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Amaya Baker is a native of Dallas, Texas, and a graduate of Lobias Murray Christian Academy. She will teach grades 3-5 this school year at SCA.


She is an experienced teacher with a degree in Religious Education. She taught Art, Journalism, Spanish and Yearbook for 12 years at Lobias Murray Christian Academy. She also taught 2nd Grade for 2 years.

Principal / Teacher

Sharon L. Smith is a native of Dallas, Texas, a graduate of South Oak Cliff High School, and a graduate of Dallas Baptist University. She will teach grades K-2nd this school year at SCA, and serve as the Principal.


She holds a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education with certifications in Kindergarten and Math as well as a Master's degree in Education Administration from Texas A&M University. She has 31 years of experience teaching at  Lobias Murray Christian Academy.

Alfred E. Smith is a native of Birmingham, Alabama, a graduate of South Oak Cliff High School (DISD), and a graduate of Dallas Baptist University. He also has an Associate degree from Rutherford Business College. He will teach grades 6-12 this school year at SCA.  


He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in History with minors in Physical Education and Religious Education. He also has a Master's degree in Education Administration from Texas A&M University at Commerce. He taught at Lobias Murray Christian Academy for 31 years.

We are committed to helping children reach  their highest potential.

Our staff are experienced educators and are committed to providing the very best education they can provide. Our faith in God is the cornerstone of our education.

Business Administrator / Teacher


“Smithfield Christian Academy is absolutely #1. Our son has improved tremendously in Math and Reading since being at Smithfield.”

- Charles H

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"Smithfield Learning Center is perfect environment to meet the education needs of my 4 year old granddaughter. She is learning in a safe, holistic, and Christian environment.

The staff is caring, compassionate and concerned about each child. Her teachers work to guide her in mastering age appropriate developmental skills, giving her a sense that she "can do it." The directors, Mr. and Mrs. Smith are "hands on" and active in securing that my granddaughter has the tools, environmental opportunities to aide her in being the best she can be. I believe that a child's success in life is impacted by the education given to them. I highly recommend Smithfield Learning Center."


- Paula Harris

"The staff at Smithfield Learning Center are excellent with the children. I'm very impressed with the two year old class and curriculum. These two year old children know their alphabets and sounds, they recognize their numbers too. I'm happy with the director and staff."


- Mrs. Elnora Smith - a retired educator

"Words cannot express the thanks that my family has for each and every teacher and staff person at Smithfield Learning Center. We are grateful for the loving care and guidance that our daughter receives every day. She has shown such great improvement with her social development and learning skills. Our daughter has been blessed with awesome teachers and wonderful directors who are hands on with their students."


- Mr. & Mrs. Washington - Instructional coach

"This is an awesome place of learning for the children. The staff is friendly and the curriculum is great! I am very happy that my children attend Smithfield Learning Center."


- Ms. Johnson