Cornerstone Christian Schools
5.00 (11 reviews)
Cornerstone Christian Schools Photo #2 - CCS offers a complete fine arts department including award winning theatre productions, band, music, vocal ensemble, art, pottery, and more!
Cornerstone Christian Schools Photo #3 - CCS offers a wide-range of sports for every grade level. We offer over 20 Middle School and 11 varsity sports programs. Even at the youngest age, CCS promotes physical activity and healthy competition.
Cornerstone Christian Schools Photo #4 - Through our Warrior Digital Learning Initiative, CCS teachers, administration, and technology specialists have investigated ways to increase student achievement through the use of technology. Through this special initiative, every student from K4 through grade 12 has the tools to succeed now and in the future.
Cornerstone Christian Schools Photo #5 - CCS offers several Advanced Placement(™) and other college-preparatory courses. We currently offer 15 AP courses including World History, U.S. History, U.S. Government, Psychology, Biology, Chemistry, Physics 1, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Statistics, Spanish Language and Culture, Studio Art: Drawing, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, and Music Theory.
Cornerstone Christian Schools Photo #6 - Our world class coaching staff consists of Godly men and women who have achieved the highest level of experiences in the NCAA, WNBA, NBA, NFL, and MLB. Our coaches are driven to develop and disciple the God-given potential of each student athlete training them with a Kingdom perspective that will impact future generations for Christ through their athletic abilities!
Cornerstone Christian Schools Photo #7 - CCS students are spiritually alive, intellectually alert, socially adept, and physically disciplined. We also have a more diverse student population at 74.4% than the city of San Antonio which sits at 64.5%.
Cornerstone Christian Schools Photo #8 - Services available to every student include bus routes to and from our campus from all over the city, including Fort Sam Houston. We also offer extended care, summer care programs, and student enjoy fresh and delicious meals made every day by onsite culinary staff lead by our Head and Soux Chef.
- Cornerstone Christian Schools is a Christ-centered college preparatory school, committed to academic excellence.
- Our academic program exceeds state requirements. The curriculum is designed to prepare students for the rigors of college life, and engulfs the learner in science, technology, engineering, art and math.
- The significance of academic work, however, goes beyond collecting sufficient credits for graduation and scoring well on college entrance exams.
- Cornerstone Christian Schools promotes the pursuit of lifelong spiritual growth. All students have the opportunity to participate in a wide-range of sports, fine arts programs, community service activities, and more. School services include bus routes, on-site chef and culinary staff, and extended care and summer care programs. All teachers and programs are accredited by the Association of Christian Schools International, SACS/CASI, and ICAA.
Cornerstone Christian Schools places among the top 20% of private schools in Texas for:
- Category Attribute
- Advanced Degrees Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees
- Student Body Largest student body
- Sports offered Most sports offered
- Extracurriculars Most extracurriculars offered
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)|
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Texas Private School Accreditation Commission
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-12|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||ADD/ADHD, dyslexia, some forms of autism,mild learning differences|
|Summer School Offered||Yes|
|Summer Program Cost Notes||Please see the Cornerstone Christian Schools website for complete summer program rate information.|
|Summer Program Details||Link to Summer Program Details|
|Total Students||1,326 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 38%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||110 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||12:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||15 students|
|Number of AP Courses||11 courses|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Advanced Courses||Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, English, English Language and composition, English Literature and composition, Music Theory, Physics 1, Psychology, Spanish Language and Culture, Statistics, Studio Art: Drawing, US Government, World History|
|Average SAT score||1065|
|Average ACT score||21|
|Classroom Dress Code||Formal|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$9,940|
|Tuition Notes||Please see the Cornerstone Christian Schools website for complete tuition rate information.|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Melissa Gonzales|
|Admissions Associate||Cynthia Hughes|
|Total Sports Offered||11 sports|
|Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,|
Cheering, Cross Country,
Tennis, Track and Field,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||19 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Club or Organization:|
American Sign Language, Astronomy Club, Board Game Club, Chess Club, Hiking Club, International Thespian Society, Jazz Band, Library Student Advisory Board, Math Olympics, National Art Honor Society, National Honor Society, Robotics Club, Spanish Honor Society, Student Council, Table Tennis Club, Tri M Music Honor Society, Warrior TV Productions
Arts and Music Programs:
Recreational Athletic Programs:
- Cornerstone Christian Schools purpose is to develop and train the whole person spiritually, intellectually, physically and socially with unprecedented excellence in a Christ-centered culture. We invite you to learn more about our world-class coaches, unmatched facilities, and specialized classes to better prepare your child for college or career.
