Island Christian School

83250 Overseas Hwy
Islamorada, FL 33036-0330
Tel: (305)664-4933
Grades: PK-12 | 173 students
Island Christian School -- Mission --- Provide quality Christian education to the families of the Florida Keys; educating: mind, body, and spirit; while developing a closer relationship to Jesus Christ.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded 1973

Student Body

Total Students 173 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 33%
Students by Grade Island Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 12 students
Number of AP Courses 4 courses
Average SAT score 1180

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $5,100
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Juanita Knewsen


Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Soccer, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, F.U.E.L. Youth Group, Key Club, Math Club, Ultimate Frisebe Art Club, Key Club, Math Club, F.U.E.L. Youth Group,
Ultimate Frisebe,

School Notes

  • Island Christian School enjoys full accreditation status since 1979 by the Florida Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (FACCS).
  • FACCS accreditation is nationally recognized by the National Council For Private School Accreditation (NCPSA), the Florida Association of Academic Nonpublic Schools (FAANS), and our national affiliate, the American Association of Christian Schools (AACS).
  • Students in grades 9 - 12 are scheduled for college prep courses that meet or surpass al of the State of Florida requirements.
  • AP and duel enrollment classes are offered when possible. Students register for and complete the PSAT/NMSQT test, the PLAN and Explore evaluation during the sophmore and Junior year for preparation for the SAT/ACT college entrance tests.
  • The Elementary students begin First Grade with a basic academic program including strong phonics, reading, math and communication skills. The curriculum becomes more intensive as the student progresses through the grades. By the completion of Sixth Grade, the student has a solid foundation in reading, math, English grammar, composition, communication, American and world history/geography, (including participation in the National Geographic Geography Bee) and earth and space science, and the basic principles of chemistry and physics.
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The average private school tuition in Florida is $6,681 for elementary schools and $8,926 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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