Eugene Christian School

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ECS provides classes to the student from Pre-Kindergarten (age 3) to 8th Grade.
Our mission is to assist the family by providing a Christ-centered Bible-based education that inspires each student to have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and pursue excellence in moral character, academics, and service to others.
At Eugene Christian School, we strive to create a Christ-centered atmosphere, where teachers emphasize character development in Christ.
Our teachers are professionally certified and dedicated to providing each child with a successful academic experience.
We maintain high standards and make academic excellence a priority.
ECS provides thorough preparation for high school Honors Programs, including completion of high school courses in middle school.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
State or regional independent school association
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences
Year Founded1955
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in n/a

Student Body

Total Students262 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Eugene Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size19 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 20 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$7,560
Tuition NotesALL-INCLUSIVE PRICING (Tuition includes all books, technology, field trips and classroom activity fees.)Pre-school 3s (Tues/Thurs) $1,845 Pre-school 4s (M/W/F) $2,588 Pre-school 4s (5 days) $3,816 Full-time K-5th grade $7,632 Full-time 6-8th middle school $8,014
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorJesse Whiteaker
Admissions AssociateJared Mlynczyk


Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Ballet, Computer Programming, Film Club, Lego Robotics, Mythbusters, Oregon Battle of the Books

Arts and Music Programs:
Art, Choir, Rock Band

School Notes

  • Eugene Christian School's curriculum fully integrates biblical principles into all academic areas, including scripture memorization, character lessons and integrating the life of Christ in daily practices.
  • Brand new iMac computers in Computer Lab with classes available to all ages.  Google Chromebooks for students in grades 2-8.
  • P.E. for all students offering a variety of sports and activities
  • Music education includes vocal, piano, and instrumentation!
  • Creative arts and Spanish
  • After school enrichment (E-Classes) include ballet, art lessons, cooking, sports, drama
  • Middle School offers a wide-variety of electives including Spanish, computer, drama, art, cooking
  • Weekly chapel services often feature local youth pastors and are inspiring and fun!
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Eugene
    Grades: PK-8 | 527 students
    4 miles
    715 W 18th Ave
    Eugene, OR 97402
    (541) 485-5291
    4 PK-8
  • Eugene
    St. Paul Parish School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 272 students
    1 miles
    1201 Satre St
    Eugene, OR 97401
    (541) 344-1401
    1 PK-8
  • Pleasant Hill
    Emerald Christian Academy
    Emerald Christian Academy Photo - Students at Lunch
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Grades: PK-10 | 99 students
    9.5 miles
    35582 Zephyr Way
    Pleasant Hill, OR 97455
    (541) 746-1708
    9.5 PK-10
  • Springfield
    Mckenzie Montessori Institute
    Montessori School (Christian)
    Grades: NS-2 | 77 students
    5.6 miles
    4181 E St
    Springfield, OR 97478
    (541) 228-5352
    5.6 NS-2
  • Springfield
    Springfield Christian Kindergarten And Preschool
    Alternative School (Assembly of God)
    Grades: PK-K | 170 students
    3.6 miles
    2080 19th St
    Springfield, OR 97477
    (541) 746-8246
    3.6 PK-K

