Private Schools

Montgomery and the River Region offer many educational choices to families. Below is a comprehensive listing of private schools in the area.

Adullam House Christian Academy (K3-12) 
7469 Georgia Rd | 334-478-3888 
Average Class Size:
Tuition  Costs: 
Mission  Statement: The first and foremost goal of the teachers and staff at Adullam House Christian Academy is to lead and guide our students into a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and to equip them with the tools and knowledge necessary to  become the young men and women Christ intended for them to be. 
Religious  Affiliation: Christian 
Uniforms: Yes 
Extracurricular ActivitiesDrama, gardening club, basketball, football, track & field, and cheerleading. 
OtherA Beka Book curriculum. 

Alabama Christian Academy (K4-12)
4700 Wares Ferry Road • (334) 277-1985
4700 Wares Ferry Road • (334) 277-1985
Total Enrollment: 800
Average Class Size K-12: 18-20
Tuition Costs for 2018-2019 School Year:
PreK-K5 $5,844   1st-5th $7,660   6th-12th $8,603
For more info on tuition, go to and click on “Admission”
Extended Care Program: ACA’s extended day program is offered daily from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. and is run by Certified Teachers.
Founded: Founded in 1942, Alabama Christian Academy (ACA) is an independent Christian, college preparatory, coeducational school for students from pre-kindergarten through the 12th grade. Affiliated with the churches of Christ and operating under an independent board of trustees, ACA is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and is a member of the National Christian Schools Association (NCSA) as well as the Alabama High School Athletic Association.
Mission Statement: The mission of Alabama Christian Academy is to glorify God by providing a quality, Christ-centered education which challenges students and teachers to maximize their potential so that graduates are prepared to further their education while becoming productive Christian citizens – to thrive in wisdom and serve in spirit.
Religious Affiliation: Church Of Christ
Formal Religious Instruction: In line with its Christian philosophy, all ACA students attend Bible class as well as chapel daily. The Bible class curriculum is designed so a child who begins K5 will study the entire Bible in depth by the time of graduation. Our students are expected to think critically, to analyze the world around them, and to develop their relationship with Christ.
Faculty: More than half of Alabama Christian Academy’s teachers hold an advanced degree. Our faculty not only enhances curricula through subject-matter expertise, diverse instructional techniques, current technology, and cooperative learning strategies – but also by integrating a Christian worldview within a supportive learning environment. Each teacher at ACA offers tutoring once a week at no charge to students.
Uniforms: Yes
Academic: ACA provides an excellent education that truly includes all students regardless of their academic ability. Alabama Christian Academy is a place for Everyone to Grow Academically. Even in our challenging academic courses, Students have earned Advanced Placement Scholar Awards with Honors. From AP and Dual Enrollment programs to programs for students with learning difficulties, ACA offers a balanced college prep program. At ACA we also provide Academic Pathways in BioMedical Science, Engineering and Computer Science. Our Middle School students can qualify for the Duke University Talent Identification Program. We also have National Merit qualifiers in our High School. ACA students will learn life and leadership skills during their academic career.
Athletic Programs & Achievements: As part of an overall Christian education, Alabama Christian Academy provides coeducational athletic programs for grades 6-12. ACA athletics programs stress the importance of body and spirit, promoting faith, character and sportsmanship. ACA competes as a Class 4A school and is a member of the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) and the Capitol City Conference (CCC). During ACA’s fall season, students can don the Eagles uniform in the following team sports: Football, Volleyball, Cheerleading, and Basketball. Spring at ACA brings a whole new crop of sporting activities, including Baseball, Softball, Soccer, Track & Field, Golf, and Bass Fishing.
Arts: Through programs in the arts, ACA helps each student discover, develop and express his or her unique God-given talents. We provide students the opportunity to join the award-winning ACA Marching Eagle Band and Colorguard as well as jazz and percussion ensembles. Meanwhile, our art students explore a variety of mediums, with each student’s art work exhibited in our annual art show. Students are given numerous opportunities to participate in local and state art competitions. The ACA chorus provides students with ensemble experience in vocal production techniques and part singing for mixed voices. In our theater program, 9th-12th grade students perform in a student showcase, attend the Walter Trumbauer State Theatre Festival and perform a lavish musical.
Technology: All elementary classrooms and several of the secondary classrooms are outfitted with SmartBoards. Elementary students also have access to both iPad and Chromebook labs. All 6th-12th grade students use the Chromebook in the classroom as a learning tool. Our kindergarten classes also have several Chromebooks for the students to use.
Community Service: As a service-oriented school, ACA encourages personal responsibility, a giving heart, and godly character in students who will be equipped to serve and lead in their communities. In addition to participating in various fundraisers, students provide community outreach and service to organizations such as the Family Sunshine Center and the Montgomery Area Non-Traditional Equestrian Center (MANE), as well as visits to senior centers. ACA’s elementary is ranked #1 in Alabama and #10 in the nation in money raised for the American Heart Association during the annual Jump Rope for Heart.
Extracurricular Activities: Key Club, Drama, Stage Choir, Jazz band, Show Choir, Marching band, Chorus, Spanish National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta and National Honor Society, National Elementary Honor Society, National Honor Junior Society, Bass Fishing Club
Advanced Placement: Alabama Christian Academy is a Pre-K-12th grade college-preparatory school committed to offering a challenging, Christ-centered education to students, while keeping in mind their individual needs. ACA offers several AP and honors classes for advanced secondary students as well as dual-enrollment classes through Faulkner University.
Other: The school sponsors voluntary educational trips each fall and spring. The fall trip to Washington, DC is open to 8th graders, and 10th graders take trips to Pennsylvania, Gettysburg, and Niagara Falls. Trips to Boston, New York, and Europe alternate each spring and are available to juniors and seniors.

Autauga Academy (K5-12) 
497 Golson Road, Prattville • (334) 365-4343
Total Enrollment:  276 
Average Class Size:  K3-K4:11, K5: 17, 1st–3rd: 17, 4th–12th: 20  
Tuition Costs & Financial Aid: 
K5-12th: $4,800  
Discounts for multiple children. 
Extended Daycare:  Yes 
Founded:  1969 
Religious Affiliation:  None 
Uniforms:  No 
Athletic Programs & Achievements:  Varsity & JV Football, Cheerleading, Basketball, Baseball, Softball, Soccer, Track; Volleyball – 2016 AISA 2A State Football Champions; 2017 AISA 2A State Boys Soccer Champions; 2008 AISA Baseball State Champions. 

