Sw Chicago Christian School

  • 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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Christian Schools International (CSI)
AdvancED
Religious AffiliationCalvinist
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedLimited Assistance for Mild Learning Disabilities
Year Founded1900

Student Body

Total Students322 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
9%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Sw Chicago Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio19:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
33%
Average Class Size20 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Dress Code Policy; modest attire)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJun. 29
Tuition Notes Please contact Admissions for tuition information
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorWilma Persenaire
Admissions AssociateSandy Waterlander

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, 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

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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tinley Park
    Grades: PK-7 | 155 students
    1.9 miles
    9001 159th St
    Tinley Park, IL 60487
    (708) 349-7166
    1.9 PK-7
    155
  • Frankfort
    Grades: PK-12 | 43 students
    6.3 miles
    21739 S Lagrange Rd
    Frankfort, IL 60423
    (815) 464-9100
    6.3 PK-12
    43
  • Hillside
    Immanuel Christian Academy
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 77 students
    18.9 miles
    2329 S Wolf Road
    Hillside, IL 60162
    (708) 562-5580
    18.9 PK-8
    77
  • Oak Forest
    Grades: PK-8 | 67 students
    4.6 miles
    5217 149th St
    Oak Forest, IL 60452
    (708) 535-1524
    4.6 PK-8
    67
  • Dyer
    Grades: PK-12 | 236 students
    16.9 miles
    1300 Calumet Ave.
    Dyer, IN 46311
    (219) 865-2142
    16.9 PK-12
    236

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The average private school tuition in Illinois is $6,288 for elementary schools and $12,529 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Illinois is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).