Westminster Christian School

2700 W Highland Avenue
Elgin, IL 60124-0601
     Tel: (847)695-0310
        
   
Grades: PK - 12 | 457 students
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Westminster Christian School has been providing Christ-centered education to the students and families of Chicago’s Northwest suburbs since 1978.  Located in Elgin, IL, Westminster Christian School offers an outstanding academic, fine arts, athletic and spiritual education.  Classes are available from preschool through 12th grade and provide:

     •  ACSI Accredited/ISBE Recognized
     •  Resource services available
     • 13:1 student/teacher ratio
     •  Financial assistance available
     •  Award-winning fine arts - visual and performing
     •  Quality IHSA sanctioned athletic programs (5th–12th grade)

Westminister Christian School is so much more than a school.  WCS inspires students in a grace-filled learning community to:
      Discover God and His creation
            Develop their unique gifts and abilities
                 Display Christ confidently in their lives

Visit our website or call Westminster Christian School to learn more.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious Affiliation Presbyterian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Dyslexia, learning disabilities (mild to moderate), ADHD, PDD/NOS, Mild Autism, Aspergers Syndrome and Vision and Hearing impaired
Year Founded 1978

Student Body

Total Students 457 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 14%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Westminster Christian School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 33%
Average Class Size 20 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses See Curriculum Guide on our website for a full listing of college/dual credit courses available.  
Average ACT score 24
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Modest and appropriate)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Preschool: Varies Elementary Tuition: $6790 Middle School Tuition: $7290 High School Tuition: $7590
% on Financial Aid 26%
Acceptance Rate 95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Beth Lindberg

Sports

Total Sports Offered 11 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
Cross CountryFootball,
GolfSoccer,
SoftballTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Crossroads (Compassion Ministry), Future Teachers of America, International Food Club, Mission Trips, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Outdoor Club, Perfoming Arts, Science Olympiad, Student Government, Worship Team/Chapel, Yearbook Mission Trips, Newspaper, Outdoor Club, Perfoming Arts, Yearbook, Crossroads (Compassion Ministry),
Future Teachers of America,
International Food Club,
National Honor Society,
Science Olympiad,
Student Government,
Worship Team/Chapel,

School Notes:

WCS, a ministry of the Westminster Presbyterian Church, was founded in 1978 and is located on 22 acres at the western edge of Elgin, just west of Randall Road. The instructional programs at WCS are traditional, teacher-directed, Christ-centered, core academic that use materials selected to reach goals and objectives developed by teachers and board committees through proper needs assessments. The program also includes instruction in art, music, computers, and physical education. The instructional program is defined as college preparatory with graduation requirements that exceed state prescriptions.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Harvest Christian Academy (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Harvest Christian Academy (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Harvest Christian Academy (0.3 miles away)
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  • Harvest Christian Academy
      (Christian)
    1000 N Randall Rd
    IL 60123
    (847)214-3500
      (Christian)
    0.3 mi | 684 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • ElginThe Learning Tree Inc
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    2325 Royal Blvd
    ElginIL 60123
    (847)888-4220
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    0.8 mi | 22 students | Gr. K                      
  • ElginHighland Christian Academy
      (Assembly of God)
    2250 W Highland Ave
    ElginIL 60123
    (847)741-5530
      (Assembly of God)
    1.2 mi | 100 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • ElginSt Thomas More Elementary School
      (Roman Catholic)
    1625 W Highland Ave
    ElginIL 60123
    (847)742-3959
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.9 mi | 273 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • ElginLarkin Center School
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    ElginIL 60123
    (847)888-9590
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