Park Christian School

  • Park Christian SchoolDistinctly Christian.  On Purpose. For over thirty-nine years, Park Christian School has been educating the next generation of leaders in the Fargo Moorhead West Fargo area. Park Christian's thoroughly Christian education and commitment to academic excellence has resulted in a strong tradition of student success. PCS offers full day K, free busing in Moorhead, and a shuttle to and from Horace, South, and West Fargo.
  • Tuition reduction assistance is available up to 50% based on a sliding need based scale.

Upcoming Events and News

  • Park Christian School Students Design New Playground - 10/01/2020 - Nicholas Bormann (5th grade), Owen Bye (6th grade), Owen Goodman (5th grade), Jonah Redington (6th grade), & Caleb Striker (5th grade) were part of the Park Christian School FIRST Lego ...moreLeague team that designed the new PCS playground. Here they explain the process they used to create the plan.
    Have you ever been to a playground and wanted to play on it every day? We, one of the FIRST Lego League teams at Park Christian School, decided to design the new playground for PCS for our project. We surveyed the K- 6th graders so they could choose what they wanted on a rank from 1-11, and the 12th question was an option for suggestions. We created a chart to count the rankings. We met with PCS President Nellermoe and discussed the budget. We then looked at some catalogs of playground equipment that fit with the survey. Then, we made a display board for our project and presented it to the FIRST Lego League judges at the NDSU tournament in January. We are very happy that the zipline, tire swing, and the Oodle swing were chosen from our project for the new PCS playground.
    One of the PCS recess supervisors/elementary physical education teacher, Mrs. Laura Harris, is already seeing benefits from the new playground being translated into the classroom. "As recess supervisor and phy-ed teacher I spend part of each day outside on the new playground equipment with the kids. The new equipment is designed for fun and creative play. As a physical education teacher, I also see the hidden benefits of strength and coordination enhancement. In the past few weeks, I have noticed many children gaining strength and confidence on the tightropes, swings, zip line, and monkey bars. Physical development will contribute to greater academic achievement."
    The Park Christian playground will be enjoyed for years to come. Staff, parents, community businesses and students helped prepare, plan, and implement the design. This playground was made possible in part by the generation support of the BNSF Railway Foundation, The Alex Stern Foundation, and the Kiwanis Club of Fargo.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Christian Schools International (CSI)
Mid Atlantic Christian Schools Association (MACSA)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences
Year Founded1981

Student Body

Total Students397 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Park Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size13 students
Number of AP Courses4 courses
Advanced CoursesCalculus, European History, Psychology
Average ACT score25
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(clean, modest, neat.)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesWe would be happy to discuss tuition fees and options in person or over the phone. Tuition Reduction Scholarships are available up to 50% of tuition, utilizing a third party agency called FACTS.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$3,607
Admissions DirectorTeresa Nickel


Total Sports Offered16 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Diving, Flag Football, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DivingFlag Football,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.15 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
First Lego League Robotics, Knowledge Bowl, National Honor Society, NFL Congress, PAY, Speech, Student Council, Trap Team, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Drama, Jazz Ensemble, One Act Play, PCS Singers, Pep Band

School Notes

  • We have the following ways for you to connect with Park Christian School:
  • Educational Success Consultations:  one on ones with the President, Chris Nellermoe.  Call 218-236-0500 to set up a convenient time to meet.
  • Preview Days:  for inquiring students.  Call 218-236-0500 to RSVP.
  • Kindergarten Exploration Nights. Call to RSVP.
  • Visit our website at
  • Call and ask for Admissions at 218-236-0500.
  • Follow us on Twitter at PCSFalcons or Facebook at Park Christian School.

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    1005 2nd Ave S
    Moorhead, MN 56560
    (218) 233-0553
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