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Quick Facts About CCS

  • Founded in 1952.
  • YEARLY PROGRAM - The elementary school year is from September to June; international students follow the same plan of studies established by the provincial Ministry of Education, integrating into their schools in the same way that Canadian students do.
  • Calvin Christian School has 16 full-time and 8 part time teaching staff, all of whom are fully certified and Christian.
  • The average pupil/teacher ratio (PTR) is 23:1.
  • CCS has a student body of 450 and a complete JK-8 program. The faculty follows a defined evaluation program to monitor the academic and social progress of each student.
  • In 2012, Grades 3 - 8 participated in the Canadian Tests of Basic Skills (CTBS) with outstanding results.


Calvin Christian School CTBS Test Results 2012
Grades CCS SchoolRanking

OACSAverage
CanadianNationalBaseline

3

87%

81%

50%

4

83%

79%

50%

5

86%

79%

50%

6

78%

72%

50%

7

83%

76%

50%

8

82%

74%

50%




Other significant awards given are Kiwanis Festival, Ancaster Fair, Healthy Living, Science Fair, Academic Achievement, Academic Excellence, Fine Arts, Gauss Math, Optimist Club Speech, Renaissance, Servant, Participation, Writer's, and Athletic awards.
 

Programs of Study

Calvin Christian School offers a complete range of academic programs for all eight grades. The curriculum follows the outline developed by the OACS. This design follows the official Ministry of Education curriculum in content requirements.

The board and faculty are committed to the integration of Christian perspectives throughout the entire program of studies.
 
Calvin Christian School has a special education resource program and a special needs program.
 
It provides technological studies at many grade levels to ensure that students acquire computer literacy before graduation.
 

Membership

Calvin Christian School is part of a large family of schools known as the Ontario Alliance of Christian Schools (OACS). This provincial organization provides general policy guidelines on all matters relevant to operating a school in Ontario. CCS is also a member of Christian Schools Canada (CSC) and Christian Schools International (CSI). The school is registered as a private school with the Ontario Ministry of Education and submits annual reports as required by law.