Friends Christian School

  • Friends Christian School (FCS) offers a comprehensive educational experience for families in north Orange County and surrounding communities. FCS is a place where students learn and grow in an environment that is centered on Jesus Christ. The mission of Friends Christian School is to develop, nurture, and equip students to positively impact their world for Jesus Christ. FCS is accredited by both the Association of Christian Schools International and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
  • All teachers (K8) have state teaching credentials and Association of Christian Schools International certificates.
  • FCS offers an outstanding academic program with a focus on science, technology, math. Students score well above average in every academic subject area on standardized tests.
  • Visual and performing arts instruction begins in preschool and culminates in advanced art, band, choir, Praise Band, and acclaimed musical drama productions in middle school.
  • FCS has the most comprehensive and competitive middle school athletic program in the region, with nine different sports offered.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationFriends
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students206 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
14%
State avg.: 43%
Students by GradeFriends Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Sports

Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryFlag Football,
SoccerSoftball,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Band and Choir, Theater Arts, Visual Arts Program Band and Choir, Theater Arts, Visual Arts Program,

School Notes

  • Little Friends Preschool & Kindergarten exists as a ministry of the Yorba Linda Friends and Rose Drive Friends Churches to provide a Biblically integrated curricular and extra-curricular program that meets the spiritual, academic, emotional, physical, and social needs of each student in Preschool through Eighth grade. The mission of Friends Christian School is to develop, nurture, and equip students to positively impact their world for Jesus Christ. The Preschool & Kindergarten High programs continue the focus on addressing all aspects of a student's development, supplementing the academic experience with a varied extra-curricular program. A full computer lab, vocal and instrumental music classes, and solid academic programs provide students with a range of opportunities. At the Junior High level, a spiritual emphasis week, a competitive athletic program, honors classes in English and Mathematics, and a variety of electives including Spanish, study skills, art, student publications and student government add to the options for students.

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