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- San Antonio Grades: PK-12 | 987 students
9401 Starcrest Dr
San Antonio, TX 78217
(210)483-9100 10.2 PK-12
- San Antonio Grades: PK-12 | 241 students
975 Mission Springs
San Antonio, TX 78258
(210)721-4700 6.6 PK-12
My son is in his second year at CCS' Kinder Campus. There is no pre-k or kinder program that can compare! The classes have fewer than 10 students. It's not a daycare program! The pre-k program is modeled just like a kinder classroom. It's challenging yet fun. Our son excelled! Because of the pre-k program, he was already reading going into kinder and math is a breeze for him. His teachers are so kind and loving. This program for this tuition rate is unheard of! We can't wait for the new campus on NW Military to open!
- Posted by Parent - Sequi
My son began K4 at the Kinder Campus in Stone Oak this school year. So far, we love it! He matured so much in the first quarter. He's an emotional kid, but he quickly learned to control his meltdowns. We love his teacher. She is patient, loving and kind. She believes in differentiated instruction so she takes time with each student to teach them at their own level. Every day, the students do math, reading, technology, science, Bible, recess, PE and a special (Spanish, art, music or library). I really can't say enough good things.
- Posted by Parent - abby_
Excellent school. I had a daughter graduate from the school. The academics, core values and the spiritual teachings cannot be compared. I would highly recommend CCS!
- Posted by Parent - peggy
If you are looking for a well rounded school that is safe, has teachers who care, Christ centered, sports, challenging academics, then CCS is for you! We feel blessed to be part of such a great school.
- Posted by Parent - yoliv
CCS is an amazing School. We are a military family that moves frequently. My children have settled in as though they have been here since the beginning. We have two boys at CCS - one Elementary and one in Secondary. The teachers in both schools challenge yet love our kids as their own. My 8th grade son has excelled academically in areas that we didn't see were his strengths. Our teachers are also in constant contact with us regarding upcoming projects, assignments, tests, and school events. I love the communication!!!! Our Elementary son's teacher is always keeping us up to date on how he is doing in class and areas that she would like to see him work on. I appreciate that she partners with us to help my son excel! Between sports, organizations, academics, faculty and staff - CCS is Outstanding!
- Posted by Parent - whodg
The academic services program offered by CCS is above & beyond any program offered by other private or public schools. The majority of private schools do not even offer a program for students that have learning differences. The faculty at CCS are aware of these students with learning differences and they really work hard to help them be successful in their academic careers.
- Posted by Parent - krist
My children have been attending CCS since 2012, this has been the best decision ever. I hesitated at first coming from a lower tuition school, but the Lord carried us here and he has made it a way for us. My kids are so happy here. The technology, the sports programs,state of the art facilities and the loving and understanding faculty/staff make it all worth it. They are also one step ahead in making CCS the best out there. It really shows that they want to best for us, and I LOVE IT!
- Posted by Parent - YCALV
My son started at CCS this year and we love it! The teachers are loving and kind and truly there for the kids. Each week I get positive feedback from his teacher about how he is doing, they keep in contact with you and let you know how your child is doing. I love hearing about the things he is learning through songs and different movements. Most of all I love that I have peace about my son being there, I do not have to worry about his safety nor the intentions of the teachers that work with him.
- Posted by Parent - theke
My children have been at Cornerstone Christian Schools for their entire academic career. It is their home away from home. They each have thoroughly enjoyed their experiences thus far. It is a very well-rounded atmosphere. The children are challenged academically, spiritually, and athletically. I could not imagine have them anywhere else.
- Posted by Parent - monic
My chidren have been at Cornerstone Christian Schools for the last three years. Overall, we have been pleased. While they already have a good academic program, they are continually striving to improve. Both of my children have to work hard to continue to do well in their studies. Two of the things that my family truly appreciates are the caring teachers/staff and the way the school holistically incorporates Biblical principles throughout all areas. While no place is perfect, we definitely have had a good experience here at Cornerstone Christian Schools.
- Posted by Parent - forsy
This is a fantastic school with administrators and faculty that are well-educated, progressive, patient and loving. The school emphasizes science, technology, engineering, art and math. They have 100% college acceptance, Bible-based teachings, and are constantly adding new and creatice teaching methods. I wasn't pleased when I switched from public school to CCS, but in retrospect there was no better school I could have attended.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - abby_
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