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PK-12
Private
Kingsville, MD
Students enrolled: 240

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13 Open Bible Way
Kingsville, MD 21087

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(410) 593-9940
(210) 593-9942
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December 01, 2014
This school has done wonders! My son started out at this school and this is his second year here... Such a great school with some great teachers! Highly recommended!

- submitted by a parent
May 14, 2014
This school has some real issues. First, I find it lacking in cleanliness. Some of the teachers are excellent, but many are average at best. I'm disappointed in it and my child will not be returning in the fall.

- submitted by a parent
May 14, 2014
I love the teacher that my child has now, but am leaving because I do not like some of the teachers that she will have in the coming years. Parents are not heard when they have concerns and brushed off.

- submitted by a parent
May 06, 2014
My son is attending OBCA for Junior and Senior years . We love the school he is receiving a great education . The teachers , staff and Headmaster truly love and care about all students and their families . The teacher to students ratio help all the students to thrive and succeed. We are blessed to have found OBCA . My son has character ,integrity and is now on the Masters list .

- submitted by a parent
January 17, 2014
I have 3 children attending Open Bible for the past 10 years. I am so happy to have them there. The teachers truly care about each and every student. The Headmaster really tries to get to the heart of each child. My oldest will be graduating this year and attending college in the fall. I would highly recommend OBCA to any family looking for a quality Christian education.

- submitted by a parent
January 17, 2014
We moved our children out of the Harford County Public School System to Open Bible. On her first day, my second grader came home so happy because her teacher gave her a hug and told her that she loved her. The quality of the teachers make all the difference in the world! Its four years later and my children are thriving. It's easy to do when you are in an environment where you know you are loved!

- submitted by a parent
August 15, 2013
This school has gone downhill over the years. It is like public school with Bible class. It is time for new administration.

- submitted by a parent
February 08, 2012
My son has attended this school for two years now. I wouldn't even think of sending him somewhere else. They care about every student and the teachers and students have personal relationships. They are not just numbers. The Headmaster knows every student and respects them as individuals. They have made adjustments for my child because he is very gifted so he continues to be challenged. I love this school.

- submitted by a parent
August 19, 2010
We are starting a new year at Open Bible. I am excited and a bit aprehensive. The people at OBCA are nice and it does have a christian atmosphere but the academics come second to the christian aspect of school. I love them there but I think the kids could be pushed more academically....

- submitted by a parent
February 05, 2010
My family was fortunate that our daughter was able to attend OBCA for her last two years of high school. What a blessing that was! After attending public high school, a weight was lifted off our shoulders when she started at OBCA. The teachers are amazing as well as the staff and headmaster. They only want the best for the students and will work with the student and parent to help the student succeed. OBCA provides a loving, caring and safe atmosphere for all students to learn and grow spiritually, academically and personally. There are many extra curricular activities for the students to choose from. I only wish that we would have sent her to OBCA sooner.

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January 13, 2010
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January 08, 2010
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January 04, 2010
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- submitted by a parent
December 31, 2009
i have atended this school now for almopst 4 years and will be graduating this year. i have watched the student body grow physicaly and spiritually! it is great to have a personal relationship with my teachers as well as many of my fellow classmates and underclassmen. yes the school has become crowded but there is still plenty of room to grow. and the teacher who leave have had personal probles which has cause our headmaster to ask them to leave for our own good. i went to public school for many years and have also been homeschooled and to be honest there is minimal bullying in the school. nothing like what is in public school. my family has struggled to make the tuition due to many personal problems and i was going to leave the school and they encouraged me to stay this is an amazing school family

- submitted by a student
July 15, 2009
My child loves it there. I love it because with the struggle with the economy caused us to get behind with payments. Most schools would immediately dismiss your child. Not this school they keep our son (who is african american) focused and progressing forward academically. While working with us in patience and in love which took a big strain off our shoulders . Our son never missed a beat they kept him on point in love. I am not a member of this church but you would not be able to tell. My entire family is greeted with love and hugs the same as everyone else. They show Gods love to everyone .

