February 1st.  We schedule school tours for 9:00 or 10:00 on school days, and at other times as requested.

Testing Requirements: Parents required to tour (when geographically possible); Transcripts for students age 6 and up; meeting with educational psychologist for students age 6 and up.

Sports & Clubs: P.E., Tennis, Big Green Bus

Other: On-site Community Farm, Yoga, Music, French, Bricks4Kidz, library, and art

Tuition: School Year Tuition from $8,000 – $9,000

Montessori at Mulberry    

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2034 Clubview St

Phone: (334) 265.7733; Founded: 2010

Email: casadebambini@aol.com

Website:  http://montessoriatmulberry.com

Admissions: Terri Jackson

Religious Affiliation: None                                                                                                                         Ages/grades: 12 months through Kindergarten

Curriculum: Each child is encouraged to reach his/her full potential in all areas of life.  The specific needs of individual children are met at each developmental level.  Our curriculum, which is challenging, interdisciplinary and real world related, provides a strong academic bridge to elementary school.

Registration Deadline: Open as space permits.

Testing Requirements: Personal interview.

Tuition: Please call for more information.


The Montgomery Academy

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Upper School, 3240 Vaughn Rd.,

Lower School, 1550 Perry Hill Rd.

Phone: 272.8210

Website: www.montgomeryacademy.org

Email: susannah_cleveland@montgomeryacademy.org

Head of School: Mr. Jay Spencer

Director of Admissions: Ms. Susannah Cleveland (334) 273.7152

Religious Affiliation: Non-sectarian

Ages/grades: K – 12

Curriculum: College Preparatory; competitive admissions. The curriculum is designed to provide above average to superior students the preparation necessary for success, both in college and in later life. Through the Student Honor Council and the school’s Honor Code, the Academy strives to build personal integrity and character in every student.

Testing Requirements: An admissions test is given to all applicants in grades K-12.  Please see our website regarding specific information regarding testing (www.montgomeryacademy.org/admissions).  Applicants must submit a transcript and teacher recommendations.  An interview is required for applicants in grades 6-12.

Open House Dates:  Kindergarten Open House is Thursday, January 12, 2017.  Please call the Admissions Office to RSVP and for the time:  334-272-8210.  Tours are recommended in order for prospective families to see the school “in action.”  For more information about applying to the Academy and to schedule an individual tour, please call the Admissions Office.

Registration Deadline: Testing should take place by February 17, 2017, to be considered in the first round of decisions.  After February 17, 2017, we will accept applications and consider applicants as space permits.

Accreditation: Montgomery Academy is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) and is jointly accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the Southern Association of Independent Schools.  The Academy is a member of The College Board, Educational Records Bureau, School Scholarship Service, Southern Association for College Admission Counseling, the Association of Independent School Admission Professionals, National Association for College Admission Counseling, Cum Laude Society, and the National, Southern, and Alabama Associations of Independent Schools, and the Council for Spiritual and Ethical Education. NAIS membership, in particular, is a hallmark of nationally competitive independent schools.

Mission: Montgomery Academy develops leaders committed to honor, scholarship, service and the pursuit of excellence. Implicit in this is the existence of an environment in which students are simultaneously supported and challenged. The ultimate component of this mission is to assist students in becoming adults of strong moral character who contribute to society in both their professional and community lives.  Montgomery Academy provides a friendly learning environment that is challenging, nurturing, well rounded and developmentally appropriate. This combination and its results, which are seen in the success and accomplishments of our graduates, is what we call the “MA Difference.” The school employs highly qualified, award winning and experienced faculty and administration, most of whom have advanced degrees.

Sports:  Collectively, our athletic teams have earned over 65 state championships, more than any other public or private school in the River Region! There are 31 teams for boys and girls in grades 7-12 including, basketball, soccer, football, golf, tennis, baseball, softball, track, cross country, volleyball, swimming and cheerleading. Coaches are dedicated to bringing out the best in their players and to teaching the value of sportsmanship and teamwork. Students in grades K-9 participate in physical education classes where they can explore a variety of sports and fitness activities. Montgomery Academy’s Athletic Department provides all necessary equipment such as bats, balls, helmets, and all required padding for football. In addition, all team uniforms are provided with tennis being the only exception. Parents of students participating on MA sports teams may incur costs for team spirit packs. Spirit packs include items that enhance team spirit and unity, but are not required for participation.

Clubs: There are several clubs for students to join in the Lower, Middle and Upper School. These include:  Academy Ambassadors, Art Club, Bible Studies, Creative Writing Club, Drama Club, Dance Team, Environment Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Speech and Debate, Government Club, HEART-Community Service, Honor Council, Math Club, Peer Pals, Science Club, Student Council, Student Newspaper, Foreign Language Clubs and Honor Societies, and Yearbook.