Bethany Christian Academy (1-8)
1765 Highland Avenue • (334) 264-2101
Total Enrollment:   70
Average Class Size:  18
Tuition Costs & Financial Aid: $3,780
Founded:  1899
Religious Affiliation:  Seventh Day Adventist
Uniforms:  Yes
Athletic Programs:  Basketball, Volleyball
Extracurricular Activities:  Drill Team, Basketball, Robotics, Yearbook, SGA, Spelling Bee Club
Other:  6th grade students attend an annual Outdoor Camp in March. 8th grade students attend an annual Mission Trip to Arizona in April.

Chapman Christian Academy (K4-12) 
4711 Chapman Road, Millbrook • (334) 285-5354
Tuition:  $220/ month. Multiple student discounts available.
Mission Statement:  The basic philosophy of Chapman Christian is to provide a traditional education in the minimum amount of time. A Christian curriculum is used and a Christian world view is taught. 
Religious Affiliation:  Christian 
Uniforms:  Yes
Other: Chapman Christian Academy conducts and evening class for high school students who cannot make it during the day for various different reasons.  

Churchill Academy (K-12)
395 Ray Thorington Drive • (334) 270-4225
Total Enrollment:  130
Average Class Size:  12
Annual Tuition:
Lower School:  $7,480 High School:  $8,140
Founded:  1996
Mission Statement:  Churchill Academy is a school for bright children with unique learning differences.
Religious Affiliation:  None
Uniforms:  Yes

Cornerstone Classical Christian Academy (K-12)
125 Calhoun Road • (334) 356-7788 •
Total Enrollment:  105
Average Class Size:  12
Annual Tuition:
K5:  $3,355             1st – 6th:  $3,685      7th -12th:  $4,015
Enrollment fee of $250. All field trips, activities, and material costs are included in the tuition payment.
Mission Statement:  Cornerstone Christian Academy exists to provide our students with a Christ centered, classical education built on the foundation of God’s Word. Students will be taught to think critically, reason clearly, and communicate effectively from a Biblical worldview. The ultimate objective is to glorify God by preparing students spiritually and intellectually for lifelong Christian service.
Founded:  2006
Religious Affiliation:  Cornerstone is a ministry of Morningview Baptist Church
Uniforms:  Yes
Extracurricular Activities:  Latin Club, Yearbook
Other:  Cornerstone seeks to minister to like- minded Christian families who desire a strong academic program that is faithful to the classical model of education with an emphasis on training students in Christian character.

East Memorial Christian Academy (K4-12) 
and Preschool (Infant-4yrs) 
1320 Old Ridge Road, Prattville • (334) 358-4085 • Fax (334) 358-9226 
Total Enrollment
Academy (K4-12): 250
Preschool (Infant- 4 yrs): 130
Average class size: 12-18
Tuition Costs & Fees:
K4-5th grades: 1 child: $6,430
6th-8th grades: 1 child: $6,540
9th-12th grades: 1 child $6,550
Multiple child discounts (15%-25%)
New Student Application: $175 per child
Registration/Advancement: $325 per child
Call for additional fee or book information.
Discounts: For multiple children, full-time active military, and for pastoral families
Extended Daycare: Yes, before and after school 
Founded: 2002
Mission statement: Shaping hearts and minds for a lifetime of Christian Service.”
Religious Affiliation: East Memorial Baptist Church
Uniforms: Yes
Athletic Programs: Boys Football, Girls Volleyball, Boys and Girls Cross Country, Boys and Girls Basketball, Girls Softball, Boys Baseball, Boys and Girls Track, Girls Cheerleading, Band, Color Guard, and Majorettes
Extracurricular Activities/Programs: Art, Technology Lab, and Spanish I & II
Advanced Classes: Advanced diploma, Advanced Math, Advanced Science 
Accreditation: AdvancED- SACS, member of Alabama Independent School Association (AISA)
Other: 100% college acceptance of graduates

Eastwood Christian School (K4-12)
1701 East Trinity Blvd • (334) 272-8195 •
Total Enrollment:  265
Average Class Size: K: 10; K5: 10;  1st-6th: 15;   7th-12th: 20
Tuition Costs & Financial Aid:
K4 $2,270
Kindergarten $3,305 (3 days)  $4,101 (4 days)  $4,784 (5 days)
1st-6th $5,182
7th-11th $5,995
12th $6,328
Extended Daycare: 12:30-1:45 p.m.
Founded:  1996
Mission Statement: To provide a classical Christian education that helps each student to develop a biblical worldview, a lifelong love of learning, and a pursuit of academic and moral excellence for the purpose of brining glory to God alone.
Religious Affiliation:  Presbyterian
Uniforms:  Yes
Athletic Programs & Achievements:  Basketball, Volleyball, Baseball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, and Tennis
Fine Arts Program: Art,  Guitar, Violin, Piano, Dance, Chinese, Spring Musical
College Awards/ Scholarships: Distinguished Student, Valedictorian 
Extracurricular Activities: Drama Club, SGA Club, Beta Club, French and Spanish Club

Edgewood Academy (K-12)
5475 Elmore Road, Elmore 36025 • (334) 567-5102
Total Enrollment: 300
Average Class Size: 15
Tuition Costs & Financial Aid:
K3 & K4 ½ Day $3,241
K3 & K4 Full Day $4,319
Kindergarten $4,319
1 Child(1st-12th) $5,681
2 Children(1-12) $9,973
3 Children(1-12 ) $13,349
Each Additional Child $3,411
Extended Daycare: Yes
Founded: 1967
Mission Statement: Edgewood Academy provides students with a college preparatory education in a safe and supportive environment, preparing students for a future of lifelong learning.
Religious Affiliation: None
Uniforms: No
Athletic Programs & Achievements: Football, Cheerleading, Basketball, Baseball, Softball, Volleyball, Golf, and Track
Extracurricular Activities: Math Team, Scholars Bowl, Spanish Club, Spanish National Honor Society, Drama Club, Art Club, Beta, National Honor Society, Student Government Association, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, High Tech Computer Lab, Government Club, and First Priority
Advanced Placement classes: No
Dual Enrollment: Yes
Other: 99% of Graduates go on to higher education, SACS, AISA Blue Ribbon School, National Independent Private School Association


