The mission of Cypress Christian is accomplished through a partnership between the school and home. CCS seeks to develop Christ-like character and intellectual competence, helping each student to achieve maximum academic and personal success. Current students and graduates attest to the CCS advantage, a unique combination of strengths creating an academically challenging and nurturing environment.
Education at Cypress Christian School is approached from a biblical perspective that recognizes the sovereignty and authority of God. Carefully selected curriculum academically challenges elementary, middle school and high school students and upholds the Christian standards we seek to develop. Prayer and Bible classes are a very important part of the daily schedule for students.
CCS offers a well-balanced K-12 education including award winning programs in Academics, Fine Arts, Athletics, and co-curricular opportunities.
Cypress Christian students develop a strong foundation in the core academic curriculum, including reading and writing skills, critical thinking, the ability to apply mathematical concepts, and a broad understanding of the sciences and humanities. A carefully selected curriculum challenges elementary, middle school and high school students and upholds the Christian standards Cypress Christian seeks to develop. The traditional classroom setting at Cypress Christian builds unity among students.
Curriculum is designed to increase college-readiness by providing the academic background needed to succeed in a degree program at a college or university. Students consistently score above the national averages in both the SAT and ACT by the end of their senior year and are deemed college ready by the State of Texas admissions policies.
CCS english and history programs focus on an intensive study of the great writings, people, events, works and ideas that have impacted civilization. Coordination of curriculum among departments is stressed, providing the student with reinforcement of their studies. Science and math offer advanced track beginning with the freshman year. Honors level courses, as well as dual credit and AP classes are available.
Inspirational Christian Culture
Visitors regularly comment on the unique and loving environment at Cypress Christian School. Students are taught by Christian educators about God's activity within human history. Biblical standards permeate classroom and office management. On field trips and in athletic competition, CCS is often complimented for having students with Christ-like attitudes and behavior.
The caring, committed faculty are degreed and professionally certified and actively incorporate God's Word into the classes and activities of each day with the intent of showing students that God is involved in their academics, co-curricular activities, spiritual life and service. They are committed Christians, who realize God created each child with unique strengths and abilities. Teachers understand that learning takes place in a variety of ways. They have a desire to kindle and nourish a love for learning in their students by helping them find new ways to discover their God-given talents and potential in Christ.
K-12 students are blessed to have Nurse Brown care for them as needed throughout the school day.
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Parents and students have online access to homework assignments and grades.
Computers are available throughout the campus in classrooms and resource areas for student use. In addition, students, from nearly any internet-connected device, can remotely connect to a school "desktop computer" through a web browser. While connected, the student has access to his or her files, Office 2016 and other student resources. With their Office 365 account, each student has the ability to download and install Microsoft Office on five of their own devices including phones, tablets, personal home laptops or PCs, regardless of the operating system (Windows, iOS or Android). Students are also able to use Microsoft One Drive to securely save and store their work. Grades K-5: Students participate in computer classes held in the elementary computer lab. Grades 6-12: Computer instruction is incorporated into the curriculum and classrooms are equipped with computers for student use.
Advanced Courses and College Prep
CCS strives to prepare all students for college by providing challenging and enriched classroom instruction. The College/Academic Advisors guide students through the college and scholarship application process. Honors, dual credit and AP courses are offered.
Our unique Learning Center offers tutorial assistance that's customized for each student enrolled.
Students benefit from a wide-range of facilities including: libraries; art rooms; music/choir rooms; drama room with stage; Huff Learning Center; fully-equipped science labs; playground and recess areas; professionally maintained fields for baseball, softball, football, soccer, track and field activities and P.E. classes; two gymnasiums with full-size basketball and volleyball courts; fully-equipped weight room for student athletes.
A high percent of family involvement enriches the success of the school. The School Voting Membership, an association of parents, grandparents, graduates, alumni parents and employees of the school, offers the opportunity to elect board members and have input into key school decisions. Additionally, our Parent Service Organization (PSO) is full of active parents, grandparents and other special relatives and friends who have servant hearts and give freely of their time and talents to make CCS the best it can be.