FAQ

What's your student to teacher ratio?

Parkview offers great student to teacher ratios. We’re consistently at a 9:1 to 10:1 ratio, providing exceptional opportunities for students to grow and learn through intentional one on one mentoring.

What grades do you include?

Parkview offers Preschool to 12th Grade.

What extracurricular activities do you offer?

Parkview offers a wide range of extracurricular activities including athletic programs, clubs and organizations, performing arts, and social activities. Please visit the Student Life menu above for more information.

What curriculum do you use?

Parkview uses a variety of publishers including ABeka, ACSI, and Bob Jones to best meet the demand of academic standards. However, regardless of the text book publisher, all learning is informed by Scripture as the final authority on all matters of faith and life.

What class trips do students take during the year?

Preschool to 5th Grade take 4 class trips per year associated with instructional content. Students in 6th to 12th Grade go on a retreat to start off the year and also take field trips to support instructional content. At appropriate grade levels, students visit Springfield, IL and Washington D.C. as part of their civic and historic education.

What are your teacher qualifications?

Parkview maintains the teacher certification standards associated with our Christian Schools International (CSI) and North Central Association (NCA) accreditation. Parkview’s dual accreditation is renewed every 5 years. It’s also worthy of note Parkview is state recognized.

What are the school hours?

Lower Campus school hours are from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm with doors opening at 8:15 am. Please note Preschool ends at 12:00 pm for half day students. Upper Campus school hours are from 8:20 am to 3:00 pm.

What about accreditation?

Parkview is accredited by Christian Schools International (CSI) and North Central Association (NCA) and recognized by the State of Illinois. This accreditation assures Parkview holds itself to high academic standards integrated with excellence and centered in Christ.

How much is tuition?

All of our current tuition rates are available in pdf format. Click here to view them. Tuition is payable either annually, semiannually, monthly, bimonthly or weekly. During the enrollment process, we’ll help determine the best fit for your family.

How do you foster a spirit of Christian service?

Parkview offers an annual mission trip for students in 9th to 12th Grade. Students in 6th to 12th Grade complete service hours each semester for their Bible class. Preschool to 5th Grade complete service projects together in their classroom.

Does your school require uniforms?

Parkview does not require uniforms. Instead, we implement a clean, modest, and neat dress code as noted in our Handbook. Subjective determinations regarding dress are made by those in authority.

Do you offer resources for students with unique needs?

Parkview diligently works to accommodate the needs of a student without compromising the integrity of the class. Situations will be evaluated one by one in partnership with administrators, parents, and teachers.

Do you offer financial assistance?

Need-based tuition assistance is available for Kindergarten to 12th Grade. To apply, please contact the school office. Parkview annually offers over $150,000 in financial assistance!

Do you offer before/after school care?

Extended Care is available for Preschool to 12th Grade and costs $5.00 per child per hour billed in 30 minute increments. Before School Care starts as early as 6:30 am. After School Care ends as late as 6:00 pm.

Are you affiliated with a church?

Parkview is an independent Christian school. Please note our Statement of Faith on this website. Together, our board and faculty attend over 20 evangelical churches.