Evangel Christian Academy (K4-12)
3975 Vaughn Road • (334) 272-3882 •
Total Enrollment: 210
Average Class Size: 12-lower school; 18-upper school
Extended Daycare: Yes
Founded: 1995
Mission Statement: ECA exists to be an extension of the Christian family in the training and developing of Christian students for committed service to our Lord Jesus Christ. Through quality academic instruction, the impartation of Biblical values, and providing activities designed to foster spiritual, academic and social growth, ECA works to help each student reach their potential in Christ. 
Religious Affiliation: Assembly of God
Uniforms: Yes
Athletic Programs & Achievements: Baseball(JV/V), Softball, Basketball/Boys-Girls(JV/V), Track, Volleyball(JV/V), Football, Cheerleading; 2007, 2008, 2011, 2012, 2017 AISA 2A Varsity Basketball Boys State Champions, 2011 2A JV AISA Basketball Girls State Champions and 2012 State Runner-up; 2013 and 2017 JV AISA Basketball Boys State Champions; 2015 Varsity AISA Basketball Girls State Champions.
Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, Drama Club, Art Club, Book Club, FCA, FCS, Government Club, Student Government Association, Music Appreciation, Spanish Club, Worship Team, Robotics, Yearbook, All AISA Academic Competitions.
Other: In keeping with our emphasis on personal excellence, ECA is accredited by AISA, SACS/CASI(AdvancED), ACTS, the National Council for Private School Accreditation(NCPSA),and is also an active member of the Association of Christian Schools International(ACSI). ECA also offers advanced and standard diplomas, as well as dual enrollment for college.


Holy Cross Episcopal School (PreK-6)
4400 Bell Road • (334) 395-8222 •
Total Enrollment: Approximately 100
Average Class Size: 10
Tuition Costs & Financial Aid
PreK-half day K : $3,250 Full day K : $6,500
1st ––6th : $7,590
5% multiple child discount offered
Need-based financial assistance is available.
We accept the Alabama Opportunity Scholarship and Scholarships for Kids.
Extended Daycare:  Available 7:00-5:30
Founded:  1998
Mission Statement: Holy Cross Episcopal School, 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.
Religious Affiliation: Episcopal
Uniforms: Yes
Accreditations/ Memberships: AdvancEd (formerly SACS); Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS), National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
Athletic Programs: AYSO Soccer, Hoops League Basketball, Cross Country Running
Extracurricular Activities: Abrakadoodle, Taekwondo, Private Piano Lessons, Private Guitar/Violin Lessons, Dance
Other: Enrichment Classes for all grades: Spanish, Music, Visual and Theatre Arts, P.E., Mac and PC Computing,
STEM Lab. English as a Second Language (ESL) instruction is available.

Hooper Academy (K4-12)
380 Fischer Road, Hope Hull • (334) 288-5980
Total Enrollment: 35
Average Class Size: 13:1 Student to Teacher ratio in Lower School
12:1 Student to Teacher ratio in Upper School
Tuition Costs:
K5: $4,600
Grades 1-6: $4,977
Grades 7-12: $5,695
Extended Daycare: Yes, before and after school.
Founded: 1970
Mission Statement: Providing a balanced curriculum which allows each student the opportunity to achieve full potential and maximize mental, physical, social and emotional growth. 
Religious Affiliation: None
Uniforms: No
Athletic Programs & Achievements: Football, Basketball, Softball, Soccer, Baseball, Volleyball, Golf, Track, Weight Training and Cheerleading
Extracurricular Activities: Jr. Beta Club, SGA, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Math Team, Science Club, Spanish Club, Yearbook, Performing Arts
Other: A BEKA curriculum

Lighthouse Christian Academy (K2-9)
3570 Bell Road • (334) 271-4200 •
Total Enrollment: 180+
Annual Tuition Costs & Financial Aid: 
K2 $4,600   K3-K4 $4,300   K5 $5,050   1 st -6th $3,800   7 th -9th $4,600
Extended Daycare: Yes
Founded: 1987
Mission Statement: The mission of Lighthouse Christian Academy is to equip its students spiritually, academically, and physically to fulfill God’s purpose for their lives.
Religious Affiliation: Non-Denominational
Uniforms: Yes
Athletic Programs: Soccer, Basketball, Volleyball, Cheerleading 
Other: Band, Choral ; ,Family discounts available.

Macon East Academy (K3-12) 
15396 Vaughn Road, Cecil 36013 • (334) 277-6566
Founded: 1995 
Total enrollment: 300 
Class size: K3-K4 up to 16; K5-6th up to 20; 7th-12th up to 25 
Annual Tuition: 
K3 – K5: $5,200
1st-12th 1 child: $7,995
2 children: $14,400
3 children: $20,800
4 children: $27,200
Plus application, registration and building fees. Financial Aid is available. For enrollment, contact Jill Taylor, Admissions Director, at 334-277-6566 ext. 210, or
Mission Statement: Macon East Academy is a college preparatory school committed to providing students with a safe, nurturing environment that promotes academic achievement, patriotism, and belief in God through Christian doctrine. 
Uniforms: Yes 
Religious Affiliation: None 
Extended Daycare: Available for students enrolled in K3-6th grade, after-school care is held on campus and operated by Macon East Academy. Tutoring is also available for students during extended care. 
Accreditation: Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (AdvancEd/SACS), Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS), and Alabama Independent School Association (AISA). 
Academics: Macon East Academy offers a challenging college preparatory curriculum. Beginning in our Pre-K and Kindergarten programs, children are taught readiness skills that will carry them through their elementary, junior high, and high school years. Lower school classes focus on the core subjects of English, Math, Reading, Science, Social Studies, and Spelling with enrichment in the areas of computer, art, library, music and Spanish. Elementary students also have daily physical education classes. Beginning in 7th grade and continuing through senior year, students will take 7 courses including core and elective classes. Honors and Advanced Placement classes are available beginning freshman year. 
Honors & Advanced Placement Classes: Art, Biology, Calculus, English, History, Physics 
Technology: All Macon East students in Kindergarten through 12th grade are issued an Apple iPad for use during the school year. There are two computer labs on campus. 
Athletics: Macon East students are able to participate in over 20 interscholastic teams including baseball, basketball, cheerleading, football, golf, soccer, softball, and volleyball. Boys in 3rd-6th grades may participate in interscholastic football, while girls in K3-6th grades may participate in cheerleading. Macon East has won numerous regional and state championships, and our coaches have received local and state recognition for excellence in coaching. Macon East has won 16 state titles in the last 7 years in volleyball, basketball, baseball, and softball. The Knights brought home 4 AISA AA State Trophies in the 2017-2018 school year.
Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, National Spanish Honor Society, Student Government Association, Drama Club, International Thespian Society, Mu Alpha Theta Mathematics Honor Society, Art, Yearbook, AISA District/State Academic Competitions, Chapel
Other: 100% college acceptance of graduates and over $4.8 million in scholarships for the Class of 2018.

