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)

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

Top Rankings

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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.

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Quick Stats (2022)

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

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The average private school tuition in South Dakota is $3,644 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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