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The School

Southwest Christian School (SCS) is an independent, interdenominational, Christian college preparatory school. Founded in 1969, SCS offers classes in the divisions of Pre-Kindergarten (Pre-K), Elementary School (K- Grade 6), Middle School (Grades 7-8) and High School (Grades 9-12). The Chisholm Trail Campus accommodates students in Pre-K through Grade 6. Students in Grades 7-12 attend classes at the Lakeside Campus. SCS does not modify curriculum.  SCS nurtures the development of interests through opportunities in advanced academics, athletics, fine arts, national organizations, school clubs, leadership and community service, all in an atmosphere of Christian values. Academic support services are available to students with diagnosed learning differences.

Accreditation

AdvancED / Southern Association of Colleges and Schools on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS, CASI)

Memberships

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS)
Texas Association of Non-Public Schools (TANS)
Texas Private Schools Accreditation Commission (TEPSAC)
Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Private Schools Interscholastic Association (PSIA)
National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC)
North American Coalition for Christian  Admissions Professionals (NACCAP)

Admission Requirements

Southwest Christian School is committed to diversity and actively seeks students who can contribute to the mission of the school and benefit from a college preparatory education. Enrollment is open to all college-bound students of any race, nationality or ethnic origin who meet the entrance requirements and who strive both in conduct and achievement to maintain satisfactory progress. Admission is determined by an entrance exam, previous school records, recommendations, and an interview with the principal.

Faculty Profile

The Southwest Christian School faculty is composed of dedicated, well-educated professionals. All building administrators and executive leadership hold advanced degrees. The instructional staff for the Lakeside Campus includes more than 60% holding or pursuing advanced degrees.