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (18 reviews)
Our 7th Grader has attended Eugene Christian School since Pre-K. We couldn't imagine her in any other school! The leaders and staff are excellent, and very dedicated. The school continues to grow and have updates each year. Academically and socially our student excels. We LOVE ECS!
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Eugene Christian School is top notch. We have a 1st grader which also attended Kindergarten at ECS. We are so proud to be a part of a school that is developing Kingdom leaders in this community along with high standards for their academic schedule and extracurricular activities. The teachers/staff are incredible examples of Christ-like behavior and the individual attention our child receives is amazing. We love this school and would highly encourage others to check it out!
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We have two children attending ECS, kindergarten and preschool. We have been thrilled with the level of attention and challenge our children receive to help them thrive in these critical years. We are grateful for the small staff that feel like a coordinated family, who share core values. As Mrs. Buck, Ms. Twellman, and Mrs. Callahan have partnered with our family in education and growth for our precious kids, we have been blessed by their presence in our lives and would recommend others to them.
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Our 7th grader has attended Eugene Christian School since Pre-K. We could not imagine her attending any other school. The quality of leadership, teachers, staff, services, electives, & technology grows every year. Class sizes are capped at 22-24 students. In Middle School students can be placed in Math and Humanites levels that match their ability. Some students are taking high school level classes! The structure and care at ECS is quite impressive. Our daughter thrives there and says, "I love my school."
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We have two boys at Eugene Christian School and they both LOVE their school. As a parent, I have been very happy with the quality of education and individualization available for my boys academically. It is clear that the staff love their jobs, their students, and that they love Jesus. This is a school that does not just teach "good morals", but desires each child to grow in Christ likeness. I highly recommend ECS to any parent looking for a place for their child to grow spiritually and academically!
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It has been such a blessing for my kids to be ale to go to this school. the faculty is amazing, postive and truely care. The kids get so much more than an education. I feel The size and vibe of the school will also allow for a smoother transition when the kids do have to join another school. It is apparent that the leaders are constantly striving to make the school a better place. Highly recommend!
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ECS has been a great fit for our daughter. They created a transitional kindergarten, which was a perfect option for our end-of-summer birthday daughter, who wasn`t ready to jump right into full day kindergarten from a part time preschool. She is flourishing, she can read, she knows so much more about Jesus, and is getting more confident. ECS is the place to be!
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We have 3 kids attending ECS and all 3 are thriving. The combination of small class sizes and attention to growing in Godly character are huge blessings to our family. The teachers, administrators and support staff function as a cohesive unit to provide quality academics along side sports and the arts.
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I am both an alumni and parent of a child at ECS. I went to preschool through 8th grade and my daughter has started preschool at ECS. This school is so solid and it`s goal is to raise disciples of Christ as well as educate our children at a high level. The staff is amazing and so friendly.
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We love ECS! From the Principal, to the Dean of students and all the staff members of ECS they are AWESOME! My daughter is always excited to go to school, she loves all her teachers, and she enjoys her classmates. The parents at ECS are great too! Their helpfulness, love, and camaraderie are evident and I can attest to it as I am a privileged recipient of this special traits that binds ECS . Last October my husband died and I was overwhelmed from all the love, encouragement and support I got from the whole spectrum that is ECS ( staff, teachers, students and parents). They preach Christianity and they walk what they preach. We are so thankful to be a part of this school. And if you are not part of this school yet, you'd better hop in and experience how it is to be in it.
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ECS is amazing! Our girls feel loved while at school, the staff is supportive, helpful, giving, and caring. Every staff member you encounter is outgoing, upbeat & a joy to be around. Our girls have learned so much since being at ECS. Their curriculum is wonderful and from what we have experienced it is more rigorous than others. Their small class sizes are also nice. We've met so many wonderful families and built several friendships in a short amount of time. It truly feels like an extended family. We have a first grader and preschooler at ECS. We feel very blessed to be apart of the ECS family
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ECS has been a great fit for our family! Our kids love it, and my husband and I have been very happy with it as well. The staff are extremely friendly, welcoming, and caring. I appreciate that the administration/teachers truly care about teaching the Bible and modeling Jesus! Our boys' teachers are extremely skilled and they are passionate about their job. Overall great school!
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We love ECS!! My son is in 3rd grade here at ECS and absolutely loves school! The small class size gives him one on one attention when he needs it, from teachers that really care about him. This is such a wonderful school and a great staff!
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I am so thankful for Eugene Christian School. We started our kids here in October 2015. Since then, I am seeing undeniable growth in my children academically and spiritually! I haven't talked much about it publicly....As a public school teacher, this was a very difficult change for our family that (after weighing all options heavily) with tears I accepted and embraced. My heart explodes with joy when I see our daughter (Kindergarten) so joyful, already reading, singing her Spanish, and memorizing scripture! My heart is proud when I see our son (5th grader) working hard, taking ownership of his learning and then as he witnesses the fruit of his hard work in good grades. The teacher to student ratio (small class size) has been extremely beneficial! Both kids receive one on one instruction as needed and immediate feedback regarding grades. The learning community at ECS is comprised of caring staff and teachers, tight knit families and students who are serious about learning! Please come for a visit! You will see: a relaxed and peaceful atmosphere, technology integration, students displaying excellent writing skills, safe and protective spaces for learning and most importantly Christ centered instruction.
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We love this school very much! Our kids have been attending here for 6 years now and it has been amazing to see it grow. The small class sizes are helping my children get an individualized learning experience right for them. The teachers are kind, committed, and always willing to learn new things along side of the children. The school is working hard on emphasizing values and character traits that don't just happen at school but will extend to their daily lives with all people they come in contact with. I see the school embracing today's technology, social interest, and ever changing academic styles with purposeful intent while not compromising on values. Eugene Christian School has become a second home that my kids genuinely love going to each day. It is a great family to be a part of and we are extremely blessed to have this school. ~The Tubbs Family
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Best...School...Ever!!!! We currently have a 2nd Grader at Eugene Christian School and we simply can't say enough about our experience as a whole. The class sizes are small, allowing the teacher to give one on one attention to every student. They have all of the programs that help enrich children - art, music, language, PE, etc... And most importantly, it's Faith based teaching and vision for the school is so refreshing and exciting to see. We have 2 younger children whom we will also send to ECS. We LOVE this school! Patrick Schoenherr
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Our Fourth grader has been at ECS since first grade and has loved being a part of the ECS family since we enrolled him there. As parents we are so pleased with the school's focus on keeping the students' growing Faith at the core of what they do. ECS has weekly chapel and curriculum that includes God and His teaching, we love what this has done for our son's confidence in his Christian Faith. Academically speaking, the fact that the students still get to experience all subjects in the classroom and also Spanish, PE, and Music is a bonus as well. We are pleased that he can receive a more well-rounded education. The new administrator is very forward thinking and kid-focused. He supports integrating technology to help create an individualized education program for each student. We also like the fact that the school also reaches out to the local community with community concerts, supporting charities and service projects. We are looking forward to the future with ECS! ~The Hugo family
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Eugene Christian School is a blessing to our family. I find (1) the school truly cares about the spiritual development of the children, (2) passionate, dedicated teachers, and (3) a facility perfectly suited for a learning environment. I am excited by the direction and vision of our new principal. I enjoy attending chapel service and seeing the kids worship our Lord, share their talents/gifts, and be recognized for their Christ-like character.
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