Overview

Vision Statement

Grounded in Biblical truth and academic excellence, we teach, train, and mentor individuals for a lifetime of learning, leadership, and service.

Mission Statement

Providing superior Christian education consistent with Biblical principles, we partner with families and their churches to equip students for a lifetime pursuit of excellence and integrity under the Lordship of Christ. Within a safe, loving, and enriching environment, students will discover their individual gifts and talents; develop intellectually, emotionally, spiritually, and physically; and impact the world through their leadership, integrity, and Biblical world view.

Core Values

  • Word of God is the standard from which we acknowledge absolute truth in developing all policies, programs, and services.
  • Achievement of excellence is our goal.
  • Rooted in Christ, we model a vibrant and dynamic personal relationship with Him.
  • Raising the bar to a much higher level than what society requires or values, we support and partner with parents and their churches in training and instructing children for a lifetime of learning, leadership, and service.
  • Investing in the lives of others is our hallmark.
  • Ordinary is not in our vocabulary. Everyone is valued and uniquely created in the image of God.
  • Recognizing God’s presence and power, we strive for integrity, honesty, and transparency in our lives.
  • Spirit driven, we are called to serve others, give selflessly, and exemplify good stewardship in order to honor God and benefit others.

Missions

“Let your light so shine before men that they may see your good works and glorify your Father which is in heaven.” Matthew 5:16

Missions are an integral part of the philosophy of Billings Christian Schools. Our emphasis is to be loving people to Christ with our gifts of time, talent, and financial resources, both in our local community and around the world.

Some of the ministry opportunities include:

  • Children decorate food containers and place mats every year for the homebound and Montana Rescue Mission at Thanksgiving.
  • Children make sandwiches with food donated from the school families to feed the homeless.
  • Food is served at the Mission by the students
  • Fresh fruits, vegetables and canned foods are collected and given to the Montana Rescue Mission.
  • Edible gingerbread houses are made and donated to the Women & Children’s Shelter.
  • Care packages filled with donated items from school families are sent to soldiers.
  • Individual soldiers are prayed for and corresponded with by the classes.
  • School supplies are gathered and sent to families in mission fields serving at Christian schools.
  • Backpacks are filled with supplies and donated to Women & Children Shelter.
  • Money is raised to support students and faculty for missions.
  • Money is earned by the 6th, 7th or 8th grade class to buy an animal/animals, soccer balls, and other items through World Vision.
  • Money is raised and donated to various missionaries by the 8th grade class through the annual Christmas store.

Enrollment Policies

  1. Billings Christian School Corporation does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national, or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship programs, or other school-administered programs.
  2. Application for enrollment is open to new students at any time during the year until the administration closes a class.
  3. Enrollment is based on a combination of the his/her personal interview, the parental/guardian interview, and the student’s past academic and behavioral performance.
  4. Enrollment decisions will be made in a timely fashion so that students of families who are not selected may seek other educational opportunities.
  5. It is not the primary goal of the administration to fill all seats available; but, it is the goal to select student candidates that best fit the academic, spiritual, and family goals and objectives of the administration.
  6. Enrollment is based on the final decision of the Admissions Committee in an effort to balance the classroom and its make-up.

Curriculum

At Billings Christian School, emphasis is placed on ensuring that every student successfully completes the academic courses (arts, mathematics, science and social studies) prior to high school graduation. Billings Christian School’s standards describe what students are required to know and be able to do at the completion of fifth, eighth and twelfth grades. Our curriculum is designed to ensure that students achieve these standards.

Elementary School (K-6): The primary focus in elementary school is on the development of literacy and numeracy skills. In addition, the curriculum stresses fundamental skills and concept development in science and social studies. Elementary students enhance their education through participation in the arts, physical education, technology and use of media resources.

Middle School (7-8): The middle-school program builds on the academic fundamentals of the elementary grades, ensuring a foundation for student achievement in high school and post-secondary education. Students must master a broad and thorough knowledge base in reading, writing, mathematics, science, history and geography. To further enhance their education, students also participate in an enhanced core curriculum program including the arts, media skills, foreign language, computer, physical education, health, consumer and family studies.

High School (9-12): The high school curriculum is comprehensive and ensures students have the essential preparation for college and vocation. Billings Christian School meets the listed requirements of the State of Montana and offers additional courses as well. America College Testing (ACT) defines the following specific courses as comprising the academic core:

  • English – 4 or more years
  • Mathematics – 3 or more years (Algebra I and II and Geometry) We also offer Algebra III and Calculus
  • Social Studies – 3 or more years (U.S. History, World History, U.S. Government, World Geography)
  • Natural Sciences – 3 or more years (Physical/Earth Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics)
  • World Languages – 1 or 2 years of a new language

Challenging and rigorous curriculum is offered in our high school through advanced science, math, and Bible course work. Elective options are available in foreign language, computer, speech, art, and music.