Northwest Christian High School

4710 Park Center Avenue Ne
Olympia, WA 98516-0985
Tel: (360)491-2966
Grades: 9-12 | 120 students
The mission of Northwest Christian High School is to assist the family by providing a Christ-centered, Bible-based education that inspires each student to pursue excellence in moral character, academics, and servant leadership.  NCHS was voted the "2013 Best High School in the Greater South Sound Region" by readers of South Sound Magazine.
In response to our selection, South Sound Magazine stated, "High school can be both mentally and emotionally challenging.
Help ease that burden by enrolling your teen into one of the best private schools in Western Washington."

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students 120 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade Northwest Christian High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses 4 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Chemistry, AP US History, Concurrent Credit Art, Concurrent Credit Biology, Concurrent Credit Chemistry
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(View handbook on website)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes View tuition and fees on website under application tab


Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Golf, Track and Field, Volleyball, WeightliftingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
GolfTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Cheer, Computer Club, Cultural Exploration, Drama, Knowledge Bowl, National Honor Society, Robotics Cheer, Computer Club, Drama, Knowledge Bowl, Robotics, Cultural Exploration,
National Honor Society,

School Notes:

Volumes of research dating back to the 1960's highlight the advantages of smaller schools:
  • Greater student achievement
  • Better grades
  • Higher graduation rates
  • More years of college and graduate school after high school
  • Safe schools
  • Stronger parental involvement
  • Strong science, math, and critical thinking skills

In addition to a college prep curriculum, NCHS has a rich tradition of excellence in athletics, statewide academic competitions, the arts, and more.

Northwest Christian High School is a Fully Accredited educational institution

Profile last updated: 07/22/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Christian Life School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Community Christian Academy (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Community Christian Academy (0.1 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Olympia
    Grades: PK-8 | 227 students
    0.1 miles
    4706 Park Center Ave NE
    Olympia, WA 98516
  • Lacey
    Lacey KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK
    0.4 miles
    4504 6th Ave. Southeast
    Lacey, WA 98503
  • Lacey
    Christian Life School
    Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
    Grades: 2-12 | 14 students
    1 miles
    4205 Lacey Blvd Se
    Lacey, WA 98503
  • Lacey
    Graple Heart Christian Ctr
    Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
    Grades: K | 20 students
    1 miles
    3817 Pacific Ave Se
    Lacey, WA 98503
  • Olympia
    Capital Montessori School
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-6 | 60 students
    1.1 miles
    730 Lilly Rd Se
    Olympia, WA 98501

School Reviews

Community Christian Academy and Northwest Christian High School have done an amazing job educating my kids. They have a great academic program. I believe because of the quality education received my kids have received academic scholarships fo college. The teachers do care about the kids too.
- Posted by Parent, 04/25/13

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The average private school tuition in Olympia, WA is $7,706 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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