Dr. Gene and Sue Lingerfelt

Dr. Gene and Sue Lingerfelt founded St. Paul's Preparatory Academy in 1988. Dr. Gene Lingerfelt currently serves as the senior pastor of Faith Christian Center in Arlington, Texas.

On the Web: Overcoming Faith Christian Center


Primary Principal
Amy Maumus

Mrs. Amy Maumus has served St. Paul's for over 20 years. She has been a teacher, the Pre-School Supervisor, and now serves as the Primary Principal. She has also served as a facilitator of St. Paul's entrance testing for ages 3-7. Mrs. Maumus earned her Masters of Education from Lamar University. She has her Texas Teaching Certification in two areas: early childhood education and elementary education with a minor in math. Mrs. Maumus considers it to be a privilege to be a part of an outstanding team where education flourishes.


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Secondary Principal
Gayla Rockwell

Gayla Rockwell has been a member of St. Paul's faculty for over 20 years. As a teacher and administrator, she has worked with students in early childhood through high school. She has coached several girls' programs including basketball, volleyball and softball. Mrs. Rockwell graduated from Ouachita Baptist University. She has received additional education through ABeka Book, Bob Jones Press, Association of Christian Schools International, and Texas Alliance for the Accreditation of Private Schools.

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High School Chaplain
Aaron Wood

Aaron Wood is a graduate of Southern Methodist University, and has worked for both St. Paul's and Faith Christian Center for over 20 years. With many years experience both teaching and working with teenagers, Aaron provides spiritual guidance and counsel to the entire St. Paul's community, particularly to the junior high and high school students.

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Founded in 1988, St. Paul's Preparatory Academy is a non-denominational Christian school in Arlington, Texas, located close to Mansfield.  St. Paul's offers strong academics, a beautiful campus, affordable tuition, and a safe environment for children in early childhood through 12th grade.

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