- submitted by a parent
February 20, 2009
This school is overcrowded and full of bullies. It also caters only to one group of people leaving many others feeling insignificant. The environment is chaotic. The students more or less run the school. The principal obviously has no idea what he is doing. I do NOT recommend this school to anyone.

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July 23, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
April 28, 2008
My children have been attending this school for 2 years and all I can say that I praise God that they are! I have never seen such fellowship in a school before and Open Bible sets the benchmark. No matter if you are in K5 or 12th grade, the 250 students currently attending are like one big family. My children are excelling in their classes and MUCH attention is being paid so that they are getting the proper Christian education. I have read earlier (negative) postings about OBCA and all I can say is they are completely non-existent today. Their Drama and Music department is second to none. I would encourage everyone to see what this school is now doing and don't hesitate to send your children there! God is moving in great ways at OBCA!

- submitted by a parent
no rating January 31, 2008
I think the school is good about communicating with parents and helping children excel. My son loves going to school and is learning a lot more than he would if he were enrolled in a public school.

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November 01, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
October 26, 2007
I know I am not a parent, but I am a recent graduate...I absolutely loved my time spent at Open Bible. All of the teachers there are wonderful. You can tell how much they truly care about each and every one of their students. Now in college, I haven't had any problems. I feel fully prepared for anything the teachers throw my way. I know this is because of all the training, both academically as well as spiritually, that Open Bible has given me. This is a great school to send your children to. They try to instill in all the students there the love of God for each of them and how important it is to have a personal relationship with HIM. They have definitely made a huge difference in my life! :)

- submitted by a former student
August 31, 2007
This is our second year at OBCA. It is an excellent school with great values and teaching of the perfect will of God. If you want a Christian education for your children with great teachers, faculty and students, this is the place for you. Besides the fact that they are extremely affordable.

- submitted by a parent
no rating June 28, 2007
I am a parent at Open Bible, my children have been attending for 3 yrs. Open Bible is growing in leaps and bounds. God is truly blessing them. All staff is returning there is not one teacher leaving. As for the sports, they have boys and girls soccer, middle school and varsity volleyball, boys and girls basketball, they have a newspaper club, chess club, photography club, student government, yearbook elective, handbells, praise band, drama club, weightlifting, home ec, woodshop, etc. what more could we ask for? My children have never ever mentioned bullying or fighting going on at OB. I can't say enough about how much I love this place. Just remember no school is perfect!

- submitted by a parent
February 24, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
February 24, 2007
Something is fishy about a school that cannot keep its teachers. My child has had to re-adjust again because another left this school in mid-term. Therefore, I cannot endorse this school!

- submitted by a parent
February 13, 2007
You go OBCA! This school year has been one of the best since my children have been enrolled! Enrollment is up and there is a reason for that. Administration continues to care about our children & extra curricular activities are at an all time high! Just walk through the halls and check it out yourself, the students look happy! If what you want for your child is a Christian education, I strongly recommend this school. I feel very comfortable leaving my children in the care of these teachers & staff. We looked at several schools before landing here. What a blessing!

- submitted by a parent
September 20, 2006
I cannot endorse this school. Although there is a 'no-bullying' policy, bullies continue to run this school.

- submitted by a parent
September 03, 2006
We've had children in attendance at OBCA since 1989. OBCA has been a blessing to our family and children especially in christian growth and involvement w/others thru the Christian Service Brigade. The school and church are going thru growing pains and in my eyes,is working out the problems as best as possible. It's true that they are lacking in the sports and extra- cirricular department but progress is being made. I could be critical of other areas but I simply remember where they used to be and look at where they are now and can only approve of the direction they are heading. We are committed to OBCA thru thick and thin and will remain so. We love OBCA and trust that most others will to.

- submitted by a parent
August 24, 2006
I am a parent of two children--students at this school. I do not recommend this school to anyone. The reasons we are still there are complicated. Nevertheless, I would never recommend this school to anyone because principal leadership is lacking, teacher quality is poor, very few extracurricular activities are offered, parent involvement is poor, safety and discipline is neglected altogether, overall quality rates a 1 out of 10.

