About

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  • Kindergarten – 8th grade independent Christian school
  • 410 students from Portland and surrounding communities
  • Full day program for Kindergarten – 8th grade, and 1/2 day Kindergarten program
  • Two classrooms per grade level, small class sizes
  • Christian tradition and heritage
  • Relationship & character building experiences in classroom, class trips, and chapel
  • Enrichment: Music, Library, Science Lab, PE, Computer Lab, Bible
  • Sports include: Swim Team, Volleyball, Basketball, Track & Field
  • SW Portland Campus, five minutes from I-5. Fifteen minutes from downtown Portland

DENOMINATIONS

Over 50 different churches are represented in our student body. Interdenominational Chapels are held weekly on campus for students and staff.

HISTORY & ACCREDITATION

West Hills Christian School was founded in 1949 as an interdenominational non-profit corporation. WHCS is accredited by the AdvancED and the Northwest Evaluation Association and a member of Association of Christian Schools International.

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS

Measures of Academic Progress (MAP), is a computerized standardized test which helps teachers, parents, and administrators improve learning for all students and make informed decisions to promote a child’s academic growth.

MEASURE OF ACADEMICS

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ETHNICITY

85% Caucasian, 9% Mixed-race, 4% Asian, 1% Hispanic, 1% African-American

COMPOSITION

Students come from the following communities:

  Portland 39% Wilsonville / West Linn 5%
  Tigard / Tualatin 24% Lake Oswego 10%
  Beaverton 18%  Other  4%
 

Female:

 

51%  

 

Male:   

 

49%


FACULTY

    Full-time Part-time  
  K-2 Grades 6    
  3-6 Grades 8    
  7-8 Grades 6 1  
  K-8 Single Subject Class 5 4  
  Instructional Aides 3    

HIGH SCHOOL CONTINUATION

Over 1,600 students have graduated from West Hills Christian School. Approximately 92% of alumni are now attending colleges and universities.

  Westside Christian High School 44%    
  Public 40%    
  Catholic 13%    
  Other Private  3%    

FINANCES

The 2016-17 operational budget is $2.9 million. Approximately 6% of the budget is supplemented with outside income.