Calvin Christian School exists to provide an excellent Christ-centered education from a reformed perspective to children of believers.
Calvin provides a challenging academic experience, a solid Christian foundation, and a nurturing environment that meets your child's needs.
Calvin Christian School trains students to learn and grow academically, spiritually, and socially.
Academically, we will challenge and support your child. We will look for and pay special attention to areas in which your child shows a natural passion or aptitude.
It is our goal that every graduate of CCS will have reached his or her highest potential and have a solid foundation on which to succeed in God's calling on his or her life.
Our goal is to raise up the next generation of Christian women and men by providing the means for each student, as an image-bearer of God, to use his or her abilities for God's glory, the benefit of society, and personal fulfillment.
Calvin Christian School seeks to educate children of parents who believe the Bible and its truths.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 232 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,120
  • Average class size: 21 students
  • Application Deadline: Aug. 15 / Jan. 15 / rolling

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Calvin Christian School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for:

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School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1912

Student Body

Total Students
232 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
79%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Calvin Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
58%
Average Class Size
21 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Aug. 15 / Jan. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Discounted rates for families with multiple students Tuition Assistance available No book fees
% on Financial Aid
17%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$1,200
Admissions Director
Mrs. Tanya Harper
Admissions Associate
Mrs. Angela Oldenkamp

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Beginning Band, Chess Club, Chorus & Choir, Concert & Marching Band, Faces of Light drama group

School Notes

  • Calvin Christian School offers extended care from 6am - 8am and 3pm-6pm, or door-to-door bus service for a reasonable fee.  Tuition assistance and tuition reduction programs are available; CCS also offers discounts for families with more than one student. CCS is a parent-run school that has been effectively training children for 100 years.  All faculty members are certified, and CCS is an accredited school with Christian Schools International.

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
Calvin Christian is a wonderful school with quality education and great Christian values. The teachers and staff partner with you to see your child succeed in every area. Sports, academics, music...every thing is done to the glory and honor of God. Parents can't help but get involved! My kids absolutely love it there!
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5  
When I attended Calvin Christian, the teachers were very well trained. It mentally prepared me for high school and college. The athletics are great, as it allowed many of the students to play. The school has improved in appearance since I have last seen it, and the parents become very involved in the student's education. I would highly recommend it to everyone.
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5  
My brothers and I appreciate our Calvin education. Great school that gave us a solid foundation for when we went to non-Christian colleges.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 232 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,120
  • Average class size: 21 students
  • Application Deadline: Aug. 15 / Jan. 15 / rolling

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The average private school tuition in Cook County, IL is $9,458 for elementary schools and $16,125 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Cook County, IL is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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