"We are best known for fine arts program."
Students enrolled 610
School leader Dr. Tricia Meyer
Transportation options None
Type Religious
Before school Yes
After school Yes

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4760 Thornton Avenue
Fremont, CA 94536

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(510) 744-2267
(510) 791-7672
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4 stars
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March 26, 2014
My daughter is in preschool. She loves loves loves going to school. Every morning she looks forward to it. The teachers and staff are always friendly and welcoming. English is not our primary language at home, so she started school with ZERO knowledge in English. It's been 5 months and now she can communicate her needs to the teachers in English in complete sentence, and the teachers are always patient. If you have contact with any 2 - 2.5 year old kids that don't speak English, you will know how much effort it requires. When I see her runs to her teachers, I can tell how much she loves them and how much they love her. Knowing that she is in a safe and loving place is very important to me.

- submitted by a parent
March 17, 2014
Both of my kids love this school. Teachers are helpful and go extra miles to help the kid to grow. It's hard to find a school that teachers care and not just collecting their paychecks. Great school that I won't regret to pay "higher" than average tuition.

- submitted by a parent
September 20, 2013
(Continued) Bottom line, my kid had a great, caring experience at FCS. She formed was able to form personal relationships with her teachers, she was never bullied and if there were any social or behavior issues with other kids, they were promptly addressed by the staff. You won't see that kind of personal, hands-on attention at public schools.

- submitted by a parent
August 22, 2013
I am not totally agree with the review below. Yes, they have way too many not so good international students. However, the students don't cheat that often because they don't care about their grades. The high school is terrible, they have very limited number of classes offered to the students. Any Fremont public high school (except JFK) is better than FCS. With the price you pay to send your kids to FCS, you may want to consider other public or private high schools. One good thing about FCS high school is that your kids will learn how to study with limit guidelines (college style) from the teachers because majority of the teachers don't know how to teach. Yes, almost all teachers are not certified teachers. However, they are Christian.

- submitted by a community member
August 19, 2013
This school is bad. Sure, they teach moral values, but they waste their time teaching stuff that people don't need in the real world. Many of the teachers are bad and unhelpful and the administration is incredibly rude to their students. They also accept way too many foreign students who often get expelled for bad behavior such as cheating. This school won't help you if you're looking for a Christian school, or a school where you'll find nice, caring people. Just because it's branded a "Christian school" does not make it any better than a public school. If you live in Fremont, go to Mission San Jose, Irvington, American, Washington, or John F. Kennedy. You will be much more satisfied.

- submitted by a community member
May 27, 2013
Note to parents: to compare a school, you need to compare the quality of the teachers and academic achievement of the students. Ask for the teacher profiles and see how many of them have college degrees and teach related topic in the school. Good schools have their teacher profiles posted on their websites. Also, ask them how many students enrolled to UCB last several years and compare the data with other schools. Don't be fool by the data how many students admit to which school (good students can be admitted to multiple top schools) . Also, I heard that they will have the athletic director teach physic next school year. Words from other people are not reliable. Good luck.

- submitted by a community member
May 26, 2013
My daughter is a junior in high school. She has struggled with writing and speaking in front of groups, but she has made tremendous improvents over the last couple of years. The school has theatrical productions each year where the students get very involved in all aspects of the production. No leading roles to date, but she now has the confidence to be in the productions and boldly speak her lines. Also, the STEM program is most impressive--there is even an International Space Station Research class where students can design and build their own experiments that are tested by real astronauts in space! We got to meet an astronaut that works at NASA Ames Research at the ISS Launch Party held right on the Fremont Christian campus last March. Where else can you send a high school student that can work on real research conducted on the International Space Station??? We think very highly of FCS and recommend it to others looking for an excellent school.

- submitted by a parent
May 22, 2013
This is a great school! I attended since 4th grade and graduated from the high school. The best thing about the school are the teachers -- they really care. Because the school is relatively small, all the teachers got to know all the students, and they actually listen to the students!. Fine Arts (music & theater) are amazing and the academic preparation allowed me to be accepted to every university that I applied to. Sports teams are improving and I hear they are getting a Football Team next year! Go Warriors!

