Southside Christian School

Tel: (864)234-7575
Grades: PK-12 | 1045 students
Southside Christian School (SCS) is a coeducational, independent Christian school serving students 12 months through 12th grade.
SCS offers a rigorous college preparatory education including Advanced Placement and honors courses.
At SCS, our academic, artistic, and athletic excellence is a direct result of our biblical focus. Southside Christian School is not just an entry point to a great college; SCS is an entry point to a great life.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1967
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2007

Student Body

Total Students 1045 students
Student Body Type Co-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 82 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses 12 courses
Advanced Courses Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, English Language, English Literature, European History, Physics, Psychology, Statistics, Studio Art, US History,
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes For detailed information on tuition and dress code requirements, please visit


Total Sports Offered 13 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Academic Quiz Team, Beta Club, Bible Quiz Team, Drama Production, National Forensics League, National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, Student Government, Youth In Government Beta Club, Academic Quiz Team,
Bible Quiz Team,
Drama Production,
National Forensics League,
National Honor Society,
National Junior Honor Society,
Student Government,
Youth In Government,

School Notes

  • Class of 2013 SAT/ACT top quartile scores: SAT Critical Reading - 696; SAT Math - 713; SAT Writing - 649; ACT - 30.3
  • 2007 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence
  • Comprehensive Fine Arts Program
  • Over 30 Athletic Teams participating in 20 different sports - 75% of the Upper School student body participates in athletics.
  • AP, Honors, and Dual-enrollment programs
  • 11 Music performance groups
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