Western Christian School

1594 W Grangeville Blvd
Hanford, CA 93230-0932
Tel: (559)584-1571
Grades: PK - 8 | 66 students
We believe that Christian and academic education can go hand in hand.
There are four very important areas in which we want to encourage our students to grow.
These areas are the spiritual, the academic, the physical and the social.
Our efforts at Western Christian School are directed towards these goals.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious Affiliation Church of Christ
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1980

Student Body

Total Students 66 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 35%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Western Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 25%
Average Class Size 15 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $4,500
Tuition Notes First $250 of the tuition is due upon registration to hold the student's spot. Tuition includes all books, supplies and yearbook.
Acceptance Rate 75%
National avg.: 85%

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Adopt-a- Grandparent (5th Grade), Chorus (grades 4-8), Color Guard, Sign Language Instruction (weekly) All grades, Spanish Instruction (weekly all grades), Student Council (Officiers grades 4-8), Weekly computer Instruction (K-8) Color Guard, Adopt-a- Grandparent (5th Grade),
Chorus (grades 4-8),
Sign Language Instruction (weekly) All grades,
Spanish Instruction (weekly all grades),
Student Council (Officiers grades 4-8),
Weekly computer Instruction (K-8),

School Notes:

  • Pre-K students should be 3 years (must be toliet trained)
  • Transitional Kindergarten - 4 years 
  • Some grades are combined
  • Daily Bible instruction and weekly chapel - everyone is invited to join us

Profile last updated: 10/03/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is New Testament Baptist School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Rose-thomas Mccarthy School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Hanford Christian School (2 miles away)
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  • Hanford
    Grades: KG-8 | 157 students
    1.6 miles
    1000 N Harris St
    Hanford, CA 93230
    (559)584-5218
    1.6KG-8
    157
  • Hanford
    Heritage Christian Academy
    Special Program Emphasis (Pentecostal)
    Grades: 2-9 | 8 students
    1.9 miles
    323 E 11th St
    Hanford, CA 93230
    (559)583-0639
    1.92-9
    8
  • Hanford
    Grades: PK-8 | 168 students
    2 miles
    11948 Flint Ave
    Hanford, CA 93230
    (559)584-9207
    2PK-8
    168
  • Armona
    Grades: PK-12 | 27 students
    2.8 miles
    Po Box 599
    Armona, CA 93202
    (559)585-8464
    2.8PK-12
    27
  • Armona
    Armona Union Academy
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    Grades: KG-12 | 131 students
    3.1 miles
    Po Box 397
    Armona, CA 93202
    (559)582-4468
    3.1KG-12
    131

School Reviews

WE LOVE THIS SCHOOL. WONDERFUL TEACHERS AND GREAT STAFF. THANK YOU WESTERN CHRISTIAN FOR YOUR AMAZING EDUCATION AND LOVING STAFF.
- Posted by Parent, 05/12/15

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