Nestled in the foothills of Southwest Portland, Oregon, West Hills Christian School has been providing a quality Christian education to families of the Pacific Northwest for 70 years.
Through a compelling combination of quality teachers, first-rate enrichment classes, superb facilities, and a commitment to strong academic, athletic and extracurricular programs, West Hills provides a dynamic, supportive learning environment where students are both challenged and loved well. As a non-denominational Christian school, our school community represents dozens of different local churches in the greater Portland area.
While our school has stewarded growth and improvement over time, our mission remains unchanged: to provide an exceptional Christian education in accordance with God`s Word for students in kindergarten through 8th grade.
Three generations of alumni have returned to educate their children here...we encourage you to schedule a tour and find out why!

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West Hills Christian School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Oregon for:

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School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded
1949

Student Body

Total Students
320 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
West Hills Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
20 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Cost varies per student grade level
Acceptance Rate
92%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Britney DeLuca
Admissions Associate
Laurie Becker

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Band, Lego Robotics

Arts and Music Programs:
Chorale Chorus

School Notes

  • Independent, non-denominational Christian school serving kindergarten through eighth grade
  • Southwest Portland campus located five minutes from I-5 and fifteen minutes from downtown Portland
  • Established in 1949, a private school founded on Christian traditions and biblical values
  • 310 students from Portland and surrounding communities
  • Full-day program for K-8th grade as well as a 1/2 day kindergarten program
  • Two classrooms per grade level, ideal class sizes
  • Relationship and character-building experiences through chapel and field trips

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The average private school tuition in Portland, OR is $10,979 for elementary schools and $14,720 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Portland, OR is 81% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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