Grades: K-12 | 264 students
Poetry Community Christian School is fully accredited and offers enriching, college-preparatory, Christ-centered education for students in grades Primer (kindergarten) through 12th.
PCCS is located in rural Poetry, Texas, only 20 minutes from Rockwall and 10 minutes from Terrell with daily bus service.
Learn more about this new approach to the educational experience characterized by affordable tuition and fees, parent involvement, exemplary curricula and teachers, and enrichment electives beyond the 'Three R's.' The vision of Poetry Community Christian School is to (i) prepare students to be responsible and Christ-centered members of the community by partnering with parents in developing Christian character and academic proficiency, (ii) manage resources responsibly, (iii) continually enhance learning opportunities within a small-school setting, (iv) promote a nurturing and challenging academic environment, and (v) offer reasonable tuition rates to encourage economic diversity in enrollment.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
|Grades Offered||Grades Kindergarten-12|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||For students with learning differences or who require extra academic support, PCCS offers an innovative "LinkLab" program featuring small group instruction, tutoring, speech therapy and diagnostics. Limited spaces available, at additional charge.|
|Total Students||264 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 36%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||30 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||8:1
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree||
|Average Class Size||18 students|
|Number of AP Courses||10 courses|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Advanced Courses||DUAL CREDIT/HONORS 1301 ENGLISH, DUAL CREDIT/HONORS 1302 ENGLISH, DUAL CREDIT/HONORS AMERICAN LIT, DUAL CREDIT/HONORS BRITISH LIT, DUAL CREDIT/HONORS COLLEGE ALGEBRA, DUAL CREDIT/HONORS GEN PSYCHOLOGY, DUAL CREDIT/HONORS HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, DUAL CREDIT/HONORS PRECALCULUS, HONORS ECON Stock Market Game, HONORS ENG Short Works by Favorite Authors, HONORS GOVT Constitution 101, HONORS GOVT Constitution 201, HONORS GOVT Law for Life, HONORS: Latin & Greek Roots, HONORS: Logic & Reasoning|
|Matriculation DataMatric. Data||Link to Matriculation Data|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual
(Polos or novelty Christian tees/hoodies; denim/khaki/navy shorts/pants)
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$4,500|
|Tuition Notes||Affordable tuition - See "Tuition Worksheet" on Admissions link on school website|
|% on Financial Aid||
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Jane Broshous|
|Admissions Associate||Lisa Harrell|
|Total Sports Offered||9 sports|
|Sports||Archery, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Softball, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter TrackArchery, Baseball,
Basketball, Cross Country,
Track and Field, Volleyball,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||7 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Christian Soldiers Karate, Competitive Art, Music & Academics Team, Competitive Speech Team, Cub Scouts, Musical Theatre Productions, Praise Band, Student Council Cub Scouts, Praise Band, Christian Soldiers Karate,
Competitive Art, Music & Academics Team,
Competitive Speech Team,
Musical Theatre Productions,
- The Poetry Community Christian School website provides a thorough listing and discussion of the school's academics, schedule, faculty and staff, graduation requirements, extra-curricular, athletics and more. Check it out! www.poetrychristian.org
- School Location Miles Grades Students
Wills PointGrades: K-12 | 51 students
24385 Interstate 20
Wills Point, TX 75169
KaufmanGrades: PK-12 | 86 students
401 N Shannon St
Kaufman, TX 75142
TerrellGrades: NS-K | 40 students
834 Griffith Ave
Terrell, TX 75160
TerrellGrades: NS-K | 36 students
503 W College St
Terrell, TX 75160
SanborntonGrades: K-8 | 106 students
19 Ashram Road
Sanbornton, NH 03269
It's hard to list all that we like about PCCS but our list would include strong academics (graduates go to a bunch of different colleges and universities), Christian teachers that really act like Christians and really know our children and how to motivate them, administration that is prompt to correct problems and appear to really care about making the school better. Our kids like that they have a lot of friends who are nice to them, which isn't something you find at every school.
- Posted by Parent - poetr
I have been very impressed with the academic side of PCCS. In January of First Grade my son was reading three books a week as homework, not counting what he was doing in class. When he was first given the homework we really thought it was too much. He is only 6. But in just a few weeks, one book would only be about 5- 10 minutes. One of the goals of the school is to make learning fun. Everyday I ask my son about school and he almost always says he had lots of fun at school. Yet, this is in an environment that they are pushed to excel academically. I personally have never seen a school that excelled academically, that the kids had fun and enjoyed it. This is great. Academically in all phases I would say they are excellent and exceed my expectations. The teacher and staff are excellent, but because of the parental involvement, required by the school, it is a very different atmosphere. I worked at a Christian school years ago so I am familiar with them. This school becomes like an extended family or social network, you begin to know so many people and parents.. When we had a Birthday party for our son about 90% of his classmates drove about 50 miles to his birthday party at Legoland. We were amazed. I have never seen a school like it.
- Posted by Parent - belie
My son is in the first grade class. This school, so far has changed our lives. I have no doubt in my mind The Lord sent us here. We love this school...
- Posted by Parent - Ronni
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