Montessori Academy (12 months – Kindergarten)
1025 South Hull Street • (334) 262-8685
Annual 10 Month Tuition-
Little House (12-30 months) $7870
Pre-Primary (2 ½ to 3 ½ years) $7770
Primary (3 to 6 years) $7460
Kindergarten $9160**
(Must be 5 by Sept 1)
*This is the Full Day (6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.) price. Please call for other program options.
**This price includes the required MPM Class for Kindergarten. Please call for all other program prices.
Other Programs Available: Summer Camp: June and July
Discounts Available: Military Discount, Multiple Child Discount and Pay-in-full discount
Founded and Licensed by: Founded in 1982 and licensed by the Department of Human Resources (DHR).
Extended Care Hours: Yes, hours of operation 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Mission Statement: Montessori Academy is dedicated to providing an early childhood educational experience deeply rooted in the Montessori Philosophy for all of our students. It is our goal that every child leaves our school with fond memories and a life-long love of learning.
Religious Affiliation: None
Extra-Curricular Activities: Dance, Gardening, Music, Spanish, and Gymnastics with the BGB.
Other: Our Montessori Certified Directresses will guide your child along their journey of self-discovery with a focus on independence, self-discipline, and peaceful conflict resolution. Our campus is conveniently located in Montgomery’s beautiful tree-lined historical district just off I-85. Our three home-like buildings and shady playgrounds offer your child endless opportunities for exploring and learning.

Montessori at Hampstead (18 mo-15 yrs) 
 5251 Hampstead High Street, Suite 111 • (334) 356-1969 
Tuition Costs & Financial Aid:  Military, public employee and Hampstead resident discounts available. Tuition for all programs is $7,785. 
Total Enrolled: Approximately 107 
Class Divisions: Nido: 12-18 months; Early Childhood: 18 months-3 ½ years; Primary:  3 ½ years – 6 years; Elementary: 1st grade- 6th grade 
Extended Care: MHS offers an extended day option allowing students to arrive at school as early as 7:30 a.m. and leave school as late as 5:30 p.m. 
Founded:  2011  
Mission Statement:  Growing tomorrow’s leaders today, by empowering today’s child! It is the school’s mission to provide a supportive classroom where students can develop a love of learning, self -confidence, and a strong understanding of core skills that extend beyond rote learning.  
Religious Affiliation: None 
Uniforms: No 
Curriculum: The school implements an integrated, spiral curriculum which covers all aspects of mathematics, language arts, cultural studies (geography, history and science), French as a second language, art, music, performance-based learning, mindfulness/conflict resolution, and a farm curriculum. The curriculum starts at 12 months and spirals in increasing difficulty through the school years. 
Extracurricular Programs: Big Green Bus, Bricks 4 Kidz, Tennis, and Forensics, Tennis & Traditional PE, Farm, French, Art, and P.E.  

The Montgomery Academy (K-12)
Upper and Middle School (Grades 5-12) – 3240 Vaughn Road
Lower School (Grades K-4) – 1550 Perry Hill Road
(334) 272-8210 •
Enrollment: Approximately 800 (K-12) 
Average class size: K: 15; grades 1-6: 22; grades 7-12: 15 
Annual tuition: 
Kindergarten : $10,520
Grades 1-5 : $13,992
Grade 6 : $14,496
Grades 7-12 : $15,420
The Academy offers need-based financial aid. 
Tuition includes a hot nutritious lunch, enrollment deposit, yearbook, all technology fees, and admission to home athletic events. Textbooks, field trips, lab and art fees are additional charges that are billed separately at one time during the school year and vary by grade level. The average amount for these fees is around $400. There are no building fees, or new family fees assessed. 
Extended care program: MA+ After-School Care Program3:10- 5:30.�Academy students from K-4th grade may attend MA+, an after-school care program at the Lower School campus. The basic schedule includes an energizing snack, supervised homework with special individual help and encouragement of organizational and study skills. Students also engage in active play, quiet games, and arts and crafts. MS+ Middle School Program—3:15-5:30. The MS+ Program is offered M-F with homework and study time, followed by supervised games and activities, and “Special Event Fridays.”
Founded: 1959 
Mission: “The mission of The Montgomery Academy is to develop leaders committed to honor, scholarship, service and the pursuit of excellence.” 
Recognitions: The Montgomery Academy offers an education second to none. Students who enroll are exposed to a variety of challenging academic courses, competitive athletic teams, and a phenomenal visual and performing arts program. Integrity is important at the Academy and students adhere to a strict honor code governed by a student-led Honor Council.
The Academy has the largest speech and debate program in the state. The program is ranked in the top 1% in the nation, and has been won the state championship more than any other public or private school in Alabama!
With a challenging college preparatory curriculum, the academy typically has students recognized as National Merit Semifinalists and Finalists. Twenty-one Advanced Placement and Honors sections are offered in all core areas. Students have earned Advanced Placement Scholar Awards and have been recognized as AP Scholars, AP Scholars with Honor, AP Scholars with Distinction and as National Scholars. A majority of our 7th grade students qualify annually to participate in the Duke University Talent Identification Program. Students learn leadership skills both in and outside the classroom. Many participate in organizations like Student Council, Youth Government, and various community service organizations. Athletic teams at The Montgomery Academy have earned 65 state championships (as of spring 2016), more than any other public or private school in the River Region! Both Lower and Middle school choruses have earned statewide accolades and have been invited to participate in the Alabama Music Educators Association festival. Our Upper School chorus has earned superior ratings at district and state competitions and has been invited to sing at venues such as Carnegie Hall, Stanford University, and in locations such as New Orleans, New York City, Seattle and Washington D.C. For two years in a row the Upper School Chorus won first place in a national choral competition.The black-box theater on the Vaughn Road campus is where students in grades 6-12 may participate in three full-length performances annually. Every single child in grades K-5 participates in annual performances each year. Student actors compete and are honored annually in the State Theater Festival.
Course of Study: The Academy’s curriculum is entirely college preparatory. Students have the opportunity to participate in educational travel to places such as Jekyll Island, GA, New York City, Washington, DC, and Europe.
Faculty:  The faculty at The Montgomery Academy has consistently demonstrated noteworthy expertise in individual academic fields and represents a diverse array of scholars from all regions of the United States and from several countries. Our faculty currently consists of graduates of many of the nation’s finest colleges and graduate programs, earning regional, state and national honors including several Fulbright Seminar participants.
Athletic programs: Excellence is also achieved in athletics at The Montgomery Academy. Our athletic teams, coached by an award winning staff, have earned 65 state championships (as of spring 2016), more than any other public or private school in the River Region. Both our boys and girls athletic teams have achieved success. Sixty-six percent of Middle and Upper School students participate in thirty-one different athletic teams. Our students have also been honored over the years by receiving the Jimmy Hitchcock Memorial Award, the Jimmy Hitchcock Freshman Award, and Bryant-Jordan Scholar Athlete award. Several Academy athletes have gone on to participate in collegiate athletics. Students in grades K-9 participate in physical education every day. 
Extracurricular programs: Academy Ambassadors, Amnesty International, Architecture Club, Art Honor Society, Cum Laude Society, Drama, Forensics Team, French Club, French Honor Society, Government Club, HEART-Community Service Club, Honor Council, Latin Club, Latin Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, Muse, Music Appreciation Club, Peer Pals, Science Club, Student Council, Spanish Club, Spanish Honor Society, Wildlife Conservation Club, and Outdoor Club
Accreditation: Dually accredited by SACS (Southern Association of Colleges and Schools) and the SAIS (Southern Association of Independent Schools), the Academy is also a member of the College Board, Educational Records Bureau, School Scholarship Service, Southern Association of Admission Counseling, the National Association for College Admission Counseling, Cum Laude Society and the National, Southern and Alabama Associations of Independent Schools. 
Community Service: Community Service is a major focus at the Academy. Beginning in the lower grades, students work on various service and sharing projects throughout the year. Typically, the entire school selects a project and all community service efforts go toward that one project all year long. This past year, the Academy partnered with Children’s of Alabama and was able to provide toys, “little red wagons”, and financial assistance to support the hospital’s efforts in healing children. Junior class members may apply to participate in Philanthropy 101, a specially designed summer class that exposes students to the value of philanthropy. 
Other: 100% of our graduates will be attending a four-year college or university. Many are selected to attend some of the top colleges and universities in the nation and typically over 85% of the graduating classes earn merit-based aid. Over the past five years, Academy graduates have earned over $28 million dollars in merit based aid!

