Woodcrest Christian School System

Woodcrest Christian School System Photo #1 - Of our many classrooms, we have a safety certified biology/chemistry lab with stations and tools that aid our students with hands on learning.
Woodcrest Christian School System Photo #2 - The City of Riverside's Public Works Department and the Greater Riverside Chamber of Commerce awarded Woodcrest Christian School the 2012 Beautification Award for our care and upkeep of our 30 acre campus.
Woodcrest Christian School System Photo #3 - Our campus houses over 30 academic and arts classrooms in addition to our administrative buildings.
Woodcrest Christian School System Photo #4 - Located at a higher elevation in Riverside, California, our campus enjoys the beautiful views of the surrounding mountains and community.
Woodcrest Christian School System Photo #5 - Our top quality athletic field is home to our soccer, cross-country, and track and field teams. It is situated adjacent to our professional grade baseball stadium.
Woodcrest Christian School System Photo #6 - The Charles O. White Royals Pavilion hosts our basketball and volleyball teams as well as our weekly student body chapels and other events.
Woodcrest Christian School System Photo #7 - In 2011, our computer lab was completely remodeled with individual stations and new computers. Our classes not only teach computer skills, but also computer mechanics and internet safety.
Woodcrest Christian School System Photo #8 - From middle school to high school sports, we produce champions! In each of the 11 sports we offer, both guys and girls teams have earned many division championship awards. Several of our athletes have received scholarships and continue playing their sport while furthering their education at colleges and univesities.
Woodcrest Christian School System Photo #9 - WCS enrollment is approximately 540 students. Our middle school and high school classes are divided by our athletic fields and lunch area, ensuring that we maintain two separate and distinct campuses.
Woodcrest Christian School System Photo #10 - WCS offers opportunities to participate in the arts including one of three performing choirs, drama class, drama club, art classes, and our student led worship team.
  • Welcome to Woodcrest Christian School.  Our mission is to Glorify God by Pursuing Christ Centered Academics.
  • Our expected school-wide learning results are that graduates will demonstrate Christ-centered Wisdom, Character, Stewardship, and Service.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1948
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students928 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Woodcrest Christian School System Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio18:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size26 students
Number of AP Courses8 courses
Advanced CoursesCalculus AB, Calculus BC, Language (11th), Literature (12th), Physics, Statistics, United States History, US Government
Average SAT score1140
Average ACT score24
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Modest dress code)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$7,640
Tuition NotesHigh School Tuition $7640 * Middle School Tuition $6490 * Second and third child discount offered.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,500
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorJamie Firetag


Total Sports Offered11 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Mountain Biking, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryGolf,
Mountain BikingSoccer,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Art Club, Chess Club, Choir, Davids Mighty Men, Discipleship Groups, Drama Club, Environmental Science Club, Key Club, Missions Teams, Mock Trial, Yearbook

School Notes

  •      Woodcrest Christian School (WCS) provides a ministry of Christ-centered Academics for grades 7-12 that is evangelical, interdenominational, co-educational, and college-prepatory.  The WCS faculty instructs and trains students in Godly wisdom, Christian character, responsible stewardship, and unselfish service.  The core of every academic subject is founded on Jesus Christ, "in whom are all treasures of wisdom and knowledge." (Colossians 2:3)  The academic program provides a curriculum that meets or exceeds the entrance requirements of Christian colleges and universities and the University of California.  

  •     Located on its 30- acre campus in the City of Riverside, WCS was opened in 1973 as an extension of our elementry campus, Riverside Christian Day School (K-6) which was founded in 1948.  These schools form the Woodcrest Christian School System (Kdg.-12).  
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Riverside
    Grades: PK-12 | 644 students
    5.5 miles
    3532 Monroe St
    Riverside, CA 92504
    (951) 687-0077
    5.5 PK-12
  • Riverside
    Notre Dame High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 503 students
    5 miles
    7085 Brockton Ave
    Riverside, CA 92506
    (951) 275-5896
    5 9-12
  • Riverside
    La Sierra Academy
    La Sierra Academy Photo - La Sierra Academy
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Grades: K-12 | 547 students
    9 miles
    4900 Golden Ave
    Riverside, CA 92505
    (951) 351-1445
    9 K-12
  • Loma Linda
    Loma Linda Academy
    Loma Linda Academy Photo
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Grades: NS-12 | 1239 students
    12.8 miles
    10656 Anderson Street
    Loma Linda, CA 92354
    (909) 796-0161
    12.8 NS-12
  • Rancho Cucamonga
    Grades: K-12 | 593 students
    19.7 miles
    10900 Civic Center Drive
    Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
    (909) 758-8747
    19.7 K-12

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
The teachers love to see their students succeed. They help give a strong educational background for them to go above and beyond in their college courses. I love it here and would recommend it to anyone!
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I have two children at Woodcrest Christian school. My wife and I have been truly blessed by our experience there. The teachers and staff show an unparalleled interest in the success of the students. They provide the skills needed to excel in higher education. All of this while cultivating a Christ centered growth of personal responsibility and service to others.Brent d`Arc, MD
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