Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 75% 74%
Black 21% 17%
Two or more races 3% 2%
Hispanic 1% 5%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 2%
Source: See notes

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Programs

Classes

Music Bell / handbell choir
Choir / Chorus
Opera
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Poetry
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Sculpture
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Multiculturalism / Global
Service learning
Technology
Writing
Religious
Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
Gifted / High performing
Project-based
Standards-based
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Religious / Parochial Yes
Affiliation Presbyterian
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

Support

Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
Level of ESL/ELL programming None
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Cognitive disability
Hearing impairments
Other
Specific learning disabilities
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Playground
Science lab

Extracurriculars

Girls sports Basketball
Soccer
Softball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Soccer
Clubs Book / reading club
Boy Scouts
Chess club
Community service
Cub Scouts
Girl Scouts
Homework help / Study buddy club
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
After school end time 5:45 PM
Before school start time 7:30 AM

Awards

Academic award ISSL Teacher of Disctinction (Junior Kindergarten teacher)
Year received 2008
Academic award ISSL Teacher of Distinction and grant (Art teacher)
Year received 2010
Academic award Accreditation through AdvancEd
Year received 2011

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically continue on to these schools Westminster Christian Academy
  Various independent schools
  Various public schools

Teachers

Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
Gifted Specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Reading specialist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Independent Schools of St. Louis
Partner website Www.independentschools.org
Partner Christian Schools Association of St. Louis
Partner website Www.csasl.org

Enrollment

Apply Now - Learn more Http://www.ccsstl.com/admissions
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 02/15/2013
Tuition range (low) $2000
Tuition range (high) $7000
For the year 2012-2013
Vouchers accepted No
Financial aid offered Yes
Financial aid type School-based aid
# of applications received 95
For the year 2012-2013
# of students accepted 48
For the year 2012-2013

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012