Horizon Christian School

  • At Horizon Christian School of Hood River, OR, we believe that educating a child is a high calling.
  • Since 1977, we have made that calling our priority by providing quality Christian education for families in the Columbia Gorge area.
  • We are dedicated to helping each student develop their full potential by encouraging academic excellence, integrity, Godly character, and a passion for life.
  • We stress a challenging academic program taught by caring, experienced teachers using the highest quality curriculum with the Bible as the foundation.
  • Horizon Christian School is accredited by AdvancED, the northwest accrediting association.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1977

Student Body

Total Students210 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
9%
State avg.: 21%
Students by GradeHorizon Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
3%
Average Class Size13 students
Number of AP Courses8 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesChemistry, Physics, Calculus, English Literature, English Composition, US History, US Government, Art,
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Standardized dress code)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition varies depending on grade level. Tuition assistance and scholarships are also available.
% on Financial Aid
42%
Acceptance Rate
97%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorCarol Yates

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Golf, Soccer, Track and FieldBasketballGolf,
SoccerTrack and Field,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Arts and Music Programs:
Forensics and Debate

School Notes

  • Horizon Christian School has a current student body of nearly 200 students, Pre-kindergarten through 12th grade.  Our school serves communities from throughout the Columbia Gorge and is regionally accredited by AdvanceEd. Academic excellence at Horizon is characterized by small class sizes, low teacher-student rations, and individualized attention to help students achieve their goals.  Horizon teachers and staff are committed to creating a caring and safe learning environment.  We believe that relationships are key to that goal, so whether it`s teacher to student, student to student, or teacher to parent, positive relationships are stressed.  Students participate in a full range of classes and activities. The challenging academic program includes Advanced Placement classes, field trips, retreats, mentoring, fine arts, service projects, and extracurricular activities all of which provide a rounded and rich curriculum.  The Hawks soccer, volleyball, basketball, track & field, and golf teams are frequent contenders for division titles at the 1A-OSAA level.

Nearby Private Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hood River
    Bright Beginnings
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-K | 56 students
    0.8 miles
    616 State St
    Hood River, OR 97031
    (541)386-7717
    0.8 PK-K
    56
  • Hood River
    Grades: PK-10 | 48 students
    0.8 miles
    1100 22nd St
    Hood River, OR 97031
    (541)386-3187
    0.8 PK-10
    48
  • White Salmon
    Grades: PK-6 | 57 students
    2.7 miles
    1054 Se Oak St./elementary Campus: 871 Ne Estes St
    White Salmon, WA 98672
    (509)281-1721
    2.7 PK-6
    57
  • White Salmon
    World Class Academy
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: 9-12 | 29 students
    2.7 miles
    163 N Main Ave
    White Salmon, WA 98672
    2.7 9-12
    29
  • Mount Hood Parkdale
    New Vision School
    Alternative School
    Grades: PK-7 | 36 students
    11.1 miles
    6575 Hwy 35
    Mount Hood Parkdale, OR 97041
    11.1 PK-7
    36

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The average private school tuition in Oregon is $7,363 for elementary schools and $10,738 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Oregon is 85% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).