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About Us
Since 1974, Shades Mountain Christian School has opened its doors to serve families throughout the Birmingham metro area. 

For over 40 years, SMCS has been a leader in Christian education in the Birmingham area. SMCS – Equipping students for life through academics and service to Christ.

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Preschool & K5
A Great Place to Start

The preschool and kindergarten at SMCS is a great place to start your little ones on the path to success.  The preschool is a half-day program serving grades K3 & K4 and our kindergarten is a full-day program. Click here to learn more.

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Bulding a Strong Foundation

The elementary school at SMCS builds a strong foundation for elementary age students as they prepare for middle school.  Our elementary school serves first – sixth grade students.

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Middle School
Preparing for Transition

The middle school at SMCS prepares students during this challenging time of transition and change.  Our middle school serves seventh and eighth grade students.

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High School
Equipping for the Next Level

The high school at SMCS equips students for college and life beyond a formal education.  Our high school serves ninth-twelfth grade students.

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