Walnut Street Christian School

201 W. Highland Street, PO Box 616
Avis, PA 17721-0177
Tel: (570)753-3400
Grades: PK-12 | 134 students
Walnut Street Christian School
Walnut Street Christian School
Our Goal is: “To Educate children in truth and righteousness, to prepare them to meet the challenges of an ever-changing world by pursuing excellence and to support the Christian family and the Bible-believing Church.” Phonics based reading curriculum Students learn to read in kindergarten.
Kindergarten students test in the top 12% nationwide. Ninety percent of graduates enter higher education. A large percentage of the high school students qualify to be members of the KCEA State Honor Society. Our students average two to three grades ahead on national achievement tests Advanced, academic A Beka curriculum ~ *Academic Resource Classroom is available for extra help Many high school electives are offered. 

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Baptist
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1975

Student Body

Total Students 134 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Walnut Street Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 10 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Mrs. Nancy Houtz


Total Sports Offered 2 sports
Sports Basketball, SoccerBasketballSoccer,

School Notes:

  •                 2005-2006                            2005-2006                                                 National Rank                     Grade Equiv.                                                 (Average)                             (Average) Kindergarten:                 Reading                 Top 9%                                  1.4                 Math                       Top 27%                                1.6 2nd Grade:                 Reading                 Top 21.3%                            4.3                 Math                       Top 34.4%                            3.2                 Language             Top 28.4                               3.7 5th Grade                 Reading                 Top 16.3%                            8.9                 Math                       Top 12.3%                            9.0                 Language             Top 17.3%                           8.7                 Spelling                 Top 36.4%                            6.7                 Science                 Top 20.3%                            7.8 8th Grade                50% of students scored between grade equivalent of 9.5-PHS (College level)                 (21 PHS/out of a possible 32) 11th Grade                 43% of students scored 100% of tested subjects in PHS range (College level)                 57% of students scored 62% of their tested subjects in the PHS range Generally, the longer a student attends WSCS the higher he or she scores.   

Profile last updated: 02/25/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Lock Haven Christian School (7.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lock Haven Christian School (7.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Lock Haven Christian School (7.4 miles away)
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  • Lock Haven
    Grades: PK-12 | 40 students
    7.4 miles
    210 N Vesper St
    Lock Haven, PA 17745
  • Lock Haven
    Grades: K-6 | 153 students
    7.6 miles
    311 W Water Street
    Lock Haven, PA 17745
  • Lock Haven
    Grades: 1-9 | 9 students
    8 miles
    151 N Jones St
    Lock Haven, PA 17745
  • Mill Hall
    Bald Eagle Wilderness Boys Camp School
    All-boys  | Alternative School (Mennonite)
    Grades: UG | 38 students
    12.5 miles
    1077 Wilderness Trl
    Mill Hall, PA 17751
  • Williamsport
    Grades: K-6 | 50 students
    14.4 miles
    755 Moore Ave
    Williamsport, PA 17701

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