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Margaret Aghayere, Academy Director

Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved,
a workman who does not need to be ashamed and
who correctly handles the word of truth
- 2 Timothy 2:15 

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Mount Pleasant Baptist Church Christian Academy is a ministry of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Herndon, Virginia. It was founded in August 2000 and has an enrollment capacity of approximately 100 students, starting at K3.

Our goal is to help develop the "whole" child, meeting needs spiritually, academically, socially, and physically. We want our students to develop strong Christian character traits such as honesty, integrity, and discipline as they strive to reach their fullest potential and glorify God. We are committed to helping our students achieve.

"Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it." (Proverb 22:6)


What We Offer

  • High Standards for Academic Excellence
  • A Beka Book Curriculum
  • Phonics-based Reading
  • Family-Oriented Environment
  • Computer Laboratory
  • Affordable Tuition
  • Dedicated Christian Staff
  • K3 – through Grade 3
  • Before & After-care Programs

The academy provides a spiritual, caring, and safe learning environment. This critical foundation helps to ensure our students' success as they concentrate on their daily activities.

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Striving for Excellence

We encourage our students to strive for excellence-not just in academics but in Christian character. This two-fold objective is critical for our students' future success as they face life's challenges.

Leaving No Child Behind

Our small class size gives teachers the opportunity to work with students one on one. Whether it's individual instruction or group sessions, we do whatever it takes for your child to get ahead.

Meeting New Friends

You can have peace of mind knowing that your child's new friends share your Christian faith. Through the sharing of God's word, students learn the importance of kindness, honesty, and respect for one another.

Show and Tell


  • Navy blue, pleated pants
  • Navy blue, pleated shorts (knee-length)
  • Light blue polo shirt (short or long sleeves)
  • Light blue turtleneck
  • Navy blue cardigan sweater
  • Navy blue crew socks
  • Black belt must be worn at all times
  • Black shoes or plain white tennis shoes


  • Pleated royal & powder blue plaid drop waist jumper (knee- length)
  • Skorts (knee – length)
  • Navy blue pleated shorts (knee-length)
  • Navy blue biker style shorts (only) are permitted under jumper
  • Navy blue pleated pants
  • Light blue blouse with round Peter Pan collar (short or long sleeve)
  • Light blue turtleneck
  • Navy blue cardigan sweater
  • Black belt when wearing long pants or shorts
  • Navy blue knee-high socks only
  • Navy blue tights only
  • Navy blue ankle socks
  • Black shoes or plain white tennis shoes

Physical Education Dress Code: Boys and Girls:

  • New T-Shirt with navy blue sweat pants or shorts (no characters)
  • White athletic shoes and socks

Required Thursday Chapel Attire

Boys must wear light blue shirts and long uniform pants, black shoes or plain black athletic shoes/navy blue socks.

Girls must wear light blue blouses (Peter Pan collar) and jumper black shoes navy blue socks or navy blue tights.


Optional dress: new t-shirt with uniform pants or shorts, or complete uniform.

Field Trips

T-shirt and uniform pants.

Click here to print academy dress code form

Click here to print a copy of the Student Handbook

The purpose of the Mount Pleasant Baptist Church Christian Academy (MPBCCA) Parent Teacher Fellowship (PTF) is to support the spiritual, academic and physical well-being of MPBCCA students. This is achieved through a partnership of parents, students, teachers and administrators of MPBCCA.

MPBCCA is an independent MPBCCA is a 501c3. In addition to the information below, invite you to visit our site,Mount Pleasant Christian Academy PTF (

Responsibilities and Functions

The PTF will carry out functions under the direction of the Board of the Mount Pleasant Baptist Church Christian Academy, which is the corporate sponsor of the MPBCCA. These functions include, but are not limited to:

  • Enhancing communication between and among parents, teachers, administrators and the Board of the Mount Pleasant Baptist Church.
  • Organizing social activities to develop a sense of community among the MPBCCA family.
  • Organizing events to recognize the efforts of MPBCCA teachers, administrators and parents.
  • Organizing fundraisers to provide equipment and meet other special needs for the academy.
  • Constituting such standing or ad hoc committees as it may from time to time deem necessary or convenient for the efficient exercise of its responsibilities and functions.

School Calendars

Parent Assignments

Parents are encouraged to attend all General Body PTF Meetings. If a parent feels a specific issue needs to be addressed directly to the Board before the next General Body PTF Meeting, they are welcome to come to the PTF Board Meeting. Please contact a PTF Board member prior to the PTF Board meeting you are interested in attending so that time may be scheduled on the agenda.

Important - Fundraisers

Help support the MPBCCA in our fundraising efforts.

Giant A+ Rewards

Mount Pleasant Baptist Church Christian Academy is now registered for the 2018-2019 academic school year with Giant’s A+ School Rewards Program. Help the school earn money when you do your grocery shopping at the store or buy online through Giant’s Peapod store.
Get started today and register your Giant Bonus card and link it to our school code #40954

Harris Teeter Together in Education

Mount Pleasant Baptist Church Christian Academy is registered with Harris Teeter’s Together In Education Program! When you shop at your local Harris Teeter store and purchase Harris Teeter brand products, our school will receive a portion.
Sign Up to be a Harris Teeter VIC card member and register our school using code number 5544. You can register online or in person at your local Harris Teeter store.

List of Supplies

  • A complete change of clothes
  • Wash cloth and towel
  • A small bottle of anti-bacterial soap
  • Tooth paste and toothbrush
  • Small containers oils, lotions, or creams
  • Wet Wipes
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Small Blanket (the blanket will be compressed and bundled for emergency use [twin blanket cut in half])
  • Small Flashlight with batteries
  • First aid pack
  • Non perishable food (enough for three days; do not send foods that need to be heated or served with utensils)
  • Water (16 ounce bottle)
  • Emergency contact information for a person outside the immediate area.

**If your child has food allergies please note this on their food package. Children with medical needs should have a three day supply of their medications.

**Please send these items in a backpack or bag that is not larger than a plastic grocery bag, with your child's name boldly marked on it.

We welcome your interest in seeking admission for your children to Mount Pleasant Baptist Church Christian Academy.  To enroll in our program call or visit Mt Pleasant Baptist Church Christian Academy:

2516 Squirrel Hill Road
Herndon, Virginia  20171
Tel: 703 793 1196
Fax: 703-793-1197

Office Hours: 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Mt Pleasant Baptist Church Christian Academy is partnering with the Facts Management Company to collect and process tuition/fees. This will allow you to automate your tuition/fees and payment. Within the registration package are the Tuition Payment Preference Form and Tuition & Fees Calculator Form that will help you with the process.  Enrollment deadline on FACTS is July 1, 2018, first payment will be August 5th or August 20th.

More information about FACTS:

To process the FACTS Payment Plan:

To download forms:
Tuition Payment Preference Form
Tuition and Fees Calculator Form

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