Tuition: Tuition at the Academy covers a hot nutritious lunch for the year in grades K-12, the enrollment deposit, admission to all home athletic events, snacks in grades K-5, most extracurricular and athletic team fees, a yearbook and all technology fees.  The Academy does not charge new family fees or building fees.  A separate bill for books and supplies (which will vary for each student and from year-to-year) and certain class trips is sent in the fall.

Uniforms are required and are purchased by Lands’ End and/or Parker Uniforms.

Saint James School

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6010 Vaughn Road, Montgomery

Phone: (334) 277.8033; Founded: 1955

Email: admissions@stjweb.org

Website: www.stjweb.org

Ages/grades: Pre-K3 through 12th (including all-day and half-day Pre-K3 and Pre-K4 options)

Head of School: Dr. Larry McLemore

High School Principal: Dr. Bryan Oliver

Middle School Principal: Mr. J.B. Copeland

Elementary Principal: Mr. Jim Terry

Religious Affiliation: None

Curriculum: College Preparatory

Testing Requirements: Admissions testing required. Contact Admissions Office (334-273-3021) for information.

Registration Deadline: Testing begins in January and is ongoing as space becomes available. Initial invitations for acceptance mailed early March. Later enrollment as openings occur.

Accreditation: SACS, NAIS, SAIS, AISA, SACAC, NACAC, and the College Board

Sports: Over 45 competitive sports teams, including basketball, football and baseball, tennis, equestrian, cross country, track, soccer, golf, wrestling, volleyball, softball, cheerleading, and indoor track.

Clubs: Over 30 clubs and organizations including ten honor societies, SGA, Speech and Debate Club, Write Club, Film Club, Drama Club, French Club, Latin Club, Spanish Club, Math Club, Science Olympiad, Tri-M, Scholars’ Bowl, Stand Up to Cancer Club, Government Club, Book Club, Girls’ Club, Interact Club, Key Club, Pep Club, Student Y Club, Fellowship of Christian Students, Young Democrats, and Young Republicans.

Other: Graduates of Saint James have received over $26.1 million in scholarships to colleges and universities across the nation over the past five years. Challenging academics, competitive athletics, and nationally recognized arts classes combine to create Central Alabama’s most engaging independent school environment at Saint James School (STJ). As Montgomery’s oldest independent private school, Saint James provides the most well-rounded course offerings in the area, blending superior academics and state-of-the-art technology, with absorbing enrichment, exploratory, and college elective classes. STJ offers a wide-range of unique pre-college major electives, Alabama’s only high school to do so. Designated an Apple Distinguished School, Saint James School envelops students in a 21st century learning environment, providing Macbooks® and iPads® for Grades 5-12, and integrated use of iPods®, iPads®, and Macbooks® in Pre-K through Grade 4 classes. Up to 25 world languages are available for study utilizing teacher-directed Rosetta Stone Classroom®. The school’s talented and dedicated faculty is a vital component of the learning equation, creating a welcoming, yet challenging atmosphere to help students from Grades Pre-K3 through12 reach their highest potential. As STJ students make great strides academically, they also grow personally, learning to become young men and women of character who are self-motivated, intellectually curious, reflective, and articulate. The rigorous academic curriculum is balanced with outstanding offerings in the nationally recognized fine and performing arts department and state championship athletic programs. To make the transition to Saint James easier, all new students are paired with a specially selected student buddy. In addition, ESL tutoring is provided to international students, to assist with English comprehension, reading, and writing skills.

Tuition: Please call or visit our website for more information on tuition, financial assistance, and scholarship opportunities at Saint James School.

Mandatory drug testing, grades 6 – 12.

Uniforms Required.


• South Montgomery Academy    

147 Old School House Rd., Grady, AL

Phone: (334) 562.3235; Founded: 1970

Email: somtgy@mon-cre.net

Website: http://smcaraiders.org

Headmaster: Dannelly Martin

Religious Affiliation: none

Ages/grades: Daycare starting at K3 – 12 grade

Curriculum: ABeka, Ala. high school courses of study

Registration Deadline: none

Testing Requirements: none

Accreditation: AISA & AdvancEd

Sports & Clubs: Cheerleading, Football, Volleyball, Basketball, Baseball, Softball, General club, Beta, FCA, SGA, Student Govt. and 4H Club.

Tuition: Call for Rates.

Uniforms Required


• Zelia Stephens Early Childhood Center 

Alabama State University

1100 Tuscaloosa Street, 36104

Phone: (334) 229.4470; Fax: (334) 229.4461

Email: shinton@alasu.edu

Website: www.alasu.edu

Founded: 1971

Headmaster: Sandra Hinton

Religious Affiliation: None

Ages: 3 years to 1st grade

Curriculum:  Teaching Strategies Creative Curriculum, Houghton Miflon and Harcourt

Registration: March 1st

Testing Requirements: None

Accreditation: Advanced Ed (formerly known as SACS)

Tuition: Please call for tuition rates.