- submitted by a parent
August 23, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
July 28, 2006
Open Bible is still a Great school. Others have mentioned test grades being low compared to public schools. Open Bible still ranks above average in the standardized testing. I would say that at least 90% of the graduates go on to college. Teacher morale is very good. And as for the impact Open Bible has on a students walk with Christ, one would have only to had attended this years graduation and listened to the testimonies of the graduates. What a blessing. I have had children in this school for 20 years and would not change it for anything.

- submitted by a parent
July 08, 2006
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- submitted by a teacher
June 28, 2006
I would not send my child to this school. They have a very weak art, music and sport programs. There extracurriuclar activities are very few. When the students leave that school they are not prepared for college. The students are left undisciplined. The prinicipal does nothing to control the students. Administration at the school doesn't support the teachers.

- submitted by a teacher
May 03, 2006
Open Bible is a wonderful caring Christian school. We have had children in the school since 1984 with our last in high school. Althougth there has been some growing pains since the move to Kingsville, Open Bible still remains a school with above average academics, a loving Christian environment and an administration and staff that care deeply for the students. I thank the Lord that my childred were able to attend Open Bible and encourage anyone to consider sending their children there.

- submitted by a parent
May 03, 2006
OBCA has been a blessing to my chidren. There are many 'private' schools but very few real Christian schools. OBCA teaches that a personal relationship with Jesus Christ is the most important thing in life. The education is excellent with a staff that really cares about the kids. Due to a relocation, there have been some 'growing pains' and financial struggles. God has met every need and the school is growing and on an exciting upward trend. I don't know of any private schools that could not use more parental involvement. I would recommend OBCA to anyone.

- submitted by a parent
April 29, 2006
Open Bible is a wonderful school! Lots of extracurricualr activities are offered. Parents are very often invovled. The students, teachers and staff are very kind and caring. The teachers, staff and head master cares about the students and love them very much . They try to get to know the students as much as possible. There is always something to be apart of at OBCA whether its sports, such as voellyball, soccer, base ball and basketball or music, such as the praise bad, and handbells, or art. The school is great.The school teaches the students good morals and values they can use in there life. As a student I would recommmend any body to OBCA it is wonderful and I and my friedns love it very much. I encourage you that if you are looking for a school for your child to come and visit Open Bible.

- submitted by a student
April 14, 2006
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- submitted by a student
March 30, 2006
Open Bible school and church have been a glorious experience for my family. We have been a part of the school and church since August 2005. We love the leadership of the headmaster. He loves the students, teachers and the Lord with all of his heart! Speaking of heart - that is how he leads - getting to know the hearts of those he shepherds! I am a parent of children at the school and a teacher at the school and I am confident that the Lord has a wonderful plan for OBCA and for future generations to grow in their faith and be trained to do whatever the Lord wants them to do as young adults! God is at work here and it shows most when the opposition comes! I would recommend you come and visit the school - see for yourself what God is doing at OBCA!

- submitted by a parent
March 30, 2006
OBCA is an awesome school and church that is fully based on God and the Bible. It was my first year at OBCA this past school year, and I was completely welcomed by everyone there. The teachers are really nice, and we learn lots of cool information everytime we all walk into the classroom. My classmates are great and very kind to everyone. We have many sports in the school and a lot of students are involved. My mom is very involved in the school and so are many of my friends moms. A lot of the moms help with serving lunch, field trips, class parties, spirit days, and much more. Open Bible is a great place to be if you are or a student!

- submitted by a student
May 25, 2004
Questionable teaching experience. More concerned about policy violations than anything else (very legalistic). Judgemental and harsh. Staff could model loving kindness more often.

- submitted by a parent
September 10, 2003
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Open Bible Christian Academy
13 Open Bible Way, Kingsville, MD  21087
(410) 593-9940
Last modified Open Bible Christian Academy is a Private school that serves grades PK-12
Open Bible Christian Academy Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 41 reviews. Top