Echo Ridge Christian School has been in Nevada County for over 80 years. In 1962 we opened the doors at our current location, and have been educating students in grades K-8 ever since. Our teachers are enthusiastic and passionate about serving God and inspiring children to reach their full potential.
Teachers at ERCS are well qualified professionals who provide research-based instruction and assessment.
Teachers are commited to "Educating The Whole Child" by working together with parents to find the best, individualized solutions for the education of each student.
Class sizes are kept purposefully small, so as to best serve the needs of each child and to encourage a family-like environment.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 50 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,780
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

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

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School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1932

Student Body

Total Students
50 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
5%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
Echo Ridge Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(collared, buttoned polo shirts in any colorr, and jeans, pants or skirts that are free of wholes and tears)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition rates are different for each grade. 8th grade is the highest, at $4780 for the year, and Kindergarten is the lowest at $4280 for the year.
% on Financial Aid
25%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$400
Admissions Director
Sara Filipps
Admissions Associate
Louise Pryor

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Piano

School Notes

  • Echo Ridge Christian School has been in Nevada County for over 80 years. In 1962 we opened the doors at our current location, and have been educating students in grades K-8 ever since.Our teachers are enthusiastic and passionate about serving God and inspiring children to reach their full potential. They are professionals who provide research-based instruction and assessment. Teachers are commited to "Educating The Whole Child" by working together with parents to find the best, individualized solutions for the education of each student. Class sizes are kept purposefully small, so as to best serve the needs of each child and to encourage a family-like environment.
Profile last updated: 07/20/2021

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 50 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,780
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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