Faith/Church Involvement

Q: Does my child need to be a Christian to attend SACS?

New students applying for grades 9 – 12 must have a profession of faith in Jesus Christ as their Savior with regular involvement in a Bible believing local church.

It is important that the family, church, and school have a unity of spirit about each child’s salvation and maturity in Jesus Christ. It is critical that there is agreement with this philosophy prior to enrolling at SACS.

Q: Do both parents need to be Christians?

All Parents (including joint custodial parents and legal guardians) with whom the student lives, to include step-parents, must be professing Christians with regular family involvement in a Bible believing local church.

Q: Is SACS associated with a specific church or doctrine?

SACS is a conservative, evangelical, protestant Christian school, not associated with any local church. Therefore, we are not as concerned about specific church affiliation as we are about one’s relationship with Christ and that there is a growing relationship with Him evidenced by regular family involvement in church. During the interview process, applicants will be asked to share their faith in Christ and their walk with Him.

Q: What kind of partnership do you require of parents?

We exist to partner with Christian parents desiring an environment where congruence can exist for their children between home, church, and school. We expect families and students at SACS to live a life consistent with God’s word. Students must also have a clear desire to want to be a contributing member of our Christian School and faith community.

Admissions FAQs at SACS

Age Requirements

Q: What are the age requirements for your early education program?

By September 1st of each year, children must have reached the following ages in order to apply to our early education program:

  • Pre-Kinder – 4 years old by Sept. 1st
  • Kindergarten – 5 years old by Sept. 1st
  • First Grade – 6 years old by Sept. 1st

Pre-K and Kindergarten applicants must be able to care for their restroom needs independently. There are no exceptions to these requirements.

Q: Do you accept incoming seniors to your school?

Admission to new 12th grade students is only offered to those relocating from out of town and transferring from a Christian school. Seniors are only admitted with approval from the SACS Board of Directors.

School Services

Q: What are your school hours?

PK-5th begins at 7:50 am and dismisses at 2:50 pm.

6th-8th begins at 8:00 am and dismisses at 3:10 pm.

9th-12th begins every day at 8:00 am. On Monday, Tuesday and Friday dismissal is at 3:00 pm, and on Wednesday and Thursday dismissal is at 2:30 pm.

Q: Do you offer a before and after school program?
Yes! We provide before school care for PK-8th grade students from 7:00-7:25 a.m. We offer in-house after school care on regular school days from 3:00-6:00 pm and from noon-4:00 pm on early dismissal days on our SACS campus. See Tuition and Fees for pricing.
Q: Do you offer school transportation?

Yes, bus service is available on a limited basis. Please see Transportation for bus route, schedule, and pricing.

Q: Do you offer a hot lunch program?
Yes! We partner with a caterer, A Matter of Taste, to provide an optional hot lunch program for PK-12th grade. Students can either bring a sack lunch or purchase a hot lunch. Visit Cafeteria for prices and menus.

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