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3040 Arlene Street
Portage, IN 46368

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(219) 762-8962
(219) 763-9931
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January 12, 2015
K4 - 12th Grade Private Christian School. Smaller classroom size, quality teaching staff, Bible based, accredited, state voucher approved, safe and friendly environment. PCS offers a full academic and fine arts program. Special classes for elementary include: Spanish, Computer, P.E., Art, Music and Library. Middle School and High School offers the same as well as an after school athletics program of Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball, Softball, Baseball and Cross Country. PCS is located on a beautiful campus that is tucked away in a pleasant subdivision. Open enrollment begins in March. Students must be tested for placement and must qualify spiritually as well. Enrollment is simplified in an online process. Grades, homework, attendance and communication is all available online.

- submitted by a teacher

April 01, 2014
I am a HS student at PCS. I looked some of the reviews and I saw none from an actual student. The best thing at PCS are the students. The student body has some great people in who anyone would want to send their kids too. The biggest flaw is the some of the teachers. Now the post about my 11th grader not being able to do math is incorrect to an extent, but there is some truth to that. Our math teacher is definitly not who I would ever pick to teach me math, but she has a lot of classes to teach and the school doesn't provide enough resources. I am also invovled in PCS athletics. I haven't had any bad experiences that would not want to make me want to go out for the team. The spiritual invovled meant at the school is not a lot. Yes you do have a bible class and chapel on Wednesdays, but I feel I am not being pushed to grow spiritually. If I had a choice between sending my kid to Portage High or PCS I would chose PCS. I belive with good leadership and energized staff PCS could be rated five stars. Thanks

- submitted by a community member

February 26, 2014
Horrible school, the post about the 11th grader that doesn't know basic math is very accurate. Their high school math teacher is not a good teacher. The only "fine arts" class this school has is choir, they don't have an actual art class. You should take your child to another private school or public school, Public schools have WAY more educational opportunities than this school will ever be able to provide. Lastly the tuition is extremely overpriced. If i could rate this 0 out of 5 stars I would.

- submitted by a parent

February 13, 2014
My daughter is in 11th grade and I realize she doesn't know basic math but has always gotten good grades

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July 02, 2013
Our family is looking forward to another great school year at PCS. And now that the school is officially state accredited we are excited to be a part of the amazing opportunities coming this way!

- submitted by a parent

June 19, 2013
It doesn't meet ACSI standards and is very unprofessional. I recommend any other private or public school.

- submitted by a parent

June 18, 2013
I would like to see many improvements with this school. It is very expensive, and it is very unorganized and unprofessional.

- submitted by a community member

June 07, 2013
I would recommend this school. My two daughters completed two schools years here, and they have excelled. I am very satisfied with there progress in academics, bible knowledge, and adapting sociably. Teacheres are caring and committed

- submitted by a parent

May 06, 2013
I have experienced both Portage public schools and Portage Christian. Portage Christian is definitely the place for my children. The teachers love what they do and are an asset to the academic and spiritual growth of these children.

- submitted by a teacher

March 18, 2013
As a teacher and parent at PCS, I've been very impressed with the school from both perspectives. My child has significantly improved in manners, academics, behavior, and happiness since becoming a student. I'm blown away by my child's depth of Bible understanding for one so young. From preschool to kindergarten what sets this school apart is a Christ-centered attitude that affects everything from academics to after school activities. The academics are also excellent, and teachers care, so students get help with their work but are challenged to take responsibility and learn from their actions.

- submitted by a teacher

February 28, 2013
PCS has provided a God-centered space for my child to grow both academically and spiritually. My child thoroughly enjoys going to school each day and that assurance is priceless!

- submitted by a parent

February 21, 2013
Portage Christian School is a wonderful school. The teachers are highly trained educators that challenge the children to strive for excellence. I'm really pleased with the results and I highly recommend this school to parents who believe in great christian education.

- submitted by a parent

January 18, 2013
My kids have been at PCS for over 10 years.This is a great school! High academics, caring staff, and God-centered curriculum. It is a wonderful alternative to public school. The Bible is the highest authority at PCS and it shows in every classroom!

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January 11, 2013
My kids have attended PCS for years. Great school, fantastic teachers! We are very happy here!

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December 20, 2012
This school is falling apart fast, every teacher who made this school enjoyable has either quit or been fired. Five years ago i would have recommended this school to anyone who asked about it. The teachers made the school hand book more important then the bible, i use to really enjoy this school. DO NOT SEND YOUR CHILD HERE, your kid is better off in a public school or another private school.

