Prince Of Peace Christian School

Tel: (972)447-0532
Grades: NS - 12 | 968 students
The Prince of Peace community serves engaged families, with children from ages 6 weeks through Grade 12, who want an excellent educational experience in a diverse and caring environment.
Our school cultivates Christ-like character as we deliver academic excellence and inspire individual passions in students.
At Prince of Peace, each child has the opportunity to courageously explore, develop, and apply the gifts God has given them.
In our 35th year of exemplary education, Prince of Peace Christian has an enrollment of more than 950 students.
The campus encompasses 27-acres including the Early Learning Center, lower school, middle school, high school, Fine Arts Center, Eagle Stadium Complex, 12 acres of sports fields, gated playgrounds, and gymnasiums.
The school has an outstanding faculty and staff that are dedicated to delivering a well-rounded academic program with a strong curriculum focus in literacy, math, science, and technology.
Consistently, Prince of Peace Christian School significantly exceeds national averages in test scores at all levels.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. AdvancED
Religious Affiliation Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1980
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2004

Student Body

Total Students 968 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 20%
State avg.: 37%
Students by Grade Prince Of Peace Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 73 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 38%
Average Class Size 18 students
Number of AP Courses 20 courses
Advanced Courses Anatomy and Physiology Honors, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Chemistry, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Government and Politics, AP Microeconomics, AP U.S. History, Biology Pre-AP, Chemistry Pre-AP, English I, II, and III Pre-AP, Geometry Pre-AP, Physics Honors, Pre-AP and Honors Algebra II, Pre-Calculus Pre-AP and Honors, World Geography Honors, World History Honors,
Average SAT score 1681
Average ACT score 25
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Dress uniform on chapel days; alternative uniform for other school days)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition cost is dependant on Grade level - Infants $310/week, Preschool $5,150 - $9,400, Elementary $11,125, Middle - $12,600, High $14,225
% on Financial Aid 8%
Acceptance Rate 85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Tori Rush

Sports

Total Sports Offered 14 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Drill Team, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WeightliftingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Drill TeamFootball,
GolfSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWeightlifting,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 25 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Boy Scouts, Chess Club, City league sports teams organized by parent volunteers, Cub Scouts/Girl Scouts, Destination Imagination, Drama Club, FIRST Robotics Team, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Gymnastics, Latin Club, Martial Arts, Men's Prayer Group, Music Lessons - School of the Arts, National Honor Society, POPCS Pep Squad, PSIA, Private Schools Interscholastic Assoc., Quill and Scroll International Honorary Society, Science Club, Science Olympiad, Spanish Club, Spiritual Leadership Team, Student Council, TAPPS - Academic, Art, Athletic and Music, Y Princesses/ Y Guides, Young Men's Service League Boy Scouts, Chess Club, Drama Club, Gymnastics, Latin Club, Martial Arts, Science Club, Spanish Club, City league sports teams organized by parent volunteers,
Cub Scouts/Girl Scouts,
Destination Imagination,
FIRST Robotics Team,
Fellowship of Christian Athletes,
Men's Prayer Group,
Music Lessons - School of the Arts,
National Honor Society,
POPCS Pep Squad,
PSIA, Private Schools Interscholastic Assoc.,
Quill and Scroll International Honorary Society,
Science Olympiad,
Spiritual Leadership Team,
Student Council,
TAPPS - Academic, Art, Athletic and Music,
Y Princesses/ Y Guides,
Young Men's Service League,

School Notes:

  • Serving children and students ages 6 weeks through 12th grade
  • Academic and extracuricular excellence in a Christian environment
  • Prince of Peace Christian School and Early Learning Center - enrollment of over 950
  • 27-acre campus with more than 165,000 square feet, including an Early Learning Center, Lower School, Middle School and High School
  • Blue Ribbon School of Excellence
  • Weekly chapel service
  • Lower School students have scored in the top 3% nationally on the Iowa Test of Basic Skills for 10 consecutive years
  • Junior and Senior level students have exceeded the national, state and local averages on the ACT/SAT.
  • High School offers a college preparatory curriculum with honors and pre-advanced and advanced placement classes
  • Class of 2015 (61 students) offered over 8.2 million dollars in scholarships
  • Programs in computer, music, foreign languages, art and physical education
  • 73 Full time Faculty, 7 Part time Faculty.  Degreed teachers with over 38% holding advanced degrees
  • 12 Acres of Fields, Playgrounds, and gyms
  • Eagle Sports Complex, including football/soccer field, grandstand, eight-lane track and 4 tennis courts completed in 2010
  • Baseball and softball field to be completed by spring of 2016
  • Fine Arts Center completed in 2009 including, 500-seat theater, band and choir halls, individual practice rooms and art studio 
  • Safe school climate with the state-of-the art Raptor Technologies Security System
  • 13 sports offered including soccer, football, basketball, swimming, golf and tennis
  • On-site, extended school supervision from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • Summer Camp/Care programs
  • Dedicated parents, teachers, administrators and students

Profile last updated: 08/18/2015

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The nearest high school is Trinity Christian Academy (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Choices Leadership Academy (0.7 miles away)
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