School Profile

Conestoga Christian School operates under the leadership of a parent-elected board. 

Enrollment  

327 (2021-2022 figure): 
89 in high school (grades 9-12)
53 in middle school (grades 6-8)
135 in elementary school (grades K-5)
48 in preschool

Accreditation/Membership

- Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSA)
- Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
- Mid-Atlantic Christian School Association (MACSA)
- National Institute for Learning Development (NILD)

Strategic Plan 2020-2025

Graduation Requirements

 

A minimum of 27 credits is required for graduation and must include the following:

Subject
Number of Credits
Bible
4
English
4
Math
3
Science
3
History/Social Studies
3
Research Skills
0.334
Physical Education & Health
1.67
Arts, Computer, or Technology
3
Additional Courses
4.996
Total Credits
27

Secondary Academic Program

  • Middle school and high school course work in major disciplines (English, math, science, and social studies) is studied following a modified block schedule (42 minutes, three days a week; 87 minutes, two days a week).

  • All students take Bible as an academic subject in addition to the standard course load.

  • Introductory Spanish is offered in middle school. Spanish 1, 2, 3, and 4 are offered in high school.

  • Physical education, fine arts, language, and technology electives taken by middle school students each week.

  • Physical education, fine arts, language, and technology electives are offered to high school students each trimester.

  • Honors programs in English (American Literature and British Literature) are sometimes offered for juniors and seniors.

  • Advanced Placement courses in biology, calculus, physics, US government, US history, and English are offered for interested upperclassmen.

Special Curriculum Features

  • A resource room program assists students with a variety of learning needs. 

    • Parallel instruction is available for students who are not able to achieve success within a specific class group. 

    • Study support is available when a need is identified.

  • Performance opportunities exist in theater, worship team, choir and instrumental ensemble.

  • One of the requirements for graduation from CCS is the successful completion of a Senior Presentation. In their Senior Presentation speech students have the opportunity to reflect upon the impact of their years at CCS and how those years have prepared them for the future.

  • A National Honor Society chapter is available for eligible juniors and seniors.

Grading Scale (4.0, weighted)

A         93-100        Excellent

B         85-92          Good

C         75-84          Average

D         65-74         Below Average

F          0-64           Failing

I           Incomplete 

P          Passing w/credit 

Grades earned in high school honors and advanced placement courses are weighted using a GPA factor of 1.15 for honors and 1.3 for AP classes for grades 75 or above.  Weighted GPAs are computed based on final course grades for all courses except those graded pass/fail.  Class rank is updated at the end of each school year, based on weighted GPA Data.

Athletics

CCS is a member of Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) and Commonwealth Christian Athletic Conference (CCAC).

 

Middle school and high school sports programs are offered for boys and girls in basketball, track, and cross country. We also offer volleyball for middle school and high school girls, baseball for high school boys, and lacrosse for high school girls, as well as soccer and golf for high school and middle school boys.

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