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About Us

National Christian Academy is a coeducational school for K - 12 grades in Fort Washington, MD; located just outside of Washington, DC and Northern Virginia. Since 1982, NCA  has been providing a small academic classroom environment for exceptional learning and development for college, life and eternity.

Our History

NCA was founded in 1982 by Dr. Janice Lowery. NCA, called the Light on the Hill, provides an affordable quality Christian education in a safe and loving atmosphere where students are prepared for life, college, and eternity. The Academy has built a reputation for training committed and Godly staff. Our objective is to train students to be leaders of tomorrow, to help students excel in their academic pursuits, and to win them to Christ.

NCA enrolls students from K3 through 12th grade. The Academy is a nine-acre campus located in Fort Washington, Maryland. The Academy has 35 large classrooms to accommodate an average student-teacher ratio of 25 to 1. The Academy has numerous extracurricular activities to cultivate the gifts and talents of approximately 500 to 600 students. Since the first graduating class of 1986, National Christian Academy has produced numerous college graduates and Godly community leaders across this great nation.

Fundamental Statements

Read about our mission as a school, vision for our student body, objectives, and statement of faith.

Why Choose NCA?

Students benefit from a Christ-centered education, life long relationships, and dedicated faculty.

Faculty & Staff

View each of our dedicated faculty and staff members.


Currently accepting resumes for lower and upper schools departments.


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