Calvary Christian School

  • Calvary Christian School's mission is to "equip theNext Generation to Impact the World for Christ."Accredited by ACSI - Association of Christian Schools Internationaland AdvancED/SACS - Southern Association of Colleges and Schools,Calvary's Vision is for all CCS students to use theirminds and hands to actively serve and glorify God with their wholelife, wherever His Will leads them.
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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious AffiliationBaptist
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs Supportedyes
Year Founded1974

Student Body

Total Students357 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 9%
Students by Grade Calvary Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size20 students
Number of AP Courses5 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP European History, AP Government, AP Literature, AP Physics, AP US History
Average ACT score24
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Khaki pants and uniform shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$8,500
Tuition NotesTuition Cost is from $7,800 (elem.) - 9,000 (high school).
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorLaurie Switzer
Admissions AssociateRachel Cornell


Total Sports Offered13 sports
SportsArchery, Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Flag Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballArcheryBaseball,
Cross CountryFlag Football,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.15 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Beta Club, Elementary Reading Club, HS Academic Team, HS Band, HS Choir, HS Student Ambassadors, HS Student Council, Lego Robotics, MS Academic Team, MS Band, MS Choir, National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, Performing Arts, SOP Singing Group

School Notes

  • Calvary Christian School admits students of any race, color,national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs,and activities generally accorded or made available to students ofthe school.

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Independence
    Grades: PK-12 | 280 students
    4.9 miles
    11875 Taylor Mill Road
    Independence, KY 41051
    (859) 356-7990
    4.9 PK-12
  • Burlington
    Grades: PK-8 | 539 students
    11.5 miles
    5876 Veterans Way
    Burlington, KY 41005
    (859) 689-4303
    11.5 PK-8
  • Covington
    Prince Of Peace School
    Montessori School (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 129 students
    7 miles
    625 Pike St
    Covington, KY 41011
    (859) 431-5153
    7 PK-8
  • Erlanger
    Grades: 1-12 | 28 students
    6.1 miles
    30 Shorthill Lane
    Erlanger, KY 41018
    (859) 727-3469
    6.1 1-12
  • Florence
    Heritage Academy
    (Assembly of God)
    Grades: PK-12 | 175 students
    6.9 miles
    7216 Us Highway 42
    Florence, KY 41042
    (859) 525-0213
    6.9 PK-12

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (8 reviews)
I came to Calvary my freshman year of high school, and I can honestly say that the past four years have been the best of my life. The student body is a close family, the faculty is extremely caring and involved in the personal and academic lives of the students. The choir program is strong and growing, as well as the musicals performed every year. Calvary is a blast and I couldn't imagine a better place to go to school.
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Super awesome school! Academics are supreme, great teachers and student body! Highly recommended!
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I started going to Calvary in 2015, everyone has been welcoming and friendly. After my first few days, I already had a lot of new friends and activities to participate in. This is a good school for me because I love learning and pushing myself. This school has pushed me, but also reminded me that I can do anything.
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Great school with great staff, sports, and spiritual aspects! Would definitely recommend this school to anybody!
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I came to calvary freshman year and did not know exactly what to expect. I was pleasantly surprised with a great school, especially the focus on students growth in their faith! They have great chapel services and hire spiritually mature teachers that encourage us daily!
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I've gone to Calvary for 12 years and it's like a second home. As I'm getting ready to graduate, I feel very prepared for college. As opposed to most public high schools, my teachers have focused more on getting us ready for college instead of only preparing for the ACT. I'm sad to leave my classmates, but I'm so grateful for the opportunities Calvary has blessed me with.
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Our 4 daughters have been truly blessed by the training at Calvary Christian School. I highly recommend you observe the kindergarten teacher and spend time with the elementary principal Mrs. Tonya Burns. The leadership and staff are committed to training up children based on biblical principals. Plenty of opportunity for new parents to volunteer and share spiritual gifts. Making friendships for a lifetime and keeping the focus on serving others. Come by or set up an appointment and check them out you will be truly blessed.
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My daughter is in 8th grade this year at Calvary and came from a public school. She absolutely LOVES it. She has made many friends and is happy there are no "cliques" that usually exist in most middle schools. She loved playing on the Volleyball team this year and she loves performing arts- and is growing in confidence. Her spiritual growth is the most apparent though. She says it has changed her life and helped her to grow closer in her walk with God.
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The average private school tuition in Kentucky is $6,169 for elementary schools and $7,821 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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