Escondido Christian School

5.00 5 1 (3 reviews)
923 Idaho Avenue
Escondido, CA 92025-0920
Tel: (760)745-2071
Grades: NS-12 | 421 students
Escondido Christian School offers a full range of educational services in modern, well-equipped facilities.
Need-based financial aid is available.
Escondido Christian is a ministry of Escondido Christian Center. School philosophy begins with the conviction that every child is uniquely imprinted with the image of God.
In order to reach the potential God has for each child, we believe that children should have a well-rounded program that encourages them to develop socially, emotionally, cognitively, physically, and spiritually.
Escondido Christian School works together with home and church to provide a Christ-centered spiritual, academic, and physical foundation in a Biblically-based environment, guiding young people into a daily walk with Jesus Christ to produce Kingdom-driven citizens.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported language, learning differences, mild autism,
Year Founded 1948

Student Body

Total Students 421 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
22%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Escondido Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%
Average Class Size 17 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(khaki/blue pants, plaid skirt/jumper, polo shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Mar. 31 / May. 31 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $6,750
Tuition Notes Need-based financial aid available
% on Financial Aid
10%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,350
Acceptance Rate
88%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Christine Filipovich

Sports

Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Flag Football, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
DanceFlag Football,
SoccerSoftball,
Track and FieldUltimate Frisbee,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. ASB/Student Leadership, Art, Band, Computers, Drama Club, Honor Choir, Peace Patrol, Robotics, Spanish, Video Journalism, Yearbook Art, Band, Computers, Drama Club, Honor Choir, Peace Patrol, Robotics, Spanish, Yearbook, ASB/Student Leadership,
Video Journalism,

School Notes

  •  Escondido Christian is a school committed to the total development of the child.  To reach all children's needs, the school has a resource center and a program for SST's for students.  In addition, the school is committed to providing enriching experiences to the students with dedicated art, music, technology, and physical education classes. Technology is employed in every classroom.  Project-based learning and collaboration are utilized at all grade levels, paired with a traditional program of academic excellence.  Our college-prep high school program is a cutting edge blend of personalized learning and collaborative activities with a focus on missions and leadership. ECS ensures that students move on to college with consistent success.
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5.0  5/17/2016
My son flourishes at ECS. . . Everyone at this school is committed to providing a Christ centered education for the children. You can see and feel the Lords love flow thru them and into these children's lives. Escondido Christian school has been a huge blessing to us. I am thankful the caring staff and enrichment my son is receiving.
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5.0  5/17/2016
My son is now in his second year attending ECS. There are no words to describe the LOVE... attention, compassion, and support... my son and we as parents receive from all the school staff ongoing. Because of this CARING... eviroment my son is thriving....educationally. We as parents need to relaize this is the most critical factor in selecting a school. Somewhere where it's not just said ....or in a mission statement but truly demonstrated..... "Every child is unique and supported in their own individual way". My son previously attended two very high cost "Christian" schools south and west of the Escondido area and all along ECS was tight here in Escondido where we live! My son, still often ask me, "Mommy, why did it take you so long to find ECS"? My answer is always the same, I''m sorry....but here you will stay.... until you graduate!! Annamarie
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5.0  3/16/2012
My three children have all blossomed at ECS. I am so thankful for the caring staff, wonderful enrichment programs, and exciting sports. The reasonably-priced before-and after school daycare is a godsend!
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