Traverse City Christian School

753 Emerson Road,
Traverse City, MI, 49696-0496
     Tel: (231)929-1747
Grades: PK - 12 | 245 students
Traverse City Christian School is unique, in that it is led by parents rather than a church.
This is grounded in our belief that parents have the primary responsibility to educate their children in the "fear and admonition of the Lord." While the church has a responsibility to train children spiritually, the Christian dayschool is a necessary complement in the training of a child because of the nature and content of education in our culture today.
The philosophy that brought about their vision was derived from the Holy Scriptures and based on a Biblical understanding of the purpose and scope of education, God's directives to parents and the church, the nature of the child, and a realistic understanding of the teaching/learning process.
The struggle was not easy, but they persevered and were blessed.
Consequently, the school is led by the TCCS Association, whose members are parents and friends of the school.
The association nominates and elects a Board of Directors who oversee the school's operations.
The administrator is called and appointed by the Board to implement its vision for the school, to develop strategies for the success of its mission, and to oversee, in conjunction with the Board, the finances, facilities, property, personnel, and programs of the school.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Christian Schools International (CSI)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences

Student Body

Total Students 245 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Traverse City Christian School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 24 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid 50%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,200

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Traverse Bay Mennonite School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Traverse Bay Christian School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Alphabet Soup Pre-school & Day (3.3 miles away)
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  • Traverse CityTraverse Bay Christian School
      (Christian)
    1895 Keystone Rd N
    Traverse CityMI49696
    (231)929-9504
      (Christian)
    1.3 mi | 48 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • Traverse CityTraverse Bay Mennonite School
      (Mennonite)
    915 Carver St
    Traverse CityMI49686
    (231)947-8103
      (Mennonite)
    2.8 mi | 24 students | Gr. 2-12                      
  • Traverse CityKitchi Minogining Tribal School
    Special Program Emphasis
    845 Business Park Dr
    Traverse CityMI49686
    (231)534-7760
    Special Program Emphasis
    3 mi | 33 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Traverse CityAlphabet Soup Pre-school & Day
    Daycare / Preschool
    222 E 14th St
    Traverse CityMI49686
    (231)941-1330
    Daycare / Preschool
    3.3 mi | 64 students | Gr. NS-6                      
  • Traverse CityGrand Traverse Area Catholic School
      (Roman Catholic)
    123 E. 11th Street
    Traverse CityMI49684
    (231)946-8100
      (Roman Catholic)
    3.7 mi | 1278 students | Gr. PK-12                      

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