Pikes Peak Christian School

Christ-Centered Excellence

Pikes Peak

High School Academics

School Profile

 

School:
The High School  at Pikes Peak Christian  is a private college prepatory school accredited through the National Christian Schools Association and AdvancED.  All teachers have a minimum of a college degree in their core area of instruction and a majority of core subject teachers are state or ACSI licensed. There are 55 students currently enrolled in the high school. The first graduating class was in 2003.
 
 
Grading and Class Rank:
Semester grades are recorded on the transcript.  Class rank and cumulative grade point average are computed in January and May.  Grade point average is computed on a 4.0 scale.  Honors courses and AP are the exception and are weighted on a 5.0 scale.   
 
 
Grading Scale:
A+ - 98-100 B+ - 88-89 C+ - 78-79 D+ - 68-69 F - Below 60
A   - 93-97 B   - 83-87 C   - 73-77 D   - 63-67  
A- - 90-92 B-  - 80-82 C-  - 70-72 D-  - 60-62  
 
 
 
Testing Results:
Average PPCS SAT  Scores (5 year avg.)       Critical Reading: 559     Math: 526   Writing: 549
Average PPCS SAT  Scores (Class of 2016)     Critical Reading: 503     Math: 483   Writing: 493
Average National SAT Scores (2016)                  Critical Reading: 494     Math: 508   Writing: 487
 
Average PPCS ACT Composite Score (5 year avg.)        24.3
Average PPCS ACT Composite Score (Class of 2016)       24.1
Average Colorado ACT Composite Score (2016)                 20.7                      
Average National ACT Composite Score (2016)                   20.8
 
PPCS Students scoring a 3 or above on Advance Placement Tests (5 year avg.): 72%
 
 
 
Post High School Education/Plans:
Since Inception (260 Graduates): 86% college/university; 8% trade schools; 6% military service
Class of 2016 (14 students): 80% college/university; 20% trade schools
 

College Acceptance History:
Following is a listing of universities students from Pikes Peak Christian School have either attended or been accepted over the last 14 years.
 
Abilene Christian University                                                                             
Academy of Art University                                                                                 
Adams State College                                                                                         
Air Force Academy
Arizona State University
Austin College
Baylor University                                                                                             
Boise State                                                                                                          
Brigham Young University
California State University
Long Beach, Los Angeles, Northridge, San Diego, San Francisco                                                                                 
Chadron State College
Chatham University
Colorado Christian University                                                                          
Colorado College                                                                                                
Colorado School of Mines                                                                                
Colorado State University                                                                                 
Colorado State University - Pueblo
Denver University
Dickenson University                                                                 
Dordt College    
Elizabethtown College
Embry-Riddle                                                                                                                 
Emory University – Oxford College                                                                  
Faulkner University                                                                                            
Florida College                                                                                                    
Florida International University
George Fox University
Grambling State University                                                                       
Harding University                                                                                              
Hastings College 
Indiana University
Kansas State University                                                                                                
Liberty University
Lipscomb University
Marian University
Martin Luther College
MidAmerica Nazarene University
Northwest Nazarene University
Ohio State University
Oral Roberts University
Oklahoma Christian University
Ozark Christian College
Pennsylvania State University
Purdue University
Rutgers University
Southern Nazarene University
State University of New York
Binghamton, Buffalo
Syracuse University
Temple University
Texas Christian University
Texas State San Marcos
University of Chicago
University of Colorado Boulder        
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
University of Colorado at Denver
University of Colorado at Denver Medical School
University of Northern Colorado
University of Utah
University of Washington - Seattle
University of Wyoming
Valparaiso University
Wilson College
York College

 

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