Uniforms required.





Churchill Academy

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395 Ray Thorington Road, Montgomery

Phone: (334) 270.4225; Founded: 1996

Website: www.churchillacademymontgomery.com

Phone: (334) 270.4225; Founded: 1996

Administrator: Lisa Hanlon Schroeder, M.Ed.

Religious Affiliation: None

Ages/grades: K -12th

Curriculum: Individualized academic programs

Registration: Begins January

Testing Requirements: Previous diagnosis of learning disabilities, attention deficit disorder or other, and average to above average intellectual functioning.

Accreditation: National Independent Private School Association and Advanced ED (formerly known as SACS)

Clubs: Scouts and academic tutoring

Other: The only comprehensive school program in Montgomery specializing in educating bright children with unique learning differences. 12:1 student-teacher ratio. Certified educational specialists.

Tuition: Please call for tuition prices. Scholarships available.

Uniforms required.




Montgomery Catholic            

Preparatory School

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3850 Atlanta Highway, (K4-6)

8580 Vaughn Road (K4-6)

5350 Vaughn Rd. (7-12)

Saint Bede Campus (K4-6): (334) 272.3033

Holy Spirit Campus (K4-6): (334) 649.4404

Middle School Phone (7-8): (334) 272.2465

High School Phone (9-12): (334) 272.7220

Website: www.montgomerycatholic.org

Founded: The oldest continuous non-public K-12 school in the state of Alabama, Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School was founded in 1873 by the Sisters of Loretto.

History and Mission:  A K4-12 regional Catholic school in Montgomery with 143 years of educational excellence, Montgomery Catholic strives to help each student reach their God-given potential by offering the opportunity to grow in faith, with rigorous academics and opportunities to perform athletically and artistically. Mission: Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School is an integral part of the Catholic Church’s mission to proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ.  As an adult community, we share in the responsibility to prepare students for college and beyond while helping them grow to become persons of faith, virtue and wisdom.

President: Anne Ceasar

Elementary Principal St. Bede Campus: Laurie Gulley

Acting Elementary Principal Holy Spirit Campus:

Anne Ceasar

Assistant Elementary Principal Holy Spirit Campus:

Mary Kelley

Assistant Middle School Principal: Julie Wood

7-12th Principal:  Justin Castanza

Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic, all classes attend weekly Mass

Ages/grades: K4-12th

Curriculum: College preparatory, Honors and A.P. courses available. Religion is a core class.

Testing Requirements: Placement test (February, June and August.)

Registration deadline: March of preceding year.

Open House: Sunday, January 29, 2017 from 2-4 p.m. Families are invited to visit the school and meet our faculty and staff and learn more about our program.

Sports: Cross country,football, volleyball, soccer, cheerleading, golf, wrestling, indoor track, outdoor track, basketball, baseball, softball, and  tennis.

Clubs: Concert Band, National Honor Society, Junior National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, Key Club, Spanish Club, Government Club, Forensics Club, Science Olympiad, Math Club, Respect Life Club, Ambassadors Club, Pep Club, Drama, SGA, Yearbook, BEST Robotics, Shield Bearers Club, Girls Leadership, Boys Leadership.

Other: Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School offers a wide variety of summer camps for children in grades K-8 throughout the months of June and July.   Students in grades 9 -12 participate in lap top program.

Tuition:  Approximate K4-6: $5,398-6,836; 7-12: $6,294-8,505, Multi-Child Discount Offered. Rates subject to change.

Uniforms required.


Resurrection Catholic School    

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2815 Forbes Dr., Montgomery

Phone: (334) 265.4615; Founded: 1943

Website: www.rcmsouth.org

Email: school@resurrection-missions.com

Principal: Mr. Tamarcus Milner

Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic

Ages/Grades: Preschool age Pre K4- 8th

Curriculum: Basic; strong traditional skills core curriculum with extensive enrichment & acceleration. Religion classes required; technology emphasized; enrichment in arts & conversational Spanish; strong accelerated reading program in place. After school care, hot breakfast and lunches, computer technology.

Testing Requirement: Placement Pre K – 8

Registration deadline: Please call for dates.

Accreditation: Advanced Ed. (Formerly known as SACS)

Sports: Soccer, cheerleading, and basketball available

Clubs: Student Council, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Male and Female Mentor Programs, Dance, STEM Club, Book Clubs, Home Economics, Spanish, Band and Choir.

