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    Phoenix Christian Preparatory School ::: Phoenix, Arizona ::: West U.S.

    Phoenix Christian 

    • Located within the city of Phoenix, Arizona
    • 220 students, 20% international
    • Co-educational - day school; religious affiliation - Catholic 
    • Comprehensive AP offerings; community service an integral part of the school experience
    • Excellent university placements include Pennsylvania State University, University of California - Berkeley, University of Pennsylvania among others
    • ESL available

    Founded

    1912

    Climate

    Hot in summer, warm in winter

    Student Body

    220 students (grade 9-12); 20% International

    Average Class Size

    18 students

    Faculty

    21 faculty, 38% with advanced degrees

    Student/Faculty Ratio

    14:1

    College Placement

    99% university placement including Pennsylvania State University, University of California - Berkeley, University of California - Los Angeles, University of California - San Diego, University of Pennsylvania

    Honors & AP

    Honors courses:  Anatomy & Physiology, English, Physics, Pre-Calculus, Psychology, Sociology and Spanish 

    Advanced Placement (AP) courses: Biology, Calculus AB & BC, English Language & Composition, English Literature & Composition, Spanish Language & Culture, US Government & Politics, US History

    Students can also earn college credit by participating in the dual enrollment program with Arizona Christian University.

    Marking System

    The 4.0 grading system is used for all standard academic courses.  Honors and Advanced Placement courses use a 5.0 scale.  Students meet with their advisors once a month or more if needed.

    Programs of Study

    The minimum graduation requirements for grades 9-12 are as follows:

    English - 4 credits
    Bible - 4 credits
    Mathematics - 4 credits
    Science - 3 credits
    Social Studies/History - 3 credits
    Foreign Language (Spanish) - 2 credits
    Fine Arts - 1 credit
    Technology - 1 credit
    Health/PE - 1 credit
    Electives - 3 credits

    10 hours of community service is required each semester (2 semesters total) in order to receive full credit in Bible course.

    SAT/ACT Score: Average SAT score = 1865; Average ACT score = 26.5

    Accreditation

    Phoenix Christian is accredited by AdvancED

    Athletics

    Phoenix Christian has won 69 region Championships and 41 State Championships!  Being a relatively small school, many students have the opportunity to participate at the club level in their sport of choice.

    Sports offered: Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball, Wrestling

    Arts:

    Studio Arts, Chorus, Drumline, Instrumental Ensemble, Photography, Piano, Symphonic Band, Theater

    Extracurricular Activities

    Clubs and Activities:  Band, Choir, Community Service, Drama, National Honor Society, Student Activity Leadership, Worship Team

    Facilities: 4 academic buildings, 4 athletic fields, cafeteria, gymnasium/auditorium, library, music building, science building

    ESL

    Yes