Southwest Christian High School

1981 Bavaria Rd
Chaska, MN 55318-0553
Tel: (952)556-0040
Grades: 9-12 | 221 students
Southwest Christian is an independent, evangelical Christian high school located in the southwest suburbs of Minneapolis.
Their mission is to train students to think and act biblically toward their world in their academic, athletic, and artistic achievement.
Southwest offers a rigorous, college-prep education and emphasizes both personal discipleship and understanding the worldviews of our culture.
For a school of its size, SWCHS offers a comparatively large number of electives, varsity sports, and opportunities in fine arts, resulting in a highly-involved, well-rounded student body.
SWCHS draws students from over 25 different communities in the southwest metro of the Twin Cities.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences, Dyslexia
Year Founded 1996

Student Body

Total Students 221 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Southwest Christian High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 20 students
Number of AP Courses 7 courses
Advanced Courses AP Calculus, AP English 11, AP English 12, AP Macro-Economics, AP US Government, AP US History, AP World History, Honors Biology, Honors English 10, Philosophy and Worldview,
Average ACT score 24
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $9,950
Tuition Notes Financial aid is available.
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Lauren Schroeder


Total Sports Offered 14 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Equestrian, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDance,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Ceramics Club, Drama, FIRST Robotics, Hospitality Committee, National Art Society, Praise and Worship Band, Social Committee, Spiritual Life Committee, Sports Committee, Student Council Ceramics Club, Drama, FIRST Robotics, Hospitality Committee,
National Art Society,
Praise and Worship Band,
Social Committee,
Spiritual Life Committee,
Sports Committee,
Student Council,
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