Bethel Christian Academy offers a safe and caring Christian community in which students can grow in a relationship with Jesus Christ, explore areas of interest, be challenged to excel, and create friendships that last a lifetime.

Academic Excellence

Authentic Christianity

Advancing Community

Qualified Caring Teachers that take time to get to know your son or daughter personally.

A School Culture that fosters friendships through collaborative learning and meaningful outreach. 

Parent Engagement opportunities through BCA’s Parents In Partnership organization. 

Proven Record of Academic Excellence that opens doors for students in high school and beyond.

Spiritual, and Social Development through spiritually-focused activities, adult mentoring, and positive peer interactions.


The Cox Building

Preschool - 4th Grade
8455 Savage-Guilford Road
Savage, Maryland 20763
Phone: (301) 725-HOPE (4673)
Fax: (301) 617-9277

Map & Directions
The Oakes Building

5th - 8th Grade
8925 Lincoln Street
Savage, Maryland 20763
Phone: (301) 725-HOPE (4673)
Fax: (301) 617-9277

Map & Directions

Claire Dant

Mrs. Dant has been involved in education for over 30 years as a home school leader, a classroom teacher, and a school administrator.  She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and a Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction.   She also holds a Head of School Endorsement Certificate with the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI).  Mrs. Dant taught at Bethel Christian Academy for several years before becoming Assistant Principal for 12 years.  She is entering her third year as BCA’s Principal.  Mrs. Dant is passionate about Christian education in which students are challenged to grow spiritually and academically. and where they can experience the reality of Christian community.   She is a wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who enjoys reading, horseback riding, and CrossFit training.

School Principal