About

Adams County Christian Academy at a Glance 
School Seal

Vision:
Our vision is a school where Christ is honored as students are engaged in their spiritual growth and service to God and to others, committed to academic excellence, and equipped for their futures.

Mission
To bring this vision into reality, our mission is to provide a Christian education, assist students in discovering their God-given potential, and offer service opportunities to put their faith into action.

Core Values:
Adams County Christian Academy:
  • encourages students to seek a personal relationship with God, through Christ;   (Faith, Love
  • inspires compassion and respect for others through service;   (Compassion, Respect, Service
  • expects students to cultivate self-respect by acting and working with honesty and integrity;   (Respect, Honesty, Integrity
  • values the ethics of commitment, excellence, and self-discipline.   (Commitment, Excellence, Discipline)
Founded: 1984

Motto: Faith, service, commitment, and excellence in education.

Colors: Royal blue, white, and yellow

Mascot: Ram

Verse: "And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work." -- 2 Corinthians 9:8

Hours:
  • School: 8:13 am to 2:51pm
  • Half-day Pre-K: 8:13 am to 11:30 am
  • Office: 8:00 am to 3:00 pm
Student-Faculty Ratio: 5:1

Distinctives:
  • Spiritual development through weekly chapels
  • Christian Studies curriculum and Biblical integration
  • Service opportunities
  • Mission trips
Location: Our school is situated on a beautiful, private 10-acre campus just north of downtown Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

Academics:
  • Electives include Introduction to Business, Computer Coding, Art, and Music.
  • Spanish for students in grades K - 12.
  • Participate in ACSI competitions.
Spiritual Life:
  • Interactive weekly chapel
  • Prayer Buddies
  • Service opportunities
Athletics:
  • High school and middle school track for boys and girls (as there is interest)
  • Gym class is offered once a week for Elementary-school and Middle-school students.  Twice a week for high school.
Fine Arts:
  • Chorus
  • Drama
  • Art
Geographic Diversity: Our students and staff live in six different counties, in both Maryland and Pennsylvania.

Religious Diversity: Our students worship at a number of different area churches (of various denominations). We are a truly multi-denominational school.

Membership: We are a member of the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI).

Business Status: We are an incorporated, non-profit organization.