Calvin Christian School

  • The mission of Calvin Christian School, in cooperation with the home and church, is to teach the whole child from a Biblical worldview, founded in the Reformation, providing children from Christian families with an excellent education for a life of Christ-centered service.
  • The Calvin Christian School Society annually elects candidates to serve on this board.
  • The school board meets monthly, and each member serves on a variety of different strategic committees within the school.
  • Calvin Christian School is well-named as it seeks to educate young people in this great tradition of Christ-centered, biblical education.
  • This commitment comes from a tradition furthered by the great reformers who believed that Christians need to serve Christ with their minds as well as their hearts and hands.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Christian Schools International (CSI)
Religious AffiliationCalvinist
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1961

Student Body

Total Students541 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
6%
State avg.: 44%
Students by GradeCalvin Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
25%
Average Class Size21 students
Number of AP Courses5 courses
Advanced CoursesBiology, Calculus, English, Spanish, US History
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(dress code, not uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$7,800
Tuition Notes3-day & 5-day Kindergarten Available Tuition: $6,879 for K-5, $7,225 for 6-8, $8,515 for 9-12
% on Financial Aid
15%
Average Financial Aid Grant$2,500
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorCindi Glossop

Sports

Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryFootball,
GolfSoccer,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Escondido
    Ascension Lutheran School
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 32 students
    1.8 miles
    1140 N Midway Drive
    Escondido, CA 92027
    (760)747-4276
    1.8 PK-8
    32
  • San Diego
    Grades: PK-12 | 1227 students
    26.8 miles
    6501 Linda Vista Rd
    San Diego, CA 92111
    (858)596-7900
    26.8 PK-12
    1227
  • San Diego
    Grades: NS-12 | 573 students
    17 miles
    11860 Carmel Creek Road
    San Diego, CA 92130
    (858)704-3717
    17 NS-12
    573
  • San Marcos
    Grades: K-8 | 134 students
    6.5 miles
    1350 Discovery St
    San Marcos, CA 92078
    (760)744-0207
    6.5 K-8
    134
  • Vista
    All Saints Preschool/kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool (Episcopal)
    Grades: PK-K | 67 students
    8.9 miles
    651 Eucalyptus Ave
    Vista, CA 92084
    (760)945-6908
    8.9 PK-K
    67

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