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.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked SD School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 239 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,200
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Rapid City Christian School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in South Dakota for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Year Founded
1981

Student Body

Total Students
239 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
Rapid City Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size
15 students
Number of AP Courses
4 courses
List of Courses Offered
Average ACT score
24
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Chapel dress on chapel days

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
$7500 is the cost for grades 9-12 $6000 for 8th grade and $5000 for 6th and 7th grades
% on Financial Aid
20%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$1,500
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Roy Roberts
Admissions Associate
Shelli Grinager

Sports

Extracurriculars

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:
ALL-STATE CHORUS & ORCHESTRA

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.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Rapid City Christian School cost?

Rapid City Christian School's tuition is approximately $5,200 for private students.

What is the acceptance rate of Rapid City Christian School?

The acceptance rate of Rapid City Christian School is 90%, which is lower than the national average of 97%. Rapid City Christian School's acceptance rate is ranked among the top private schools in South Dakota with low acceptance rates.

What sports does Rapid City Christian School offer?

Rapid City Christian School offers 10 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball and Wrestling. Rapid City Christian School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in South Dakota for most sports offered.

What is Rapid City Christian School's ranking?

Rapid City Christian School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in South Dakota for: Lowest average acceptance rates, Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees, Largest student body and Most sports offered.

When is the application deadline for Rapid City Christian School?

The application deadline for Rapid City Christian School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked SD School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 239 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,200
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in South Dakota is $3,735 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in South Dakota is 97% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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