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Calvin Christian High School

Private | 9-12 | 58 students

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Living in Fridley

Situated in an urban neighborhood. The median home value is $135,900. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $900.

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5 stars

Community Rating by Year
2014:
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2013:
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2012:
Based on 1 rating
2011:
Based on 1 rating

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Posted March 12, 2012

A tiny high school that does great things. Definitely worth checking out if you are interested in a Christian Education.
—Submitted by a student


Posted May 12, 2011

Calvin Christian High School was great for my daughter--it shaped her to be a confident, self-directed learner, which has had a direct impact on her success in college.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 3, 2009

Calvin is one of the best Christian high schools out there! I strongly reccomend it for any teen! It is also great college prep!
—Submitted by a student


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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 92% 73%
Asian 6% N/A
Hispanic 2% 7%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 4%
Black 0% 11%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% N/A
Two or more races 0% N/A
Source: NCES, 2009-2010

College readiness and student pathways

Students typically attend these schools prior to attending this school Calvin Christian School (K-8)
Percentage of students going to 2-year college 12% (2013)
Percentage of students going to 4-year college 88% (2013)
Percentage of students going to the military 0% (2013)
Percentage of students going to vocational programs 0% (2013)
Percentage of students going directly into the workforce 0% (2013)
Colleges most students attend after graduation University of Northwestern
Bethel University
Dordt College
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Source: Manually entered by a school official.

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Art teacher(s)
Poetry/Creative writing teacher(s)
Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
Foreign languages spoken by school staff Spanish
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Source: Provided by a school official.

Special education / special needs

Level of special education programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

School facilities
  • Science lab

Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Poetry/Creative writing teacher(s)
Visual arts
  • Ceramics
  • Painting
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing and written arts
  • Drama
Media arts
  • Video / Film production
Clubs
  • Student newspaper
  • Yearbook

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish
Foreign languages spoken by staff
  • Spanish

Health & athletics

School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Gym
  • Multi-purpose room ("cafegymatorium")
School leaders can update this information here.

School basics

School start time
  • 8:10 am
School end time
  • 3:30 am
School Leader's name
  • Wendell Schaap
Best ways for parents to contact the school
  • Email
Gender
  • Coed
Special schedule
  • Block scheduling
Boarding options
  • Day school
Is there an application process?
  • Yes
Affiliation
  • Christian
Associations
  • CSI
  • MNSAA

Programs

Instructional and/or curriculum models used

Don't understand these terms?
  • Independent Study
  • Integrated Learning
Specific academic themes or areas of focus

Don't understand these terms?
  • Religious
  • Service learning
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered

Don't understand these terms?
  • No
Level of special education programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • None

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Poetry/Creative writing teacher(s)
  • Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
Foreign languages spoken by staff
  • Spanish
Transportation options
  • Family Orchestrated Carpool
  • School shares bus/van with other schools
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Auditorium
  • Gym
  • Internet access
  • Library
  • Multi-purpose room ("cafegymatorium")
  • Science lab
Partnerships with local resources and organizations
School leaders can update this information here.

Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Track
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Ceramics
  • Painting
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing arts
  • Drama
Media arts
  • Video / Film production

Student clubs

Clubs (distinct from courses)
  • Student newspaper
  • Yearbook
School leaders can update this information here.

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School culture

Dress Code
  • Dress code
Parent involvement
  • Organize fundraising events (school auction, bake sales, etc.)
  • Parent Teacher Fellowship (PTF)
More from this school
  • All students are issued a laptop computer.
School leaders can update this information here.

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What are your chances?

Students typically come from these schools
Calvin Christian School (K-8)

What does it cost?

Tuition range for the 2013-2014 school year
$7000 - $10000
Vouchers accepted
No
Financial aid offered
Yes.
School-based aid

Planning ahead

Students typically attend these schools after graduating
University of Northwestern
Bethel University
Dordt College
Students' post-graduation plans in 2013
2 year college - 12%
4 year college - 88%
Military - 0%
Vocational - 0%
Workforce - 0%
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755 73rd Avenue NE
Fridley, MN 55432
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Phone: (763) 531-1732

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