- submitted by a community member
January 29, 2013
Unfortunatelly, I signed up my 3 kids in this LOW CLASS school. I realized after the fact. my fault. Please don't do the same mistake I did. look for other school : Challenger, Strattford etc. FEW teachers I personally know at FCS used to work at BIG LOTS! nothing wrong with that correct.-- The management do the minimum to comply with Education regulations such asking teachers to enroll in a easy class at a community college and the like. First of all, Fremont Christian School has amazingly LOW CLASS MANAGEMENT! RUDE MANAGEMENT! Furthemore!...check SCHOOL disclosures, you are ACTUALLY authorizing them{FCS]to YES!! HIT your lovely children-IN THE NAME OF THEIR[FCS] GOD! I know discusting ah! but TRUE! They have a big discusting billboard inside the school with the saying: " the begining of knowledge is the fear of god!" LOW CLASS TEACHERs too! Your choice! Your welcome!

- submitted by a parent
October 26, 2012
This school was good back to 3 years. lately they keep changed Pricipal and also changed new teachers. There were 4 classes on 5th grade before and now only 2 classes left. Studens doesn't have much home work compare my old daughter who study 5th grade at other school, sometime we didn't know what they teaching at classes, it is hard for parents to keep track with their kids.

- submitted by a parent
September 16, 2012
I have been in this school since I was in 5th grade and have finally graduated high school here. I really love the teachers here, the new buildings, and how they teach us good morals, however, the academic system they have here really needs to improve more. Teachers here have to teach more than just one subject, mostly, no wait, actually THEY HAVE TO TEACH 3 SUBJECTS, and I have been a helper for one teacher and that teacher had so much grading to do, everyday it is just piles of paper. Why is this important for you parents to know? Well here s the answer, if teachers have so much workload, things get turn in way later for the students, grading takes longer, when they teach it seems as if they don t emphasize enough towards that subject because they have to make more lectures for the other subject and it will be more beneficial if teachers only had to teach one subject just so that there will be more courses to teach, instead of having one teacher teaching more than one subject. Finally, there are WAY too many INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS; half of the student body is mostly INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS. I did like this school but there are just so many things they need to change.

- submitted by a community member
August 27, 2012
This school was really great about 3 years back, but has gotten so messed up lately. I am a former student. I went from Pre-School to 7th grade. Fremont Christian's academic standing is way below average. Teachers often do not teach the material needed for homework. Half of the childcare workers and staff do not speak English. Punishment and discipline at this school is incredibly unfair and needs improvement. I am moving schools this year, because I have had it with their lack of the slightest sense of community, unfair discipline system, and low education. The school is losing students rapidly to other high schools around the area. Half of the students are foreign exchange students, which makes the options of friends a narrow path. The options of classes are not diverse, and you do not get to choose many of your own, even in high school. The only good thing about this school, is that it teaches good moral values. Thanks to the school for setting me on the right track, but I would not recommend this school to anybody by any means.

- submitted by a community member
February 09, 2012
I have 3 children that have been attending FCS for many years. The Elementary program has been very good academically and the staff is warm and friendly. The teachers are very capable and have taken interest in my children, especially when there has been some learning struggles (disabilities). Just this year, my child was behind in reading and he was able to participate in a program that has improved his reading dramatically. The Secondary campus is VERY academic and my kids have excelled in their courses. There are so many wonderful extracurricular offerings that my kids have to choose from. Needless to say, we are very busy with all the extra's. I love the sense of community at this school. I would like to see more parent involvement and perhaps a booster club or PTA being formed would help with that. The new athletic fields, high tech labs and secondary building are beautiful. It is nice to have great facilities so you can feel proud knowing your tuition dollars are going toward that. All in all, we are thrilled to have our children at FCS and plan to see them there all the way to High School graduations.

