Christ School Academic Overview
While Christ School prepares you for the most competitive colleges in the nation, our challenging curriculum also prepares you for adult life. For this reason, we provide individualized attention and an environment designed to help you learn. We offer small but demanding classes that help you develop critical thinking, research, analytical, and writing skills. We also offer 34 honors level and 18 Advanced Placement courses to give you an opportunity to perform at the highest possible level.
You might sometimes need extra help. We've got it. If you need more, we've got learning labs and tutorials. We offer enrichment courses, short courses in architecture, ethnic cooking, music, and life skills that will enhance your self-discovery. And when you're ready to move on, our college guidance program will help you take your place in the institution of your choice.
Our mission is not just to educate you, but to help you discover who you really are. In our classrooms you'll find out how much you can discover about yourself by discovering the world around you.
Multimedia Experiences from the Classrooms
The Physics class' studies of alternative energy included pulling apart an internal combustion engine and building a bicycle-powered electric generator. Students also explored the mechanics of a helicopter and created a creamer cannon.
Check out more photographs from the physics and chemistry students' experiments in the Media Gallery.
Christ School remains committed to exposing its students to international cultures, history, and politics. A component of the curriculum invites prominent people for all walks of life to speak to students and to interact with them in their classrooms. Read more about recent speakers. Students also have opportunities during winter, spring and summer vacatyions to participate in service learning trips and other travel. learn about their service learning trips and summer travel opportunities.
Sign up today for a wonderful and unique experience in Salamanca Spain for a 3-week Ambassador Program at Colegio Delibes, one of the oldest universities in Spain!
Mr. Baltazar will chaperone the trip to Salamanca, Spain this summer break from June 8-29, 2013. Students will participate in a 3-week Ambassador Program through the Colegio Delibes. There, the program will improve their Spanish language skills while exposing them to culture and focusing on diplomacy and international relations.
Students will have the opportunity to stay with host families and explore other parts of Spain in addition to taking 4 hours of classes daily.
Dates: 6/8/2013 - 6/29/2013
Open to all Christ School students (2012-2013).
Please email Marshall Baltazar for additional information.
Read the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS) Accreditation Report for Christ School.