Northwest Christian School

  • The purpose of Northwest Christian School is to provide an educational program which upholds a standard of scholastic and behavioral excellence, furnishes instruction in biblically-based Christian faith which enables students to develop a Christian world view, and prepares students to fulfill their God-ordained role in the home, the church, their country, and the world.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
AdvancED
Educational Records Bureau
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded1980
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students1459 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade Northwest Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers67 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio22:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
48%
Average Class Size23 students
Number of AP Courses1 courses
Advanced CoursesAnatomy & Physiology, AP English 5-6, AP English 7-8, Calculus 3-4, Physics 3-4
Average SAT score1104
Average ACT score22
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(solid color polos, uniform or cargo shorts, Dockers-style pants)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$10,131
Tuition NotesHalf-Day Kindergarten (pm) $ 5,049 Full-Day Kindergarten $ 7,832 Elementary $ 7,832 6th Grade $ 9,251 Middle School $ 9,460 High School $10,615 Extended Care (K-5th Grade Only) $4.75/hr. Pre-Scheduled $5.25/hr. Drop-In Available dismissal through 5:30pm
% on Financial Aid
5%
Average Financial Aid Grant$2,200
Acceptance Rate
97%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMichelle Reddy
Admissions AssociateAmber Perona

Sports

Total Sports Offered15 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Flag Football, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
Cross CountryFlag Football,
FootballGolf,
SoccerSoftball,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWinter Track,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.30 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Ambassadors Club, Book Buddies, Bowling Club, Cheer, Christian Warriors/Mart. Arts, Crusader Chess Club, Crusader Golf, Crusadettes on the Run, Cub Scouts, Drama, Finger Talkers, Girl Scouts, Guitar: Beginning, Guitar: Intermediate, ipad Movie Making, JumpBunch, Junior Crusaders: Sports, Junior National Honors Society, Kindermusik, Machines and Mechanics, Math Busters, Mathletes, Music Theater Workshop, National Honors Society, Phonics Intensive, Praise Band, Public Speaking 1, Robotics, Social Etiquette Fun, Young Marines

School Notes

  • Applications are currently being accepted for the 2018-2019 school year. For more information visit our Admissions website: http://ncsaz.org/admissions.htm
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  • Phoenix
    Grades: PK-12 | 453 students
    10.2 miles
    1751 W Indian School Road
    Phoenix, AZ 85015
    (602)265-4707
    10.2 PK-12
    453
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    Grades: PK-12 | 787 students
    9.8 miles
    14400 N Tatum Blvd
    Phoenix, AZ 85032
    (602)992-5100
    9.8 PK-12
    787
  • Glendale
    Grades: K-12 | 125 students
    1.8 miles
    4030 W Yorkshire Dr
    Glendale, AZ 85308
    (623)582-6871
    1.8 K-12
    125
  • Phoenix
    Grades: PK-12 | 175 students
    18.9 miles
    2020 E Baseline Rd
    Phoenix, AZ 85042
    (602)243-1900
    18.9 PK-12
    175
  • Phoenix
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    Grades: 9-12 | 192 students
    17 miles
    6036 S 27th Avenue
    Phoenix, AZ 85041
    (602)268-8686
    17 9-12
    192

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (7 reviews)
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My son graduated in 2014 from NCS and will graduate from ASU in 2018. He attended there for 13 years (K-12) and participated in the band, baseball, and football. I can't say enough about the teachers, coaches, and other staff as to the preparation they gave him for higher education and life in general. I still attend activities at the school and enjoy talking to former students and teachers. I would highly encourage parents to visit the school if you are interested in a great education and experience for your children.
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I am an extremely picky former home school mom of 5 years. This school sounded too good to be true, but after 3 years, I can honestly say it has exceeded my expectations. My child is a freshman now and is involved in the Adventure Club (hiking, shooting, climbing), band, football, mission trips, discipleship groups, student government, weight training and theater. His classes challenge him and he is seeking a leadership scholarship to Grand Canyon University and excels with technology. The freshman class is really tight, and I feel blessed beyond measure at the circle of friends NCS has put around him. The superintendent's door is always open and I attend the monthly Coffee with the Principals; parent participation makes this school great too without the drama and financial challenges other private schools seem to be troubled with. It is the best decision we could have made.
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This is my 3rd year at Northwest Christian School and I''m so proud that my children attend this school. The school offers so many activities, sports for students to be a part of no matter what their age or interests. The junior high school and high school sports programs are amazing. The classroom instruction is stellar--my children are getting a solid education elementary age through high school. But, most importantly they are surrounded by good people: their teachers, administration, and friends. God's light shines on this campus in all they do. So blessed that my children can be a part of NCS.
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HI, I am the grandparent of one of your kindergarten students and would like some information on several of your extra-curricular programs. 1. Cub Scouts 2. Chess Club 3. Book Buddies Thanks Tom Shelby
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Northwest Christian School has impressed me in a number of ways. The teachers are certified by ACSI and the Arizona Department of Education. Each of the teachers and staff members my children interacted with truly cared about them. My children have been prayed for, prayed with and encouraged. Academically each of my children was challenged at their level of need. My three kids came in three flavors. One needed academic support and another needed academic challenge. We found both at NCS. Socially my children found their niche in athletics and fine arts. We have continually been blessed to be a part of NCS.
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It is a joy to teach at Northwest. I strive to bring biblical truths in every subject and enjoy teaching children the Word of God. The staff prays together and works cohesively as one team working toward a common goal: to train young people to have a biblical worldview in an ever changing world.
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What a blessing NCS has been to our three kids; all are considered lifers. NCS prepared them for their Chrisitian Walk and World View, College, Life as a Christian in a World lacking Christian Values. Have no regrets what so ever in sendin our kids to NCS and investing the thousands of dollars; more than well worth it! An investment that has infinite value and last many lifetimes and generations to come.
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