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Why should my child attend CFS?

Christian education is strongly supported in the Word of God: "You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, when you lie down, and when you rise." Deut. 6:7, Prov. 22:6, Psalm 1:1-2, Jer. 10:2, Prov. 1:7.

What does CFS offer?

Spiritual training: discipleship through daily Bible classes and weekly chapels

Training and empowerment to serve through outreach and missions programs

Christian worldview instruction

Extraordinary Academics:  accelerated, rigorous, relevant, applicable, and practical academics

Physical training to establish healthy, life-long habits

Discovery and development of gifts and talents—athletics, music, art, drama, and more

What is the cost to attend CFS?

2016-2017

Preschool: 1/2 day: $435 per month,

Full Day: $730 per month, Extended full day: $950 per month

Kindergarten-2nd: $7,135, 3rd-5th $7,535

Jr. High: $8,035

High School: $8,635

(Multiple child discounts available) 

*pricing does not include materials ($300) or campus fund ($400) fees (K-12)

Is there financial aid or scholarships available?

Yes! We do offer Financial Assistance.  This is a first come, first served basis.  We require that all families in need go through FACTS to apply. 

For information about the scholarships available for our current students

Click here for Financial Assistance and Click here for Merit Based Scholarships

What are teacher/student ratios?

Preschool - 1:10 & 2:15

Kindergarten – 2nd - 1:20

3rd – 5th - 1:24

6th-12th - 1:26.

How do CFS students compare to the nation in achievement scores?

Our students consistently score higher than the national average.

Do you accept students/families that are non-Christian?

Non-Christians are accepted from all over the world under the following conditions: 1.) They are able to speak English, 2.) They have great character, 3.) They have high test scores, and 4.) They are favorable and positive about Christianity.

What co-curricular and sports programs are available?

Secondary:

Soccer, Volleyball, Boys’ Basketball, Girls’ Basketball, Cheerleading, Track & Field, Art, Instrumental and Vocal Music.

Elementary:

4th & 5th Grade (5th Graders can play up in Junior High for both sports below)

Basketball & Cheer

ATHLETICS PAGE

What are the transportation options?

At this time parents provide transportation to and from school.

CFS not only celebrates a diverse community but serves parents from beyond Federal Way.  Parents from Kent, Fife, Auburn, Tacoma, and Des Moines, choose to educate their children at CFS.  Many parents choose to organize carpools on their own and find it a wonderful option.

Do you provide Before and After school programs?

Available 6:00 AM to 7:30 AM and 3:30 PM to 6:00 PM. 

Adventure Club

What is your graduation rate?

100%

Where do your graduates attend college/university?

At colleges and universities all over the nation. For a full list please CLICK HERE

Describe the facilities at CFS.

Were located in a beautiful rural setting near Weyerhaeuser and World Vision with easy access to Hwy 18, Hwy 99, I-5, Hwy 167, & Peasley Canyon. Our campus includes a full playground, outside fields, and we are close to secure hiking trails. With a Capital Campaign in progress for a new building which will house 16 additional classrooms and gymnasium facilities.    

Define what kind of "Biblical" training students will receive:

We offer daily Bible classes, weekly chapels, and biblical worldview integration in every area of curriculum.

What technology is used at CFS?

Currently in use are 30 computers in our secondary lab and media center, 6 computers in our elementary media center, 14 mounted ceiling projectors, and 17 digital Elmo readers for classroom instruction.

What is the association between church and school?  

CFS is an independent Christian School— unaffiliated with any church. We are, however, partnering with local churches to prepare students to make a difference in today’s world!

What is the Dress Code?

We do not require a uniform, but we do have guidelines for dress outlined in the Student Handbook. We desire to train students to consider every part of their decisions in preparation for life success.

STUDENT HANDBOOK

How does CFS compare to other Christian schools?

For thirty one years, CFS has provided an authentic Christian education which inspires students to live their lives based on a biblical worldview.  In addition, we have over 25 nations represented in our diverse staff and student body.