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
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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