Frequently Asked Questions 

 

Q:           How many students attend WSCS?

A:            WSCS’s enrollment averages 165 students each year.

 

Q:           How many students are there per class?

A:            WSCS averages 10 students per class.

 

Q:           What is WSCS’s teacher-to-student ratio?

A:            8:1 

 

Q:           What is WSCS’s religious affiliation?

A:            West Side Christian School is a ministry of West Side Baptist Church.

 

Q:           Are all teachers certified?

A:            All teachers from K5-12 are college graduates and all teachers from K4-12 are certified either by the State of Arkansas or by the                  Association of Christian Schools International.

 

Q:           Is WSCS an accredited school?

A:            Absolutely! West Side Christian School is accredited by the Arkansas Nonpublic School Accrediting Association (ANSAA) and is a                    member in good standing of the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) as well as the Southern Baptist Association                of Christian Schools (SBACS).

 

Q:           How much does it cost to attend WSCS?

A:            On average, our families invest around $12.00 a day in their child’s education at West Side Christian School.  This does not                           include books or various fees.  Discounts apply for families with more than one student.

               

                 Tuition:                                                     Book Fees:

                K4:                   $3,450                                           K4 & K5:                       $200.00

                 K5:                     $3,950                                           1st - 4th grade              $300.00

                1-6:                    $4,676                                           5th - 12th grade            $400.00

                 7th-12th:             $4,779                                       

 

Q:           Are scholarships available?

A:            A limited number of scholarships are available each year through an application process.  Information is available through Dawn                  Comeaux in the school office.

 

Q:           What are the requirements for admission?

A:            The following is required before admission is finalized:

 

  • Completed application and interview

  • Up-to-date immunization record

  • State certified copy of birth certificate

  • Receipt of all registration fees and tuition to date

  • Signed statement of cooperation

 

Students in 7th-12th grades must have at least a 2.0 grade point average with no history of destructive behavior or unmanageable conduct.  

West Side Christian School

2400 W. Hillsboro, El Dorado, AR 71730 - 870-863-5636

westsidechristianschool@gmail.com

a ministry of West Side Baptist Church

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