ABOUT US                                    


Southwest Christian School is a private Christian school for students Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade. As a ministry of Southwest Bible Church, our School exists to provide parents with a source of quality education based on Biblical principles, taught by Christian teachers.

Since its inception in 1973, Southwest Christian School has consistently offered concerned parents the best possible training for the total development of their children, with the goal of seeing each student attain his maximum potential academically, socially, and spiritually. Throughout the years, God has honored this commitment by consistently producing students whose lives reflect the fruit of Christian training.


Southwest is an independent college preparatory school that seeks to produce the best academic results by implementing proven techniques and procedures for the individual learner. Southwest offers a variety of teaching methods in core and elective subjects. Through a combination of traditional lecture classes and an individualized self-study program, Southwest has seen time-tested success. Graduates of Southwest Christian School have consistently demonstrated competency at the university level for nearly forty years.


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Southwest Christian is a college preparatory school with 88% of seniors going on to college. Below is a partial list of institutions students have attended following graduation.

Grand Canyon University
Harvard University
Linfield College
Montana State University
Multnomah University
Northwest Nazarene College
Oregon Health Sciences University
Oregon Institute of Technology


Azusa Pacific University
Baylor University
BIOLA University
California Baptist University
Concordia University
Corban University
Covenant College
Ecola Bible School
George Fox University

Oregon State University
Pensacola Christian College
Portland State University
Seattle Pacific University
Southern Oregon University
The Art Institute of Portland
The Master's College
Trinity Western University
United States Air Force Academy

University of Hawaii
University of Montana
University of Massachusetts
University of Oregon
University of Portland
University of Washington
Vanderbilt School of Medicine
Wayland Baptist University
Western Oregon University
Wheaton College



Southwest Christian is situated on a 27-acre campus at the south end of Murray Boulevard in the city of Beaverton. Beaverton is Oregon’s sixth largest city and is located in the Tualatin River valley, seven miles southwest of Portland.



Students at Southwest compete with other schools in the Oregon School Activities Association (OSAA) at the 1A level. Interscholastic activities are offered fall, winter, and spring.


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