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Community Christian School

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Posted May 7, 2009

CCS has been a great place to have our children grow. They learned to work hard and work smart, while doing it all 'as unto the Lord.' Each placed high in their high school ranking and at the collegiate level, they each received academic honors. Each was nominated as outsanding Sr. at the collegiate level (at major State universities) and won other academic, and social awards. Two were placed on national student boards. My husband and I believe much of the credit goes to CCS. Our children are graduated now, but our daughter and her husband won't leave the area becasue they want their children in CCS. Both have had experiences in other schools related to their occupation, but no other school begins to compare to CCS for them. If we had to do it all over again, we would be at CCS. We would highly recommend!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 15, 2008

A truly inter-denominational school that integrates Christianity into a rich academic program without the legalism that I have found in many other 'Christian' schools. The teachers and staff are extremely qualified and go above and beyond for the families and their children. If you choose CCS you will be embraced by a warm family of believers. CCS is a rare gem among Christian schools and Richmond is extremely blessed to have such an option in the community. We recently moved to Lafayette and among the 5 or 6 Private Christian Schools we have looked at, nothing can compare. We miss CCS!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 15, 2008

Great school! Learn of Christ, but teachers make little and parents have a need to do alot of fundraising. Typical for Christian Schools. A lot of need for helps, but the learning well worth it. My son went to Highland Elementary and passed the classes but learned little and some of the teachers were overwelmed by class size (too big). They told us he wouldn't pass the ISTEP, but when he went to Community Christian, he has passed them all. He had to do the grade over because the level of teaching is ahead of Richmond schools (though he passed them with a B- average), but what he has learned was well worth it. What good is passing a grade if you learn nothing by doing so. Highly recommend this school over the public school!
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English/Language Arts

The state average for English/Language Arts was 85% in 2013.

10 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

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About the tests


In 2012-2013 Indiana used the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+) assessment to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, grades 4 and 6 in science, and in grades 5 and 7 in social studies. The ISTEP+ is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Indiana. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.

Source: Indiana Department of Education

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In 2012-2013 Indiana used the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+) assessment to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, grades 4 and 6 in science, and in grades 5 and 7 in social studies. The ISTEP+ is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Indiana. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.

Source: Indiana Department of Education

English/Language Arts

The state average for English/Language Arts was 79% in 2013.

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The state average for Math was 87% in 2013.

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The state average for Social Studies was 74% in 2013.

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About the tests


In 2012-2013 Indiana used the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+) assessment to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, grades 4 and 6 in science, and in grades 5 and 7 in social studies. The ISTEP+ is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Indiana. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.

Source: Indiana Department of Education

English/Language Arts

The state average for English/Language Arts was 78% in 2013.

10 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

10 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Science

The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

10 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Indiana used the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+) assessment to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, grades 4 and 6 in science, and in grades 5 and 7 in social studies. The ISTEP+ is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Indiana. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.

Source: Indiana Department of Education

English/Language Arts

The state average for English/Language Arts was 74% in 2013.

12 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2013.

12 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 69% in 2013.

12 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Indiana used the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+) assessment to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, grades 4 and 6 in science, and in grades 5 and 7 in social studies. The ISTEP+ is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Indiana. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.

Source: Indiana Department of Education

English/Language Arts

The state average for English/Language Arts was 76% in 2013.

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Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2013.

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2011

 
 
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2010

 
 
100%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Indiana used the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+) assessment to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, grades 4 and 6 in science, and in grades 5 and 7 in social studies. The ISTEP+ is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Indiana. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.

Source: Indiana Department of Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 70% in 2013.

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In 2012-2013 Indiana used the End-of-Course (ECA) assessment to test students in middle and high school in Algebra I, Biology I, and English 10. The ECA is a criterion-referenced assessment developed specifically for students completing their instruction in Algebra I, Biology I, or English 10. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.

Source: Indiana Department of Education

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How schools in the state rate:

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55%
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25%
of schools in the state are Above average

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1 Test scores are based on 2012-13 ISTEP and End of Course Assessment results.

2 This rating is based on 2011-12 and 2012-13 Median Growth Percentiles in Math and English Language Arts

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 92% 74%
Multiracial 5% 4%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 2%
Black 1% 12%
Hispanic 1% 7%
American Indian N/A 0%
Source: IN Dept. of Education, 2009-2010

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
English learners 0%N/AN/A
Special education 7%N/AN/A
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 0%N/AN/A
Source: IN Dept. of Education, 2009-2010

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School Leader's name
  • Lucinda Roberts
Gender
  • Coed
Affiliation
  • Christian
Associations
  • ACSI
Fax number
  • (765) 598-5152

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Po Box 1393
Richmond, IN 47375
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