Santiam Christian School

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Santiam Christian Schools
Santiam Christian Schools in Adair Village.JPG
7220 NE Arnold Avenue
Corvallis, Oregon, Benton County 97330
Coordinates 44°40′15″N 123°12′59″W / 44.670925°N 123.216358°W / 44.670925; -123.216358Coordinates: 44°40′15″N 123°12′59″W / 44.670925°N 123.216358°W / 44.670925; -123.216358
Type Private
Religious affiliation(s) Christian
Opened 1979
Superintendent Lance Villers[1]
CEEB code 380214
NCES School ID 01931979[2]
Principal Wilbur Starr[1]
Grades Pre K-12[2]
Number of students 661[2]
Color(s) Red, White, and Black    [1]
Athletics conference OSAA PacWest Conference 3A-3[1]
Mascot Eagles[1]
Team name The Eagles
Accreditation NWAC[3]
Affiliation ACSI[2]

Santiam Christian Schools is a private Christian school in Adair Village, Oregon, United States.[4]

Opened in 1979,[4] the school has been accredited through the Northwest Accreditation Commission since 1993,[3] and the Association of Christian Schools International.


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 Area. 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.[4] 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.[5]


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.[4]

High school[edit]

High school activities[edit]

Santiam Christian is involved with DECA (organization), Future Farmers of America, FIRST Robotics Team, International Missions Trips, and other electives courses and extra-curricular activities.[6]

High school sports[edit]

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 Golf.[7] The school competes as part of the OSAA's West Valley League.

Middle school extracurricular activities[edit]

Students in middle school can become involved with the Junior Players Drama, LEGO Robotics, SC Boy Scout Troop 516, elective courses, Chorale, and Junior High Band, and other activities.[6]


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  2. ^ a b c d "Search for Private Schools – School Detail for Santiam Christian School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved May 19, 2014. 
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  4. ^ a b c d "Profile 08-09". Santiam Christian Schools. Retrieved 2009-07-04.  Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "profile" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  5. ^ About Santiam Christian Schools - accessed May 2014
  6. ^ a b High School Activities Santiam Christian Schools - accessed May 2014
  7. ^ High School Sports Santiam Christian Schools - accessed May 2014