Illiana Christian High School

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Illiana Christian High School
Lansing, Illinois
Type 912
Motto "In the Challenge of His Service"
Religious affiliation(s) Reformed Christian
Established 1945
Founded 1945
Faculty 37[1]
Enrollment 575 [2]
Campus Suburban
Color(s) Green & White
Athletics conference Metro Suburban Conference
Mascot Vikings
Average ACT scores (2015) 23.9[2]

Illiana Christian High School is a private, coeducational school in Lansing, Illinois, USA. It was founded in 1945 as a school for the children of Dutch Reformed immigrants in the area.

Educational Philosophy[edit]

Illiana is founded on the Bible as interpreted in the Reformed confessions, namely The Canons of Dort, The Heidelberg Catechism, and The Belgic Confession. Illiana remains very closely tied to its original vision of preparing students to serve God through everything they do in all areas of life.[2] Illiana students are expected to live a life consistent with Christian principles.


Illiana offers 113 course options including Advanced Placement courses in Calculus, Chemistry, English, German, Government and Spanish.

  • Student faculty ratio: 15:1
  • Average class size: 21
  • Average ACT score: 23.9 with 85% taking test
  • Tuition: $8,076.00 (14-15)



Illiana offers co-curricular activities for students.

Musical opportunities include Jazz Band, Pep Band, Symphonic/Marching Band, Wind Ensemble, Musical, Acapella Choir, Concert Choir, Women’s Chorale, Freshmen Ensemble.

Athletic Opportunities for boys include Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, Track, Volleyball, and Wrestling. Opportunities for girls include Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track, and Volleyball.

Other activities include Bill of Rights Convention, Bowling, Care Convention, Chapel, Christian Service Club, Close-Up in the Capital, Drama, Fine Arts, Flag and Rifle Corp, Intramurals, Landlopers, Math Team, Newspaper (Called "Echo"), Scribes, Senior Service, Student Council, Tutor Team, and Yearbook (called "Spire").[2]


Illiana has athletic teams available to all students: Men & Women. Men's Teams: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball & Wrestling. Women's Teams: Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, & Volleyball.[2] Illiana's men's cross country team took second overall at the IHSA 2A state meet in 2013[3] and third overall in the IHSA 2A state meet in 2014.[4]



  1. ^ "Faculty". Illiana Christian High School. Webmaster. Retrieved 5 June 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "QUICK FACTS - Illiana Christian High School". Illiana Christian High School. webmasters. Retrieved 4 June 2015. 
  3. ^ Cronin, Tim. "Illiana Christian boys finish second in state cross country meet". nwi,com. North West Indiana Times. Retrieved 20 August 2015. 
  4. ^ "Boys Cross Country Class 2A State Final Results — 2014-15". Gravity Works. Retrieved 20 August 2015. 

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