Horizon Christian School

Horizon Christian School (HCS) serves students from pre-k through 12th grade, and is a non-denominational ministry of Horizon Christian Fellowship.
Our student body of nearly 300 is comprised of students from many local churches.
HCS teaches from a Biblical worldview, and is fully accredited through the Indiana Department of Education.
Horizon provides small class sizes with more personal attention. Students enjoy our beautiful 98 acre campus in the Geist/Lawrence area.
Horizon is a non-denominational, Biblically based Christian school striving for academic excellence while developing in students a Christian perspective of the world by encouraging a lifetime of service to Jesus Christ.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked IN School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 288 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,720
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Learning Difference Programs
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
288 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade
Horizon Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
18 students
Number of AP Courses
4 courses
Advanced Courses
Calculus, English, Statistics, US History

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
PK: $2,600 K-5th grade: $6,720 6th-8th grade: $6,860 High School: $7,470 Additionally, all grades have $260 registration fee and $260 curriculum fee
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Mary Lyn Milford


Total Sports Offered
6 sports

School Notes

  • The curriculum at Horizon Christian School emphasizes a Biblical worldview, and intentionally promotes an atmosphere of Christ's love that encourages our students to obey God's Word and trust fully in God's sovereignty.  It is the work of Horizon Christian School to provide an intentional educational framework which equips our students with the skills necessary to pursue God's calling in their lives.  The students at Horizon have achieved above the national average on national standardized tests, and above the Indiana average on the ISTEP.  Courses are aligned with Indiana State Standards and taught through a Christian worldview.  We continually review and enhance our academics, providing our students with the essential skills to succeed.  Our students go on to a variety of colleges, including Anderson University, Indiana University, Indiana Wesleyan University, IUPUI, Purdue University, Taylor University, and many others.

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked IN School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 288 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,720
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Indianapolis, IN is $8,538 for elementary schools and $11,131 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Indianapolis, IN is 81% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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