Northside Christian School was founded in 1975 as a ministry of Northside Baptist Church.
The Lord's blessing upon the school is evidenced by its growth from that five-year-old kindergarten to its present fully developed academic, fine arts, and sports programs for one-year olds through high school seniors.
Northside Christian School exists to assist parents in their God-given responsibility of educating their student by providing a high-quality spiritual and academic program, enhanced by balanced fine arts and athletics, while encouraging the students to live disciplined, Christ-centered lives.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked SC School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 342 students
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 13 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Northside Christian School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in South Carolina for:

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Attribute

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Year Founded
1975

Student Body

Total Students
342 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
Northside Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
17%
Average Class Size
13 students
Number of AP Courses
5 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Dual Enrollment Math, Dual Enrollment Science, Honors Algebra II, Honors Anatomy, Honors Biology, Honors Calculus, Honors Chemistry, Honors English 9-12, Honors Spanish I, II, III, Honors Trig/Pre-calc
Average SAT score
1077
Average ACT score
23
Average Percentile SSAT
79%
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
blue/white shirt and khaki/navy pants 6-12

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
1s: 9,955-12 months; 2s: 7,595-12 months; K3-4: 6,345; K5-1: 6.932; 2-5: 7,160; 6-8: 7,982; 9-12: 8,585 2-5:6,960 . 6-8:7,750. 9-12:8,335. TOTAL ANNUAL COST 995 7-8 $7.421 9-12 $7.870
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Mr. Gavin Lockaby, Administrator
Admissions Associate
Dr. Cecil Beach

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
National Honor Society

Arts and Music Programs:
Graded bands, Graded choirs, Graded handbells

School Notes

  • Northside Christian School was founded in 1975 as a ministry of Northside Baptist Church. The Lord's blessing upon the school is evidenced by its growth from that five-year-old kindergarten to its present fully developed academic, fine arts, and sports programs for one-year olds through high school seniors. Northside Christian School exists to assist parents in their God-given responsibility of educating their student by providing a high-quality spiritual and academic program, enhanced by balanced fine arts and athletics, while encouraging the students to live disciplined, Christ-centered lives.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the acceptance rate of Northside Christian School?

The acceptance rate of Northside Christian School is 80%, which is lower than the national average of 90%. Northside Christian School's acceptance rate is ranked among the top private schools in South Carolina with low acceptance rates.

What sports does Northside Christian School offer?

Northside Christian School offers 6 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Soccer and Volleyball.

What is Northside Christian School's ranking?

Northside Christian School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in South Carolina for: Lowest average acceptance rates and Largest student body.

When is the application deadline for Northside Christian School?

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

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked SC School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 342 students
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 13 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Charleston County, SC is $14,041 for elementary schools and $21,312 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Charleston County, SC is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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