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)
Religious Affiliation Christian
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
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Southwest Chicago Christian School-tinley Park Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
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
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Wilma Persenaire
Admissions Associate Sandy Waterlander


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


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

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Heritage Christian School (4.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bobbie Noonan's Child Care (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Bobbie Noonan's Child Care (0.4 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tinley Park
    Bobbie Noonan's Child Care
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-KG | 68 students
    0.4 miles
    17051 Grissom Dr
    Tinley Park, IL 60477
  • Tinley Park
    80th Avenue KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK
    0.7 miles
    7965 175th St.
    Tinley Park, IL 60477
  • Tinley Park
    Bobbie Noonans Child Care
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: K | 109 students
    0.8 miles
    7901 167th St
    Tinley Park, IL 60477
  • Tinley Park
    Easter Seals Therapeutic Day School
    Special Education School
    Grades: UG | 108 students
    0.8 miles
    17300 Ozark Ave
    Tinley Park, IL 60477
  • Orland Hills
    Grades: PK-8 | 534 students
    1.3 miles
    9250 W 167th St
    Orland Hills, IL 60487

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