Montgomery Adventist School (1-8)
4233 Atlanta Hwy
Tuition Costs:
Children of members at Montgomery First SDA Church and Montgomery Hispanic SDA Church Grades 1-8:
First student: $325.00
Second student: $293.00
Third student: $263.00
Children not members of Montgomery First SDA Church and Montgomery Hispanic SDA Church
Grades 1-8:
First student: $395.00
Second student: $356.00
Third student: $320.00
Mission Statement: The Montgomery Adventist School family exists to show children Jesus, nurture their love for Him and others, teach them to think, and empower them to serve.
Religious Affiliation: Seventh Day Adventist
Uniforms: Yes

Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School (K4-12) 
Holy Spirit Campus (K4-6) 8580 Vaughn Road 
St. Bede Campus (K4-6) 3850 Atlanta Highway 
Middle (7-8), High School (9-12) 5350 Vaughn Road  
St. Bede                      (334) 272-3033 
Middle School            (334) 272-2465 
High School                (334) 272-7220 
Holy Spirit Campus   (334) 649-4404 
Mission Statement: 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 becoming persons of faith, virtue, and wisdom. 
Founded: 1873   
Accreditation: All campuses of Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School are accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).  
Total Enrollment: K4-6: 310,  7-8: 130,  9-12: 365  
Average Class Size: 18-22  
Tuition Costs & Financial Aid:   
K4-6th: $6,971 – $7,543 7th-8th: $6,546 – $8,237 
9th-12th: $8,341 – $9,702 
Multiple child discounts offered. Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School is a participating school as designated by the Alabama Accountability Act and accepts scholarships offered through Scholarship Granting Organizations (SGO) established by the Alabama Accountability Act.   Religious Affiliation: Catholic Uniforms: Yes  
Honors and Advanced Placement: Honors courses offered at Middle School and AP and Honors courses offered at High School.  
Extended Care Program: Our elementary and middle school campuses offer an after school care program for an additional fee. Tutorial sessions are offered with the subject’s teacher before school each morning for Elementary and and after school each afternoon for Middle and High School students.   
Athletic Programs: Football, Basketball, Baseball, Soccer, Wrestling, Golf, Tennis, Cross Country, Track, Cheerleading, Volleyball and Softball   
Extracurricular Activities: Science Olympiad Teams, Robotics Teams, Math team, Musical Productions, Drama Productions, Marching Band, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Key Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Respect Life Club, Choir, SGA, School Ambassadors, Drama, National Junior Honor Society, National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, Government Club, and Pep Club along with opportunity  to serve the greater community through service projects throughout the year. 


Montgomery Christian School (K5-5)
1728 South Hull Street • (334) 386-1749
Average class size:  12   
Tuition Costs & Financial Aid:  $6,500
Every student is on scholarship based on family income.
Extended Daycare: No
Founded: 2007
Mission Statement: The School’s purpose is to provide an academically challenging Christian education. The goal of this education is to bring every student to spiritual maturity in Christ along with academic, social, and emotional maturity where they can effectively pursue God’s purposes in their personal life, family, church, and city.
Religious Affiliation: Christian
Uniforms: Yes
Extracurricular Activities:  Art, Music, Dance Classes, Field Trips at not extra cost

New Hope Academy
698 Silver Hills Drive, Prattville • (334) 361-9505
Tuition Cost & Fees:
K-8: $4,620
9th-12th: $4,800
Extended Daycare: Available at an extra fee
Founded: 2009
Mission Statement: New Hope Academy provides innovative programs and teaching strategies in a supportive environment. Our curriculum is designed to improved students’ academic and social skills, which leads to a better quality of life opportunity. Our instructors help students overcome challenges through structured classwork and individual attention.
Religious Affiliation: Christian
Uniforms: No
Other: New Hope Academy is not affiliated with an accreditation organization, but our curriculum does follow the typical educational requirements for graduation (math, science, social studies, language arts, PE). We also offer a variety of electives to our middle and high school students. We also offer recreational and socialization training twice a week for our students, which is tailors to each class’s needs.  If you are homeschooling your child in Alabama, the law requires you to be “covered” under a school. New Hope Academy provides you with this legal covering.

