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Cumberland Valley Christian School

Private | PK-12

 

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Situated in a small town neighborhood. The median home value is $136,800. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $651.

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Posted April 12, 2014

It is a nice school. I just wish there was a advanced program, other than enrichment. One that is like TD, except for gifted kids. In math, I've been bored for the past couple of weeks, because we're going too slow. When I tried out for the elementary musical, I didn't feel like I got a fair chance. I also wish I could have gone to the spelling bee. There was one girl in the other class that went last year and got to go. They told me that if you went the year before, you can't go. The kids in my class didn't even make it past round 4 or 5. The girl that went last year, got out super early both years, while last year I was one of the two from our school that finished in the top 4 in our grade level. There also is not enough homework, this is supposed to be a prep school, but we don't even get homework half the time. The high school actually gets more homework but it is cut down on Wednesdays, while no one else gets homework then. If you want your child to be challenged, if they are gifted, or actually given a fair chance if you can't volunteer for alot of things, then choose somewhere else. The only exception is if you are a military family and they will only be there for up to 3 yr


Posted October 24, 2013

I have four children that have been at CVCS for 7 years. The school is family to us. The academics and class size are unbeatable. The quality of teachers is superb and the teachers take a personal interest in each family. I would recommend it to anyone looking for high academic standards as well as Christian character development.
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Posted September 16, 2009

It is i school where everyone is family and every child matters.
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Posted March 31, 2009

This school has a great learning enviorment. And you don't feel threatened likeat Faust junior high school.
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Posted February 2, 2006

We currently have a child enrolled in K4 and 1st grade. We love the school. We would and do recommend it to anyone we know. Teachers are wonderful, caring and very helpful.
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Posted July 31, 2005

This is an outstanding school. My son was in kindergarten there and I could not believe what he learned...he was able to read and do wonderful with Math at the end of the year. He also had incredible role models around to help develop his Christian character.
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Posted August 6, 2004

This school is excellent from a spiritual, character-building and academic standpoint. Both of my children graduated from the school and benefited from it. In fact, it was instrumental in helping my daughter change the focus of her life.
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Ethnicity This school State average
White 86% 71%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 10% 3%
Black 3% 15%
Two or more races 1% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 9%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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600 Miller Street
Chambersburg, PA 17201
Phone: (717) 264-3266

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