USA California, USA
  • Homestay Accommodation
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  • Private

Whittier Christian High School

Established: 1958
Beach

School Facts

  • Number of Students
    620
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Homestay Accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Not religious
  • Program Length Available
    Multiple Year, Spring Semester, Spring Year, Fall Semester, Fall Year

School Description

SCHOOL PROFILE
Situated half an hour from the city of Los Angeles and 40 minutes from the beaches of the Pacific Ocean, Whittier Christian High School is a private, non-denominational US Christian day school. It offers an intimate class size, the 1:1 iPad Instructional Program and the flexibility of three academic tracks.

FACILITIES
The high school recently completed construction on a new gymnasium. Other facilities of note on the 20-acre campus include the state-of-the-art computer lab, digital art and science labs, a multimedia presentation room, an auditorium and a choir/art gallery.

SPORTS AND ARTS
Athletics are a big part of the culture at Whittier Christian High School. Students are extremely proud of their high school’s history as champions in sports such as football,
basketball, volleyball and softball. In fact, many of its alumni have gone on to play at the college and professional level sports.
For those students interested in fine and performing arts, an extensive program offers a variety of choices from studio art, dance, choir and string ensemble, to jazz, concert and marching band.

COMMUNITY INFORMATION
La Habra is located in Orange County, California near some of the most beautiful beaches in America. It’s also a short distance from the famous Disneyland theme park. The city has plenty of shopping, entertainment, parks and bike trails too!

  • 9, 10, 11 Grades at School
  • 20 acres Campus Size
Diploma Year Offered?
No
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
1:14
Average Class Size
21
SAT Average
1188
ACT Average
22.9
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
Yes
Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country Running, Football, Football, Golf, Softball, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball
Arts
Art, Art - Honors, Art and Design, Design, Digital Art and Design, Digital Photography and Design, Drama, Film Academy, Studio Art, Studio Art, Studio Art - Drawing, Studio Art: 2D Design
Music
Band - Concert, Drumline, Jazz Band, Marching Band, Pit Percussion, String Ensemble
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Biology, Calculus AB, Chemistry, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, Physics 1, Psychology, Spanish Language and Culture, US Government and Politics
Languages
French, German, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Ballroom Dancing, Bible Club, Business Club, California Scholastic Federation, College Vision Club, Contemporary American Thinking, French Club, German Club, International Club, International Justice Mission, Key Club, Math Club, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Pep Band
Accepting Students in Grades
No
Ages Accepted
14-19
ELTiS Required
Not Accepted
TOEFL Required
40-50 (varies by grade)
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
Also accepts SLATE, minimum 3.0.

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