Southwest Chicago Christian School-tinley Park

Tel: (708)429-7171
  • Southwest Chicago Christian School Association (SCCS) has been providing Christ-centered education on the Southwest side of Chicagoland for over 115 years.
  • The mission of SCCS is to provide a high quality education program in the Reformed tradition emphasizing the lordship of Jesus Christ over all of life, preparing students spiritually, socially, academically, and physically to serve society effectively and glorifying God by honoring Him in all aspects of life.
  • The vision is to be a Christ-centered learning community intent on restoring God's world.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Christian Schools International (CSI)
AdvancED
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Limited Assistance for Mild Learning Disabilities
Year Founded 1900

Student Body

Total Students 356 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
9%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Southwest Chicago Christian School-tinley Park Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
33%
Average Class Size 20 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Dress Code Policy; modest attire)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jun. 29
Tuition Notes Please contact Admissions for tuition information
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Wilma Persenaire
Admissions Associate Sandy Waterlander

Sports

Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
SoccerTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. After School Care, Art Festivals, Intramurals, Plays/Musicals, Yearbook Art Festivals, Intramurals, Plays/Musicals, Yearbook, After School Care,

School Notes

  • The SCCS private school system serves about 800 students among three campuses in the communities of Oak Lawn (Preschool - 8), Tinley Park (K-8) and Palos Heights (9-12). Each school offers a broad educational program including core curricular subjects as well as Bible, art, music, computer science, physical education, and many co-curricular activities. The school is a certified Project Lead The Way school, offering STEM (Science, Technology, Engineerying, Math) courses at the middle school and high school levels.
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