Open Door Christian Schools

8287 West Ridge Road,
Elyria, OH, 44035-0440
     Tel: (440)322-6386
Grades: PK - 12 | 418 students
Open Door Christian Schools (ODCS) are co-educational preschool through grade twelve, college preparatory schools serving Christian families.
Governed by a Board of Directors, ODCS is a non-profit, non-denominational institution which was founded in 1976.
ODCS is committed to the historic Christian perspective of life as set forth in the Bible, recognizing God as the creator of all things, the Holy Spirit as the convictor of the believer,and the Son of God as Savior of all who believe in Him.
ODCS is committed to the Judeo-Christian ethic and holds that the knowledge of God is the beginning of wisdom; that the Bible is the infallible inerrant word of God; that fellowship with God is the basis for true fellowship with one another; that each student is uniquely created by God and is endowed with particular talents.
Therefore, our aim is to function as an extension of the home, and to nurture each student in his/her development as a whole person: spiritually, mentally, physically and socially-providing the opportunity to educate for eternity.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
AdvancED
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported speech language
Year Founded 1976

Student Body

Total Students 418 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 26%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade Open Door Christian Schools Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 30%
Number of AP Courses 10 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Average ACT score 24
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(casual campus wear)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Please contact the school as tuition varies per grade and discounts may apply.
% on Financial Aid 23%
Admissions Director Bronwyn Tucker

Sports

Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
Cross CountryFootball,
SoccerSoftball,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 28 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. 8th Grade Trip, Art Fairs, Choir and Chorus, Concert Band, Educational International Travel, Elementary Bands, Elementary-High Schools plays and musicals, Great Debate, Handbells, Honors Courses, Junior Statesman Club, Key Club, Marching Band, Math Olympics, National Honor Society, Ohio Mock Trial, Physics Project Contests, School Newspaper, Science Fairs, Senior Class Trip, Spanish Club, Speech Meets, Talent Show, Top Ten of the Class Banquet, Yearbook, Young Authors, elementary sports, tennis club 8th Grade Trip, Art Fairs, Concert Band, Great Debate, Handbells, Honors Courses, Key Club, Marching Band, Math Olympics, Science Fairs, Spanish Club, Speech Meets, Talent Show, Yearbook, Young Authors, tennis club, Choir and Chorus,
Educational International Travel,
Elementary Bands,
Elementary-High Schools plays and musicals,
Junior Statesman Club,
National Honor Society,
Ohio Mock Trial,
Physics Project Contests,
School Newspaper,
Senior Class Trip,
Top Ten of the Class Banquet,
elementary sports,

School Notes:

Please visit our school profile at www.odcs.org under the admissions tab for detailed information on academics, sports, the arts and more. Open Door Christian Schools: Challenge the Mind, Strenghten the Body, Guide the Soul.

Profile last updated: 10/02/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Elyria Catholic High School (3.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Elyria Christian Academy (2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Mary Elementary School (2.9 miles away)
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  • ElyriaElyria Christian Academy
      (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    9652 Murray Ridge Rd
    ElyriaOH44035
    (440)284-1516
      (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    2 mi | 26 students | Gr. K-8                      
  • ElyriaSt Mary Elementary School
      (Roman Catholic)
    237 4th St
    ElyriaOH44035
    (440)322-2808
      (Roman Catholic)
    2.9 mi | 208 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • ElyriaElyria Catholic High School
      (Roman Catholic)
    725 Gulf Road
    ElyriaOH44035
    (440)365-1821
      (Roman Catholic)
    3.5 mi | 466 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • AmherstSt. Joseph Elementary School
      (Roman Catholic)
    175 Saint Joseph Dr
    AmherstOH44001
    (440)988-4244
      (Roman Catholic)
    3.7 mi | 181 students | Gr. K-8                      
  • ElyriaFirst Baptist Christian School
      (Baptist)
    11400 Lagrange Rd
    ElyriaOH44035
    (440)458-5185
      (Baptist)
    3.8 mi | 142 students | Gr. PK-12                      

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