Calvary Christian Academy

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Calvary Christian Academy
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It's easier to build a boy than to mend a man.
Location
Cresaptown, Maryland
United States
Coordinates 39°35′45″N 78°49′43″W / 39.59583°N 78.82861°W / 39.59583; -78.82861Coordinates: 39°35′45″N 78°49′43″W / 39.59583°N 78.82861°W / 39.59583; -78.82861
Information
Type Private School
Established 1973[1]
Principal Dan Thompson[2]
Grades PreK3–12[3]
Enrollment approx 260[4]
Color(s) Blue and White
Mascot Eagles
Website

Calvary Christian Academy (CCA) is a non-profit private school located in Cresaptown, Maryland in Allegany County.[5] It was established as an outreach of Calvary Baptist Church of Cresaptown in 1973.[2]

Purpose[edit]

Calvary Christian Academy is a school that has classes for grades PreK3 through 12th Grade. A full-time daycare is also operated all year. The School is accredited with the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools[6] and the Association of Christian Schools International.[7] The daycare is licensed through the State of Maryland Department of Child Care.[8]

Athletics[edit]

The high school fields teams in seven sports throughout the year. For fall there is boys’ soccer, girls’ volleyball, and a cross country team. In winter there is boys’ and girls’ basketball and bowling as well as a cheerleading team. In spring there is boys’ baseball and girls’ soccer as well as a track and field team.

CCA is a member of the Mason Dixon Christian Conference for baseball, basketball, soccer, and volleyball;[9] the bowling team completes in the Allegany County Interscholastic Bowling League.[10] The CCA volleyball team won the MDCC championship in 2013 and Maryland Christian School Champion for 2013. The CCA volleyball program has placed in the top 3 of the MDCC since 2011.

The middle school (grades 6–8) fields teams in the local JCP soccer league in the fall and the Tri-County League for basketball in the winter. The elementary school fields soccer teams in two JCP JV leagues for grades K–2 and grades 3–5.

References[edit]

  1. ^ March 24, 2007 Calvary Christian Academy in 34th year For the Cumberland Times-News http://times-news.com/archive/x1540389404?keyword=secondarystory
  2. ^ a b Calvary Baptist Church Cresaptown, MD http://calvarybaptistmd.org
  3. ^ Education.com http://www.education.com/schoolfinder/us/maryland/cresaptown/calvary-christian-academy/
  4. ^ Private School Review http://www.privateschoolreview.com/school_ov/school_id/12129
  5. ^ Mountainside Maryland http://www.mdmountainside.com/attraction.php?attraction=1421
  6. ^ "Directory of Members (search results)". Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. Retrieved May 12, 2010. [dead link]
  7. ^ "Member Directory (search)". Association of Christian Schools International. Retrieved May 12, 2010. [dead link]
  8. ^ Calvary Christian Academy in 34th year from the Cumberland Times News http://times-news.com/archive/x1540389404?keyword=secondarystory
  9. ^ "Mason Dixon Christian Conference". Archived from the original on June 14, 2011. Retrieved May 12, 2010. 
  10. ^ May 12, 2010 ACIBL Adjusted Scoring Champions-Cumberland Times-News http://times-news.com/local/x712201946/Adjusted-Scoring-Champions