Other: Google School, Acellus, Weekly Mass service, Partnership with Cleveland YMCA Sports, Chinese Learning with AUM,  Public Speaking Readiness, AR Star Program,

Tuition: Affordable; call for more information. Family discounts available.

Uniforms Required.





Alabama Christian Academy   

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4700 Wares Ferry Rd., Montgomery

Phone: (334) 277.1985; Founded: 1942

Website: www.alabamachristian.org

Head of School: Dr. Misty Overman

High School Principal: Mrs. Julie Taggart

Middle School Principal: Mr. Mike Anderson

Elementary Principal: Doug Black

Religious Affiliation: Church of Christ

Ages/grades: K4 through 12th

Curriculum: College Prep

Testing Requirements: Evaluation of scholastic record, standardized test scores and placement tests.

Registration Deadline: Open

Accreditation: AdvancEd

Sports: Football, Basketball, Baseball, Softball, Volleyball, Track, Soccer, Golf, Cheerleading, Swimming, Cross Country

Clubs: Key Club, National Honor Society (Elementary, Middle School and High School), FCA, SGA, Math, Drama, Chorus, Band, Color Guard, Theatre, Scholars Bowl, Pep club, Spanish National Honor Society, FCS, Mu Alpha Theta, Bass Fishing club, Filmmakers Club.

Tuition: Please call for prices. Tuition breaks for multiple children.

Uniforms Required.

• Bethany Christian Academy

1765 Highland Ave., Montgomery

Phone: (334) 264.2101; Fax: (334) 264.0513

Website: www.bcamontgomery.com

Founded: 1899

Principle: Loraine Bussey

Religious Affiliation: Seventh-day Adventist

Ages/grades: Kindergarten to 8th grade

Accreditation: AASAS, NCPSA, SUCOE, AdvancEd

Testing Requirements: Admission test

Registration Deadline: Open registration

Clubs:  Music, Global Missions trips, Environmental Camp, Computer and Pathfinders

Other: Before and After school care.

Tuition: Please call for rates and registration fees or visit our website.

Uniforms required


• Chapman Christian Academy

4711 Chapman Rd., Millbrook

Phone: (334) 285.5354; Founded: 1994

Principal: Jon Chapman

Website: www.chapmanchristianacademy.com

Religious Affiliation: Christian

Ages/grades: K4-12

Curriculum: A Beka and Bob Jones

Accreditation: National Association of Private Schools

Testing Requirements: Grade level testing performed

upon entry.

Sports: None

Clubs: Chess

Tuition:  Competitively priced with other schools in the area. Please call for rates.


Cornerstone Classical 

Christian Academy

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125 Calhoun Rd., Montgomery, AL  36109

Phone: (334) 356.7788

Email: link on website

Website: www.ccamontgomery.org

Headmaster:  Jon English Lee, Principal

Ages/Grades: K5-12th

Religious Affiliation: Ministry of Morningview Baptist Church.

Curriculum: Testing Requirement: Entrance Test required for all grades

Registration begins in February. We will be offering an Open House January, 17 at 6 p.m..

Accreditation: Meet criteria for accreditation with the Association of Classical Christian Schools

Sports: none

Clubs: Yearbook, Hand bell and Hand chime Choirs, Intro. To Engineering, Ukulele Club, Upper School Choir, Latin Club and Chess Club

Registration deadline: Registration begins Feb. 1

Tuition: Please call for tuition rates. Tuition includes all costs with the exception of student uniforms and personal school supplies.  Registration fee is an additional $250.00.

Uniforms required.


• East Memorial Christian Academy

1320 Old Ridge Road, Prattville

Phone: (334) 358.4085; Founded: 2002

Website: www.emcawildcats.org

Director: Bryan Easley

Religious Affiliation: Christian/Southern Baptist; Ministry of East Memorial Baptist Church

Ages/grades: K-4 through 12th

Curriculum: ABEKA, Glencoe Math and Bob Jones

Testing Requirements: Records reviewed and interview

Registration Deadline: Open

Accreditation: All faculties certified by State of Alabama, AISA, Advanced ED (formerly known as SACS)/CASI, NCPSA, Southern Baptist Assoc. of Christian Schools

Sports: Volleyball, basketball, football, cheerleading, track, baseball and softball, Archery, Elementary soccer and basketball offered.

Clubs: Drama, Yearbook, Newspaper, Band, Art, Computer Technology, Speech, Creation class, Entrepreneurship, Chorus, Spanish, Rhythmic ribbon and Baton twirling.

Other: Daycare on site, 6 wks.-4 yrs. Call 358.4110; Pre-care/extended care.

Tuition: Call for rates.

Uniforms required.