New Life Christian Academy (K3-12) 
4230 Highway 14, Millbrook 
(334) 285-5615 • 
New Life Christian Academy is a ministry of New Life Christian Center 
Total Enrollment: 
Over 250 
Tuition Costs & Financial Aid:
Pre-K 3-5 Half Day: $2,700.00  Full Day: $3,960.00 
1st-12th $4,140.00 – one child ; $7,104.00 – 2 children  
$9,852.00 – 3 children  ;  $12,192.00 – 4 children 
Extended Daycare: Yes 
Founded: 1979 
Religious Affiliation: Non-denominational 
Uniforms: No 
Athletic Programs & Achievements: Football, Soccer, Softball, Baseball, Volleyball, Basketball, Pep Squad and Cheerleading 
Extracurricular Activities:  Beta Club, Drama 

Prattville Christian Academy (K3-12) 
322 Old Farm Lane North, Prattville 36066              
(334) 285-0077 • 
Enrollment: 687; K3-6: 324, 7-12: 363  
Average Class Size: K3-12: 12-28, depending on grade and subject  
Tuition:  Tuition is approximately $7,500 plus fees that vary depending on grade level. Tuition includes textbooks for all students and school supplies for grades K3-5.  
Accreditation: Prattville Christian Academy is accredited by the National Association of Christian Schools (NASC) and AdvancEd  
About: Prattville Christian Academy is a K3-12 private, independently incorporated, nonprofit organization dedicated to providing academic excellence in a caring, Christian environment. PCA is a non-denominational school that is centered on Kingdom Education. We are committed to providing a quality, Christ-centered, Bible-based education with emphasis on life readiness. 
Mission: Prattville Christian Academy seeks to create meaningful difference by preparing Christian leaders for life. 
Vision: We believe that everyone has the ability to change the world through the use of God-given talents. At PCA, we glorify Him by guiding students to discover their unique purpose within this life through the cultivation of their spiritual, academic, physical and emotional development. Through personal example and individual relationships, we develop confident, independent thinkers that find purpose in the pursuit of life. 
Extended care: Available before and after school; additional summer program for ages 3-12  
Spiritual: All subjects are presented with a Christian worldview by dedicated faculty and staff members who profess Christ as their Lord. Nondenominational daily Bible classes and weekly chapel is required for all students.  
Athletics:  PCA is a member of the AHSAA and offers 14 competitive sports programs for boys and girls that offer connection with a small group of students with similar interests. Sports include football, volleyball, wrestling, basketball, softball, baseball, golf, track, tennis, cross-country, cheerleading, swimming, soccer and fishing 
Extracurricular Activities: Student life at PCA is buzzing! With more than 25 extracurricular options, it’s never been easier for students of all ages to get involved in activities that interest them. These activities include school Ambassadors, Elementary Book Clubs, Creative Writing, Science Olympiad, band, choir, Speech and Debate, SGA, Photography and many others.  
Honors/Advanced Placement Classes: PCA offers a 1:1 digital learning environment with a focus on preparing Christian leaders for life. Honors, advanced placement and onsite dual enrollment classes are offered along with a Healthcare and Engineering Academy.  
Other: Engineering Academy and Healthcare Academy available for students in grades 9-12 as well as a certified Outdoor Classroom with international garden, row garden, work tables and four classrooms


Resurrection Catholic (K3-8)
2815 Forbes Drive • (334) 230-1970 •
Total Enrollment: 109
Average class size: 7-15
Tuition Costs: $6,200 
Extended Daycare: Yes
Founded: 1943
Mission Statement: Resurrection Catholic School is committed to continuing the Catholic tradition of providing an environment of academic excellence in which students can grow intellectually, spiritually, physically, and socially.
Religious Affiliation: Catholic
Uniforms: Yes
Athletic Programs: Soccer, Basketball, Tennis
Extracurricular Activities: Spanish, Music, Art, Theater, Drama, Dance, Computers

Saint James School “STJ” (K3-12)
6010 Vaughn Road • (334) 277-8033 • Admissions (334) 273-3021
Pre-K3 (7:45-noon): $6,626
Pre-K3 (7:45-2:45): $9,332
Pre-K4 (7:45-noon): $7,214
Pre-K4 (7:45-2:45): $9,946
Kindergarten (7:45-2:45): $9,946
1st-5th: $11,247
6th-8th: $11,893
9th-12th: $12,324
Tuition includes: Activity Fee & School Supplies* for Pre-K3 through Eighth Grade; Consumable Books for Pre-K3 through Eighth Grade; Day Field Trips for all grades; Fall School Pictures for all grades; Junior & Senior Class Fees; Most Middle School Textbooks; PTO Dues for each family; Student Admission to all Home Sporting Events; Technology Fees for all grades; Iliad Yearbook for all students. *Calculator, earbuds, and iPad stylus for middle school are not included in tuition.
After School Program: STJ WonderWorks is offered for students from Pre-K3 through 5th grade and includes time for study and homework completion.
Founded: 1955 
About Saint James: Challenging academics, competitive athletics, and nationally recognized arts classes combine to create Central Alabama’s most engaging independent school environment at Saint James (STJ). 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. Since its founding in 1955, Saint James School has always focused on educating the whole child. And with this focus, programs embracing STEM, STEAM, and STREAM have always been part of the Saint James curriculum every day, at all grade levels. These skills, along with writing across the curriculum, make Saint James the premier college preparatory school in the Montgomery area. Saint James School envelops students in a 21st century learning environment, providing Macbooks® and iPads® for Grades 3 – 12, and regular access to iPods®, iPads®, and Macbooks® in lower elementary and preschool classes. 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 – 12 reach their highest potential. As the 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. Graduates of Saint James have received more than $32.6 million in merit-based college scholarships over the past five years.
Religious Affiliation: Non-sectarian 
Uniforms: Yes 
Advanced Placement classes for Fall 2018: Advanced Placement, Honors, and advanced classes are offered in 22 areas, encompassing both middle and high school. 
National Merit Finalists: Ten in the past 5 years
National Merit Commended Students: Nine in the past 5 years 
National AP Scholars 2016-2017: 3; AP Scholars: 13; AP Scholars with Honors: 5; AP Scholars with Distinction: 11.
Arts: Saint James seniors are consistently awarded scholarships to nationally respected arts colleges, based on their excellent choral, band, forensics, dramatic, and visual arts training. STJ’s Performing Arts Department stages three elaborate dramatic and musical productions each year, using a modern wireless sound system in the school’s spacious theater. There are also studios for band and choral music, and facilities for teaching drama and technical theater classes. In the fall of 2015, the school’s award-winning Marching Trojans were named Bands of America Third Place Class Champions in National competition. STJ art students have repeatedly won Gold and Silver Keys in the prestigious National Scholastic Arts Competition, as well as Artist of the Year honors in the Montgomery Area Business Committee for the Arts competitions. In 2016, a Saint James Senior earned a National Championship in Speech and Debate; in 2018, the school’s Speech and Debate Team claimed four State Championships, Speaker of the Year for the state of Alabama, and was ranked as an overall top 3 team in Alabama.
Athletic Programs & Achievements: Saint James has won over 40 individual and team state sports championships since beginning a competitive program. The school represents 46 competitive team sports in 3A play in football, baseball, basketball, softball, golf, tennis, wrestling, track, cross country, and soccer. In 2018, Saint James Volleyball will compete in 5A competition. STJ offers the only official high school equestrian team in the state. Varsity and junior varsity athletics are offered for middle and high school students.
Extracurricular Activities: Campus organizations include: Student Government Association, Key Club, Interact Club, Tri-Hi- Y, Chess Club, Government Club, Science Club, Drama Club, Latin Club, French Club, Spanish Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Students, Drama, Band, Colorguard, Cheerleading, Dance Team, Bridge Builders, Choir, Speech and Debate, Math Team, Science Olympiad, Tri-M, Mu Alpha Theta, National Honor Society, Peer Leaders, Student Ambassadors, Spanish National Honor Society, Latin National Honor Society, French National Honor Society, National Technical Honor Society, Junior Classical League, student newspaper, yearbook, photography, and Media Club. 
International Program: Saint James offers a comprehensive international student program developed to meet the unique needs of international students and their families including an international admissions process, an international parent orientation, on-campus academic tutoring, and an international report card option designed to meet the needs of English Language Learners. Saint James is proud to serve a robust international population with students from approximately 15 different countries in attendance each year. Whether living in the Montgomery area for only one year or becoming permanent residents of the community, international families are attracted to the many positive characteristics of Saint James School including a welcoming atmosphere with a diverse student body; a college preparatory academic program enhanced by a wide variety of advanced and Advanced Placement (AP) course offerings and elective options; diverse extra-curricular opportunities in visual arts, music, band, athletics and drama; an emphasis on 21st century learning for students in Pre-K3 through twelfth grade; and a commitment to involving students at all levels in community service projects.


