Walnut Street Christian School

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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.

School Overview

Religious AffiliationBaptist
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1975

Student Body

Total Students123 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
2%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Walnut Street Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size10 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMrs. Brandi Conklin

Sports

Total Sports Offered2 sports
SportsBasketball, SoccerBasketballSoccer,

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.   

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