Westside Christian High School

WCHS building
  • Average SAT Score: 1271 (2019 Graduating Class)
  • Average ACT Score: 26.5 (2019 Graduating Class)
  • Average Class Size: 17
  • 1:17 Teacher to Student Ratio
  • 90% of Faculty have advanced degrees (Master’s degree or higher)
  • 10 Advanced Placement and 11 Dual Credit Courses
  • Award-Winning Music Program
  • Offers 3 full years of art (Intro / Advanced / AP Studio Art) in addition to a Digital Design course

For more than three decades, Westside Christian High School has inspired high school students to achieve academic excellence, athletic success, and championship recognition in performing arts. Westside has been educating high school students throughout the city of Portland since its founding in 1981. Westside Christian High School is an academically rigorous, college preparatory, Christian high school dedicated to directing the hearts and minds of all students toward Kingdom purposes. 

MISSION STATEMENT

To equip servant leaders in God’s kingdom for the next generation by educating and developing the whole person to the glory of God.

ACCREDITATION AND MEMBERSHIPS 

  • AdvancED (Northwest Accreditation Commission)
  • Oregon Schools Athletic Association
  • Pacific Northwest Association for College Admission Counseling
  • Average SAT Score: 1271 (2019 Graduating Class)
  • Average ACT Score: 26.5 (2019 Graduating Class)
  • Average Class Size: 17
  • 1:17 Teacher to Student Ratio
  • 90% of Faculty have advanced degrees (Master’s degree or higher)
  • 10 Advanced Placement and 11 Dual Credit Courses
  • International Student Tutoring Class
  • Voucher Tutoring System

DUAL CREDIT COURSES

  1. AP World History
  2. AP US History
  3. AP European History
  4. AP Biology
  5. AP Physics 1
  6. AP Calculus AB
  7. AP English Literature & Composition
  8. AP English Language & Composition
  9. Anatomy & Physiology
  10. Spanish 4
  11. Pre-Calculus

AP COURSES (NOT DUAL CREDIT)

  1. AP Human Geography
  2. AP Studio Art

UNIVERSITY ACCEPTANCES

  • University of Chicago
  • Rice University
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Washington University (St. Louis)
  • University of Southern California
  • University of California (multiple campuses)
  • U.S. Military Academy – West Point
  • U.S. Naval Academy – Annapolis
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Pepperdine University
  • University of Texas
  • Syracuse University
  • University of Washington
  • Michigan State University
  • University of Oregon

SPORTS

  1. Soccer (boys and girls)
  2. Volleyball (girls)
  3. Cross Country (boys and girls)
  4. Basketball (boys and girls)
  5. Track and Field (boys and girls)
  6. Tennis (girls)
  7. Golf (boys)

Many league, district, and state titles and playoff appearances in various sports over the years

VISUAL ARTS

  • Offers 3 full years of art (Intro / Advanced / AP Studio Art) in addition to a Digital Design course
  • Graphic Arts
  • Ceramics

PERFORMING ARTS

  • Drama – two full-length drama productions every year
  • Choral Music and Ensembles
  • Band
  • Eagle Beat Drum Corp
  • Worship Band
  • Drumline

MUSIC PROGRAM ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Choir: 12 Consecutive State Championships
  • Band: 2018 State Champions
  • Jazz Festival Championship in select ensemble.

School Details

Year Established:1981
School Type:Private, Co-ed, Christian
Grades:9-12
Grades For International Students:9-12
Campus Size:7.44 Acres
High School Enrollment:200
AP / Dual Credit Courses:10 AP / 11 Dual Credit
SAT / ACT Average:1271 / 26.5
Teacher to Student Ratio:1:17