Faith Christian School

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Faith Christian School Headmaster run, board overseen, non-denominational private, church school. Our Campus houses a Kindergarten, Elementary, Middle School and High School. The school is fully accredited by SACS, participates in AHSAA, and competes in Calhoun County Athletics. Our purpose is to provide an education equal to or better than the public school based on biblical principals but not one particular protestant denomination or sect.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked AL School
  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 325 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,650
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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Faith Christian School places among the top 20% of private schools in Alabama for:

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded
1978

Student Body

Total Students
325 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
Faith Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size
16 students
Number of AP Courses
2 courses
Advanced Courses
AP American History, AP English Literature
Average ACT score
25
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Neat, clean and modest. Khakis or jeans. T-shirts or polos.)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition is for Elementary. Kindergarten is $3,600, middle school is $4,800 and high school is $5,500.
% on Financial Aid
20%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$2,500
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Associate
Mrs. Ara Bain

Sports

Total Sports Offered
8 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Beta Club - honor society, Chess Club, Community Service Projects, Drama Teams, History Club, Honor Choir, Journalism, Lego teams, Math Tutoring, Scholars' Bowl, Student Government Association

School Notes

  • Campus is neat and clean
  • All teachers meet SACS requirements.
  • School Board relationship to the school is policy-driven.  The headmaster implements policy that is created by the board.
  • Curriculum varies with grade level and topic so that the very best curriculum may be used for each grade or subject.
  • The school does not teach the religion of the Presbyterian Church in American, though it is owned and operated by Faith Presbyterian Church.
  • The school has a very active PTF and Athletic Fundraising Organization.

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked AL School
  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 325 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,650
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Alabama is $7,224 for elementary schools and $7,742 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Alabama is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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