- submitted by a parent
February 01, 2012
Fremont Christian has potential but is out of touch with the expectations of parents like us that pay good to send children to that school. For the most part, we have been happy with our children's elementary teachers but are frustrated and disappointed with both the junior high and high school. New superintendent does not seem open to hearing about the concerns of parents or willing to make necessary changes. Just rhetoric. Just got email that the elementary principal is stepping down and is being quickly replaced! This is weird. WHY IS THIS HAPPENING!?! She has done a great job in bringing the grade school together, and we benefit from the improved reading program! Our youngest child loves elementary. Our oldest wants to go to another high school. Thinking about switching schools because, as one parent put it, senior leadership has condescending tone. Parents like us are done. Where is the school board in all this? Wish I could be on it but I hear you have to attend the church over FCS. Giving school 2 stars since our youngest loves elementary.

- submitted by a parent
December 14, 2011
My child went to FCS for preschool and the teachers were great. Very warm and engaging. I can't say the same for Kindergarten. His teacher was very distant and didn't seem to enjoy teaching. Not just the teacher, but the school staff itself, I felt like they were running a military school rather than promoting an enjoyable learning experience for the children.

- submitted by a parent
September 21, 2011
the school has a nice campus, however, we are disappointed by the laid back academic teaching - no homework twice per week or 5 minute homework, teacher made lot of errors on correcting the homework.. my son doesn't know how to do the math problems which our neigbor's same age kid who is in the public school - this made us shame on it as we paid big dollar to send him to a private school vs. the free public school. We had to trasnfer our sons to another school because we dont want them to be behind on academic learning (not mentioned yearly increased tuition at today's Economy)

- submitted by a parent
May 19, 2011
Good school but I have been noticing a few odd changes with the new leadership.-School has become very clickish. Many family member working which seems to be conflict of interest. Tuition is steady rising in this bad economy. Teachers with great recommendations are let go then new ones are hired. Emails to parents have become very condescending from senior leadership. financial aid is taboo. No mention of it in the school pamplet until about 2 years ago when enrollment dropped. The only way you get a major part in a school play is if you parent works at the school. My son has attented this school for 10 years with e

- submitted by a parent
February 25, 2011
Overall it is a good school, especially from preschool to Junior HS. The school is trying hard to be better on academic than what it is now. Note that it is not bad now but still has rooms for improvement. It is important to note that you should pick a school fits your kids need, not just pick a good school.

- submitted by a parent
January 02, 2011
This is only my son's first year here and he's currently in 2nd grade but he loves it. His teacher really takes the time to know him and understand him. She doesn't brush his feelings aside like they did at public school. I really enjoy the volunteering and amazed at the amount of effort the teachers put into making the learning fun. There are several social events and school activities throughout the year. I saw one post that the teach turnover rate is high yet I've met several teachers who have been there for years. I've also met several parents who have multiple kids in the school that have been there for years. The preschool campus is nice and the teachers are considerate. The elementary campus is big and clean. The computer lab is up-to-date and the activity gym to also nice and clean. The library is average. The elementary office staff are very considerate and takes time to answer questions from parents as well as help students as needed. It's was amazing to come to a school where the kids learn to hold open doors and say "thank you". If you're looking for a school that really cares for your child academically and socially, this school is great.

- submitted by a parent
October 11, 2010
I am very pleased with Fremont Christian School (FCS) . I really wanted a smaller academic environment for Jr. High thru High School and I feel I made the perfect choice with FCS. My son is very happy with his new friends and the teachers. The principle and staff have their students best interest at heart and I really appreciate their efforts in making FCS such a wonderful experience for my son.

- submitted by a parent
October 01, 2010
Fremont Christian school is undoubtedly a good school. Teachers and great and students are nice. There are enough extracurricular activities and courses for a school this big. However, as a new student and a nonreligious person, I think this school puts too much emphasis on religion.

