Frequently Asked Questions

Fast Facts About TCS

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  • ThornCreek Christian School was founded in 1984. 
  • The average class size is 15. 
  • ThornCreek Christian School offers a traditional program with AP and college credit courses. 
  • Nearly all of our graduates go on to college, military or trade school. 
  • Currently we have just under 100 students in attendance. 
  • Boys Sports: Soccer, Basketball, Baseball. 
  • Girls Sports: Volleyball, Basketball, Soccer, Cheerleading.
  • Extracurricular Activies: Choir, Band, Theatre, Talent Show.
  • Competitions: Speech, Spelling, Math By Mail.
  • Student Outreach: Community Service Days and Projects. 
  • Member school of ACSI : Association of Christian Schools International. 
  • Member school of CHSAA: Colorado High School Activities Association. 
  • Awards: Selected 2009 Best of Northglenn Award in the Religious Schools category by the US Commerce Association. 
  • Mission Statement: Provide quality academics in a Christ-centered learning environment that will help each student take the next step of spiritual growth, and as a result, help each to become an effective member of the body of Christ. 
  • School Verse: “Some trust in chariots, and some in horses: but we will remember the name of the Lord our God.” Psalm 20:7 
  • School Song: “We trust in the name of the Lord our God” 
  • School Mascot: Crusaders (those fighting for the cause of Christ) 
  • School Colors: Maroon and Gray
ACT ResultsEnglishMathReadingScienceComposite
TCS Students22.624.424.123.423.9
Colorado20.120.521.120.820.8
National20.621.021.420.921.1

Fast Facts about Private Schools

  •  One in four schools is a private school. 
  • One child in nine attends a private school. 
  • Private schools produce an annual savings to taxpayers estimated at more than $48,000,000,000. 
  • Private school students perform better than their public school counterparts on standardized achievement tests. 
  • Ninety percent of private high school graduates attend college, compared to 66 percent of public high school graduates. 
  • Private school students from low socioeconomic backgrounds are more than three times more likely than comparable public school students to attain a bachelor’s degree by their mid-20s, meaning that private schools contribute to breaking the cycle of poverty for their students. 
  • Private schools are racially, ethnically, and economically diverse. Twenty-three percent of private school students are students of color; 28 percent are from families with annual incomes under $50,000. 
  • Private secondary school students are nearly 50 percent more likely to take A P or I B courses in science and math than public school students. 
  • The participation of private school students in community service projects is significantly higher than their public school counterparts.

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