City Tree Christian School

City Tree Christian School is an ethnically and socio-economically diverse school located in downtown San Diego.
We serve as an outreach of First Presbyterian Church, committed to integrating educational excellence with the Bible-based teachings of Jesus Christ.
Children will excel academically, be good citizens, and know God when we provide educational experiences, needed care and protection in a loving Christian environment.
The school curriculum introduces children to a completely God-centered orientation of life, to help them develop a thoroughly Christian and Biblical worldview.
Children will be taught a Christian way of living and playing together, interpreted through the teachings of Jesus Christ.
They will learn to think of their world as given by God because of His perfect love for them.
Each child develops differently and comes to school with a unique set of experiences; our teachers thoughtfully consider these individual needs as they daily work with students.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 164 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students
164 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
46%
State avg.: 51%
Students by Grade
City Tree Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Frequently Asked Questions

When is the application deadline for City Tree Christian School?
The application deadline for City Tree Christian School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is City Tree Christian School located?
City Tree Christian School is located in the Bankers Hill neighborhood of San Diego, CA. There are 1 other private schools located in Bankers Hill.

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
My wife and I have 3 young boys. Age 5, 3, and 1. They all go to city tree. What do we love most about City tree?Christian teachers teaching Christian values. They only hire Christians to be with and teach our children. This was important to us, especially in these early years.Why did we choose City Tree?Education is the most important thing. It is the one thing that no one can take from you. We had our sons in a Montessori school prior. When I met the staff and toured the school with Sara, the principal, I immediately knew this was the place for my three boys because of the quality of the staff and venue. It has lots of big outside play areas and great hours 8:30-5pm.How have i seen my boys grow and develop as a result of City Tree?They are more kind. They ask questions about Jesus. Learning to be helpful to each other instead of being selfish.If someone were on the fence about City Tree what would I say to them?Just go check it out. Have a tour with the principal. When I did, I had a rush of emotions where I knew it was the place for my boys.
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5  
Excellent academic program with committed teachers and staff. The community has been wonderful for us. Highly recommend City Tree Christian. My son loves it!
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5  
City Tree Christian school is a wonderful community of people that provides kids with a high quality education while teaching them to discover their gifts and utilize those gifts to serve God and others. Teachers and phenomenal and truly love their students. All the students get to experience band, Spanish, music, art, technology and excellent off campus learning trips.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 164 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in San Diego, CA is $13,542 for elementary schools and $24,118 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in San Diego, CA is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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