- submitted by a community member
September 29, 2010
I have great feelings about Fremont Christian, the preschool and the grade school. I have been to the meetings, I have been to the chapels, and I have had been able to get to know the teachers and the staff. Overall I am very impressed! Lots of prayer and careful planning and devotion goes into this school daily. It is obvious that the teachers carefully and prayerfully select the right students for the right class. The teachers minister to these children, and they are loving teachers. In many ways these teachers have inspired me to pursue a teaching job at Fremont Christian. Open house is phenomenal. It is a blessing to see how much the teachers go above and beyond their expectations. The principle is gentle and kind and understanding. The preschool directors and teachers are one of a kind and demonstrate love. My children are thriving here!

- submitted by a parent
April 12, 2010
FCS is the best school I should know I went there and I wish I could go there to and I really liked the pricible Mr. Chandler Brooklyn Beique

- submitted by a student
no rating March 01, 2010
From my experience with Christian Schools- parents believe that their children have to be protected and have to be nurtured. This is not what going to school is for. I have witnessed many family members throw away money and guess what? The child goes to public school and they cannot handle the academics. It's really sad and is happening to my loved ones. Your child will have to endure life once they leave the school and it's not always pretty...

- submitted by a parent
February 20, 2010
I went to FCS from K-8, but this school was HORRIBLE. There was way too much emphasis on religion, and the academics were not that good. I go to a public school now, and while I'm not behind academically compared to the other students, I'm not ahead either. For so much money, you would think that the academics would be better. In my opinion, the K-8 (since I don't know anything about the high school) was too easy. I had less than an hour of homework a day, and the sports are too limited. Overall, NOT a good school. (understatement)

- submitted by a community member
no rating November 01, 2009
I love the Teachers at Fremont Christian School. They have a genuine interest in the children. I feel my kid is well cared for and safe at Fremont Christian School. That is something you cannot put a price on!

- submitted by a parent
no rating November 01, 2009
Fremont Christian School cares about the kids. They are a great collage prep school. 95% of the graduates go onto collage.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 17, 2009
Very caring staff. They love the students. Prayer is allowed, not banned like in Public Schools therefore, core values are taught.

- submitted by a parent
August 12, 2009
Obviously, you need to get both sides of an opinion, the bad and the good. Also, some parents tend to ignore or don't understand what's going in the student's mind because they aren't the ones experiencing the schoolwork, and pressure of just being in school. Like every school, there are pros and cons. I am a student here, and have transferred here in sixth grade. So, I would know both elementary and secondary side of both schools. Mainly, everywhere, there are mean and nice students, so here is no doubt. Also, it is a fun/positive academic curriculum for the most part. Overall, classmates are pretty respectful, although there are a few who wants to be the class clown and 'break out.' Obviously, there were some bad teachers. I am a 4.0 student, and sometimes, school here is pretty easy for me. But, nevertheless, bad teacher equals grade suffers. Good school for short.

- submitted by a student
no rating July 07, 2009
My son just completed Kindergarten at FCS and I was very impressed in how he grew both academically as well as spiritually. I couldn't have asked for a better start to his elementary years of school. His teacher was always available via email and in person to discuss concerns and she was also very informative. I felt that my son was praised for the good he did and made to see areas where he needed to grow. The extracurricular activities were awesome! My son was only in Kindergarten but had computer, p.e., spanish, and mad science throughout the school year. If you have a child entering Kindergarten at FCS...you have got to request Mrs. Mahabali! She is simply the best!!!! You will be very pleased! K. Taylor

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July 03, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
no rating June 02, 2009
I am currently a freshman at FCS. I have been going here since 1st grade and from what I remember, the elementary teachers are nice and understanding. But now, in highschool, since we are a small school, this year was not the best highschool experience. Academically, were okay, and most of the teachers really do care and want to help you raise a grade, if needed. From what I know, none of them want to trick you. But as a growing highschool student, it really isn't very good. There is only 1 dance, which is homecoming. And since we all know each other, everyone talks about everyone, and no one is really open towards new groups of people. And since we have the title of 'Christian' most definately, most of the students still curse and do other things.

