Morning Star Christian School

     Tel: (626)333-7784
Grades: K - 12 | 36 students
Morning Star Christian School strives for academic excellence and development of individual needs, self-expression and creativity, which produce fulfillment of God given potential.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1991

Student Body

Total Students 36 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 94%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Morning Star Christian School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 5 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Polo shirts, khaki pants/shorts, skirts.)

Finances and Admission

Tuition Notes For 2010-2011 school year -- K-6th: $3300/year; 7th-12th: $3500/year
Acceptance Rate 95%
National avg.: 85%

School Notes:

  • MSCS does not have a pre-school program. Students may be accepted at 4 years old providing they are early kindergarten ready.
  • Additional fees for entrance include: Book fee $275 per student, Registration fee $275 per student ($375 for family of 2 or more)
  • Incoming students are not required to take a written/entrance test; our principal/teachers will evaluate new students during the first two weeks of entrance to determine the appropriate grade level for each subject.
  • Classes are combined based on enrollment and academic need.
  • MSCS uses ABeka books and Saxon Math as the primary curriculum. Teachers may also use secular materials, with Principal's approval, for supplemental teaching.
  • MSCS provides yearly standardized achievement testing in April. The Stanford Achievement 10 form is used.
  • Chapel is provided for our students on a regular basis. Our goal is to share God's word with your children so that they might come to know the Lord Jesus Christ as their personal Saviour.
  • MSCS boasts a 100% graduation rate for our high school seniors who regularly attend classes and who follow through on the requirements for diploma.
  • We estimate 95% of our graduating seniors go on to some form of higher education, i.e. community college, 4-year college/univeristy, trade school, etc.
  • MSCS is committed to the advancement of education and works diligently with both parents and students to assure that graduation requirements are met and students are well prepared to continue their education at the institution of their choosing.
  • School begins the Monday after Labor Day in September.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Calvary Christian School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Mark's Lutheran School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Mark's Lutheran School (0.6 miles away)
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