Seattle Christian Schools

Our mission at Seattle Christian Schools is to proclaim Jesus Christ in all aspects of our program, emphasizing academic excellence and biblical Christian values, partnering with parents and the church to prepare godly young men and women so that they may impact their world for Christ.

Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 586 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $11,500
  • Acceptance rate: 75%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Seattle Christian Schools ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Washington for:

Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
586 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade
Seattle Christian Schools Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
47 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
18 students
Number of AP Courses
9 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
2D Art and Design, Calculus, Chemistry, English Language and Composition, English Literature, Physics 1, Spanish, U.S. History, World History: Modern
Average SAT score
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Amount listed is an average of full-priced tuition - tuition ranges by grade level and tuition discounts are available based on financial need.
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Dawn Gorder



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
5 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Art Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Jazz Band, Pep Band, Theater Arts

School Notes

  • Founded in 1946, Seattle Christian Schools provides Christian families with a quality education based on scriptural principles and centered on Jesus Christ. Because Christian faith is the core of each and every person, SCS encourages students to see God's plan and revelation of Himself in each academic discipline. In all areas of our curricular and co-curricular activities, we strive to integrate biblical principles whether in the classroom, participating in fine arts or on the athletic field and court. Since each child in unique, SCS provides an environment where students can achieve at high academic levels, while ministering to the individual learning styles of our students. Each is encouraged to participate fully in the Christian school experience through involvement in service, missions, the fine arts, athletics and leadership opportunities at all grade levels. Seattle Christian Schools has a long history of success in meeting the educational needs of Christian parents and their children. Our goal is to prepare Christian leaders who can meet the demands of an ever-changing world equipped with the foundational truths of God's never-changing Word.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Seattle Christian Schools cost?
Seattle Christian Schools's tuition is approximately $11,500 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of Seattle Christian Schools?
The acceptance rate of Seattle Christian Schools is 75%, which is lower than the national average of 85%. Seattle Christian Schools's acceptance rate is ranked among the top private schools in Washington with low acceptance rates.
What sports does Seattle Christian Schools offer?
Seattle Christian Schools offers 10 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field and Volleyball. Seattle Christian Schools is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Washington for most sports offered.
What is Seattle Christian Schools's ranking?
Seattle Christian Schools ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Washington for: Lowest average acceptance rates, Largest student body, Most sports offered and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Seattle Christian Schools?
The application deadline for Seattle Christian Schools is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (8 reviews)
SCS was for us an absolute godsend. Initially, we looked at SCS for one of our high school kids who was struggling to thrive in public school. Once we learned what SCS had to offer, however, we decided to enroll both of our kids. The school embraces the highest academic standards, and it's also reassuring to know that the Judeo-Christian values we are teaching at home are not being undone or challenged in the classroom. Furthermore, the support both our kids have received at SCS is phenomenal. Smaller class sizes and teacher: student ratios means each child receives the personalized attention he or she needs. SCS made a radical difference in not only our children's education but in their spiritual development. Our kids are so grateful we made this change for them. Even our second child, who was initially ambivalent about the change, is so grateful to be where she is. As parents, we are thankful we made the choice to switch—only wish we'd done it sooner.
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We have had our son at Seattle Christian for his second year now. We have faced many challenges this year with covid-19 and have had to face many changes as well. The teachers have been great with our son. He loves all of them so much, and you can tell the staff cares about the children who attend.
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I feel proud to belong to the Seattle Christian School Family. My kids are in elementary and they love their school, teachers and friends so much. This is an amazing school where everything revolves around Jesus and the Christian values.
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My kids have been at Seattle Christian since Kindergarten and are currently going into 3rd and 5th grades. The community at this school is amazing and we are so grateful for the staff and families that we have the privilege of being with each day. Academically, my kids have had a well-rounded experience which includes strong core subjects as well as engaging activities around Bible, Social Studies, Science, Art, Music, PE, Library, and a variety of extracurricular activities. My daughter has gone to cheer camp led by the high school cheer squad, running club, and intramural basketball. My son has had the chance to play basketball, join a running club, chess club, sing in the school concert, and many other experiences I'm sure I'm forgetting. The teachers and staff have been supportive and caring. I love that my kids have three recesses each day and a good 25min lunch. It just feels like my kids are loved, challenged, and cultivated here and we couldn't be happier.
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A Christ centered focus is what is provided at Seattle Christian Elementary School. Teachers are engaged and love their students while effectively equipping them in the educational material. Students are learning material and being equipped with a Biblical worldview. This is a fantastic community of families and educators.
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I've had children in the elementary school at Seattle Christian School and it has gotten better and better each year since we've been here. There has been some staff turnover since we started but it seems like the new staff coming in are really outstanding and a huge improvement to some that left. My students love the school. The especially love chapel. They also love not having uniforms though I wish they did!! We are so happy with the school and plan to stay here all the way through high school. The high school has so many sports to offer that you don't find in other private schools. You don't have to trade off between going to a private school and getting to participate in fun clubs and sports. We love it here!
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My kids have been attending since Kindergarten, and they've all done well. They enjoy their days, the amount of homework is not overbearing and I like the focus on character in addition to academics.
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This is our first year here at SCS. Our experience has been a true blessing for my daughter and family! The principal and teachers have been an amazing support academically and emotionally. You can tell they care about your child! We came from a public school with some struggles, and so far this year my daughter has excelled tremendously! The other students attending SCS have welcomed her with open arms! I cant recommend SCS enough! I absolutely love the Christian atmosphere!
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Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 586 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $11,500
  • Acceptance rate: 75%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Seattle, WA is $20,594 for elementary schools and $22,731 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Seattle, WA is 73% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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