Faith Christian School (Indiana)
|Faith Christian School|
|5526 State Road 26 E
Lafayette, Indiana, 47905
|Principal||Lynn Heusinger (High School)
Jonathan Lambeth (elementary school)
|Hours in school day||7.4|
|School colour(s)||Maroon and Gold|
|Accreditation||American Association of Christian Schools
Indiana Department of Education
|School roll||668 (as of 2005-06)|
|Website||Faith Christian School|
Faith Christian School is a coeducational Pre-K -12 Christian day school located in facilities provided by Faith Baptist Church of Lafayette, Indiana.
Faith Christian School was founded by members of Faith Baptist Church and opened in 1997 with 48 students in grades 9-12. Seventh and eighth grades were added for the 1998-1999 school year and PK3-sixth grades were added for 2000-2001. Kossuth Street Baptist Church's Highland Christian School merged with Faith Christian School in August 2002.
Faith Christian School has been accredited by the American Association of Christian Schools since February 2001 as well as the Indiana Department of Education (Freeway School) since February 2004. Faith Christian School is also approved by Homeland Security to issue I-20 documents to qualified international students allowing them to obtain F-1 visas from the US Consulate in their country.
Faith Christian School offers band, choir, drawing, engineering, home economics, drama, and yearbook as courses and qualified eleventh and twelfth grade students may participate in American Christian Honor Society.
The school fields teams in baseball, basketball, cheerleading, cross country, bowling, golf, wrestling, soccer, softball, track, and volleyball.
The School schedule is based on a block system with five periods each day, with separate schedules for each Maroon and Gold days. The first and third periods last approximately 60 minutes, with the second, fourth, and fifth about 90 minutes.
High school students must complete 56 credits to graduate with either a Core 40 or Advanced Honor diploma. The Advanced Honor diploma has more rigorous math, science and foreign language requirements and requires a minimum GPA of 3.0.
The School also provides four Advanced Placement classes: AP U.S. History, AP English, AP Chemistry, and AP Calculus AB.
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