Fairwinds Christian School

801 Seymour Rd,
Bear, DE, 19701-0197
     Tel: (302)328-7404
Grades: NS - 12 | 137 students
Our mission is to assist parents in the local church in the task of training young people to their fullest potential spiritually, academically, physically, and socially.
Fairwinds Christian School promotes a Bible based philosophy that guides young people in developing a consistent and fruitful testimony which will impact a constantly changing world.
Fairwinds Christian School is a traditional school with grades PK-3 year olds to 12th grade.
All of the subjects are teacher instructed and guided.
Our school provides a college preparatory curriculum using primarily the ABeka and Bob Jones text materials.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Association of Christian Schools (AACS)
Religious Affiliation Baptist
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 12
Year Founded 1972

Student Body

Total Students 137 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 41%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade Fairwinds Christian School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 10%
Average Class Size 10 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Average SAT score 1360
Average ACT score 18

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $5,800
Tuition Notes 2nd and 3rd child discounts available.
Admissions Director Phyllis Lemmon
Admissions Associate Cindy Armstrong

Sports

Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
SoccerVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Drama Team, Photo Club Drama Team, Photo Club, 

School Notes:

  • Our mission is to assist parents in the local church in the task of training young people to their fullest potential spiritually, academically, physically, and socially. Fairwinds Christian School promotes a Bible based philosophy that guides young people in developing a consistent and fruitful testimony which will impact a constantly changing world. Fairwinds Christian School is a traditional school with grades PK-3 year olds to 12th grade. All of the subjects are teacher instructed and guided. Our school provides a college preparatory curriculum using the ABeka and Bob Jones text materials.
  • Our school offers the benefit of a small classroom size and yet remains competitive in sports. Our boys basketball team has won 6 Championship titles within their division.
  • Students have been able to challenge their creativity by participating in annual music programs, art classes, and dinner theatres.
  • Come see what is happening at Fairwinds Christian School where we strive to make students academically strong and spiritually mature!

Profile last updated: 08/22/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Highland Mennonite School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Great New Beginnings (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Great New Beginnings (0.9 miles away)
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