Rapid City Christian School

  • Established in 1981, Rapid City Christian School is an independent, co-educational day school enrolling qualified students in grades six through twelve.
  • We exist for one purpose: to provide truly Christian schooling-strong liberal arts education integrated with a non-denominational, evangelical perspective, along with the daily cultivation of Christian discipleship.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded1981

Student Body

Total Students239 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Rapid City Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses4 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Average ACT score24
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Chapel dress on chapel days)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,200
Tuition Notes$7500 is the cost for grades 9-12 $6000 for 8th grade and $5000 for 6th and 7th grades
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,500
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorRoy Roberts
Admissions AssociateShelli Grinager


Total Sports Offered10 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryFootball,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.National Honor Society, Student Council

Club or Organization:
Knowledge Bowl, One Act Play, Oral Interpretation, Science Bowl Team

Arts and Music Programs:

School Notes

  • Our mission is to equip children of Christian families with a sound liberal arts education framed within a biblical understanding of God and His creation, and to help nurture them in an active commitment to the Lord Jesus Christ.
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  • Rapid City
    Grades: PK-12 | 751 students
    8.3 miles
    300 Fairmont Blvd
    Rapid City, SD 57701
    8.3 PK-12

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