Fairwinds Christian School

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  • Fairwinds Christian School is committed to quality education. Foundationally, Fairwinds Christian School strives to establish in the minds of students that the Bible is the final authority for life.
  • Children attending Fairwinds Christian School receive a traditional education with challenging academics that are Biblically integrated.
  • Our small size makes it easy to maintain a family-like atmosphere that encourages the students to thrive and grow.
  • At Fairwinds Christian School, we are a small school but a big family.
  • Fairwinds Christian School is a member of the American Association of Christian Schools (AACS) and the Delaware Association of Christian Schools (DACS).
  • OUR MISSION & VISION We exist to assist parents in the local church in the task of training young people to their fullest potential spiritually, academically, physically, and socially.Fairwinds Christian School promotes a Bible based philosophy that guides young people in developing a consistent and fruitful testimony which will impact a constantly changing world.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Association of Christian Schools (AACS)
Religious AffiliationBaptist
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded1972

Student Body

Total Students262 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
56%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade Fairwinds Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
5%
Average Class Size15 students
Average SAT score1075
Average ACT score20

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineAug. 1 / Sep. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$6,695
Tuition Notestuition range $5727-$6695
Acceptance Rate
99%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorJill Swigart
Admissions AssociateCindy Armstrong

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
SoccerVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
American Christian Honor Society, Drama Team, Student Body Council

Arts and Music Programs:
AACS Fine Arts Competition

School Notes

  • Our mission is to assist parents in the local church in the task of training young people to their fullest potential spiritually, academically, physically, and socially. Fairwinds Christian School promotes a Bible based philosophy that guides young people in developing a consistent and fruitful testimony which will impact a constantly changing world. Fairwinds Christian School is a traditional school with grades PK-3 year olds to 12th grade. All of the subjects are teacher instructed and guided. Our school provides a college preparatory curriculum using the ABeka and Bob Jones text materials.
  • Our school offers the benefit of a small classroom size and yet remains competitive in sports. Our boys basketball team has won 6 Championship titles within their division.
  • Students have been able to challenge their creativity by participating in annual music programs, art classes, and dinner theatres.
  • Come see what is happening at Fairwinds Christian School where we strive to make students academically strong and spiritually mature!

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