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.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 541 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $10,178
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 21 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 10 / Jun. 1
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1961

Student Body

Total Students
541 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
6%
State avg.: 49%
Students by Grade
Calvin Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
25%
Average Class Size
21 students
Number of AP Courses
5 courses
Advanced Courses
Biology, Calculus, English, Spanish, US History
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
dress code, not uniforms

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Feb. 10 / Jun. 1
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
3-day & 5-day Kindergarten Available Tuition: $10,178 for K-5; $11,059 for 6-8; $13,004 for 9-12.
% on Financial Aid
15%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$2,500
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Heather Souders

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
15 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Comic Club, Culinary Club, Debate Club, Garden Club, Outdoor Club, Ping Pong Club, Praise Band, Spirit Club, Star Wars Club, Surf Club, Yearbook Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Advanced Band, Choir, Jazz Band, Theater Arts

School Notes

  • 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. 
  • Calvin Christian School seeks to invite students to be formed by God's love in Christ for a life of wonder, worship, work, and wisdom. 
  • Calvin Christian School is an independent school that is operated by a board of trustees and school administrators. 
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Calvin Christian School cost?

Calvin Christian School's tuition is approximately $10,178 for private students.

What is the acceptance rate of Calvin Christian School?

The acceptance rate of Calvin Christian School is 95%, which is higher than the national average of 84%.

What sports does Calvin Christian School offer?

Calvin Christian School offers 8 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Track and Field and Volleyball.

What is Calvin Christian School's ranking?

Calvin Christian School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Largest student body and Most extracurriculars offered.

When is the application deadline for Calvin Christian School?

The application deadline for Calvin Christian School is Feb. 10 / Jun. 1.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 541 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $10,178
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 21 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 10 / Jun. 1
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Escondido, CA is $8,080 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Escondido, CA is 92% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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