Entrance Exam

Applicants to National Christian Academy 1st – 12th grades must take an Entrance Exam. This test is Saturdays only at National Christian Academy starting at 10 a.m (weekday testing during the summer months). To schedule your testing day, please call our Front Office at 301-567-9507.

If you have not inquired about National Christian Academy, please do so before your test date.

National Christian Academy’s Admissions Committee evaluates entrance exam scores when considering a candidate’s potential to succeed in a college preparatory environment. Test results also help determine advanced class placement and summer school attendance.

Entrance Exam FAQs

Q. What do I need to bring to the placement test?

A. #2 Pencils and your $40 testing fee in check or money order.

Q. Are calculators allowed?

A. No, calculators are not allowed.

Q. What time will my student be finished?

A. There is no set time frame for the end of testing. Normally, students are finished within 2 hours from the start of testing.

Shadow Program

Prospective 3rd – 12th grade students who have inquired about our school are invited to spend a day at National Christian Academy. This is a great way for prospective students to experience a day in the life of an Eagle.

To submit an inquiry for more information and to request a shadow day, please click here or the LEARN MORE button above.

Prospective students in the Shadow Program will accompany one of our Shadow Program ambassadors through their daily schedule of classes. The hours are from 8:25 a.m. to 3:25 p.m. We do not schedule shadow days during exam weeks, during state testing weeks, half days, field trip days, or assembly days. Please check our calendar.

Shadow Program Dress Code

We ask that all prospective students comply with our dress code, which is a collard shirt, nice slacks, khakis, (no jeans or cargo pants) or skirts (at the knee) and dress shoes (no sneakers). No hooded sweatshirts or jackets are allowed to be worn during the day. Sweaters and cardigans are acceptable.

Open House

Annual Open House events are a great opportunity for prospective students and families to see and hear about life in “The Eagle’s Nest”. This year’s events will take place on Saturday, April 13th from 9:00 a.m. to 12 p.m.


All students and families who have begun, or are beginning the search are welcome. There is no registration necessary.


At an Open House, current students will lead tours of the school and faculty will be available to speak more in depth about classroom life and co-curricular activities.


Middle and High School students are also invited to schedule a “shadow” day at NCA between October and March. During the day, the guest will follow a current student to all their classes and activities.


To schedule a shadow day, click on the Learn More button, complete and submit your request. Be sure to request your Shadow Day in the Comments Box.

Open House

Saturday, February 23rd & Saturday, April 13th

Shadow Days

Daily between October and March

Entrance Exams

Saturdays ONLY at 9 a.m.

(weekday testings between 6/1/2018 – 8/20/2018)



If you plan to attend our Open House on Sat. Feb. 23rd, please fill out the information below:


Andrew Stewart



Bruce Hasty

Vice Principal


Mary Jackson


dataentry @nationalministries.com

Antoinette Bowlding

Office Administrator

officeadministrator @nationalministries.com

Lynae Brown

Student Affairs/Senior Advisor