Rainier Christian Schools

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It is the policy of Rainier Christian Schools not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability in the admission and access to, or treatment or employment in its programs or activities.
As a religious educational institution Rainier christian schools is permitted and reserves the right to prefer students, prospective students, employees and prospective employees on the basis of religion.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 581 students
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Apr. 15 / Sep. 5

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
581 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade
Rainier Christian Schools Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
15 students
Number of AP Courses
1 course
List of Courses Offered
Average ACT score
Classroom Dress Code

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
Apr. 15 / Sep. 5
Tuition Notes
Please go to www.rainierchristian.org to view the updated tuition and fees.


Total Sports Offered
7 sports

School Notes

  • The Five R's of Rainier Christian
  • Relationships--The Bible`s message from the beginning is God created individuals to be in relationship. The New Testament speaks to the relationship of the Holy Spirit residing within believers, and believers belong to one another in Christ. The ministry and teaching of Jesus was notably immersed in relationships with the twelve disciples and his followers. Christian educators aim to model the Biblical patterns of productive relationships to make a positive impact on student`s lives and learning.Jn. 17:21, 1Cor. 3:16, Rom. 12:5, 1 Jn. 4:7
  • Relevance--A Christian context for learning offers an unequalled platform to understand a Biblical worldview. Linking a Biblical worldview to content or process standards, career or college readiness goals, and authentic or novel applications increases students` intrinsic motivation to learn, and their abilities to make meaningful connections.2 Tim. 2:21, 2 Tim. 3:16
  • Rigor--In the parlance of cognitive taxonomies, rigor is best understood when students engage with opportunities to evaluate, apply, analyze, compare, design, create, or invent. Rote memorization and recall are useful for the basics of any subject, but cannot be the exclusive cognitive demands when designing assignments and assessments.Eccl. 1:13, 2 Tim. 2:15
  • Research--All truth is God`s truth. Christian education must borrow from best practices found within educational research. High-quality research that addresses the domains of teaching, learning, assessment, innovation, technology, special needs, and school culture should inform practitioner`s efforts to indelibly impact students` lives and learning. Action research and inquiry cycles can be considered effective tools to spur professional growth and confirm or challenge empirical findings.Dan. 1:12-16
  • Response--In response to God`s love, and learning in a Christ-centered context, Christian School communities share a calling to become creative force agents of change-inside and outside of the classroom. Community service, lavish giving, and extending common grace to all people characterize the mint marks of a responsive Christian education.Gal 6:10, Eph. 2:10

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 581 students
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Apr. 15 / Sep. 5

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The average private school tuition in King County, WA is $16,684 for elementary schools and $18,967 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in King County, WA is 78% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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