Southwest Chicago Christian School-tinley Park

17171 84th Avenue,
Tinley Park, IL, 60477-0604
Tel: (708)429-7171
Grades: K - 8 | 356 students
Southwest Chicago Christian School Association (SCCS) has been providing Christ-centered education on the Southwest side of Chicagoland for over 100 years.
The mission of SCCS is to provide a high quality education program in the Reformed tradition emphasizing the lordship of Jesus Christ over all of life, preparing students spiritually, socially, academically, and physically to serve society effectively and glorifying God by honoring Him in all aspects of life.
The vision is to be a Christ-centered learning community intent on restoring God's world.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Christian Schools International (CSI)
North Central Accreditation
Religious Affiliation Calvinist
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Limited Assistance for Mild Learning Disabilities
Year Founded 1900

Student Body

Total Students 356 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 9%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade Southwest Chicago Christian School-tinley Park Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 33%
Average Class Size 20 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Dress Code Policy; modest attire)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jun. 29
Tuition Notes Please contact Admissions for tuition information
Acceptance Rate 95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Wilma Persenaire
Admissions Associate Sandy Waterlander

Sports

Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
SoccerTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. After School Care, Art Festivals, Intramurals, Plays/Musicals, Yearbook Art Festivals, Intramurals, Plays/Musicals, Yearbook, After School Care,

School Notes:

  • The SCCS private school system serves about 1,000 students among three campuses in the communities of Oak Lawn (Preschool - 8), Tinley Park (K-8) and Palos Heights (9-12). Each school offers a broad educational program including core curricular subjects as well as Bible, art, music, computer science, physical education, and many co-curricular activities

  • Profile last updated: 09/21/2012

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Heritage Christian School (4.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bobbie Noonan's Child Care (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Easter Seals Therapeutic Day School (0.8 miles away)
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  • Tinley Park Bobbie Noonan's Child Care
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    17051 Grissom Dr
    Tinley Park , IL , 60477
    (708)532-5566
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    0.4  mi  |  100  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Tinley Park
    80th Avenue KinderCare
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    7965 175th Street
    Tinley Park , IL , 60477
    (708)532-2466
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    0.7  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Tinley Park
    Bobbie Noonans Child Care
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    7901 167th St
    Tinley Park , IL , 60477
    (708)532-7676
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    0.8  mi  |  109  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Tinley Park
    Easter Seals Therapeutic Day School
    Special Education School (Christian)
    17300 Ozark Ave
    Tinley Park , IL , 60477
    (708)802-9050
    Special Education School (Christian)
    0.8  mi  |  108  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Tinley Park
    Cardinal Joseph Bernardin Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    9250 W 167th St
    Tinley Park , IL , 60487
    (708)403-6525
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.2  mi  |  538  students  |  Gr.  K-9

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