Southside Christian School

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  • Southside Christian School (SCS) is a coeducational, independent Christian school serving students 12 months through 12th grade.
  • SCS offers a rigorous college preparatory education including Advanced Placement and honors courses.
  • At SCS, our academic, artistic, and athletic excellence is a direct result of our biblical focus. Southside Christian School is not just an entry point to a great college; SCS is an entry point to a great life.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1967
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2007

Student Body

Total Students1045 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers82 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses12 courses
Advanced CoursesBiology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, English Language, English Literature, European History, Physics, Psychology, Statistics, Studio Art, US History,
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesFor detailed information on tuition and dress code requirements, please visit www.southsidechristian.org.
Admissions DirectorSusan Dunlap

Sports

Total Sports Offered12 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FootballGolf,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Academic Quiz Team, Beta Club, Bible Quiz Team, Drama Production, National Forensics League, National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, Student Government, Youth In Government Beta Club, Academic Quiz Team,
Bible Quiz Team,
Drama Production,
National Forensics League,
National Honor Society,
National Junior Honor Society,
Student Government,
Youth In Government,

School Notes

  • Class of 2013 SAT/ACT top quartile scores: SAT Critical Reading - 696; SAT Math - 713; SAT Writing - 649; ACT - 30.3
  • 2007 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence
  • Comprehensive Fine Arts Program
  • Over 30 Athletic Teams participating in 20 different sports - 75% of the Upper School student body participates in athletics.
  • AP, Honors, and Dual-enrollment programs
  • 11 Music performance groups
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