Eastwood Christian School   

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1701 E. Trinity Blvd., Montgomery

Phone: 272.8195; Founded: 1996

Email: admin@eastwoodschool.org

Website: www.eastwoodschool.org

Headmaster: John Geiger

Religious Affiliation: Presbyterian; Westminster Confession of Faith

Ages/grades: K4 – 12th grades

Curriculum: Lower school/ Sing, Spell, Read and Write; Harcourt Math; Spelling; Grammar; Bible, History, Science and Handwriting; Upper school/ Varied Classical Christian, Latin, Logic and Rhetoric

Testing Requirements: Placement test/interview

Open House: K4-K5 is January 12th at 11:00 a.m.

Registration: Begins January 23-February 3 for New students.  Waiting list registration is on Admissions page of website. Please call Headmaster to schedule an appointment. Call for availability.

Sports: Basketball, volleyball, baseball, cross country, soccer and tennis

Clubs: Drama, Beta Club, SGA, French Club, Spanish Club

Other: Offers classical approach to Christian education with a biblical world view dominating all subjects. Our shorter day (7:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.) for grades K4-6th offers more family time and individual activities.

Tuition: Please call for tuition prices. Annual Registration fee of $255

Uniforms required.

Emerald Mountain Christian School

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4125 Rifle Range Rd., Wetumpka, 36093

Mailing address: P.O. Box 241405, Montgomery, 36124

Phone: (334) 567.0555

Website: www.emcspatriots.org

Email: www.emeraldmtnchrisitan@yahoo.com

Administrators: David P. Ames, Headmaster

Religious Affiliation: Non-denominational, but distinctively a school of Reformation doctrine, affirming the Westminster Confession of Faith and Americas Christian Heritage.

Philosophy: Founded in 1965, in Alabama’s Black Belt Region, the original mission and vision continues today unchanged: to offer to Christian parents the education of the WHOLE CHILD; Spiritually, Intellectually, and Physically.

Ages/Grades: Academic four-year-old kindergarten through grade twelve

Curriculum: The Education is based on a biblical world and life view taught through the principles of Scripture in all subjects. Children are taught the historic Catechisms as a way of understanding profound truths at an early age. A strong phonics and reading program and traditional mathematics in the primary grades prepare students to pursue a rigorous college preparatory education in the upper grades. A broad liberal arts education that includes the fine arts is emphasized and provided. The sciences conform to creation without apology.

Testing Requirements: Interview and testing required

Registration Deadline: Open

Accreditation: NPSAA

Sports: Football, Basketball, Cross country, Track & field, Golf, Baseball and cheerleading.

Other: Art class, Physical Education, Scouting, Clubs, Programs and story time/study time in the Library are also an integral part of our campus life.

Tuition: Call Jeanne Riley, registrar, for details. Reasonable tuition rates with opportunities for work scholarship assistance. Family discounts apply.

Uniforms required.


Evangel Christian Academy

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3975 Vaughn Rd., Montgomery

Phone: (334) 272.3882; Founded: 1995

Website: www.ecalions.org

Administrator: Rev. Scott Matthes

Principle: Mrs. Ceil Sikes

Religious Affiliation: Assemblies of God

Ages/grades: K4 through 12

Curriculum: A BEKA, Bob Jones, Purposeful Design, ACSI, and McDougal Littell

Testing Requirements: Testing is required

Registration Deadline: Open in February to all

Accreditation: AISA (Blue Ribbon School), Advance ED, ACTS and NCPSA

Sports: Football, basketball, baseball, softball, volleyball, track and cheerleading

Clubs: SGA, FCA, Spanish Club, Booster Club and National Honor Society,

Drama, chorus, yearbook, Computer Club, ACT Prep, Spanish, journalism, art, Graphic design and speech,

Tuition: Please call for tuition information.

Uniforms required.


• Frazer Memorial Christian Kindergarten

6000 Atlanta Hwy., Montgomery

Phone: (334) 279.0271; Founded: 1974

Website: www.frazerkindergarten.com

Director: Jill Struthers

Religious Affiliation: Non-denominational

Registration deadline: Main registration for each fall is in January.

Ages: 6 wks. To 2 yrs. Mothers Morning Out

3 yrs. – K4 & K5. Hours: 8:30 – 12:30 a.m.

Curriculum: Blended; A Beka

Other: Early drop off and Extended Day available for all ages. Music, field trips, chapel, physical education. Strong faculty with unwavering interest in your child.

Tuition: Call for details.


Holy Cross Episcopal School

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4400 Bell Road, Montgomery

Phone: (334) 395.8222; Founded: 1998

Website: www.holycrossmontgomery.org

Principal: Kathy Taylor

Religious Affiliation: Episcopal

Ages/grades: K4 through 6th Grade

Curriculum: College Preparatory

Open House: January 29, 1pm-3pm

Registration Deadline: Open

Testing Requirements: Admission test administered after application

Accreditation: Dual accreditation with AdvancED (formerly known as SACS) and the Southern Association of Independent Schools

Mission Statement: Holy Cross Episcopal School of Montgomery, recognizing the God-given gifts and abilities of all persons, seeks to develop these gifts by creating a Christian community in the Episcopal tradition and by providing a nurturing environment in which students of all socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds grow spiritually, intellectually, and physically.

