Admissions FAQ

Is the school accredited?

Yes, Jupiter Christian School is fully accredited in grades K-12 by the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement.

What is the average class size?

The average class size at JCS is between 15 – 18 depending on grade level.

Are teachers certified?

Yes, all full time teachers are required to be certified by ACSI. At present, approximately 42% of our faculty hold Master’s degrees or higher.

Is there a dress code?

Yes, Harris School Uniform is our only school approved vendor. More information regarding our dress code can be found on their online store.

Does the school have opportunities for parent involvement?

Yes, we absolutely encourage parental involvement in many ways. Parents are welcomed at the school: involvement in our Parent Teacher Partnership, chaperoning field trips, helping in the cafeteria, being a room parent, helping in the office, or by taking home projects such as folding, labeling, and stuffing envelopes.

What sports are offered?

Currently, we offer 26 sports for our Junior Varsity and Varsity Teams. Approximately, 70% of Upper School students participate in JCS Athletics. For more information, please visit our athletics’ web page http://athletics.jupiterchristian.org/home

Does the school provide accommodations for students with learning disabilities?

Yes, admission of a student at Jupiter Christian is based on prediction of their ability to handle a challenging academic curriculum. For this reason, before accepting or re-enrolling a student with any identified learning disability, the school must have current testing information, which will be reviewed by a committee prior to admission or re-enrollment to assess the possibility for success for the student. If the student is accepted or re-enrolled, the school will accommodate the student's learning needs through special services available to the student’s family by additional financial arrangement (in addition to accommodations available within the classrooms) provided the school has the availability and appropriate resources within that program.

Does JCS allow homeschool students to participate in sports or enroll in classes?

Jupiter Christian welcomes the home school community to participate in our athletic programs. Additionally, we do allow students to take up to two courses per semester in our upper school. Contact our admissions office for more information.

Does JCS provide transportation?

Currently, JCS provides transportation service to and from Royal Palm Beach. This service is provide for a fee of $1500 annually. The Royal Palm Beach campus of Christ Fellowship located at 9905 Southern Boulevard will be our drop off and pick up location. This service was put in place following a school closing in Wellington and will continue to be offered as long as the need continues. Yearly, Jupiter Christian evaluates the need for transportation from other locations and will add should enough interest be shown
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