- submitted by a student
May 11, 2009
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- submitted by a student
April 29, 2009
This is a good school. My son is attending the pre school since a year and we have seen the improvements. The Teachers are really friendly and co-operative. The co curricular activities are good. If anybody is new at Fremont, we would suggest that they can send their kids here. Samuel and Labanya

- submitted by a parent
February 05, 2009
I currently have 2 children attending this school. One in 6th grade and one in the 8th grade. My 6th grader was a GATE student at our old school but was not being challenged and he was bored. At this school, he is constantly being challenged. The kids are great, the teachers are great and the adminstration is very helpful. My kids thank us daily for allowing them to attend this school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating December 24, 2008
I truly think FCS is a good school. It isn't the best, but its perfect for me. I have been attending FCS since the 3rd grade and now I am in HS. The school is small and friendly and Youth Service on Wed. nights is awesome. Even though the school is small and there aren't alot of people there makes it much easier. Everyone knows each other and knows what is going on with them. I also feel that is a safe school compared to some of the schools. My favorite teacher here is Mrs. Ricafrente who really cares for the children and is very passionate about what she does.

- submitted by a student
December 09, 2008
Worst school in the world. This school is macking my life misreable. Do not come to this school unless you want to have stress every single day of you're life. They give too much homework.Do not go to this school!!! people will discourage you, and will be mean to you if you dont wear 'cool shoes'. The people from this school do not act like they are christian.

- submitted by a student
November 16, 2008
This is a terrible school. Most of the teachers are horrible. The parents think its a great school, because they don't see everything the student sees. The students there are very rude, and disrespectful. They hardly act christian. It's a terrible place to grow as a christian. Although, on wednsday nights, there is a Youth service held in the Y-building and it is great if you want to grown in your walk with God. Other than that, it's a terrible school. With terrible everything. The campus is way too small for k-12, and the kids are mean. Kids with parents who work at the school are treated a lot better than other kids. If you want to have a good experience at FCS, you have to be in the 'circle' of kids who have parents who work at the school. If you're out of that 'circle' you're basically a nobody.

- submitted by a student
September 12, 2008
Worst school ever. teachers are very nice and the education is acceptable....But, the kids there are very disrespectful and profanity is used alot; despite it being a christian school. i went there for JH and part of HS and the kids there completly diminish the education. dont make the same mistake i did. Dont go to this school. tuition is way too high and is definetly not worth it. the kids there are very discouraging and most of them pressure the christian religeon-but not in the right way. they preach but they dont practice. the academic program is exceptional but the kids there make it harder to focus on the education. this school deserves a 1 star rating entirely because of its crowd. i hate this place. if your anti-social and enjoyed being hated then this is the school for you.

- submitted by a student
July 10, 2008
Fremont Christian School is like most schools; there are some good aspects to it, but also some bad ones. For the most part, the kids are respectful and create a positive learning environment. However, a few of the teachers are extremely bad, and your grade, no matter how good of a student you are, is bound to suffer.

- submitted by a student
June 18, 2008
I was overall happy with this school and the staff, up until my daughter fell behind in her academics. The school offers no support with helping children who learned differently then others keep up. They are only focused on those that progress. And instead of finding a solution to how to best teach your child they are quick to give a disability diagnose without no medical experience. Though on the other hand, I felt our child received quality care and a secured curriculm daily with prayer and bible study. They are very organized, and very welcoming.

- submitted by a parent
June 05, 2008
Best school in every category.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 19, 2008
HALF of the people there are nice but the amount of knowledge the teachers teach is very little and the students progress slowly and the teachers dont care much

- submitted by a student
May 02, 2008
during my jr high years, i was miserable at fcs. the students treated me horible overall are the teachers did nothing to stop it when it was right in front of them. Also, the academics/class choices were unsatisfactory compared to public school. When i went back to public high school, i was behind even taking the hardest honors courses i could take there.

- submitted by a student
March 18, 2008
My child was in Ms. Isabel's Pre-K 3 year old (Rm. 5 at Preschool - Fremont Blvd Location) classroom. The aid, Ms. Cherise was excellent too. I have another child at Challenger and I have sent my older children to Montessori, and other private schools such as Merryhill. After comparing all of these schools, FCS is equal to if not better than Challenger in the preschool level. I don't know about the older grades or other teachers, but MS ISABEL is a STAR. She did wonder's for my child who didn't know much when he went to school. Ms Isabel was very warm and provided the right environment for a preschooler. Plus, the school has a good lunch program that is included in the tuition, is safe, and provides potty training. I also think that FCS is the best value for your money in preschools.

