A Community of Learners Following the Steps of Christ

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Why Cornerstone Christian School?

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K-12 Accredited

Since 1981 Cornerstone has partnered with families in the provision of a Christian education centered on a biblical worldview. 

Cornerstone maintains K-12 accreditation by two organizations, with the leading agency being the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI). ACSI is an internationally recognized accrediting organization. It ensures member schools have undergone careful self-analysis and have met accrediting standards for their educational program. The Connecticut State Department of Education recognizes ACSI as an approved accrediting agency. Cornerstone teachers actively maintain ACSI teacher certification.

Our partnership with ACSI provides us with the ability to join other, like-minded Christian schools for various events competitions. Additionally, our faculty is able to network with other Christian educators across the country through various professional development opportunities. 

Cornerstone is also dually accredited by the Middle States Association: Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools (MSA).

Campus Visit

We strongly encourage families who are considering a partnership with Cornerstone Christian School to tour our campus. A campus tour allows your family to experience our culture, explore our facilities, and become acquainted with our staff and faculty.

Testing

We want your student to excel. As we jointly consider partnering in the education of your child, it’s important for us to assess his/her readiness for our program. Through the testing of students entering Grades 1-12, we can ensure that our program is a great fit. In some cases, recent, formal standardized test results from your student’s current school may be sufficient.

Family Interview

At this step, it’s our goal to learn more about you, and allow you to have any lingering questions answered. We’ll discuss the results of your child’s assessment and our recommendations for moving forward.

Notice of Acceptance

Once  your child's acceptance has been finalized, you will receive an acceptance letter and a packet of helpful information from our Parent, Teacher, and Friends Association (PTFA).

Non-Discrimination Policy

Cornerstone Christian School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, or national and ethnic origin in administration of the educational policies, scholarships and loan programs, athletic and other school-administration programs.

Is Cornerstone a good fit for your family?

Our Admissions process strives to identify students who:
  • Are open to spiritual instruction
  • Possess average to above average abilities
  • Are working within a range appropriate with grade placement
  • Yield to correction and discipline according to scriptural principles
  • Desire to attend Cornerstone Christian School
Admissions is also looking for parents who:
  • Desire to have their children trained in accordance with the school’s Statement of Faith
  • Will enter into a supportive partnership with the administration, faculty, and staff
  • Are faithful in meeting their commitments to the school
Tuition Aid

Applications for tuition aid (available for only K-12 students) are processed through Smart Aid(Note: Pre-K tuition does not qualify for tuition aid.)  CLICK HERE to access Smart Aid to submit your application for K-12 tuition aid; however, please note that your application for tuition aid will not be evaluated by the school until after your student has been accepted as a CCS student.  (Your tuition contract will not be generated until your tuition aid application has been subsequently processed by the school if you have indicated on your application that you will be applying for tuition aid.)

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Tuition + Fees

Want to know the cost? We understand, because we're parents just like you! Download our Tuition and Fees, which includes valuable information about Financial Aid and timelines.