- submitted by a community member

June 27, 2012
This school has taken a complete 360 the past couple of years. The dictatorship of the school, aka the board, cares only about the younger grades and completely neglects the HS & MS. They don't want that to be too apparent though so they through in some crazy discipline every one and a while, they fire a great staff member without providing a reason, they put teachers on academic probation because they don't like them, they threaten to expel a student for doing nothing wrong because "they have the right". This school used to be a God-filled awesome place, but now it's completely gone. It's far from Christ, and the board only wants to pass their agenda. I don't recommend this school at all.

- submitted by a community member

June 11, 2012
My student recently graduated and I couldn't have asked for a better school. The teachers are caring and attentive and most importantly, Godly. They care about the success of each student. Highly recommended!

- submitted by a parent

February 21, 2012
PCS is a great place to be! Academics are achieved at high standards, the focus is GOD all the time. Why not come to PCS. GOD s will be done. psalm84:10 a single dy in your courst is better than thousand elsewhere

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January 07, 2011
Both of our girls LOVE PCS! The education is great, the relatioships lasting and the Biblical foundation is phenominal! If you are looking for a solid education that incoporates a Biblical worldview, this is the place to be!

- submitted by a parent
no rating
November 01, 2010
My daughter has gone to Portage Christian School for 11 years. We have thought that the teaching and support from the teachers and staff is great.

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February 27, 2009
Our daughter has been attending PCS since kindergarten. She is now in 6th grade and loving it. We plan to have her remain through high school. The teachers and staff are committed to the students. We love PCS!

- submitted by a parent

December 01, 2008
I am very pleased with this shool. I love the teachers, and the curriculum is top notch. I believe it is the best school out there. My children feel accepted here; I believe it is because the teachers create such a warm encouraging enviroment for the kids to excel. I highly, highly recommend to anyone!

- submitted by a parent

November 29, 2008
I love this school!! I've been to various public schools and tried homeschooling but since enrolling at PCS I've never been happier. The teachers are great and the overall environment is outstanding. This is a top notch school where religeon is strongly encoraged but left open to our own decisions. Teachers are wonderful and this school comes highly reccomended by me, a proud ninth grade student at PCS.

- submitted by a student
no rating
November 10, 2008
PCS is the best school you can put your child in...The school is great and the teachers are just so wonderful

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October 23, 2008
It is awesome! i absolutely love the teachers there and I learn alot. We have an awesome journalism staff(of which i am apart of) who puts out an awesome newspaper, and an awesome choir(Thanks to Mrs. Davis!) The science and social studies teachers(Mrs. Crafton and Mrs.Laughlin) are great teacher and lots of fun!

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October 11, 2008
My daughter is currently a student at Portage Christian School. This school is wonderful. Mr. Rumley, the principle, is very dedicated to the school. The teachers are incredibly dedicated to the students and they have a great curriculum. The small class sizes are great too. The schools choir is like no other - thank you Mrs. Davis. I could not have chosen a better school for my daughter.

- submitted by a parent

September 15, 2008
My son went to this for 5 years. It is wonderful. The balance between academics, and the Christian faith is wonderful. If it were not for our financial situation taking a turn, we would still be there!

- submitted by a parent

July 18, 2008
Portage Christian is a great school my son start half the way into the year and all the staff and teachers were great to him. I tell everyone what a great school it is.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
December 06, 2007
My daughter has always done well in public school, so well in fact, she was not really being challenged. Portage, with their small and personal staff have really challenged her in this her first year. I am greatful for that. Plus I am delighted that her courses have a Biblical world view woven through them all.

- submitted by a parent

January 20, 2005
Portage Christian School did a great job of preparing me for college and for the 'real world'. The teachers are incredibly dedicated to Christian education and really care about their students. I played basketball for the PCS Pacers all 4 years of high school and greatly enjoyed the experience. And wow, what a choir!

- submitted by a student

December 17, 2004
An incredible, biblically based, comprehensive program. We visited 9 private schools before choosing Portage Christian. The principal and staff are committed to the kids, the process, and to Christ. Small classes, great teachers,nurturing environment, excellant principal,great curriculum, we couldn't be happier!

- submitted by a parent

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Portage Christian School
3040 Arlene Street, Portage, IN  46368
(219) 762-8962
Last modified Portage Christian School is a Private school that serves grades PK-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Portage Christian School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 35 reviews. Top