Pella Christian High School

  • The mission of Pella Christian High School is to provide students with a Christ-centered education and to prepare them for life-long Christian service.
  • The purpose of Pella Christian High School is to nurture a Christian Community in which parents and staff cooperatively provide quality education based on God's word.
  • Our aim is to educate students in spiritual, intellectual, physical, social, and emotional dimensions; to prepare students for responsible citizenship in God's kingdom; to provide a quality, Bible-based education from a Reformed world view which acknowledges Christ's Lordship over all of life; to emphasize each person's worth and communal responsibility; to maintain a staff of committed, competent Christian educators; to involve parents as partners in various aspects of school life; to develop community awareness of the mission and purpose of PCHS; and to promote covenantal Christian education for all Christian families.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Christian Schools International (CSI)
Other religious school association(s)
Religious AffiliationCalvinist
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded77

Student Body

Total Students288 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
4%
State avg.: 13%
Students by GradePella Christian High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Average Class Size18 students
Number of AP Courses1 courses
Average ACT score25
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Conservative)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$6,300
Tuition NotesGrants and scholarships are available

Sports

Total Sports Offered14 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Drill Team, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WeightliftingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
Cross CountryDrill Team,
FootballGolf,
SoccerSoftball,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWeightlifting,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Clay Trap, International Club, Knowledge Bowl, Memoirs-Yearbook, Mock Trial, Student Newspaper

Arts and Music Programs:
Chamber Choir, Forensics, Pep Band, Play Productions-Fall & Spring

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Intramural Sports

School Notes

  • The mission of Pella Christian High School is to provide students with a Christ-centered education and to prepare them for life-long Christian service. The purpose of Pella Christian High School is to nurture a Christian Community in which parents and staff cooperatively provide quality education based on God's word. Our aim is to educate students in spiritual, intellectual, physical, social, and emotional dimensions; to prepare students for responsible citizenship in God's kingdom; to provide a quality, Bible-based education from a Reformed world view which acknowledges Christ's Lordship over all of life; to emphasize each person's worth and communal responsibility; to maintain a staff of committed, competent Christian educators; to involve parents as partners in various aspects of school life; to develop community awareness of the mission and purpose of PCHS; and to promote covenantal Christian education for all Christian families.

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