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Christian Life Center School

Private | PK-12 | 692 students

 

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Posted June 22, 2013

I am torn in writing a review. The academics have been a plus but the staff does not take a stand when it comes to bullying and it is happening everyday. The students are not held accountable on their walk with the Lord and what that should look like in their behavior towards others. The tuition is extremely high and we are looking at other options for high school, although Rockford is limited in choices.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 19, 2010

I've had one son graduate from Christian Life and 3 other children currently enrolled. They have the best teachers around and are involved in the kids' lives, its a ministry to them, not a job. Honors classes are offered in the HS and I feel they do a great job preparing them for college or whatever life after HS brings. Its nice to have a faculty that is morally on the same page as I am. We don't go to church there and find the diversity of the student body to be a great environment for our kids to grow up in.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 12, 2010

My son attends this school and I am very happy with it. He is in kindergarten the classes are small and he has a great relationship with his teacher and principal. They have a great ciriculum and set great morals for children to follow.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 3, 2009

Christian Life School provides its students with superior educational, emotional, and spiritual growth. The faculty is amazing and spends the extra time to give each student the direction they need.


Posted November 3, 2009

Christian Life School is concerned with the growth of the students that attend the school and is great!


Posted November 3, 2009

Christian Life School provides superior educational, emotion, and guides spiritual growth. The faculty spends the extra time to give each student individual direction.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 4, 2009

We were skeptical about the quality of the academics and the level of christian interaction between teachers and students. After one year of our son going through Freshman year we are enthusiastic about Christian Life. We have also, happily, started our 6th grade daughter and look forward great things for our children.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 26, 2009

The education at Christian Life School is outstanding. However, the kids are very mean spirited. You would think the kids would have more respect for others well, they don't. They need to have a class on how to treat minorities kids. I find it so disturbing that in this day and age are kids have to subject themselves to racial ridicules. As Christian let's teach our kids how to respect every nationality. I know a lot of this behavior is learned at home. So let's also, get the parents involved. For goodness sakes Christian Life live up to your name!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 30, 2008

Both daughter & son attended (& graduated) from pre school thru 12th grade. They loved it & so do we!! Can't wait for our grandkids to enroll. I would recommend this--great, wonderful, caring & loving teachers who relate to your kid as an individual.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 4, 2007

Expensive but wonderful school! My son loved Freshman year.
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Posted February 21, 2007

Christian Life Schools is a pre-K through 12th grade all on one campus school. All one campus is wonderful. I know many of the teachers and know that they teach at Christian Life because they love teaching there, love the students, love the staff, and love God. For our family, the tuition is well worth the strong academics, offering of courses, and encouraging atmosphere. I also notice more parent involvement than in typical in many public schools. Overall, I am quite pleased and will continue to send my children to Christian Life.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 15, 2007

Very expensive school. You don't get much for your money. Cost has gone up. No extracurriculars for my childs grade..
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Posted March 22, 2006

My on has been attending Chrisitan Life School in Rockford Illinois for approx. 8 months now. I as a parent am very happy and excited about the academics of this school. He enjoys going. Has art on Fridays. Music once a week, which turned into his first musical there for the year. Chapel is every Wednesday for an hour. One bilbe verse every week, that they are required to remember and receit for the teacher. Excellent one on one with the teachers as well. All of the teachers truly enjoy their job, and believe in the way their teaching these kids. It shows on all of their faces too! These children are polite, they exercise their manners because they are taught respect for others and themseleves. They get this from the teachers, and their parents who are willing to pay for this nourishing environment. It definately gets my recommendation.!
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Posted March 5, 2004

All four of my children attend Christian Life Schools and love their school and their teachers. They are being taught in a strong Christian environment by a dedicated and caring staff. It is a wonderful and safe environment in which to learn.
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 73% 60%
Black 10% 20%
Asian 7% N/A
Two or more races 5% N/A
Hispanic 4% 16%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% N/A
Source: NCES, 2009-2010

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5950 Spring Creek Road
Rockford, IL 61114
Phone: (815) 877-5749

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