K-12 Private Christian School in Northwest Houston, TX

School Profile

Cypress Christian School is an accredited K-12 independent, non-denominational, college-preparatory Christian school founded in 1978. The school is located in northwest Houston at 11123 Cypress N. Houston Rd., Houston, TX 77065.

Accreditation

Cypress Christian School is accredited by Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) and AdvancED.

Accreditation Information


Admissions

Admissions

Cypress Christian School partners with Christian parents to accomplish the mission of the school. At least one parent must give a written account of how they came to know the Lord and be in agreement with CCS Statement of Faith and Mission Statement.


Administrators / Faculty / Staff

Each administrator, staff and faculty member is a born-again believer in Jesus Christ. Teachers are degreed and certified.

Faculty & Staff Directory

After School Program

Cypress Christian School offers an After School Program for K-5 students who attend school at CCS.

Board of Directors

CCS is operated by a Board of Directors which is elected by the membership of Cypress Christian School, Inc.

Chapel / Bible

Weekly chapel services allow students and faculty members to experience worship, praise, instruction and fellowship. Bible curriculum includes weekly scripture memory.

Class Rank

Cypress Christian School is a non-ranking school.

College Entrance Exams

PSAT (Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test) - The PSAT is mandatory for eighth-graders through high school juniors each year as preliminary training for the SAT. The PSAT that is administered during the junior year is used to select students for National Merit Scholarships. Thus, it is not only a helpful practice, but for the gifted student who does well, it can be a means of obtaining recognition for college scholarships. Please see the College Corner for more information.

Communication

CCS strives to keep parents and students informed at all levels.

  • E-mail, the Warrior Weekly e-newsletter, the CONNECTION magazine and the school website are used to communicate to parents and students. Information about the current school year as well as policies and procedures can be found on the school website.
  • Weekly Packets for students in K-5th may include class and school-wide information and schoolwork from the previous week for elementary students. Printed information with class or school-wide news is distributed to secondary students in 6th-12th grades as needed.
  • Grades/Homework: CCS communicates this information via FACTS. Parents/Guardians supply CCS with an up-to-date e-mail address for communication purposes.
  • Families receive the school magazine, CONNECTION, via mail. The publication may also be viewed on-line.

Curriculum

Enrollment (K-12)

K-12 Enrollment

Fall 2019 (October)

  • Elementary Level (Grades K-5) - 253 students
  • Middle School Level (Grades 6-8) - 190 students
  • High School Level (Grades 9-12) - 210 students
  • Class of 2019 - 56 students
  • Total Families - 428
  • Total Students - 653

Grading Scale

The following grading scale is used throughout the school:

Equivalent

Grade

Meaning

90 - 100AFar exceeds minimum standards
80 - 89BExceeds minimum standards
75 - 79CMeets minimum standards
70 - 74DFailure to meet some minimum standards
0 - 69FFailure to meet minimum standards

*Numerical grade point averages are used to determine ranking.

Mission

The mission of Cypress Christian School is to honor the Lord Jesus Christ by providing students an education based upon academic excellence and biblical values.

Standardized Testing

MAP testing is given to students in grades K-11.  It is taken online, and the school gets results within 24 hours to help teachers plan instruction.  Growth reports are sent to parents every spring. Click here for more information on testing standards.

Statement of Faith

Student Conduct

A high standard of conduct is required of each student at CCS for the purpose of maintaining order and building Christ-like character. In grades K-5, age-appropriate visual reminders give students and teachers the ability to monitor behavior and keep parents informed about student conduct.  In grades 6-12, disciplinary reports are issued. CCS does not practice corporal punishment.

Technology

Computers (Windows 10 desktops and HP Chromebooks) are available throughout the campus in classrooms and resource areas for student use. 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.