North Idaho Christian School exists to challenge and inspire individuals to impact the world by growing in Christ-like character through academic excellence rooted in Biblical truth.
For over 30 years NICS disciples students in grades one through twelve.
There are 200 students enrolled, served by a staff of over 30 born-again Christians who love their Lord and the children they serve.
NICS is a non-denominational school drawing its students from over 30 local churches.
Our primary mission is to train up Christian leaders, young people of integrity, who will serve God and man in whatever setting God places them as young adults.
NICS offers its students daily Bible class, weekly chapels, spiritual retreats, and ministry-oriented community service.
Our Christian teachers and staff members are the students "living curriculum", setting a Christ-like example for the students with humility and dependency on the Lord for daily success in life.
North Idaho Christian School partners with parents to create a Biblically-centered learning environment. We endeavor to inspire and empower students by providing challenging academic instruction, critical thinking, and lifelong learning skills, with opportunities for servant leadership--all within the context of Biblical truth.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked ID School
  • Grades: 1-12
  • Students: 203 students
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 23 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

North Idaho Christian School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Idaho for:


School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 1-12
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
Dyslexia/Language-based/Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2019

Student Body

Total Students
203 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade
North Idaho Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
23 students
Number of AP Courses
5 courses
Advanced Courses
Dual Enrollment, IDLA
Average SAT score
Classroom Dress Code
(Tan, black, or navy chino style pants, polos; girls may also wear skirts or dresses)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Families pay between $2057 and $5114 for a full year of tuition.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Paulette O'Neal


Total Sports Offered
3 sports


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
3 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Coding Club, Lego League

Arts and Music Programs:

School Notes

  • North Idaho Christian School offers a fully accredited, Christ-centered curriculum (grades 1-12) within a small class size environment.  Our loving faculty and staff partner with families to empower disciples of Jesus Christ. 
Profile last updated: 01/19/2021

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked ID School
  • Grades: 1-12
  • Students: 203 students
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 23 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Kootenai County, ID is $4,255 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Kootenai County, ID is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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