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State

California

Number of Students

620

SAT Average (Out of 1600)

1150

Acceptings Students to Grades

9-11

Whittier Christian High School

Private Day School – La Habra , California

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!

Area Population: 61,164
City Website: City of La Habra

Community service hours are required for graduation
9th and 10th grade– 10 hours per year
11th and 12th grade– 20 hours per year.

Dates
Estimated Fall Start: Mid-August
Estimated Fall End: Late December
Estimated Spring Start:Early January
Estimated Spring End: Late May

School Facts

Year Founded

1958

Student Population

Co-Educational

Number of Students

620

Acceptings Students to Grades

9-11

Teacher/Student Ratio

1:14

Average Class Size

21

ESL Programs

Yes

IB Programs

No

Offers Diploma Year Program

No

School Uniform

No

Campus Size

20 Acres

Religious Affiliation

Christian

SAT Average (Out of 1600)

1150

Foreign Languages

  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

University Acceptance Rate

99%

Arts

  • Art
  • Art & Design Fundamentals
  • Content
  • Dance
  • Design
  • Digital Media, Arts, Graphics, Illustration
  • Photography - Digital
  • Drumline
  • Art - Honors
  • Jazz Band
  • Band - Marching
  • Band
  • String Music
  • Studio Art
  • Theater

AP Courses

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • English Literature and Composition
  • Studio Art
  • United States Government and Politics

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country Running
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

  • Bible Study
  • California Scholarship Federation
  • College Vision Club
  • Contemporary American Thinking
  • Film
  • French
  • German
  • International
  • International Justice Mission
  • Key Club
  • Math
  • National Honor Society
  • School Newspaper
  • Students Against Destructive Decisions
  • Video Game
  • Yearbook

School Location

Partial List of College and University Acceptances

Arizona State University, Baylor University, Boston College, Boston University, California Baptist University, California State University, Colorado State University, Duke University, Georgetown University, Georgia State University, Harvard University, Kansas State University, Loyola University, Miami University, Oberlin College, Ohio State University, Oklahoma Baptist University, Oregon State University, Princeton University, University of Chicago, University of Connecticut, University of Florida, University of Michigan, University of Notre Dame, University of Pennsylvania, Wheaton College, Yale University

University Acceptance Rate:
99%

Closest International and Local Airports: John Wayne Airport (SNA)
For Details Visit Website: Whittier Christian High School

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