South Christian High School

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South Christian High School Photo #1 - Anchored in God's Word, Committed to Excellence, Called to Action.
  • South Christian High School will provide a Christ-centered education, equipping students to serve God to their greatest potential.
  • It is a place where Christian values and principles are incorporated with rigorous academic study and extracurricular challenges to prepare students to be competent and contributing members of society.
  • South Christian High School will offer an excellent academic program, rooted in Biblical beliefs and values. Within the framework of academic study and extra-curricular activities, SCHS will challenge students to know Biblical foundations, to demonstrate Christian values through a life of service and holy living, and to experience a personal relationship with Christ.
  • SCHS will encourage students to reach their full potential by providing opportunities for them to develop as whole persons, maintaining a healthy physical, social, and emotional sense.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Christian Schools International (CSI)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1954

Student Body

Total Students603 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade South Christian High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
73%
Average Class Size25 students
Number of AP Courses9 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAdvanced Chemistry, AP Calculus AB, AP English Literature, AP Physics, AP Psychology, AP Statistics, AP US Government, AP US History, AP World History
Average SAT score1151
Average ACT score24
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Specific dress code guidelines are available in our Student Handbook.)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$8,850
% on Financial Aid
25%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,000
Admissions AssociateDana Veldhouse

Sports

Total Sports Offered15 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Equestrian, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
Cross CountryEquestrian,
FootballGolf,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.16 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
El Sur Spanish Club, Homecoming Committee, Math Club, Robotics, Ski Club, Sound Technician, Stage Show, Student Ambassadors, Student Council, Student Volunteer Organization, Young Life Club/Campaigners

Arts and Music Programs:
Dramatics, Jazz Band, Madrigals, Pep Band

Recreational Athletic Programs:
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ada
    Grades: K-8 | 590 students
    10.6 miles
    6206 Ada Dr SE
    Ada, MI 49301
    (616)676-1289
    10.6 K-8
    590
  • Grand Rapids
    Lake Michigan Academy
    Special Education School
    Grades: 1-12 | 45 students
    7.5 miles
    2428 Burton St SE
    Grand Rapids, MI 49546
    (616)464-3330
    7.5 1-12
    45

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