previous
Walnut Street Christian School
next
Walnut Street Christian School
Our Goal is: "To Educate children in truth and righteousness, to prepare them to meet the challenges of an ever-changing world by pursuing excellence and to support the Christian family and the Bible-believing Church."Phonics based reading curriculum
Students learn to read in kindergarten. Kindergarten students test in the top 12% nationwide.
Ninety percent of graduates enter higher education. A large percentage of the high school students qualify to be members of the KCEA State Honor Society.
Our students average two to three grades ahead on national achievement tests
Advanced, academic A Beka curriculum ~ *Academic Resource Classroom is available for extra help Many high school electives are offered.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 123 students
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1975

Student Body

Total Students
123 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
2%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
Walnut Street Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
10 students

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Mrs. Brandi Conklin

Sports

Total Sports Offered
2 sports

School Notes

  •                  2005-2006                            2005-2006                                                National Rank                     Grade Equiv.                                                (Average)                             (Average)Kindergarten:                Reading                 Top 9%                                  1.4                Math                       Top 27%                                1.62nd Grade:                Reading                 Top 21.3%                            4.3                Math                       Top 34.4%                            3.2                Language             Top 28.4                               3.75th Grade                Reading                 Top 16.3%                            8.9                Math                       Top 12.3%                            9.0                Language             Top 17.3%                           8.7                Spelling                 Top 36.4%                            6.7                Science                 Top 20.3%                            7.88th Grade               50% of students scored between grade equivalent of 9.5-PHS (College level)                (21 PHS/out of a possible 32)11th Grade                43% of students scored 100% of tested subjects in PHS range (College level)                57% of students scored 62% of their tested subjects in the PHS rangeGenerally, the longer a student attends WSCS the higher he or she scores.   

School Reviews

Endorse Walnut Street Christian School. Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards
Endorse this school:

Recent Articles

Bubble-wrapped Children
Bubble-wrapped Children
With so much uncertainty in the world today and a pandemic further confounding our lives, it's reasonable for parents to want to protect their children whenever and wherever possible? But overprotecting or bubble-wrapping? Well, that's another matter.
Get Your Act Together!
Get Your Act Together!
We take a look at the other college admissions test and offer some resources for test preparation.
Why Small Class Sizes Work
Why Small Class Sizes Work
You want your child to receive plenty of individual attention. That's one of the reasons most parents send their children to private school.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 123 students
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Request Information

Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Pennsylvania is $10,444 for elementary schools and $16,462 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 87% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

Related School Videos

Quick Links