Calvary Chapel Christian School

12808 Woodruff Avenue
Downey, CA 90242-0902
Tel: (562)803-4076
Grades: NS-12 | 797 students
CCCS provides a Christ centered, spiritual and academic environment that seeks the richest fulfillment of potential for each student.
Our mission is to give each child an understanding of scripture and a lifelong passion for Jesus Christ.
Our students are given the best opportunities to develop strong intellectual and moral character with a Christian perspective on the total worldview.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Association of Christian Teachers and Schools (ACTS)
Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1979

Student Body

Total Students 797 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Calvary Chapel Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 73 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 17 students
Number of AP Courses 5 courses
Advanced Courses AP Chemistry, AP Physics B, AP Calculus AB, AP English Literature and Composition - 12th grade only,
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Elementary/Middle School - uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Tuition Notes 2011/2012 K-6th - $5,610 6th-7th-8th - $6,820 9th-12th - $8,250 C.A.R.E. (1st-3rd) $6,380
Admissions Director Sharon Armstrong


Total Sports Offered 11 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. ASB, Camp, Discipleship Groups, School Mission Trips, Various Clubs ASB, Camp, Various Clubs, Discipleship Groups,
School Mission Trips,

School Notes:

  • Calvary Chapel Christian School is a Christ-centered school that integrates the Word of God throughout all disciplines with the goal of sending disciples into the world to reach the lost with the Gospel. - Matthew 28:19

Profile last updated: 09/21/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is St. John Bosco High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Dominic Savio Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Maria Montessori House Of Children (1.2 miles away)
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  • Bellflower
    Grades: K-9 | 383 students
    0.5 miles
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    Bellflower, CA 90706
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    St. John Bosco High School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 843 students
    0.7 miles
    13640 Bellflower Blvd
    Bellflower, CA 90706
  • Downey
    Good Shepherd Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    Grades: K-8 | 88 students
    1.1 miles
    13200 Clark Avenue
    Downey, CA 90242
  • Norwalk
    Grades: K-6 | 87 students
    1.1 miles
    11005 Foster Rd
    Norwalk, CA 90650
  • Downey
    Grades: PK-KG | 23 students
    1.2 miles
    9036 Imperial Hwy
    Downey, CA 90242

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