"We are grateful for the way Covenant Life School has provided not only a strong continuing academic and college preparatory environment, but we are also grateful for teachers who genuinely care about the students, help them with individual weaknesses, and provide interesting and stimulating environments. We feel this has been the best environment for our son during this season."  Long Time CLS Parent



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  • a Distinctively christian education

    We are passionate about God and his Word, and teach every class from a distinctively Christian perspective. We seek to govern our relationships according to the words of Jesus - to love our neighbor as ourselves.

  • Accreditation means Continual improvement

    K-12 accredited since 1999 with two prominent commissions:

    Association of Christian Schools International

    Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools

    CLS is committed to continual school improvement, expanding programs and adding value and benefits to the school experience.

  • Relationships and personal attention

    Small classes: Teachers give personal attention to student needs.

    Student : Teacher Ratio ~ 6 : 1

    Average class size ~ 18

  • an enhanced learning environment

    Specialized spaces allow for an excellent student learning experience.

    Two science labs, computer lab, library, art room and studio, music, choir and band rooms, resource room. Baseball, softball and soccer fields, cross country course, 3 gymnasiums, weight training room, and a wrestling gym.

  • Advanced placement and honors classes

    AP Course offerings in Art, Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, English Literature, US History, Psychology, Statistics.

    Top level, college credit courses all taught through a biblical worldview.

    Honors classes offered in core disciplines.

  • Fine arts

    General Music (K-12)

    Beginning Band (4th-5th), Concert Band (6th-8th), Symphonic Band (9th-12th)

    Choirs (K-12), A Capella Choir (9th-12th)

    Drama Electives (6th-12th)

    Art (K-12), Full Credit High School Art Classes & AP Art

  • technology

    Computer lab (28 student work stations), Mobile Computer Lab (Chromebook cart - 30 units), Journalism Mini-Lab (8 student work stations), SMART Boards, SMART Notebook Technology, RenWeb Online Gradebook.

  • Athletics

    Athletics build school community as well as personal character.

    Middle School, Junior Varsity, and Varsity Athletics.  20 Teams participate in the Maryland Independent Athletic Conference. Our Boys Soccer and Girls Volleyball teams both won the Maryland State Christian School Tournament in 2016.

  • A Veteran, qualified, faithful faculty

    Average tenure at CLS is 12+ years and 47% have Masters Degree.

    When teachers come to CLS, they stay at CLS because of strong support from the administration and families, they are passionate about the mission and love the community at the school.

  • preparation for the best colleges

    Typically 95% - 100% of our graduates attend college, while some go directly into military service, or embark on a career path.

    CLS graduates are sought for admission to exclusive honors programs.

    For a list of colleges our graduates attend, click here.

  • success earning scholarships

    Class of 2018 - 23 Graduates accepted $847,585 in Scholarships

    Since 2014 - 116 Graduates have accepted $2.6M in Scholarships

  • school hours

    Elementary Hours: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

    Upper School Hours: 8:00 AM - 3:05 PM

    Doors open at 7:50 AM

    After Care available from 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM.