Western Christian School

3105 Padua Ave,
Claremont, CA, 91711-0917
Tel: (909)624-8291
Grades: PK - 8 | 397 students
Since its founding in 1920, Western Christian Schools continues to uphold its mission to provide students with a quality education in a Christ-centered community.
We affirm there is an essential unity in truth as revealed in the Old and New Testament scriptures and as discovered through a variety of human disciplines; the artistic, social, scientific and theological.
Our educational process integrates knowledge discovered by human inquiry with knowledge revealed especially by the Creator.
We believe this life-style is consistent with God’s word.
Further, as an extension of the home and church, we have the privilege and responsibility of helping nurture the development of each student academically, spiritually, socially and physically.
Our objectives are to provide an educational structure and atmosphere that fosters academic training, stimulates academic curiosity and critical thinking and develops a love and appreciation for knowledge and understanding; to instill a sense of individual worth, along with an understanding of individual strengths and limitations and to give direction toward setting life goals; to impact a respect for order in God’s universe and an understanding of the necessity for order and discipline in all areas of life; to lead students to a personal acceptance of Jesus Christ as Savior and life of obedience to Him as Lord; and to train Christian men and women to grasp the importance of servant-hood in their relationship with God and their community, in order to impact our world in a positive manner for Jesus Christ.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences Program
Year Founded 1921

Student Body

Total Students 397 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 53%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Western Christian School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 24 students
Average SAT score 80

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Young People Corporation Academy (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kiddie Academy (1.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Young People Corporation Academy (1.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Claremont Kiddie Academy    
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    663 E Foothill Blvd
    Claremont , CA , 91711
    (909)621-5112
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1.1  mi  |  77  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Upland Young People Corporation Academy
    (Christian)
    571 N Central Ave
    Upland , CA , 91786
    (909)802-2800
    (Christian)
    1.5  mi  |  26  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Claremont Children's School At Claremont Mckenna College
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    654 E. 6th Street
    Claremont , CA , 91711
    (909)621-8086
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1.6  mi  |  72  students  |  Gr.  NS-K
  • Upland Montessori Academy of Upland
    Montessori School
    235 E. Foothill Blvd.
    Upland , CA , 91786
    (909)621-1603
    Montessori School
    1.9  mi  |  59  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Upland
    Carden Arbor View School
    1530 North San Antonio Ave
    Upland , CA , 91786
    (909)982-9919
    2.2  mi  |  175  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

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