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Silicon Valley’s premier private school serving Infant - 8th grade

Facts

Year Founded:1967

Grades Offered: Infant-8th Grade

Standardized Test Scores: Averages typically in the top 20% (ask office for details by year/grade)

Accreditation:
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Association of Christian Schools International (ASCI)

Curriculum: CCS uses a combination secular/religious curriculum designed to exceed California State Academic and Common Core Standards by grade. Houghton Mifflin and Saxon Publishers are our two biggest sources for academic texts. We use Deep Roots Bible and Positive Action for Christ for Bible which is taught as an academic subject. Electronic textbooks are used where appropriate. For further information on our curriculum, please contact the school office.

Classes*:

  • One Infant
  • One Toddler
  • One Transitional (toddlers who turn 2 and are not potty trained)
  • One Early Preschool (ages 2 ½ to 3 ½ on average)
  • Two Middle Preschool (ages 3 to 4 on average)
  • One Junior Pre-Kindergarten
  • Two Pre-Kindergarten (ages 4 to 5 on average)students reading
  • Kindergarten through 5th grade, two per grade
  • 6th grade
  • 7th grade
  • 8th grade

(*Subject to change by yearly demand.)

Enrollment:

  • Infant: Maximum 8 students per day
  • Toddler: Maximum 16 students per day
  • Preschool: Maximum 109 students per day
  • Elementary: Approximately 230 students
  • Junior High: Approximately 80 (maximum 100)
  • Summer Program (K-5): approximately 90 students per day
  • Summer Sports Program: 150 total
  • Summer Academic Club: 30 totals

Enrichments:

  • Pre-K — music, library, and computers.
  • Kindergarten - 5th grade — music, art, computers, physical education, and library.
  • Kindergarten has additional dance, art and music classes.
  • Jr. High: A wide variety of electives available including: Technology, Visual and Performing Arts, Band, Foreign Language and 3D Art.

Optional Activities: Foreign language classes; extended care classes; summer programs; musical production; additional music lessons, chess club, and writing club

Other Activities: Back to School Fellowship dinner; fellowship nights; Fun Run; Field Day; Christmas and spring concerts; Art Show; classroom parties for holidays; annual book fair; weekly chapels; Christmas sing-a-longs, multiple field trips per class per year; overnight field trips in 4th-8th grades, and guest speakers.

students playing with octopus

Technology: All classrooms are outfitted with LCD projectors, VCR/DVD players, document cameras, wireless internet access, and teachers instruct with tablet PC computers. Pre-K through 6th grade students attend computer class weekly. In computer class, each student is assigned a laptop computer for instruction in technology use. Teachers often teach using their tablet PC for PowerPoint, online activities, and for an electronic whiteboard. Each classroom has at least one computer for student use for Accelerated Reader testing and additional academic activities. Teachers may check out additional student computers as needed. Junior High students are loaned an iPad to use at school and home for the academic year. To support all of this technology, the school has invested in a high speed, robust, wireless network. The school has two computer labs one for younger students and one for older students.

  • 1 to 1 iPad Program in Junior High.
  • 5th receives classroom chrome books to utilize.
  • Preschool teachers use chrome books to educate.

Student Database: The school management system is RenWeb. Parents access RenWeb to get information on the school calendar, student homework, lesson plans, student grades, student class directory, photos, class syllabus, and school announcements.

School Site Size: 4.7 acres

Play Areas: There are 3 K-5th grade play structures over 4,000 square feet, one school sand box, one 3000 square foot play structure for early childhood, three separate grass play areas for students, and a blacktop area.

students playing outside on playground

Buildings: There are approximately 65,000 square feet of space for roughly 410 students that attend daily. There is an auditorium (about 3,800 square feet), a large banquet room (Oak Room) for special assemblies (about 2,250 square feet), a Fellowship Hall for food service and extended care (about 1,300 square feet), a gym (5,600 square feet), two locker rooms, and art/science, music, and computer classrooms.

Employees: 68 including teaching, administrative, maintenance, and extended care/summer program employees.

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