Friday, December 15, 2017

About Us – FAQ’s


When was Blackhawk Christian School established?
Blackhawk Christian School was established in the fall of 1973 by David Jeremiah, Happy Walts and Aida Toffolo.

How many churches are represented by Blackhawk Christian School families?
There are 93 church homes are represented by Blackhawk Christian School families.

What contributes to Blackhawk Christian School students’ spiritual lives?
Biblical truths are integrated into all academic and extra-curricular activities at Blackhawk Christian School. Blackhawk Christian School students have daily devotions and Bible classes, weekly chapel services. Service projects are also part of the Secondary yearly chapel schedule.

Is Blackhawk Christian School Accredited by the State of Indiana?
Yes, since 1982 Blackhawk Christian School has been accredited by the Indiana State Board. Blackhawk Christian School is also a member of ACSI (Association of Christian Schools International.)

What are the academic distinctives of Blackhawk Christian School?
Blackhawk Christian School academically ranked as one of the top schools in the Fort Wayne area.
90% of Blackhawk Christian School students pass the ISTEP+ GQE.
90% of Blackhawk Christian School students go on to pursue higher education.
Blackhawk Christian School students achieve 100+ points higher on SAT than the state or national average.

What are the class sizes for Blackhawk Christian School?
Kindergarten 22 students per class
Grades 1 and 2 25 students per class
Grade 3 through 6 28 students per class
Grades 6 through 12 approximately 30 students per class

What extra-curricular activities are available to Blackhawk Christian School students?
Blackhawk Christian School performs quality student drama and musical productions each year. Several opportunities are available to students to showcase their art work.

What athletic opportunities are available to Blackhawk Christian School students?
Blackhawk Christian School is a member of IHSAA (Indiana High School Athletic Association)

Elementary:
5th and 6th grade boys’ soccer
6th grade girls’ volleyball
Boys’ and girls’ basketball

Secondary:
Boys’ and Girls’ Soccer
Girls’ Volleyball
Boys’ and Girls’ Cross-Country
Boys’ and Girls’ Basketball
Boys’ Baseball
Golf
Tennis
Girls’ Cheerleading

Does Blackhawk Christian School offer scholarships for tuition?
No, we do not have scholarships, but we do have partial tuition assistance. Contact the school office for more details.

Can I refer a family to Blackhawk Christian School?
Yes, our satisfied parents are our best advertising. If you refer a student who enrolls and lists you on the application as the referring family, you can receive $400 per student deduction from your tuition.

Does Blackhawk Christian School offer Advanced Placement Courses?
Yes, Blackhawk Christian School offers Advanced Placement and Dual Credit Courses.

Does Blackhawk Christian School offer Student Internships?
Yes, students from Blackhawk Christian School are offered professional career internships in their Senior year of school.

Do Blackhawk Christian School Students have opportunities to travel?
Yes, Blackhawk Christian School organizes student international mission trips, band trips, and tours of Washington, D.C.

Does Blackhawk Christian School offer full-day Kindergarten?
Yes, both full-day and half-day Kindergarten classes are offered.

Does Blackhawk Christian School offer full-day Preschool?
Yes, both full-day and half-day Preschool classes are offered.

What ages of students are eligible for Preschool at Blackhawk Christian School?
Students aged 2 ½ through 5 years old are eligible for Preschool.