Holy Cross offers a welcoming and loving faith-based environment where students begin their day in Chapel with songs, prayers and Bible stories. Academic strength and spiritual well-being are the basis of a Holy Cross education. Diversity of students in all areas is welcomed and encouraged. In addition to a strong academic program, students receive exceptional instruction in a variety of subjects aimed at identifying and developing their natural talents.

All students K4 through 6th grade attend Spanish, Music, Visual Arts, STEM Lab, Physical Education, Library, Theater Arts, and Mac and PC Computer Lab. Formal Religious Instruction: Daily Chapel for all students.

Sport: AYSO Soccer, Hoops League Basketball, Fleming’s Taekwondo, Tonya Speed Dance, Cross Country Running,

Other: Piano, guitar and violin lessons, and Abrakadoodle art. After school care available from 7:00 am – 5:30 pm.

Tuition: Call for rates or check our website. Financial Aid: 5% multiple child discount is offered, 10% military and first responder discount and need based financial assistance is available. We accept the Alabama Opportunity Scholarship and Scholarships for Kids.

Uniforms required.


• Lighthouse Christian Academy

3570 Bell Rd., Montgomery

Phone: (334) 271.4200; Founded: 1987

Website: www.lcapirates.com

Administrator: Gary V. Mohney

Religious Affiliation: Baptist

Ages/grade: K-2 through 9th

Curriculum: A BEKA

Testing Requirements: Interview

Registration: Begins in February

Accreditation: In process of having K – 9th grade is accredited through ACEA

Sports: Upward Basketball, AYSO Soccer, volleyball, cheerleading

Clubs: Band, Choral, Fine arts, Bible Quiz, Spanish and Computer Class

Other: Before and after school care; Christ oriented education. Summer fun program.

Tuition: Please call school for more information

Uniforms required for K5 – 9th.

Montgomery Christian School

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1728 South Hull St., Montgomery, AL  36104

Phone: (334) 386.1749; Fax: (334) 262-4469

Email: Montgomerychristianschool@gmail.com

Website: www.montgomerychristianschool.com

Mission: To provide an academically challenging Christian education to children in inner city Montgomery.

Principal: Kathi Atkins

Religious Affiliation: None

Ages/grades: Kindergarten K -5th

Testing Requirements: None, Interview & assessment

Registration deadline: Open

Tuition: Based on family income and the number of children in the family

Uniforms required.

• Montgomery Adventist School

4233 Atlanta Highway, Montgomery

Phone: (334) 398.8210; Founded: 1930

Principal:  Mark Grice

Religious Affiliation: Seventh-day Adventist

Website: www.montgomery22.adventistschoolconnect.org

Ages/grades: 1st-8th

Curriculum: Bible-based

Testing Requirements: none

Accreditation: National Council for Private Schools

Registration deadline: Open.

Other: Where education pays eternal dividends and lots of individual attention is given. Computers integrated into all course work.

Tuition:  Please call for rates

Uniforms required.


• New Hope Academy 

301 Water Street, Prattville

Phone: (334) 361.9505

Website: www.newhope4kids.com

Email: kathy.hayes@newhope4kids.com

Principal:  Tina Halbert, M.Ed., NBCT

Age/grades: K-12

Curriculum: We serve students with individual learning differences, including learning disabilities, autism/Asperger’s, ADD/ADHD, physical issues, etc… Our curriculum is individualized to each child’s learning needs.  Examples of curricula used include TouchMath, Handwriting Without Tears, Reading Mastery, Excel Math, Explode the Code and Spectrum Writing.

Testing Requirements: The director will test for academic levels upon acceptance to the school.

Registration deadline: Enrollment is on a year-round basis

Sports: None

Tuition: Please see website for more information

• New Life Christian Academy

4230 Hwy 14, Millbrook

Phone: (334) 285.5615

Website: www.newlifechristianacademy.com

Founded: 1979     Principal: Gepetta Rogers

Religious Affiliation: Non-denominational

Ages/grades: K-3 through 12

Accreditation:  National Private Schools Accreditation Group

Curriculum: A BEKA, Bob Jones, Alpha Omega,

and Saxon.

Testing Requirements: Screening test to determine student readiness.

Registration: open enrollment at the end of January

Sports: Football, baseball, basketball, cheerleading, softball, and Volleyball

Clubs: Jr. and Sr. Beta Club, and Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Tuition: Call for more information.


