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Frequently Asked Questions


What is the earliest time my student can be here for the school day?

7:00 a.m. Students must report to the gym.

What is the dress code? Is there a uniform?

There is not a uniform. We employ a dress code to ensure modesty, respect, and safety.  We desire that students honor others above themselves (respect) and not become a stumbling block for others (modesty). Please see the Student Handbook for the complete dress code policy.

What does a typical lunch cost?

Small 3.00, Large 3.50, Entrée only 2.50, Sack lunch 3.00.

What time does school start & end?

School starts at 7:50 am. School is dismissed at 2:50 p.m.

Where is pick up?

Pick up designation depends on your child’s grade. Secondary students are picked up on the west side of the building. Elementary students are picked up on the east side of the building.

When does my child need to turn 5 in order to be eligible for Kindergarten?

A child must have turned 5 by July 31 to be eligible to enroll for Kindergarten.

How many students are in each elementary class?

Our elementary classes average 20-22 children per class.

Do we have to be members at College Heights Christian Church in order to attend CHCS?

No, you do not have to be members at CHCC to attend school at CHCS.
On average, we have 76 different churches represented in our school community.

Do you have tuition assistance?

Yes. For details please contact our business office at 417-782-4114 Ext 223 or by email to

What time does chapel start and on what day is it?

Chapel takes place on Thursday of each week; elementary chapel at 8:05 am, secondary chapel meets at 9:10 am.

What is the cost for extended care?

Elementary: Arriving before 7:30 am is $2
Elementary: After school until 4:00 is $3.25
                    After school until 5:00 is $6.50
                    After school until 6:00 is $9.75
                    6:00 PM is the latest a child can stay; late fees will be applied after that time
Secondary:   75 cents for every 15 minutes ($3 per hour)

What time does the extended care end?

6:00 p.m. 

What are the extra classes in which elementary students participate?

Spanish, Art, Music, Physical Education & Library.


What sports are offered at CHCS?

Basketball, Volleyball, Tennis, Cross Country, Track, Cheer, Golf, Baseball, Softball, Soccer, and Football.