Santiam Christian School
|Santiam Christian Schools|
|7220 NE Arnold Avenue
Corvallis, Oregon, Benton County, 97330
|Number of students||665|
|Color(s)||Red, White, and Black |
|Athletics conference||OSAA PacWest Conference 3A-3|
|Team name||The Eagles|
- 1 History
- 2 Accreditation
- 3 High School
- 4 Elementary School
- 5 Middle School
- 6 References
Santiam Christian currently resides on the previous location of Camp Adair. Several of Camp Adair's buildings are in use by Santiam Christian. All that really remains is the E.E. Wilson Wildlife Refuge. In 1978 Parents began planning to establish a Christian high school.Santiam Christian High School was founded in 1979. SC offered grades 9, 10 and 11 with an enrollment of 55 students. In June 1980 Santiam Christian moved to Adair Village. In 1981 SC graduated its first class of 20 students. In 1986 the purchase of 12 buildings and 16.5 acres from US Government was finalized for $1. In 1991 Heritage Christian Elementary officially merged with SC adding grades K-6.
Santiam Christian High School is fully accredited by the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) and Northwest Accreditation Commission (NWAC), and meets all requirements for graduation of the Oregon State Department of Education.
Students at Santiam Christian have many options on activities to participate in providing high quality education and high quality activities.
High School Activities
Santiam Christian has a wide variety of activities readily available to its students including: DECA (organization), Future Farmers of America, FIRST Robotics Team, International Missions Trips, Sold Out, Yearbook, Drama, Worship Team, National Honor Society, Leadership, A Capella, High School Band, Rhythm in Blue,SC Boy Scout Troop 516 and many different electives courses.
High School Sports
Santiam Christian is known for having a very high quality sports program. Sports offered to students include: Football, Volleyball, Boys and Girls Soccer, Cross Country, Boys and Girls Basketball, Wrestling, Track & Field, Girls Tennis, Baseball, Softball, and Boys and Girls Golf.
Elementary School Activities
Elementary students may join Elementary band (5th-6th grade), elementary LEGO Robotics, Girls on the Run, SC Scout Pack 516, SC Scout Troop 516, Enrichment Classes, and other big annual events.
Elementary School Sports
The elementary students may participate in football (all grades), cross country (6th grade only), volleyball (4-6th grade), basketball (4th-6th grade), wrestling (6th grade only), baseball (all grades), softball (3rd-6th grade) and track (6th grade only). The SC elementary track meet is a large event for students and families, with upper level students assisting the elementary students are free to have fun at this big SC event.
Middle School Activities
Students in middle school can have a great time at SC by getting involved with such activities as the Junior Players Drama, LEGO Robotics, SC Boy Scout Troop 516, Educational Travel to Washington DC, a wide variety of elective courses, Chorale, and Junior High Band.
Middle School Sports
- "Profile 08-09". Santiam Christian Schools. Retrieved 2009-07-04.