Shoals Christian School

  • MISSION STATEMENT We will assist 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.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
AdvancED
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs Supportedon case-by-case basis, dyslexia and mild learning differences
Year Founded1997

Student Body

Total Students240 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 22%
Students by GradeShoals Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
25%
Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses5 courses
Advanced CoursesAP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Human Geography, AP Language, AP Literature
Average ACT score25
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Details are in the Student/Parent Handbook)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$6,255
Tuition NotesThis 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 DirectorDidi Vardaman

Sports

Total Sports Offered10 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Drill Team, Football, Golf, Softball, Tennis, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Drill TeamFootball,
GolfSoftball,
TennisVolleyball,

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)

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