Smithtown Christian School

Tel: (631)265-3334
Grades: PK-12 | 570 students
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For over 33 years, Smithtown Christian School (SCS) has been a place where faculty, staff and administration are committed to preparing the youth of today to be the leaders of tomorrow.
SCS is a faithful, caring community of over 600 students, PreK through 12th grade. At SCS, students are educated to think Biblically, serve effectively, and lead Christ-centered lives through academic excellence and spiritual growth.
Our students pursue academic excellence so that through their careers, passions and daily lives, they can effectively glorify God and minister to others.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1978

Student Body

Total Students 570 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
22%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Smithtown Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 10 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses -World History, U.S. History, English Literature, English Language, Microeconomics, Calculus AB, Biology, Chemistry, U.S. Government and Politics, Computer Science and any course offered by Seven Star., World History U.S. History English Literature English Language Microeconomics Calculus AB Biology Chemistry U.S. Government and Politics Computer All Courses available through Seven Star,
Average SAT score 1528
Average ACT score 22
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(khaki/navy blue pants and colored polo shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Please visit our web site for a complete list of tuition fees by grade level.
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
SoccerSoftball,
TennisVolleyball,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 20 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. ARISTA, Spanish, Art, Tri-M, and National Honor Societies, Anchors Reading Program, Chess, Culinary Arts, Drama, Fashion Design and Photograpy, Heart Strings Orchestra and Promise Singers Chorus, Joyful Noise Band and Symphonic Band, Junior Bible Quiz, Knitting and Crocheting, Lego Robotics, MSGVarsity Challenge Team, NYSSMA solo, Ensemble festivals and SCMEA festivals, Project Timothy Reading Program, Sewing, Student Government (Secondary), Tambourine Ministry, Theater, UNDIGNIFIED Missions Team, Yearbook committee and SCS Messenger school newspaper Chess, Culinary Arts, Drama, Lego Robotics, Sewing, Theater, ARISTA, Spanish, Art, Tri-M, and National Honor Societies,
Anchors Reading Program,
Fashion Design and Photograpy,
Heart Strings Orchestra and Promise Singers Chorus,
Joyful Noise Band and Symphonic Band,
Junior Bible Quiz,
Knitting and Crocheting,
MSGVarsity Challenge Team,
NYSSMA solo, Ensemble festivals and SCMEA festivals,
Project Timothy Reading Program,
Student Government (Secondary),
Tambourine Ministry,
UNDIGNIFIED Missions Team,
Yearbook committee and SCS Messenger school newspaper,

School Notes

  • Smithtown Christian School (SCS) was founded in 1978 and is sponsored by the Smithtown Gospel Tabernacle. Its student body is comprised of over 600 students from pre-school through 12th grade, and draws from numerous churches and over thirty school districts. The mission of Smithtown Christian school is to teach with excellence in the classroom and through life-on-life influence to produce exceptional young Christian leaders with a heart for God, a mind for Truth, and a passion to change the World. The curriculum at SCS is designed to prepare students for college and exceeds NYS requirements for graduation. For the class of 2013, 99% of students attended college. Dual-enrollment courses with Suffolk Community College are offered for college credit, as well as AP courses. SCS honor society chapters include the National Honor Society, the National Art Honor Society, National Spanish Honor Society, National English Honor Society, Tri-M Music Honor Society, and the ARISTA Math & Science Honor Society.  

Profile last updated: 12/03/2015

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School Reviews

My son is in his second year at this school. I have nothing but positive things to say about the school. They have been wonderful to him (and to our whole family). I love the fact that the school wants parents to be very involved in their child's school life. My son's teachers have been wonderful so far as well. They've been very approachable and always accessible should we have any concern or question. In addition, I love that the teaching is Christ-centered. The school administration and teachers incorporate many opportunities for their students to reach out to those in need and put what is being taught inside of the classroom into action in the world. I would highly recommend this school.
- Posted by Parent, 12/07/15

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