SCHOOL PROFILE

CCS School Profile

2019-2020

 

Location

Covenant Christian School is located in Palm Bay, Brevard County’s largest and fastest-growing community.  The address is 720 Emerson Drive, NE, Palm Bay, Florida 32907. 

The web site is www.ccslions.org

The phone number is (321) 253-2770; the fax number is (321) 728-9574.

School Code: 101-403

 

School

Covenant Christian School is a coeducational, college-preparatory day school founded in 1993. CCS offers a comprehensive program of instruction for students in grades VPK–12. The elementary school shares facilities with the secondary school, which is on the same campus.

 

Staff

Head of School:  Mrs. Shannon Schrope

Principal: Mrs. Traci Retter

Guidance: Mrs. Haley Grimes

Athletic Director: Mrs. Dawn Townsend

Calendar

36 weeks; 4 grading periods; 7 45-50 minute periods.

 

Admissions

The admissions process is designed to ensure a student’s readiness and potential for having a successful and rewarding experience at Covenant Christian School and to determine proper academic placement. It also plays a valuable role in confirming compatibility in Christian values, philosophy, and essential beliefs between the Christian home and school. The admissions process includes an interview with prospective students and their parents, a pastoral reference confirming church involvement, a review of previous school performance, and admissions testing.

 

Accreditation

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools; Christian Schools of Florida, an approved member

 

Affiliations

National Council for Private School Accreditation; Member of Association of Christian Schools International

 

Faculty

32 teachers; 22 full-time; 10 part-time; 4 administrators; 30% with advanced degrees

                                                                                               

Student Body

VPK class-12th grade:  284 

Secondary (7th-12th): 137

Elementary (PK-6th): 147 

Senior Class: 25

 

Grading 

2001 on

A = 90-100

B = 80-89

C = 70-79

D = 60-69

F = Below 60

 

Conduct grades are given per the following scale: 

O=outstanding, G=good, S=satisfactory, N=needs improvement, and U=unsatisfactory.

Kindergarten and 1st grades assign all grades, academic and conduct, using the O, G, S, N, and U scale.

 

Graduation

26.5 credits-one credit earned for each yearlong course and .5 credit for each semester class.

Bible-3.5                                                           

Foreign Lang.-2

HOPE - 1

Mathematics-4

Social Studies-3.5

Science-4

Computer-1       

English-4       

Electives-1.5

Fine/Practical Arts-2

 

Two diploma tracks: Scholars Diploma requiring 3 AP courses and 2 Honors and the Academic Diploma.

120 hours of community service required for both tracks.

 

Honors/AP Courses

Covenant offers AP Calculus, AP Statistics, AP Computer Science, AP Literature, AP Language, AP US Government, AP US History, AP European History, AP World History, AP Human Geog, AP Biology, AP Physics, and Honors in all core classes.

                                           

GPA Computation

The GPA is determined by adding the equivalent GPA quality points and dividing the total by the number of semester credits.

SAT Summary

Class      14           15           16           17           18           19

Verbal   544         572         588         593         582         584

Math     563         571         576         580         572         576

ACT Summary

Class                    14           15           16           17           18           19

Composite          24           27           25           28           26           26

Test    /    Percent with Qualifying Score

AP Biology / n/a

AP Calculus AB / n/a

AP Calculus BC  / 100%

AP Comp Science / 100%

AP Literature / 95%

AP Microeconomics / 100%

AP Macroeconomics / 100%

AP Statistics / 50%

AP US History / 80%

AP World History / 50%

College Choices 

Class of 2014: 100% 4 year college      

Class of 2015: 100% 4 year colleges 

Class of 2016: 100% 4 year colleges

Class of 2017: 89% 4 year colleges

Class of 2018: 89% 4 year colleges / 11%  gap year/military           

Class of 2019: 94% 4 year colleges / 6%  military                              

 

 

Colleges That Have Accepted Our Graduates:

Abraham Baldwin College

American University

Anderson College

Asbury College

Auburn University

Barry University

Belhaven College

Belmont College

Carson-Newman College

Cedarville University

Charleston Southern

Clemson University

Columbia University

Covenant College

Eastern Florida State

Embry Riddle University

Emmaus Bible

Emory University

Flagler College

Florida A & M

Florida Atlantic University

Florida Gulf Coast Univ.

Florida International Univ.

Florida Southern College

Florida State University

Florida Tech

Full Sail College

Georgia Tech

Gordon College

Grove City College

Harding College

Harrisburg College

Huntington College

Jacksonville University

Johnson Bible College

King College

Lee University

LeTourneau College

Liberty University

Lincoln Memorial College

Lipscomb University

Mississippi College

Moody Bible Institute

Newberry College

New York University

NC State

North Central University

North Greenville College

Northwestern University

Nova University

Oakwood College

Oral Roberts University

Palm Beach Atlantic Univ

Pennsylvania State Univ

Reinhardt College

Samford University

Sante Fe College

Southeastern University

Southern Adventist Univ

Stetson University

Tallahassee Comm College

Taylor University

Toccoa Falls College

Trevecca College

Tulane University

Union University

University of Alabama

University of Denver

Univ of Central Florida

University of Florida

University of Georgia

University of Miami

University of Mobile

Univ of North Carolina

University of North Florida

Univ of South Carolina

University of South Florida

University of Tennessee

University of West Florida

University of Wisconsin

Vanderbilt University

Wake Forest

Washington State

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FAX: (321) 728-9574

720 Emerson Dr NE, Palm Bay, FL 32907, USA

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