MISSION STATEMENT We will assist Christian families by providing a Christ-centered, biblically based education emphasizing excellence in character, academics, and service to Christ and others.
"All of your children will be taught by the Lord and great will be your children's peace." Isaiah 54:13
VISION STATEMENT Shoals Christian School (SCS) is a school whose constituents are increasingly committed to lives of holiness and prayer.
The school's leadership is committed to make decisions consistent with its mission statement and the principles of God's Word.
SCS follows biblical principles of stewardship and is dedicated to future growth and financial stability.
Students of SCS are growing in the knowledge of the Lord, are challenged to reach their full academic potential, and are impacting their world for Christ.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 214 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,255
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
on case-by-case basis, dyslexia and mild learning differences
Year Founded
1997

Student Body

Total Students
214 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
9%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
Shoals Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
25%
Average Class Size
15 students
Number of AP Courses
5 courses
Advanced Courses
AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Human Geography, AP Language, AP Literature
Average ACT score
25
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Details are in the Student/Parent Handbook)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
This is the 2016-2017 tuition for 6th - 8th grades. Please contact our Admissions Director for complete tuition schedule.
% on Financial Aid
23%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$2,336
Admissions Director
Didi Vardaman

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
14 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Key Club, Middle School Student Government Assocation, Student Government Association

Club or Organization:
Jr. High Scholars Bowl, Math Olympics, National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, Red Cross Club, Robotics Team, Science Fair, SCS Ambassadors

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Classes, Art Shows, Drama

School Notes

  • CORE VALUES
  • 1. Christ-likeness (Colossians 1:18)
  • 2. Gods Word As Absolute Truth (Psalm 119:160, 2 Timothy 3:16)
  • 3. Christian family (Psalm 127:3-5, Deuteronomy 6:4-7)
  • 4. Stewardship (Luke 12:48)
  • 5. Student Potential (Colossians 1:28)
Profile last updated: 09/21/2021

School Reviews

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I've have four children who have attended this school with one child still attending. I can't say enough wonderful things about this school and the faculty. Like all schools they are not perfect, but they always tackle the issues with love and compassion. The atmosphere is that of a big family. The teachers and staff have an open door policy where open communication is encouraged to make the school a better place. The staff and school will always hold a special place in our hearts.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 214 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,255
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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