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March 14, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
February 20, 2008
this is a great school! my teachers are nice, smart, and care about dicsipline, safety, and what we're learning.

- submitted by a student
no rating February 02, 2008
I think this is a the best school in fremont

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November 29, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
March 30, 2007
This school provides my child the needed curriculum. Wisdom as applied to education is the best.

- submitted by a parent
October 18, 2006
i like my school but the tuition is VERY high and for that price i dont think its worth it.

- submitted by a student
August 01, 2006
We enrolled our son for Kindergarten last year. He loves his school, loves the teachers, loves his classmates. One big plus for us is the offering of Chinese afterschool program. He also participated in Children's choir. The curriculum is good, and teachers are very much involved in making sure the children are academically aligned. This is a great school and he looks forward to returning for 1st grade.

- submitted by a parent
July 26, 2006
We have three children that attend FCS. The academics are well above public school and the faculty and staff are very helpful. Teachers work very hard to communicate with parents. They have an outstanding music program K-12.Elementary has a brilliant Music teacher who knows music and kids like the back of her hand.Performances are alway top notch. She's amazing! The Jr. High and High School also have an excellent music teacher. Parental involvement is great and parents are encouraged and welcomed to volunteer. FCS is always looking for ways to improve and forever planning for the future. FCS is an excellent school!

- submitted by a parent
July 11, 2006
My son has been in the school since Kindergarten. The school has taught him humor, a love and tolerance of any religion, plus academics and physical fitness. The variety of after school activities is a good complement to the academics. The gradual move from a single teacher in the lower grades to multiple teachers in the sixth is a good introduction to junior high school.

- submitted by a parent
June 04, 2006
Our daughter has attended FCS from K to 2nd. The academic program is good at ensuring the kids learn the core subjects above their grade level while working in themes each year: farm animals, Mexico, African wildlife, space, etc. We rarely observe the principal directly, but to his credit all three years have gone consistently well for our daughter academically and socially. The Christian mission of the school shows in the way all staff interact with the kids. There are lots of school-sponsored and 3rd party extracurricular activities. There are far more than I had, but that's not useful for comparison with other schools today. They have band (from 3rd), Royal Rangers, Mad Science, IES Spanish, extra tutoring, choir (from 4th?) and several sports (from 6th?). I'm sure I omitted some. I worked in a rural-becoming-suburban public school. Parent involvement at FCS is much greater. All events have had lots attend.

- submitted by a parent
May 12, 2006
I think Fremont Christian school is good for kids with average intellectual ability, but not so good for kids who need more challenging education.

- submitted by a parent
April 25, 2006
I beleive that the school is a very good place for kids to grow up in a great environment. Some of them going there all of their lives to them its like a second home and/or a family.

- submitted by a student
no rating April 06, 2006
This school is great. They teach alphabets and numbers to preschoolers and the environment is secure

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April 05, 2006
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March 30, 2006
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March 03, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
February 09, 2006
My daughter has been going to Fremont Christian Preshcool for a year now. I am very happy with her teachers, their academic program, arts and crafts and music program. The kids are given a chance to prove the leadership qualities. However for both preschool and pre-K they don't have a fixed curriculum. So it depends on how good the teachers are.

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January 12, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
November 15, 2005
I have three children in Fremont Christian School and have been very happy with the school. You can tell by looking at the publicized test scores that they have a quality academic program. They have the strongest Fine Arts program in the area. The High School choir was invited to sing at Carnegie Hall in New York two years ago and the Crystal Cathedral in Southern California last year. Every year there is a big musical production. Last year, it was 'The King and I' which featured a cast of 150 students ranging from K-12. My oldest is a Freshman this year. 95% of the graduates last year went on to college. The CSU eligibility rate was 74% (compared to the state norm of 33%) and the UC eligibility reate was 21% (compared to the state norm of 12.5%). I see a very promising future for my children here.

