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Preparatory Kindergarten through 8th grade

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Frequently Asked Questions About CCCS

Affiliation

CCCS is a member of the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI), and is accredited with NWAC/AdvancED. CCCS is not affiliated with a particular religious sect nor funded by any state, federal, or local government entity.


Before & After School Care

The CCCS Before and After School Club provides students with a safe, nurturing environment to do their homework, eat a nutritious snack, and play with their friends. Before School Care is from 6:30am-7:45am and After School Care from 3:00pm-6:00pm.


Curriculum
CCCS measures our curricula against stated outcomes and goals for our academic program. A scope and sequence is available for each course at each grade level on our academics link.  CCCS K-8th grade uses a variety of publisher’s, which meet or exceed Oregon State standards. Our curriculum is constantly reviewed for accuracy of academic content and learning styles.


Dress Code

Key Words: NEAT, CLEAN, and MODEST (see below)
Prep-K thru 8th grades have a specific dress code.

*For specific information on the dress code, please see the description at the bottom of the page, or download our parent student handbook.


Facility Location

CCCS is currently located at 56523 Columbia River Highway, behind Warren Community Fellowship in Warren Oregon. Mailing address-PO Box 448 St. Helens, OR 97051. CCCS in the process of researching, fundraising and praying for a permanent location to build a school in the same proximity within the next few years.


Financial aid
CCCS uses the FACTS tuition aid program. The maximum scholarship is 40% of the cost of tuition. Apply online at:

www.factstuitionaid.com 


How CCCS is Governed
CCCS is governed by a group of members called the CCCS Society. Full voting members elect the Board of Directors and vote on items such as our annual budget, and major capital expenditures. Society membership is required for student enrollment. The fee is included in the price of student tuition, and is tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.


Lunch
CCCS has a hot lunch program that is available on Thursday and Friday.

 

Maximum Class Size

Preparatory Kindergarten....15 students

All Day Kindergarten .... 16 students

1st – 5th .... 20 students
6th – 8th .... 22 students

*Additional students will be placed on a waiting list


Mission Statement of CCCS

The mission of CCCS is to glorify God by equipping future leaders with Academic Excellence, a Biblical Worldview, and Christ-like Character


Programs
On campus - art, chapel, physical education, music, computer technology, drama, worship team, and various mission opportunities


Sports

Fall - Middle School Cross Country

Spring – Middle School Track & Field

***When volunteers are available to coach***

 

Student Assessment Testing

CCCS Grades K-8 Students are tested at the beginning and end of the school year using TerraNova 3rd Edition testing to provide teachers and parents with information regarding their placement, instruction and progress. Tests are based on Oregon State standards.

 

Student Registration Fee
New Students $350.00 Returning Students $300.00
Registration fee listed includes a $200 fee for annual Society Membership dues, which is tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.

 

Tuition 2017-2018 Rates

Pricing based on ten (10) month payments, Sept.–June.

Monthly Tuition Preparatory K through 8th Grade Ranges: from $150-536  Please call the office to discuss tuition based on your child's age/grade as well as scholarship options. 


Tuition Discounts

First child (oldest child) full tuition, second child 10% discount, third child 15% discount, fourth or more child 25% discount. There is a 5% early bird pay by the first day of school discount. The max. amount of discount/scholarship per child is 50% of full tuition.

For more information, please visit our website at www.ccchristianschool.net, or call our office at 503-366-9209 

 

Columbia County Christian School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national and ethnic origin, age, marital status, or disability in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other school-administered programs.

CCCS is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Tax id # 51-0511301





CCCS Dress Code Information

Dress code (Prep-K thru 8th Grade)
Key Words: NEAT, CLEAN, and MODEST
All clothes must be in good repair- no tears or holes. CCCS reserves the right to evaluate and place restrictions as needed with new fashions and fads. Appropriateness of an individual student’s clothing and general appearance will be at the discretion of the student’s teacher and/or administrator.

K-8th Boys Collared, polo or turtleneck shirts in any striped or solid color. Solid colored t-shirts may be worn under buttoned or polo shirts. Striped or solid colored sweatshirts or sweaters may be worn over collared shirts. Pants or shorts in khaki, brown, navy, or black only. Black jeans are acceptable as long as they are neat, clean and without tears or holes.

K-8th GirlsCollared, polo or turtleneck shirts or dresses in any striped or solid color. Tops must have a neckline that shows no cleavage at any time and must be long enough to cover the top of the pants even when sitting down. No midriffs or backs showing. Collarless shirts are acceptable when layered under other tops as long as there is no cleavage showing and the over garment meets dress code requirements. Striped or solid colored sweatshirts or sweaters may be worn over collared shirts. Skirts, skorts, jumpers, pants and shorts may be worn in navy, brown, khaki and black only. Black jeans are acceptable as long as they are neat, clean and without tears or holes. Skirts and shorts must be no more than 3 inches from the top of the kneecap. Leggings (stretch pants) are not to be worn as pants. They may be worn under dress-code-length skirts, skorts or dresses. 

Shoes - Tennis shoes should be worn on P.E. days. Students must wear closed toed and heel (1” or less) shoes or boots that allow the student to safely engage in daily activities, indoors and out. Absolutely no shoes with wheels are allowed. Blue jeans and CCCS logo t-shirts or sweatshirts may be worn on Fridays or the last day of school that week (unless it is a chapel day). CCCS logo shirts are required on field trips unless the classroom teacher specifies otherwise.