Mission Statement Northwest Christian School – educating for today, training for eternity by seeing and treating each child as God’s gift by showing each child the keys to a personal friendship with Jesus Christ.
by preparing individuals mentally, physically, and spiritually for a place in His service today and tomorrow.
by challenging individuals and groups to academic excellence and a life long habit of learning. We are a preschool through grade eight school located in Puyallup, WA., for over 50 years (previously know as Nelson-Crane).
We accept students of all faiths who want an advanced academic program in a setting that exemplifies and promotes a Christian life-style.
Our certified teachers and support staff are committed to providing quality education in a Christ-filled environment.
Our school is part of the world-wide Seventh-day Adventist school network. The Adventist educational system includes elementary schools, high schools, colleges, and universities in countries around the globe. .

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 165 students
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Northwest Christian School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Washington for:

Category
Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded
1955

Student Body

Total Students
165 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
30%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade
Northwest Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
18 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Khaki/navy/black pants &collared shirt

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • Mission Statement Northwest Christian School – educating for today, training for eternity by seeing and treating each child as God’s gift by showing each child the keys to a personal friendship with Jesus Christ.
  • by preparing individuals mentally, physically, and spiritually for a place in His service today and tomorrow.
  • by challenging individuals and groups to academic excellence and a life long habit of learning. We are a preschool through grade eight school located in Puyallup, WA., for over 50 years (previously know as Nelson-Crane).
  • We accept students of all faiths who want an advanced academic program in a setting that exemplifies and promotes a Christian life-style.
  • Our certified teachers and support staff are committed to providing quality education in a Christ-filled environment.
  • Our school is part of the world-wide Seventh-day Adventist school network. The Adventist educational system includes elementary schools, high schools, colleges, and universities in countries around the globe.
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Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Northwest Christian School's ranking?

Northwest Christian School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Washington for: Oldest founding date.

When is the application deadline for Northwest Christian School?

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

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Spring Break
March 20, 2023 (Monday)
Last Day of School Dismissal
June 02, 2023 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 165 students
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Pierce County, WA is $9,841 for elementary schools and $12,998 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Pierce County, WA is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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