HIGH SCHOOL

Central Texas Christian School is as an independent, interdenominational, college-preparatory Christian school with selective admission.  
 

Students may choose to earn the Recommended or Distinguished Diploma, both of which meet the standard for the State of Texas requirements for graduation.

Graduates of CTCS have been accepted to colleges across the nation, building on the strong academic foundation acquired at Central Texas Christian School.  

Recent graduates have been accepted to:

 

Tarelton State University, Texas A&M University, New York University Steinhardt, Baylor University, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, Liberty University, Texas Tech University, Temple College, Samford University, Michigan State University, University of Connecticut, 

and University of North Texas. 

DEGREE PLAN

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

High school students are required to have:

30 academic credits

110 community service hours for graduation.   

credit REQUIREMENTS

Subject

English

Mathematics

Social Studies

Science

Foreign Language

Philosophy

Fine Arts

Speech

PE/Athletics

Electives

Bible Credit (1 for each year at CTCS)

Total

Recommended Plan

4

4

4

4

2

1

1

0.5

1

4.5

4

30

Distinguished

Plan

4

4

4

4

3

1

1

0.5

1

3.5

4

30

Community Service Hours are required for graduation.

Grade point averages are based on an average of the student’s core courses: Math, Science, History, English, and Foreign Language.

 

Any transfer credits from accredited schools are calculated into the average.

 

Homeschool, dual-credit taken off campus, independent study, and correspondence courses are not included.

 

AP courses have a weighted GPA.

Only the valedictorian, salutatorian, and students comprising the top 10% of each graduating class are ranked. Students enrolled in CTCS for a minimum of their last four semesters are eligible for the valedictorian and salutatorian distinctions.

advanced course offerings

AP English Language and Composition

AP English Literature and Composition

AP US History

AP US Government

AP Calculus

Economics Honors

Spanish IV Honors

AP Chemistry II

distinguished plan

The Distinguished Plan requirements also include student achievement of four advanced measures, which include: 

A score on the PSAT that qualifies a student for recognition as commended scholar or higher by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. 

 

AP and/or Honors courses. 

 

An original Research project required for Distinguished Diploma. 

 

A minimum of 110 Community Service Hours are required for graduation.

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:

Brenda Russell
Head of School

 

Karen Luckett
Dean of Students

 

Amy Beck
College Counselor

school hours

Pre-K

8:00 - 11:40

Elementary

8:00 - 3:25

ECE

11:45 - 3:25

Secondary

8:00 - 3:45

Central Texas Christan School

4141 W. Hwy 93

Temple, TX 76502

254-939-5700

schoolinfo@ctcslions.com

Office Hours

Monday -Friday

7:30 AM - 4:30 PM

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