Success Unlimited Academy (K4-12)
2328 Fairlane Drive, Montgomery (Grades 9th-12th)
(334) 213-0803 •
400 Vaughn Road Campus (Grades K-8th)
Total Enrollment: 350
Average Class Size:  K-5th:10; 6th-8th:15; 9th-12th:18
Tuition Costs: Kindergarten: $4,500; 1st-5th: $6,500; 6th-12th: $6,900; Night school: $5,900; Distance: $5,400
Extended Daycare: Yes
Founded: 2000
Mission Statement: Our Mission at Success Unlimited Academy is to provide a safe and loving environment where students feel accepted and are challenged by educational excellence, instilled with loyalty to our country, and developed through spiritual growth. We believe all students can be a success through Christ who strengthens them.
Religious Affiliation: Christian; Weekly Chapel service
Uniforms: Yes
Athletic Programs:  Football, Basketball, Baseball, Softball, Volleyball, and Cheerleading
Extracurricular Activities:  Extended Day, Praise Band, Choir, Drama, Art, Key Club, Drama Club, Chess Club
Other: SACS/AdvancED accredited; Small Business of the Year 2008; Teacher of the Year 2007; 2013 First Place and Second Place Essay Winners. In addition to our morning program, we also offer night school classes, distance education, and Summer School. Tutoring is available Monday through Thursday at our Fairlane Drive Campus. Consultations and evaluations provided at time of enrollment.

South Montgomery County Academy (K5-12)
147 Old Schoolhouse Road, Grady • (334) 562-3235
Total Enrollment: 150
K3-K5 Tuition Costs:
1 child in either class $4140
2 children in either class $5940
1 child in either class and one in grades 1st thru 12th $5940
1 child in either class and two in grades 1st thru 12th $7140
1st – 12th  Tuition Costs:
Working*: One child $4,920    2 children:  $6,720     3 children:  $7,920     4 children:  $8,820
Non-Working: One child $5,940    2 children:  $7,740    3 children:  $8,940    4 children:  $9,840
*Working tuition members must work 100 hours during school year at any of the school functions
Extended Daycare: No
Founded: 1970
Mission Statement: The mission of South Montgomery County Academy (SMCA) is to provide students with educational opportunities that will prepare them with necessary knowledge and skills to face issues they will encounter in the present, as well as, the future. Students will be offered access to a variety of experiences to enable them to succeed and become productive citizens in an ever-changing world.
Religious Affiliation: None
Uniforms: Dress Code
Athletic Programs and Achievements:  Cheerleading, Football, Volleyball, Basketball, Baseball, Softball, Golf, Weight-Lifting
Other: Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Beta Club, 4-H, SGA

The Rock School (K-12)
3401 Harrison Road (334) 260-8808 
Total Enrollment: Over 200 
Tuition Costs:
K: $3,200
1st-6th: $3,600
7th-12th: $3,700
Extended Daycare: No 
Founded: 1996 
Mission Statement: The Rock School offers an opportunity for your child to grow intellectually and spiritually in a supportive environment. 
Religious Affiliation: Christian 
Uniforms: No 
Athletic Programs & Achievements: Volleyball and Basketball 
Extracurricular Activities: Dance Team, Choir, SGA Club
Other: Nearly 90% of graduates received academic scholarships and earned National Dean’s List for their academic achievements: S.A.C.S Accredited


