Northland Christian School

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Northland Christian School
Address
4363 Sylvanfield
Houston, Texas
United States
Coordinates 30°00′18″N 95°28′15″W / 30.004956°N 95.470966°W / 30.004956; -95.470966Coordinates: 30°00′18″N 95°28′15″W / 30.004956°N 95.470966°W / 30.004956; -95.470966
Information
Type Private Christian
Motto Victory Forever
Religious affiliation(s) Christian
Established 1974
School district Private School
Superintendent David Pruett
Principal Monica Lewis (elementary)
Principal Eric Wietstruck (secondary)
Enrollment 500 or more students (PK-12)
Number of students 500+
Color(s) Vegas Gold and black
         
Mascot Cougars
Affiliations
Website

Northland Christian School (NCS) is a private, college-preparatory Christian school in unincorporated northwest Harris County, Texas, United States, near Houston. NCS is a member of the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS) conference. The current principals are Monica Lewis and Eric Wietstruck.

History[edit]

Northland Christian School was founded in 1974. Northland offers a traditional college preparatory curriculum and comprehensive co-curricular programs. The beautiful campus is located in northwest Houston that is one of the fastest growing areas of the fourth largest US city. Currently there are 175 elementary students and 270 secondary students enrolled.

Campuses[edit]

The school has two campuses, one for preschool through 5th graders which is the elementary campus located within Bammel Church of Christ at 2700 Farm to Market Road 1960 West, and another for 6th through 12th grade located nearby at 4363 Sylvanfield Drive.[1][2]

Elementary and Preschool Campus[edit]

The Elementary and Preschool campus of Northland Christian School is about less than five minutes away from the secondary campus. The Elementary and Preschool Campus is located within the Bammel Church of Christ in close proximity of a major intersection of FM 1960 and Kuykendahl Rd and less than two minutes away from the Kelsey-Sebold Clinic and Medical Center right across the street and an upper-class neighborhood of Northgate Forest. The Preschool campus is located in the southern wing of the Elementary campus while the Elementary campus (grades K-5) is located at the northern wing of the building.

Northland Christian School will combining both campuses in the Fall of 2019 to the Secondary Campus with the purchase of an additional building next tot he property.

Secondary Campus[edit]

The secondary campus has several buildings in the front which are numbered from 1, the central administrator office and Cougar Store, to building 5. Building 6 is where the school cafeteria, gym, and the orchestra room is located. The school was founded in 1974 and currently enrolls over 500 + middle school, high school, elementary, and preschool students.

The Northland Christian School Secondary Campus is located on Sylvanfield in close proximity of a major intersection of FM 1960 and Stuebner-Airline Road, and Bammel North Houston and Veterans Memorial (Continued from Stuebner Airline). The Secondary Campus houses students from grades 6 to 12. There are seven buildings on the Secondary Campus.

Standardized Tests[edit]

Northland is exempt from TAKS (Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills) Test since it is a private school. Students in grades Kindergarten to 9th grade take the Stanford Achievement Test. Students in grades 3,5, and 7 take the OLSAT Achievement Test. In 7th grade, students identified as "gifted and talented" takes the SAT Test for admission into the Duke's TIP Program. In 10 or 11th grade, students take the PSAT/NMSQT test. In 11th or/and 12th grade, students take the SAT or/and the ACT tests.

Athletics[edit]

Northland Christian School is one of the few schools in the Houston area that offers athletics for both middle and high school. Northland Christian School requires all students to participate in Physical Education or Athletics. There is an option for students participating in Olympic-level sports such as the most commonly gymnastics, cheerleading, tumbling, soccer, taekwondo, karate, baseball, football, swimming, etc. outside of school as Off-campus PE to take study hall if they document at least 15 hours per week.

Northland Christian School provides the following sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track, Volleyball.

Sixth grade students are allowed to try out for Seventh grade teams. Eighth grade students are allowed to try out for high school sports if needed by the school to fill in the vacant spots such as the Junior Varsity Baseball Team.

Fine arts[edit]

Northland Christian School provides a variety of fine arts courses of performing and visual arts. Courses such as art, drama, photography, orchestra, choir, jazz ensemble, and bell choir are available for students to take.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact Information." Northland Christian School. Retrieved on November 26, 2008.
  2. ^ Home Page. Bammel Church of Christ. Retrieved on November 26, 2008.

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