At Horizon Christian School of Hood River, OR, we are dedicated to helping each student develop their full potential by encouraging Academic Achievement, Biblical Truth and Christian Character Development.
Since 1977, we have made that calling our priority by providing quality Christian education for families in the Columbia Gorge area.
We offer 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 and recongnized by ACSI.
Offering AP, concurrent and dual enrollment classes as well as tuition assistance programs with Grand Canyon University.
The Horizon Homeschool Program makes select Horizon programs and expertise available to homeschooling families to supplement and support home education.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Acceptance rate: 97%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 23%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
18 students
Number of AP Courses
8 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Art, Calculus, Chemistry, English Composition, English Literature, Physics, US Government, US History
Classroom Dress Code
Standardized dress code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition varies depending on grade level. Variable Tuition program considers each families unique financial situation and sets a tuition rate that is best for them.
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Carol Yates
Admissions Associate
Rachel Caldwell


Total Sports Offered
6 sports


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
3 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Leadership Team, Lego League, National Honor Society

School Notes

  • Horizon Christian School has a current student body of over 200 students, Pre-kindergarten through 12th grade, and homeschool integration. Our school serves communities throughout the Columbia Gorge. Academic excellence at Horizon is characterized by small class sizes, low teacher-student ratios, 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 cross country, soccer, basketball, track & field, and golf teams are frequent contenders for division titles at the 1A-OSAA level.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Horizon Christian School often compared to?

Horizon Christian Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Mid-columbia Adventist Christian School, New Vision School by visitors of our site.

What is the acceptance rate of Horizon Christian School?

The acceptance rate of Horizon Christian School is 97%, which is higher than the national average of 88%.

What sports does Horizon Christian School offer?

Horizon Christian School offers 6 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Track and Field and Volleyball.

When is the application deadline for Horizon Christian School?

The application deadline for Horizon Christian School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Acceptance rate: 97%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Oregon is $9,346 for elementary schools and $12,001 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Oregon is 88% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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