Admissions

Frequently Asked Questions

 
Q: Is Liberty Christian School accredited?

A:  LCS is dually accredited through the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) and the Middle States Association of Colleges and Universities, Commission on Elementary Schools.  In addition, all of our classroom teachers hold a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Q: How many students do you have in each class?6th_grade_music

A:  The average class size is 16 students.  The K-4 class is limited to 10. The K-5 class is limited to 15.  Enrollment in Lower School and Middle School classes is limited to no more than 23 students. 

Q: What are the hours for the school?

A:  The half-day K-4 class meets from 8:15 - 11:15 a.m. and full-day classes remain until 3:00 p.m.  Grades 1-5 meet from 8:15 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Grades 6 - 8 meet from 8:20 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Q: Do you offer Before Care and After Care?

A:  Our regular school hours are from 8:15 am until 3:00 pm.  Students may be dropped off as early as 7:45 am with no extra charge.  Parents have until 3:30 pm to pick up their children.  Before Care is offered from 6:45 am - 7:45 am and After Care is offered from 3:30 - 6:30 pm. Both programs are offered for an additional fee. Click Here to learn more about our Before/After Care Program. 

Q: What are the age requirements for enrolling in your school?

A:  Students entering K4 must be four by September 1st, students entering K5 must be five by September 1st, and students entering first grade must be six by September 1st.

Q: Does the school offer hot lunches?

A:  Yes, our cafeteria offers hot lunches to students and staff every day.  A full lunch costs $4.00.  Entrees and snacks are also offered daily, prices vary.

Q: Do you provide bus service?

A:  LCS does not offer transportation.  Many parents arrange carpool with those in their community. We can suggest several independent transportation services for dropping off or picking up students upon request

Q: Do you offer special services for children with learning disabilities?

A:  No; however, LCS employs a resource teacher who works primarily with students who need a limited amount of support with reading, writing, or mathematics.  Tutoring services are also available for students who need extra help with their assignments due to mild learning differences and organizational issues for an extra fee.

Q: When is the deadline to apply for admission?

A:  As LCS uses a rolling admissions process, there is no deadline to apply.  However, applying early is beneficial as class sections may fill up and financial aid is offered on a first-come first served basis.