West Hills Christian School

7945 Sw Capitol Hill Rd
Portland, OR 97219-0972
     Tel: (503)245-6688
Grades: K - 8 | 444 students
West Hills Christian School provides a Christ-centered education to more than 400 kindergarten through junior high school students (K-8).
The school was established in 1949 as a non-denominational Christian school with families representing a wide cross-section of churches.
We recognize that parents often seek a Christian education because they want a safe, God-centered, and nurturing environment for their children.
We believe that West Hills Christian School provides such a place.
West Hills Christian offers your child: a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ through a personal relationship with the Savior; a firm foundation in biblical principles; a desire to live in conformity with God's word and impact the world for Christ; superior academic preparation for high school, college and career.
The families and staff of West Hills Christian School desire to serve the Lord by providing quality Christian education and training to children in conformity with God's Word.
By God's grace and through the power of His Spirit, West Hills endeavors to provide each of its students with a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ through personal relationship with the Savior; a firm foundation in Biblical principles; a desire to live in conformity with God's word and impact the world for Christ; and superior preparation for high school, college and career.
It is the focus of West Hills Christian School to provide educational instruction that will aid in the individual spiritual development of every child.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8

Student Body

Total Students 444 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 12%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade West Hills Christian School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 25 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admissions Director Julie Smith


Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chess Club, Crusader Choral, Lego Robotics, Spanish Club Chess Club, Lego Robotics, Spanish Club, Crusader Choral,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Riverdale High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Clare School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Portland Jewish Academy (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • PortlandSt. Clare School
      (Roman Catholic)
    1807 SW Freeman Street
    PortlandOR 97219
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.3 mi | 234 students | Gr. K-8                      
  • PortlandWest Hills Early Childhood Learning Center
    Daycare / Preschool
    7339 Sw Capitol Hwy
    PortlandOR 97219
    Daycare / Preschool
    0.5 mi | 112 students | Gr. K                      
  • PortlandMaimonides Jewish Day School
    Special Program Emphasis  (Jewish)
    6612 Sw Capitol Hwy
    PortlandOR 97239
    Special Program Emphasis  (Jewish)
    0.6 mi | 68 students | Gr. K-6                      
  • Portland Portland Jewish Academy
    6651 Southwest Capitol Highway
    PortlandOR 97219
    0.6 mi | 252 students | Gr. NS-8                      
  • PortlandLittle Lambs Preschool/Daycare
    Daycare / Preschool  (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    3405 Sw Alice Street
    PortlandOR 97219
    Daycare / Preschool  (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    0.8 mi | 16 students | Gr. PK                      

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