• Prattville Christian Academy      

322 Old Farm Lane North

Phone: (334) 285.0077; Founded: 1997

Website: www.4pca.com

President: Ron Mitchell

Religious Affiliation: Christian

Ages/grades:  Pre K-3 through 12th grade

Curriculum: The PCA course of study uses various curriculums including traditional classes in math, language arts, social studies, and science.  We utilize recognized curriculum taught with a Christian perspective, which demonstrates quality and structural flexibility.  In addition to core academics, PCA offers instruction in physical education and the liberal arts, such as music, art, drama, and foreign language.  Bible class, as well as chapel, is part of each student’s day.  Prattville Christian Academy does not offer a special education program.

Testing Requirements: SAT and ACT

Registration Deadline: None, applications accepted daily- tours available

Accreditation: NCSA and AdvancedEd

Sports: Wrestling, Cheerleading, Varsity Football, Junior High Football, Peewee Football, Termite Football, Cross Country, Volleyball, Basketball, Baseball, Tennis, Soccer, Golf, Track & Field, Softball,  and Swimming

Clubs: National Junior Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, Students Against Destructive Decisions (S.A.D.D.), International Thespian Society, Speech and Debate, Student Government, Key Club, National Honor Society, Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Yearbook, Drama, Visual Arts and Speech and Debate offered under Fine Arts.

Other: Before and after school care, certified teachers, small classes, college preparatory academics, daily Bible, Chapel

Tuition: see www.4pca.com for rates.  Family discounts and financial aid available.

Uniforms Required

• The Rock Christian School

3401 Harrison Road, Montgomery

Phone: (334) 260.0984; Founded: 1996

Website: www.therockofmontgomery.org

Email: rockwarriors@att.net

Principal: April Cash

Accreditation: National Private School Accreditation Alliance

Religious Affiliation: Non-denominational

Ages/grades: K-3 through 12th

Curriculum: A Beka and Bob Jones

Testing Requirements: Interview for admission.

Registration deadline: Open

Sports: Boys basketball and Girls volleyball

Success Unlimited Academy

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2328 Fairlane Dr., Montgomery (9th-12th grades)

4500 Vaughn Road, Montgomery (K3-8th grades)

Phone: (334) 213.0803

Founded: 2000

Website: www.suacademy.com

Principle/Owner: Susan Alred, M.Ed.

Vice Principle: Lauren Morgan

Religious Affiliation: Christian

Ages/Grades: K3-12

Curriculum:  A Beka, Bob Jones, Houghton-Mifflin, and Glencoe

Registration Deadline: Open

Testing Requirements: Consultations and Evaluations provided at time of enrollment.

Accreditation: SACS/ AdvanceEd accredited; Small Business of the Year 2008; Teacher of the year 2007; 2013 First Place and Second Place Essay Winners, Art Exhibit Winners in Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts

Athletics: Boys’ and Girls’ Basketball, Baseball, Softball, Volleyball, Golf and Cheerleading

Clubs: Praise Band, Choir, Guitar, Art, Drama, FCA, FCS, Builders Club, Chess Club, and Career Start, Key Club and Yearbook Club.

Other: School offers morning classes, evenings and through Distance Education and Night School.  Tutoring is available Monday-Thursday at our Fairlane Drive Campus.  Monday-Thursday

Tuition: Please call for tuition information

Uniforms Required


Trinity Presbyterian School

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1700 East Trinity Boulevard; Montgomery

Phone: (334) 213.2100

Founded: 1970

Website: www.trinitywildcats.com

Email: admissions@trinitywildcats.com

Religious Affiliation: Christian

Grades: K4 through 12th

Curriculum: Accelerated, College Prep

Registration deadline: Open registration

Open House: Thursday, January 19, 2017. Intended for families of prospective K4 and K5 Kindergarten students.

Accreditation: Trinity Presbyterian School holds dual accreditation from the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). It holds membership in the Alabama Association of Independent Schools, The College Board, National Association for College Admission Counseling, Southern Association for College Admission Counseling, and the Coalition of Lighthouse Schools.

Mission/Philosophy: Trinity is Montgomery’s foremost educational institution, binding academic excellence with Christian values. Providing a challenging college-preparatory education, Trinity provides a rigorous academic program, committed educators, outstanding athletics, and a nurturing family environment. Educators at Trinity strike the perfect balance as they encourage students to strive for excellence, while emphasizing Christ-like character above all else. “The Trinity Experience” produces leaders who posses mental, physical and spiritual strength. One hundred percent of Trinity graduates are accepted to post-secondary institutions, with many attending some of the finest colleges in the nation. Offering the only full-time dance program at a Montgomery independent school, Trinity’s award-winning fine arts program offers state-of-the-art areas for dance, choral, instrumental, visual arts, and speech. An athletic program with a long-standing tradition of championship-level teams, many Trinity athletes play at the next level in several sports. Athletics play an integral part in Trinity’s educational program, which is designed to develop the whole person—mind, body, and spirit.

