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— 2 Corinthians 9:6–7
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ANNUAL STATE OF THE SCHOOL REPORT
MISSION | DEVELOPING TOMORROW’S SERVANT LEADERS TODAY
VISION | FOR STUDENTS TO KNOW CHRIST AND TO MAKE HIM KNOWN
- CHS is led by its Board of Trustees, which includes six officers and 10 members
- Castle Hills is accredited by the Association of Christian Schools International. ACSI is the largest accrediting body of Christian schools and colleges in the world. We are currently in the reaccreditation process with a March team visit planned.
- CHS will raise and distribute $500,000 in financial aid scholarships for students who would not have the opportunity for a private Christian education.
- CHS employs 115 people, which includes 75 teachers
- CHS projects enrollment of 650 students from PreK–12th grade in 2018
- Castle Hills First Baptist School was founded in 1981 by Dr. George Harris and other members from Castle Hill First Baptist Church.
- On January 1, 2016, the school became independent from the church and named The Christian School at Castle Hills.
- After the church announced that it was selling the 24-acre property where the church and school were located, CHS launched its $10.5 million TRANSFORMED Capital Campaign in June 2016 to raise the following:
- $7,000,000 for building and property acquisition (including closing costs)
- $800,000 for a new preschool facility in Hope Building
- $700,000 for faculty support and department advancements
- $2,000,000 for property development and building renovations
- Our school has raised almost $4 million in gifts and pledges to date toward our $10.5 million goal. Our next campaign goal is to cross the $5.5 million mark by January 2019.
SERVANT LEADERSHIP & CAMPUS SPIRITUAL LIFE
- 42 students received Christ as Savior this school year, making that a total of 348 students since 2010.
- CHS students travel on mission trips to Haiti, the Rio Grande Valley and all across our city touching many lives for Christ.
- CHS Football team went to Baytown to serve and share the love of Christ to the people affected by Hurricane Harvey. In addition, $1,700 in donations were raised by students to provide financial assistance to victims of the Hurricane.
- STEM Program & STEM Diploma Endorsement added to graduation plan for CHS secondary students
- CHS partners with UT-Austin in new STEM Engineering College Dual-Credit Courses
- American Sign Language offered to CHS high school students
- 85% of graduates received college scholarships
- Senior Class of 2017 (27 students) earned more than $2 Million in college scholarships
ATHLETICS & FINE ARTS
- Art Department wins Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS)-3A State Championship for the second year in a row. Eagle students have won seven state titles in the last four years in Fine Arts, Athletics, and Academics including finishing third in State or better during the same period.
- Boys Varsity Basketball, Tennis Doubles, and Eagle Track Teams advanced to 2017 State playoffs. Our Girls Varsity Volleyball and Basketball teams go one game short of the State Final Four. Sophomore, Trevor Smith places first in the TAPPS State Swim Meet.
- Seven students qualified for the TAPPS State Golf Tournament and Jaxon Holmann placed tenth at the State Tournament.
FACILITIES & CAMPUS IMPROVEMENTS
- Opened our newly renovated Preschool facility (Hope building) in 2017
- New football practice field and playgrounds (behind Hope & Victory building)
- New campus security steps have been taken at campus entrances, which includes video cameras with live feeds and new partnership with Castle Hills Police Department presence on campus.
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