1700 East Trinity Boulevard, Montgomery, AL 36106
ENROLLMENT: Approximately 800 students K3-12.
MISSION: 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 possess 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.
RECOGNITIONS: Trinity graduates have received over $35 million in merit-based scholarships over the last 5 years. A 2018 Trinity graduate was named a National Merit Finalist in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. One hundred percent of Trinity graduates are accepted to post-secondary institutions, with the majority of students attending their first choice of a college or university. Taking advantage of an extensive amount of AP courses on campus and online, a vast majority of Trinity’s AP students score between a 3 and a 5 on their exams, with many students being able to nearly complete their freshman college studies before ever graduating from Trinity. Two 2017 Trinity graduates were named National Speech and Debate Association Academic All Americans. Trinity’s first CyberPatriot Team placed second in the State of Alabama in the cyber defense competition, where students act as IT professionals protecting corporate and small company networks. The Science Olympiad Team won the 2016 Regional Finals by defeating the Alabama School of Math and Science, while Trinity’s EnviroBowl Team has won 10 State Championships since 2001. A 2017 Trinity senior was named the 2017 Distinguished Young Woman of Montgomery County. Trinity’s Lower School Library also acts as a S.T.R.E.A.M. Lab (Science, Technology, Research, Engineering, Arts, and Math, providing project-based learning activities to Lower School students.
SERVICE: Serving others is paramount at Trinity. From the first day of Lower School to the last day of Upper School, Trinity’s focus is on putting others first. Trinity’s school-wide (K4-12) mission project, Change 4 Change (C4C), has donated over $100,000 in the past four years to charitable organizations in Montgomery and throughout the world. In 2016, Trinity launched a “Cyber-Seniors” class, which allows students to teach senior adults how to operate their computers, iPhones, iPads, and other technological devices. Trinity’s junior and senior classes annually serve over 1,100 hours of community service with local organizations, such as Common Ground, Habitat for Humanity, and The Salvation Army. Partnering with a local elementary school, Trinity students serve as “Study Buddies,” during an after-school tutoring program. Continuing local outreach, Trinity students provide food to 85 children weekly to a local elementary school through the “Feeding America’s Backpack Program.”
TECHNOLOGY: Trinity was named an Apple Distinguished School for 2015-2017. This is the third time Trinity has achieved this status. Dedicated to a learning environment utilizing the tools and resources of the 21st century classroom, Trinity was the first school in the River Region to implement a grade-wide laptop initiative, providing students equal access to technology. Every student in Grades 6 to 12 is issued an Apple laptop for use during the school year. Macbooks, iPads, and iPods are available for lower school students to use daily in the classroom.
ARTS: Trinity’s ideal size allows every student the opportunity to participate in visual and performing arts. Trinity’s theatre department produces a full-scale musical each spring with a cast of more than 125 Upper School students. Trinity art students win major state and national awards in the arts and currently have artwork exhibited at the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts. Trinity’s Art Department provides opportunities for exhibition and collaboration between emerging student artists and professional artists through its annual Pop-Up Art Gallery and Collaborative Studio showcased downtown in the Alley Station.
Most recently, two Trinity students had artwork included in the 2016 Visual Arts Achievement Statewide Exhibition. Two Trinity students were selected to serve on the prestigious Junior Arts Education Leadership Team for the State of Alabama. Trinity’s Show Choir and band students perform locally as well as throughout the state each year. Trinity’s intense commitment to a students’ cultural development is readily apparent by state-of-the-art areas for dance, choral, instrumental, visual arts and speech. Trinity is the only independent school in Montgomery that offers a full-time dance program. The Fine Arts facility also features a full array of sound, video and lighting equipment for high-quality stage productions. Exposure to music and song begins at the earliest ages with the Kindergarten Christmas Play. Expression through vocal and instrumental music extends through middle and upper school in formal Choral and Band performances. Trinity offers a superior, multi-faceted band program that provides a variety of musical and performance opportunities. The award-winning Wildcat Pride Marching Band continues their record of excellence, as they had the largest number of students chosen for the 2017 All-State Honor Bands of any independent school in the River Region. The Middle School Concert Band, the first of its kind in the city, and the Symphonic Band allow students to increase their proficiency through rehearsing and performing concert band literature.
ATHLETICS: The Athletic Program at Trinity is designed to provide opportunities for competitive athletics while enriching the total educational experience of each student-athlete. Trinity fields 36 interscholastic sport teams, including football, volleyball, basketball, tennis, baseball, softball, golf, soccer, track, cross country, and swimming. Both men’s and women’s teams have excelled in the middle school, junior varsity, and varsity levels capturing many CCC and area titles. Many students and coaches are named All-Metro player or coaches of the year by The Montgomery Advertiser. Trinity has a long-standing tradition of championship-level teams, and many Trinity athletes play at the next level in several sports. Trinity has won 25 AHSAA state championships, most recently the 2017 Girls Golf State Championship and the 2015 State Cross Country Championship. Over 84% of students in grades 7-12 compete in at least one sport at Trinity. The Alabama High School Athletic Association named a 2016 Trinity graduate the State Bryant-Jordan Scholar-Athlete Award; while the Alabama High School Athletic Association named a 2017 Trinity graduate the Regional Bryant-Jordan Scholar-Athlete Award. Trinity has produced more Jimmy Hitchcock Award recipients than any other school in Montgomery. Trinity’s Athletic Department has received the Sportsmanship Award for three consecutive years from the Central Alabama Football Officials Association.
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.
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: Technology for grades K3-12 is included in tuition, along with the 1:1 student to Apple computer program in grades 2-12. Quality lunches and textbooks are also included in tuition, plus regular season athletic admission for all students. K3 (3 half days) $3,750, K3 (5 half days) $5,000, K3 (5 full days) $6,890; K4 (3 full days) $5,580, K4 (5 full days) $7,880; K5 (5 full days) $9,920; Grades 1-3 $11,970; Grades 4-5 $12,590; Grades 6-8 $13,490; Grades 9-12 $13,620. 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.

Valiant Cross Academy
301 Dexter Avenue
Montgomery, AL 36104
(334) 694-9200
Founded: 1966
Mission: Valiant Cross Academy transcends the challenges facing young African American males in Montgomery, Alabama, by developing men of character through rigorous academics and leadership training.
Tuition Costs: $8,500
Extracurricular Activities: Art, choir, chess, community garden, football, track, and golf.
Other: All male school. The academic curriculum of Valiant Cross Academy is aligned with the Alabama College and Career Readiness Standards.

Victory Christian Academy (K4-12)
3151 Alabama 14, Millbrook
(334) 285-5082 •
Tuition Costs & Financial Aid:
K4-K5 (Half Day): $2,805 (Full Day): $4,030
1st-12th: $4,560
Extended Daycare: Yes
Founded: 1971
Mission Statement: Provide an Accredited Christian education in a safe environment at an affordable price. 
Religious Affiliation: Independent Baptist
Uniforms: Dress Code
Athletic Programs and Achievements: Football- Two State Championships (2013/14, 2014/15), Second Place (2015-16); Volleyball; Cheer; Basketball; Baseball; Softball; Cross Country/ Track & Field
Other: ABEKA curriculum, Dual Enrollment with Faulkner University, College Preparatory, Accredited with several agencies