Athletics: Trinity fields 36 interscholastic sport teams, including football, volleyball, basketball, tennis, baseball, softball, golf, soccer, track, cross country, and swimming.

Clubs: Art, Band, Choral, Dance, Drama, Forensics, Speech, Theatrical Design and Production and much more.

Extended Care Program: Trinity offers an extended day through the Wildcat Club Program. This program is designed to be a true extension of the school day and provide more than just childcare. The Wildcat Club encourages students to learn and thrive in a relaxed and fun environment.

Tuition: At Trinity, the Apple 1:1 Program for Grades 6-12 and other technology, quality lunches, textbooks, workbooks, and regular season athletic admission (K4-12) are all included in tuition. K4: $6,096; K5: $8,451; Grades 1-3: $10,237; Grades 4-5: $10,780; Grade 6: $11,214; Grades 7-8: $11,520; Grades 9-12: $11,641. Trinity provides a generous need-based tuition assistance program. In addition, Trinity gratefully extends a 10% discount on tuition to active duty full-time military families.

Uniforms Required.

• Valiant Cross Academy

301 Dexter Avenue, 36104 (inside of River City Church)

Phone: (334) 301.0478

Founded: 2015

Website: www.Valiantcross.org

Email: Anthony@valiantcross.org

Head of School: Anthony Brock

Religious Affiliation: Non-denominational

Mission: Our mission, our purpose is to help raise up men to be supernatural. Men who will learn from their youth, to let go of self, to let the Holy Spirit raise the to new heights. Courageous men, righteous men, committed men, loving men who will rise up to lead, to serve, to inspire. We will provide the armor to help the rise above. To rise above with Honor, with Discipline, with Integrity, with Excellence with Love.

Curriculum: Alabama College and Career Standards and Alabama Course of Study

Ages/Grades: 6th grade with a level added each year.

Registration Deadline: Open enrollment in February

Accreditation: AdvancEd and AISA

Sports: Track, Football, Golf and Karate

Clubs: Choir, Robotics, Golf and Drill Team

Other: After-school enrichment and tutoring

Tuition: Please call for more information on tuition rates.

Uniforms required.

• Victory Baptist School

5480 Main Street, Millbrook and 3151 Highway 14

(Highschool Campus)

Phone: (334) 285.0211; Founded: 1971

Website: www.victorymillbrook.net

Email: Please see link on website

Principal: John Lopez

Religious Affiliation: Baptist

Ages/grades: K4 through 12th

Curriculum: A Beka; Glencoe, Bob

Testing requirements: Interview for admission.

Registration deadline: Enrollment for new students is

year round

Accreditation: ACEA, AACS and NACSAA

Sports: Football, boys & girls basketball, girls volleyball, girls fast pitch softball, boys baseball, track and cheerleading.

Clubs: Yearbook, Choir, Drama, Government club, Public Speaking, photography, computer tech, Bible quizzing and spelling bee

Other: After school care until 6 p.m., Pentium computer lab with Office

Tuition: Please check website for updated tuition.

Uniforms required.



•  Dayspring Academy/High School,  (256) 353.2592,


•  Eastern Hills Academy, a home school ministry of

Eastern Hills Baptist Church, (334) 272.0604

•  Evangel Christian Academy – (334) 272.3882,

www.ecalions.com, A ministry of Evangel Temple

•  Ezekiel Academy- (334) 315.0010,


•  Everest Academy Academy- (205) 433.9828,

Deb Spradlin

•  Harvest Fields, (334) 398.2008, Tanya Murphy

•  Holy Spirit Academy, (334) 294-7305, Monica Burke

•  Huntingdon Learning Center- (334) 277.9200. One on one instruction in a specific course.

•  Little Flock Ministries, (334) 288.7475, Tracy Glover

•  New Hope, (334) 361.9505, Tina Halbert

•  Outlook Academy – (334) 290.0919,

www.outlookacademy.com, Ministry of Tri County

Community Church in Millbrook

•  Sovereign Grace Academy, (334) 652.4606,

Diane Day

The School at Sylvan Learning Center

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(334) 262.0043

2640 Zelda Road, Montgomery, AL 36107

The Sylvan Learning Center in Montgomery is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and offers Home School services for children in grades K through 12.  Students receive 560 hours of instruction in Math, Science, History, and Reading/English. Home School instruction is offered Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm.  State required electives are

completed outside of the Learning Center as an independent study.

Requirements: Transcripts from previous school withdrawal letter from previous school. Proof of registration with Home School Organization

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