West Side Christian School

  • West Side Christian School was established in 1985 as a ministry of West Side Baptist Church to assist our families in the total education of their children.
  • All of the curriculum at WSCS is Christian in orientation, and/or in harmony with Christian values and beliefs.
  • We rely heavily on the ABeka & Bob Jones University (BJU) curriculum, as well as selected materials that have been approved by the administration.
  • The educational philosophy of West Side Christian School is based on a God-centered view that all truth is God's truth, and that the Bible is the inspired and the only infallible authoritative Word of God which contains this truth.
  • God created all things and sustains all things. Because man is a sinner by nature, he can only glorify God by choosing God's free gift of salvation through His Son, Jesus Christ.
  • America was founded on Christian principles and has prospered because of God's intervention.
  • Our aim socially is to provide a Christian perspective on the total world view from which will come a balanced personality and a proper understanding and acceptance of a person's role in life at home, at work, at play, and at worship- all grounded in the Christian concept of love.
  • The spiritual must permeate all areas - else we become textbook oriented rather than student oriented.
  • The mission of West Side Christian School is to teach a Christian world view in spiritual and community life, inspire and equip students to reach their potential in academics, and to help develop a well balanced member of society.

School Overview

Religious AffiliationBaptist
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1985

Student Body

Total Students172 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
18%
State avg.: 14%
Students by GradeWest Side Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
12%
Average Class Size10 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(khaki pants and shirts, solid colors)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition ranges from $3,350 for K4/K5 to $4,500 7th grade and up.
Admissions DirectorJennifer Yarbrough

Sports

Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsArchery, Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Golf, Track and Field, VolleyballArcheryBaseball,
BasketballCheering,
GolfTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Leadership, National Honors Society

Arts and Music Programs:
Art

School Notes

  • West Side Christian School was established in 1985 as a ministry of West Side Baptist Church to assist our families in the total education of their children. WSCS is fully accredited through ANSAA (Arkansas Non-Public School Accrediting Association). All of the curriculum at WSCS is Christian in orientation, and/or in harmony with Christian values and beliefs. We rely heavily on the ABeka curriculum, as well as selected materials that have been approved by the administration. The educational philosophy of West Side Christian School is based on a God-centered view that all truth is God's truth, and that the Bible is the inspired and the only infallible authoritative Word of God which contains this truth. God created all things and sustains all things. Because man is a sinner by nature, he can only glorify God by choosing God's free gift of salvation through His Son, Jesus Christ. America was founded on Christian principles and has prospered because of God's intervention. Our aim socially is to provide a Christian perspective on the total world view from which will come a balanced personality and a proper understanding and acceptance of a person's role in life at home, at work, at play, and at worship- all grounded in the Christian concept of love. The spiritual must permeate all areas - else we become textbook oriented rather than student oriented. The mission of West Side Christian School is to teach a Christian world view in spiritual and community life, inspire and equip students to reach their potential in academics, and to help develop a well balanced member of society.
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