labelWhat is your average class size?
Preschool classes average 8-14 students per class.
Kindergarten classes average 18 students per class.
1st and 2nd grades average 18-20 students per class.
3rd through 5th grades average 18-22 students per class.
Secondary classes have a maximum size of 44 with classes split into two sections.
labelWhat grade levels do you offer?
3 year old preschool through 12th grade
labelWhat are the school hours?
3 year old preschool – 8:30 to 12:00 Tu/Th or 8:30-12:00 Mon/Wed/Fri
4 year old preschool – 8:30 to 12:00 (Mon/Tues/Wed/Th/Fri)
Kindergarten Readiness – 8:30 to 12:00 (Mon/Tues/Wed/Th/Fri)
Kindergarten – 8:15 to 3:15
1st through 4th grades – 8:15 to 3:15
Middle School (5th-8th grades) – 8:15 to 3:15
High School (9th-12th grades) – 8:25 to 3:25
labelDo you offer extended care before or after school?
Yes, we offer an After School Care program which runs until 5:30 p.m. We also offer a Before School Care program from 7:15 to 8:15. The cost is $8.00 hour/child for children in grades K-8. It is staff supervised. Preschool Club is also available daily from 12:00pm to 2:30pm.
labelIs Billings Christian School affiliated with one church or denomination?
No. We have families from approximately 40 different Christian churches in the Billings area.
labelAre you accredited?
Yes. We are dually accredited through the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) and COGNIA.
labelWhat is Billings Christian School like?
We can best be described as a community of families. We work together toward the common goal of educating our children in the Light of God’s Word.
labelWhat is the size of your school?
Our current enrollment is 400 students.
labelHow does Billings Christian School implement technology in learning?
Billings Christian School embraces technology as an important tool for teaching and learning. We have provided an instructional computer lab along with iPads in our elementary building. Our secondary building has a computer lab plus laptop carts available for classroom use. Our grade reporting and report card generation are computerized and academic data is available to parents via ParentsWeb, an internet portal.
labelDoes Billings Christian School have a hot lunch program?
Billings Christian School provides hot lunch on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and pizza on Friday. Meals are cooked fresh daily. For more information, please contact the school office at (406) 656-9484.
labelWhat are the tuition and fees at Billings Christian School?
You can download the 2022-23 Tuition Fee Schedule here.
labelDo you offer tuition assistance to families?
All of our Tuition Assistance Scholarships are based on financial need and the availability of funds. Application for the aid is made to an independent assessment agency following your application to the school. Awards for qualifying families range from 10-50% of the annual tuition.
labelWhat curriculum do you use?
We primarily use the ABeka, Bob Jones University, and Purposeful Design curriculum. We are continuing to seek the best materials for our students. Our elementary curriculum also utilizes a guided reading curriculum and Accelerated Reader.
labelWhat sports programs does Billings Christian School offer?
High School – Cross Country, Boys Soccer, Girls Volleyball, Girls Basketball, Boys Basketball, Golf
Junior High (5th-8th grades) – Cross Country, Girls Basketball, Boys Basketball, Girls Volleyball, Soccer (8th grade boys)
labelHow can I be involved as a parent?
Our school is always looking for those willing to volunteer their time and efforts. We need chaperones on field trips, help with fundraisers, and workers for special activities. We are always looking for qualified substitute teachers, as well.
labelWhat about field trips?
Teachers plan age-appropriate, curriculum-based, or community service field trips throughout the school year. Parents are invited to attend the trips as chaperones or just as participants. Teachers will send home trip information and costs prior to the date of the trip.
labelWhat is the mission of Billings Christian School?
Equipping students to:
- Discover their God-given gifts and talents.
- Pursue a life of excellence and integrity in Jesus Christ.
- Impact the world for God.
labelHow is the admission decision made?
Following the receipt of your online application, the complete file will be sent to the Head of School’s office. All 1-12th grade students will need to bring a current report card and be interviewed by our Academic Dean and Head of School. After the application has been reviewed and you have received a tour of our facilities, you will receive an email notifying you of your application status.
labelWho should I contact if I would like more information about Billings Christian School?
Please contact Marnie Witt, our Admissions Coordinator, at (406) 656-9484 or firstname.lastname@example.org