School Profile

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

Enrollment  

322 (2018-2019 figure): 
137 in high school (grades 9-12)
74 in middle school (grades 6-8)
91 in elementary school (grades K-5)
20 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 2015-2020

Graduation Requirements

 

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

*2017 and 2018 reflect new SAT scoring

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 (40 minutes, three days a week; 83 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 are offered in middle school on a six-week rotation.

  • Physical education, fine arts, language and technology electives are offered in high school on a twelve-week (trimester) rotation. 

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

  • Advanced Placement courses in biology, calculus, physics, European history, and US government and politics 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. 

    • Educational therapy is an option for students with diagnosed learning disabilities or deficits in the areas of cognition and/or perception.

    • 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.

Sports

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 and track; also volleyball for middle school and high school girls, soccer for middle school and high school boys, baseball for high school boys, and lacrosse for high school girls.

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