Grades: NS-12 | 1298 students
The purpose of Northwest Christian School is to provide an educational program which upholds a standard of scholastic and behavioral excellence, furnishes instruction in biblically-based Christian faith which enables students to develop a Christian world view, and prepares students to fulfill their God-ordained role in the home, the church, their country, and the world.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
|Grades Offered||Grades Nursery/Preschool-12|
|Total Students||1298 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 35%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||67 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||20:1
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree||
|Average Class Size||23 students|
|Number of AP Courses||5 courses|
|Advanced Courses||Anatomy & Physiology, AP English 5-6, AP English 7-8, Calculus 3-4, Physics 3-4|
|Average SAT score||1104|
|Average ACT score||22|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual
(solid color polos, uniform or cargo shorts, Dockers-style pants)
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$7,656|
|Tuition Notes||MDO - toddlers: $5.00/hr.; 2-day preschool: $2002; 3-day preschool: $2563; 5-day preschool: $3,487; half-day K: $5027; full-day K: $6226; Elementary: $6226; 6th Grade: $6523; Middle School $ 7513; High School: $8448 annually. Monthly payment plan availab|
|% on Financial Aid||
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Michelle Reddy|
|Admissions Associate||Amber Perona|
|Total Sports Offered||15 sports|
|Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Flag Football, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseball, Basketball,
Cross Country, Flag Football,
Tennis, Track and Field,
Volleyball, Winter Track,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||32 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Adventure Cru Club, Ambassadors Club, Book Buddies, Bowling Club, Cheer, Chinese Adventures, Christian Warriors/Mart. Arts, Crusader Chess Club, Crusader Golf, Crusadettes on the Run, Cub Scouts, Drama, Finger Talkers, Girl Scouts, Guitar: Beginning, Guitar: Intermediate, JumpBunch, Junior Crusaders: Sports, Junior National Honors Society, Kindermusik, Machines and Mechanics, Math Busters, Mathletes, Music Theater Workshop, National Honors Society, Phonics Intensive, Praise Band, Public Speaking 1, Robotics, Social Etiquette Fun, Young Marines, ipad Movie Making Book Buddies, Bowling Club, Cheer, Crusader Golf, Cub Scouts, Drama, Finger Talkers, Girl Scouts, JumpBunch, Kindermusik, Math Busters, Mathletes, Praise Band, Robotics, Young Marines, Adventure Cru Club,
Christian Warriors/Mart. Arts,
Crusader Chess Club,
Crusadettes on the Run,
Junior Crusaders: Sports,
Junior National Honors Society,
Machines and Mechanics,
Music Theater Workshop,
National Honors Society,
Public Speaking 1,
Social Etiquette Fun,
ipad Movie Making,
- Applications are currently being accepted for the 2015-16 school year.
Profile last updated: 07/16/2015
- School Location Miles Grades Students
PhoenixGrades: PK-12 | 426 students
1751 W Indian School Road
Phoenix, AZ 85015
PhoenixGrades: NS-12 | 787 students
14400 N Tatum Blvd
Phoenix, AZ 85032
MinneapolisGrades: NS-12 | 895 students
3100 West River Parkway
Minneapolis, MN 55406
Paradise ValleyGrades: NS-8 | 151 students
4800 E Doubletree Ranch Rd
Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
PhoenixGrades: K-8 | 36 students
22415 N 16th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85024
I am an extremely picky former home school mom of 5 years. This school sounded too good to be true, but after 3 years, I can honestly say it has exceeded my expectations. My child is a freshman now and is involved in the Adventure Club (hiking, shooting, climbing), band, football, mission trips, discipleship groups, student government, weight training and theater. His classes challenge him and he is seeking a leadership scholarship to Grand Canyon University and excels with technology. The freshman class is really tight, and I feel blessed beyond measure at the circle of friends NCS has put around him. The superintendent's door is always open and I attend the monthly Coffee with the Principals; parent participation makes this school great too without the drama and financial challenges other private schools seem to be troubled with. It is the best decision we could have made.
- Posted by Parent - miche
This is my 3rd year at Northwest Christian School and I''m so proud that my children attend this school. The school offers so many activities, sports for students to be a part of no matter what their age or interests. The junior high school and high school sports programs are amazing. The classroom instruction is stellar--my children are getting a solid education elementary age through high school. But, most importantly they are surrounded by good people: their teachers, administration, and friends. God's light shines on this campus in all they do. So blessed that my children can be a part of NCS.
- Posted by Parent - dandd
HI, I am the grandparent of one of your kindergarten students and would like some information on several of your extra-curricular programs. 1. Cub Scouts 2. Chess Club 3. Book Buddies Thanks Tom Shelby
- Posted by Parent - tr_sh
Northwest Christian School has impressed me in a number of ways. The teachers are certified by ACSI and the Arizona Department of Education. Each of the teachers and staff members my children interacted with truly cared about them. My children have been prayed for, prayed with and encouraged. Academically each of my children was challenged at their level of need. My three kids came in three flavors. One needed academic support and another needed academic challenge. We found both at NCS. Socially my children found their niche in athletics and fine arts. We have continually been blessed to be a part of NCS.
- Posted by Parent - joelu
It is a joy to teach at Northwest. I strive to bring biblical truths in every subject and enjoy teaching children the Word of God. The staff prays together and works cohesively as one team working toward a common goal: to train young people to have a biblical worldview in an ever changing world.
- Posted by Teacher
What a blessing NCS has been to our three kids; all are considered lifers. NCS prepared them for their Chrisitian Walk and World View, College, Life as a Christian in a World lacking Christian Values. Have no regrets what so ever in sendin our kids to NCS and investing the thousands of dollars; more than well worth it! An investment that has infinite value and last many lifetimes and generations to come.
- Posted by Parent - thart
January 11, 2017
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January 03, 2017
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December 21, 2016
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