- submitted by a parent
November 10, 2005
I have 2 kids at FCS. The fees are indeed sky high when you have more than one child going to this school. However, it's been worth the investment, except that I find my younger child who's in preschool, not learning very much and her homework that she takes home and we return, never gets looked at or acknowledged. For all the effort this little child has put in, at least award a sticker on their homework sheets or something fun to make learning more challenging and rewarding. My elder child is in a very gd class and has a very organised teacher but I find that tests everyday at a lower elem school grade is a bit too much. I end up having to spend 1-2 hrs w her every single night going thru her hmwrk and preparing her for her tests;v time consuming!Stressful too!

- submitted by a parent
September 08, 2005
FCS is a great Christian School for parent who is looking for a varity of activities. They have field trips for kids to explore. Good teacher and friendly environment.

- submitted by a teacher
August 28, 2005
Excellent teachers that care about the students.

- submitted by a former student
August 08, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
August 04, 2005
My child has received a well rounded education at FCS including art, music, computers, PE, bible studies, etc. The teacher spent one-on-one time to get through some difficult issues and was genuinely concerned about our child's success and well being. The other children, and young adults that we interacted with are well mannered and considerate. They have held doors for us, said excuse me, etc. A concern we faced was a lack of security in the Kindergarten area and feeling as though our concerns were listened to, but not dealt with. Overall, FCS offers a good education and we will continue to enroll our child in FCS.

- submitted by a parent
July 08, 2005
Principal very approachable, helpful and caring. Office staff is helpful and caring as are the teachers. Teachers will usually respond to email questions the same or next day. Excellent performing arts(drama and music) program. Most of the students appear to want to be there with several alumni coming back to coach or teach. The sports program leave a lot to be desired. This is due partly to the small student body which reduces the athlete pool. It's also due in my opinion to a caretaker athletic director who has no imagination or goals on how to improve the athletic program or individual athlete. There are plusses to this as well in that it allows students who have never played a sport prior to high school to participate, whereas as in bigger schools they would not get the chance. Overall the plusses at this school far outweight the very few minuses.

- submitted by a parent
June 20, 2005
Fremont Christian is a very good school. My daughter has gone there for preschool and Kindergarten. I feel she has excelled so much within the last 6 months.

- submitted by a parent
June 07, 2005
As a teacher who has worked at other schools such as Challenger and as a parent of a Kindergarten student at FCS I find the academics to be equal or beyond those of other private schools.She has surpassed all of our expectations and her SAT scores show it.She is reading well above her grade level and can understand difficult math problems.Her teacher has gone above and beyond this year to work with us as parents and to give our daughter the extra TLC she needed as a young Kindergarten student.There are always parents helping in the class and on field trips.The extra activities (that most schools do not have) have taught her how to play various sports and the rules that go with each one, computer functions and programs, and their music program and performances are amazing.The best part-the school is truly Christian and it shows.

- submitted by a parent
June 06, 2005
Fremont Christian school is wonderful. It has a full program including music and technology education, spacious facilities and is well run. It also offers before and after school care.

- submitted by a parent
May 01, 2005
Our son has been attending the Fremont Blvd. campus of the preschool for the past 2.5 years. The hours are great. The academics are so-so. It's not bad, but it's definitely not a Challenger type of curriculum. I believe the quality of the education depends on the quality of the other students and the teachers. Most of the teachers are good. Some are not as good. There are 2 to 3 teachers per class. If you're not happy with your teachers, you can request to be moved. The students are all pretty good. With good students, we believe our son learned more and was in a better learning environment. There is a good balance between academics and play/imagination. I would recommend this school.

- submitted by a parent
January 25, 2005
I Joined my son when he was 2 years old he needed extra attention from teachers but could n't get that love and attention a young child needs.

- submitted by a parent
January 12, 2005
academic program is not very good, but the teachers and environment are very good.

