Peoria Christian School

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  • Peoria Christian School is premier Christian school serving the greater Peoria, Illinois, area for over 65 years.
  • Our strong, supportive Christian values, excellent teachers, engaging academics, fine arts, IESA and IHSA sports and more make Peoria Christian School an excellent choice for Christian families in this area.
  • Call to schedule a personal tour (309) 686-4500 ext. 217.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded1950
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost$50
Summer Program Cost NotesSummer sports camps or science camps may be available by the week
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2018

Student Body

Total Students585 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade Peoria Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size17 students
Number of AP Courses7 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP Biology, AP Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science, AP English, AP Spanish, AP US History, Honors and Dual Credit also available
Average ACT score25
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(School logo tops)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$7,000
Tuition Notestuition varies by grade level see website for updated tuition rates, financial aid applications available
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$2,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorKaren Hutchins


Total Sports Offered11 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Business Plan Team, Chess Club, Key Club, Model UN, Overseas Mission Teams, Photography Club, Reading Club, Scholastic Bowl, Speech Team, Student Council, Student Outreach, Tech Team

Arts and Music Programs:
Drama Team

School Notes

  • 96% of PCS graduates go on to college.
  • 2017 ACT composite score for PCS was 25.8 (National average was 21.4; State average was 21.0)
  • Blue Ribbon Award 2017 and 2009
  • IHSA and IESA sports
  • Band, Choir, Drama, Art, Photography Club and so much more.
  • Mission Trips
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  • Peoria
    Kiefer School
    Special Education School
    Grades: NS-12 | 122 students
    2.3 miles
    404 NE Madison
    Peoria, IL 61603
    2.3 NS-12
  • Peoria
    Grades: NS-8 | 315 students
    4 miles
    2711 W Willow Knolls Dr
    Peoria, IL 61614
    4 NS-8
  • Peoria
    Grades: 9-12 | 802 students
    1.5 miles
    5105 N Sheridan Road
    Peoria, IL 61614
    1.5 9-12
  • Peoria Heights
    Montessori School Of Peoria
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    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-6 | 61 students
    1.4 miles
    4906 N Prospect Rd
    Peoria Heights, IL 61616
    1.4 PK-6
  • Peoria
    Grades: NS-8 | 171 students
    2.1 miles
    2329 W Reservoir Blvd
    Peoria, IL 61615
    2.1 NS-8

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The average private school tuition in Illinois is $6,339 for elementary schools and $11,864 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Illinois is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).