San Luis Obispo Christian School

Tel: (805)543-1146
  • San Luis Obispo Christian School is an independent, private elementary school in San Luis Obispo, offering Christ-centered education for kindergarten through sixth grade.
  • At SLOCS we are passionate about building character, teaching a biblical worldview, and raising up leaders.
  • Small class sizes allow for exceptional attention to each student's needs and talents.
  • Students flourish, surrounded by a staff that truly cares for their hearts and their minds.
  • Come visit and see why SLOCS families are so satisfied.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6

Student Body

Total Students47 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by GradeSan Luis Obispo Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size15 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition is subject to change annually. Please visit the website or call.
Admissions DirectorMrs. Chrissy Ybarra

School Notes

San Luis Obispo Christian School (SLOCS) was established in 1993 by a small group of families from Vineyard Church who gathered together to form a home school co-op. The school met two (2) days a week at a location on Lizzie Street and later became a full-time school and moved to the Family Christian Center in 1997. The school moved to it's current location at the First Baptist Church of SLO in 2011.SLOCS has since become an independent, non-profit Christian school; the only non-denominational Christian school in San Luis Obispo. SLOCS offers full-time academics for K-6 grades. The primary purpose of SLOCS is to serve San Luis Obispo and the surrounding area by partnering with parents to raise children with Christian foundations that will last a lifetime and provide them with the highest academic standards available.SLOCS joins with parents in working together to prepare children for a lifetime of learning and to encourage childrens' spiritual, intellectual, social, and emotional growth.
  • The mission of SLOCS is to glorify God by providing a quality educational experience for children in the San Luis Obispo County community that is uniquely Christian in its approach, values, methods, and philosophy. We are committed to providing a Christ-centered education, promoting excellence and balance in intellectual, physical, and spiritual stature that prepares students for the future. SLOCS is committed to accomplishing this mission through:Academic Excellence, Believing and Teaching Truth, Changing Lives Through Jesus Christ, Developing a Community of Partnerships and Ensuring a Christ-Centered Environment.
  • The vision of SLOCS it to providing a Christ-centered educational alternative and strives to partner with parents, families, and extended families in the nurturing of God's inheritance.
  • The goal of SLOCS is that our students will develop a God-centered worldview with the ability to apply Biblical principles to everyday decisions.

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  • San Luis Obispo
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  • San Luis Obispo
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  • San Luis Obispo
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    Grades: 1-11 | 8 students
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    51 W Foothill Blvd
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
  • San Luis Obispo
    Grades: PK-6 | 89 students
    2.8 miles
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    San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

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The average private school tuition in San Luis Obispo County, CA is $5,640 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in San Luis Obispo County, CA is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).