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Christian Education

Homeschool Education at SMICAShades Mountain Independent Church Academy

Based on the exhortation of Deuteronomy 6:6-9, Shades Mountain Independent Church Academy (SMICA) is a church-based, family-centered, discipleship ministry that assists homeschool parents in fulfilling their calling to educate their children according to the Christ-centered, Biblical worldview.



Christian School Education at SMCSShades Mountain Christian School

Shades Mountain Christian School (SMCS) has an enrollment of approximately 300 students in grades K3 through 12. The school, founded in 1974, is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and is a member of the Association of Christian Schools International. The school provides a strong academic program within the context of the biblical worldview.