- submitted by a parent
January 11, 2005
I had heard a lot about this school and I decided after researching to place my child here for the 3rd and 4th grades. For the amount of money they charged, I was very displeased with the level of academics and the favortism that seemed to be shown to certain children for the extracurricular activities. I ended up putting my child back in a smaller christian school where the academics are higher. She had to take the placement test over and as I suspected she was behind from being at FCS for 2 years.

- submitted by a parent
January 02, 2005
My daughter is in First Grade at FCS, and attended Kindergarten there as well. In her class, one teacher has 24 students. Academic education in the class is average; computer class is only 1 day per week and the qualified instructor was laid off. Security is great on the campus, and the campus is well maintained. Teachers are nice, but busy. After school programs are minimal. Mad Science and a language 1x week only. Extended care is not creative - either play ground or TV or independent activities the kids think up. No music program for first grade. PE only one day per week, no additional sports for first grade. Parent involvement not encouraged or discouraged. Involvement is more encouraged for 'religeous' activities. Much of the student body appears ultra conservative. Good community outreach programs (beyond Fremont).

- submitted by a parent
December 19, 2004
My son has gone to this school since 2nd grade. The second grade teacher was a disappointment, but the teachers have only gotten better since then. He is now in Fifth grade, and doing really well. We love his teacher. We like the structures atmosphere of the school. The uniform rule prevents kids from wearing offensive or gang related colors and patterns. The security is good. Except for the teacher in second grade, they are in general very open to accepting other children from other religions as long as they are willing to learn about Christianity. All cultures are respected there.

- submitted by a parent
June 28, 2004
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- submitted by a parent
June 02, 2004
My child is just finishing Kindergarden at FCS. The scholastic achievements might be okay but it is 'how' they teach it that bothers me. Hoping for more stimulating activities than just worksheets. They need more active participation with reasoning and thinking skills. They don't have enough parents volunteering in classes and the class size was 26-22. Overall, not impressed with the kindergarden.

- submitted by a parent
March 18, 2004
My nephew has just completed another report card period, and again has done an excellent job thanks to the guidance and support of the staff at FCS. I am often amazed at the range of his knowledge and retention and very pleased that his teachers support him and motivate him to continue growing in his education. He is currently in 6th grade and I've found the K-6th excellent to this point. I look forward to 7th grade at FCS! Can you tell I'm a very proud Uncle?

- submitted by a community member
January 21, 2004
Our daughter has attended Fremont Christian Preschool for 1.5 years and we've been extremely pleased with what she has learned, both academically and spiritually. We love FCS!

- submitted by a parent
October 24, 2003
This school is excellent in K-3. After that student performances seem to slip down. (Based on SAT report). School need to do something about this.

- submitted by a parent
October 09, 2003
Fremont Christian School has not only provided the highest academic standards for my children, but has been a nuturing, supportive and safe environment for them throughtout the day as well as during after-school activities.

- submitted by a parent
October 09, 2003
Two of my children attend Fremont Christian School. Both are receiving excellent educations which is reflected in the annual SAT testing. I'm pleased as a parent with their scholastic achievements and character formation, and they enjoy the school's environment. Its a win win situation for our family!!

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September 09, 2003
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August 31, 2003
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- submitted by a former student
no rating August 26, 2003
I would expect a better educational system from a private school with such a high tuition.

- submitted by a former student
August 22, 2003
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Open House is held the first Saturday in November and Visitors' Day is held the last Friday of February. For students in Grades K-12 who have the ability to perform at grade level can be given classroom accomodations ot minimize the impact of ADHD or dyslexia on a student's ability to show grade-level understanding. Our Elementary class size average is 20. We have recently completed a multi-million dollar building project which includes faculty housing, new classrooms and an artificial turf mini-stadium. We also provide online access to student homework and grades for all parents.

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Fremont Christian School
4760 Thornton Avenue, Fremont, CA  94536
(510) 744-2267
Last modified Fremont Christian School is a Private school that serves grades K-12
Fremont Christian School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 92 reviews. Top