West Hills Christian School

7945 Sw Capitol Hill Rd
Portland, OR 97219-0972
Tel: (503)245-6688
Grades: K-8 | 444 students
West Hills Christian School provides a Christ-centered education to more than 400 kindergarten through junior high school students (K-8).
The school was established in 1949 as a non-denominational Christian school with families representing a wide cross-section of churches.
We recognize that parents often seek a Christian education because they want a safe, God-centered, and nurturing environment for their children.
We believe that West Hills Christian School provides such a place.
West Hills Christian offers your child: a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ through a personal relationship with the Savior; a firm foundation in biblical principles; a desire to live in conformity with God's word and impact the world for Christ; superior academic preparation for high school, college and career.
The families and staff of West Hills Christian School desire to serve the Lord by providing quality Christian education and training to children in conformity with God's Word.
By God's grace and through the power of His Spirit, West Hills endeavors to provide each of its students with a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ through personal relationship with the Savior; a firm foundation in Biblical principles; a desire to live in conformity with God's word and impact the world for Christ; and superior preparation for high school, college and career.
It is the focus of West Hills Christian School to provide educational instruction that will aid in the individual spiritual development of every child.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students 444 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade West Hills Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 25 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual


Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chess Club, Crusader Choral, Lego Robotics, Spanish Club Chess Club, Lego Robotics, Spanish Club, Crusader Choral,

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Riverdale High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Clare School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Portland Jewish Academy (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Portland
    St. Clare School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 234 students
    0.3 miles
    1807 SW Freeman Street
    Portland, OR 97219
  • Portland
    Grades: K | 112 students
    0.5 miles
    7339 Sw Capitol Hwy
    Portland, OR 97219
  • Portland
    Maimonides Jewish Day School
    Special Program Emphasis (Jewish)
    Grades: K-6 | 68 students
    0.6 miles
    6612 Sw Capitol Hwy
    Portland, OR 97239
  • Portland
    Grades: NS-8 | 252 students
    0.6 miles
    6651 Southwest Capitol Highway
    Portland, OR 97219
  • Portland
    Little Lambs Preschool/Daycare
    Daycare / Preschool (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK | 16 students
    0.8 miles
    3405 Sw Alice Street
    Portland, OR 97219

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The average private school tuition in Portland, OR is $8,748 for elementary schools and $12,581 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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