Peoria Christian School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
3506 N California Avenue
Peoria, IL 61603
Tel: (309)686-4500
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  • Peoria Christian School is a non-denominational college prep school with strong academics, all taught from a biblical worldview. Peoria Christian School (PCS) has two campuses in the Peoria area with 3-yr old classes up through 12th grade.
  • For over 65 years PCS has supported Christian families in the Peoria area. We invite you to take a look at our website and call 309-686-4500 x 217 to schedule a tour!.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1950
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2009

Student Body

Total Students738 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by GradePeoria Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers68 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size19 students
Number of AP Courses5 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP Calculus, AP English, AP Chemistry, AP US History, AP Spanish,
Average ACT score25
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(School logo tops)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition Notestuition varies by grade level see website for updated tuition rates, financial aid applications available
% on Financial Aid
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.Business Plan Team, Chess Club, Drama Team, Key Club, Model UN, Overseas Mission Teams, Photography Club, Reading Club, Scholastic Bowl, Speech Team, Student Council, Student Outreach, Tech Team Chess Club, Drama Team, Key Club, Model UN, Reading Club, Speech Team, Tech Team, Business Plan Team,
Overseas Mission Teams,
Photography Club,
Scholastic Bowl,
Student Council,
Student Outreach,

School Notes

  • 98% of PCS graduates go on to college.
  • 2015 ACT composite score for PCS was 25.0 (National average was 21.0; State average was 20.7)
  • ACT Red Quill award
  • IHSA and IESA sports
  • Band, Choir, Theater and so much more.
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School Reviews

5  5/21/2012
Excellent school. Wide range of sports, drama, band, choral programs, art, great options. Grounded in the Bible, Blue Ribbon school, ACT Red Quill Award, three campuses - awesome!
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