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TCS School Profile 2016-17

Texoma Christian School Profile 2016-17

3500 West Houston St., Sherman, Texas  75092

Telephone:  903-893-7076  ♦  Fax:  903-891-8486

School CEEB Code # 446-499

TCS High School SAT ACT AP Scores

SCHOOL RECOGNITION:  Texoma Christian School is a legally constituted and registered private school.   The school is a member in good standing and is recognized by the Texas Education Agency  through our dual accreditation with the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI), and AdvancED (formally Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement-SACS CASI).  Other affiliations include Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS) and Texas Association of College Admissions Counselors (TACAC).

SCHOOL MISSION STATEMENT:  Texoma Christian School exists to develop fully each student’s God-given spiritual, intellectual, and physical potential to influence the world for Jesus Christ.

SCHOOL CALENDAR:  Texoma Christian School operates on a two-semester system based upon the traditional, American school calendar year.  Each semester is divided into two, nine-week quarters.  Generally, the school year incorporates 175 daily sessions.

GRADING SCALE:  Texoma Christian School employs the following 4 point grading scale:

Percentage       Letter Grade      GPA points

90-100 %                  A              4.0

80-89 %                    B              3.0

70-79 %                    C              2.0

69 & below              F               0.0

GRADE POINT AVERAGE:  The grade point average is a four-point system based upon the national standard as defined and calculated by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), as defined above.  All high school coursework is included in the GPA calculation.  In addition, Pre-Advance Placement (Pre-AP) and Dual-Credit College classes earn an additional 0.5 GPA points, and courses classified as Advanced Placement (AP) earn 1.0 additional GPA points.  These extra points are included only in GPA and class rank calculations. 

NON-RANKING POLICY:  It is our Policy to rank numerically only the top ten percent of students and not to rank the remainder of the class, due to small class sizes (21 seniors in 2012-13).  Rank, when provided is calculated based on weighted grades.

COURSE CREDIT:  Course credit is determined by successful completion of all coursework.  One full credit is awarded for successful completion of a class that normally meets no less than 200 minutes per week for two full semesters.  One half credits are awarded for successful completion of one semester of a full credit course and of single-semester courses. 

NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARS:                                      National Merit Commended Scholars:

2012                1

2009                1

2007                2                                                                      2007                2

2005                1

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS:  Texoma Christian School graduation requirements exceed the guidelines set forth by the Texas Education Agency for awarding the Recommended Diploma and the Distinguished Achievement Diploma.

4 credits in English                             3 credits in Social Studies

4 credits in Math                                 1 credit in Government/Economics

4 credits in Science                             1 credit in Fine Arts

.5 credit in Health                               .5 credit in Speech

1 credit in Technology                        2 credits in Physical Education/Athletics

2 credits in Foreign Language (3 credits for the Distinguished Plan)

2 credits in Electives (1 credit for the Distinguished Plan)

Students are required to be enrolled in a Bible class each year of enrollment

Advanced Placement Course Offerings:  English, US History, Calculus, Spanish IV

Dual Credit Course Offerings:  English IV, Government, Economics

Honors Pre-AP Level Course Offerings:  English I, II, Spanish III & IV, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geometry, Algebra II & Pre-Calculus

COLLEGE ACCEPTANCES:  Since our first graduating class in 2005, our graduates have been accepted at the following four year Universities and Colleges:

Abilene Christian University, American University, Angelo State University, Auburn University, Austin College, Bethany College, Baylor University, Baylor School of Law, Cumberland School of Law, Belmont University, Dallas Baptist University, Davidson College, Duke University, East Central Oklahoma University, Evangel University, Fort Lewis College, Georgetown University, Hardin Simmons University, Harding University, Hendrix College, John Brown University, Kansas State University, Lee University, Le Tourneau University, Liberty University, Louisiana State University, Lubbock Christian University, Midwestern State University, Mary Hardin Baylor University, Millsaps College, Northeastern State University, Oklahoma Baptist University, Oklahoma Christian University, Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma Wesleyan University, Oral Roberts University, Ouachita Baptist University, Rhodes College, Samford University, Saint Louis University, Sewanee -The University of the South, Savannah College of Art & Design, Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Southern Adventist University, Southern Methodist University, Southwestern Assembly of God University, Stephen F. Austin University, Tarleton State University, Texas A & M University/College Station, Texas A & M University at Commerce, Texas Christian University, Texas State Technical College, Texas Tech University, Texas Woman’s University, Texas State University, University of Arkansas, University of Dallas, University of Denver, University of Evansville, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, University of North Texas, University of Oklahoma, University of Puget Sound, University of Texas School of Law, University of Texas at Austin, University of Texas at Dallas, Arlington and Tyler, University of Tulsa, Vanderbilt University, Wheaton College, Wofford College, York College

COLLEGE ENTRANCE TEST SCORES:

                                                SAT (CR + M)            ACT Composite                                 

National Average                       1006                              21

Texas Average                            956                               21

 

TCS Class of 2016                     1138                             27

Class of 2016 Top 25%              1155                             29

TCS Class of 2015                     1096                             24

Class of 2015 Top 25%              1228                             29

 

SENIOR CLASS of 2017 SIZE:  25

 

 

National Average

Texas Average

 

TCS Class of 2015

Class of 2015 Top 25%

 

TCS Class of 2014

Class of 2014 Top 25%

 

2015 SENIOR CLASS SIZE: 14

2014 SENIOR CLASS SIZE: 17

SAT (CR + M)

 

1010

  971

 

1096

1228

 

1094

1245

ACT COMPOSITE

 

21

21

 

24

29

 

25

28