FAQ


What grade levels does CCS serve?

We serve students from K4 through 8th grade.

Do you have an annual Open House?

Yes!  Our Open House for the 2017-18 school year will be held on January 22, from 2:00-4:00 p.m.  Currently, personal tours can be scheduled as needed. Join us for a campus tour, introduction to your child’s prospective teacher, and discover what makes CCS a great school!

What are the hours of operation?

K4 – Our three-day, half-day program runs from 8:00-12:00.
K4 – We have added a five-day, half-day program that also runs from 8:00-12:00
K5 – Our five-day, half-day program runs Monday-Friday from 8:00-12:00.

For 1st – 8th grades, class begins at 8:00 a.m. each weekday and school
is dismissed at 3:00 for 1st-5th grades and 3:10 for 6th-8th grades.

After-school Care is available for after school hours from 12:00-3:00, from 12:00-5:30 or from 3:00-5:30.  Please contact our office for a rate schedule.

Early room is a supervised area that begins at 7:30 each school day morning and runs until 7:50.  You may drop off your student during that time and he or she will be released to go to their respective classroom at 7:50.

What are your class sizes?

We believe that a smaller class size is important to enhance the learning environment.  The following information indicates the size for the class indicated.
K4 – 12-15 students per class
K5 – 18-20 students per class
1st grade  –  22-24 students per class
2nd-8th grades – 25 students per class.

What other classes do students attend during the week?

All of our students attend chapel, physical education, art, music, and foreign language classes.  In addition, our middle school students are able to choose from various elective classes which meet once a week and include chorus, drama, art, foreign language, leadership, and chess.

When does registration begin?

We have an Open House in January to begin our fall registration process.  Prospective parents and students are invited to visit our campus and classrooms and meet our teachers.  Registration begins at that time and continues until classes are full.

Do you offer online access to student grades?

Currently we partner with RenWeb to offer online access to student grades, report cards and other relevant school information. All registered parents receive instructions on how to sign up for a “ParentsWeb” account. Once your account is created, you have 24 hour access to a secure website, detailing student grades, calendar events, and classroom information. In addition, the ParentsWeb app is offered at no charge and is available for both Apple & Android platforms.

Do you offer a foreign language?

All students from 1st-5th grade attend Spanish classes once a week.
Our middle school students may choose from Spanish or French and attend once a week.

What denomination is CCS affiliated with?

Covenant Christian School is affiliated with Covenant Church of Mobile, a non-denominational church.  Our teachings are based on Biblical standards.  We have students & families from many different churches in Mobile and surrounding areas.  Many are members of Baptist, Methodist, Catholic, and other non-denominational churches in the area.

Is CCS accredited?

Although our school is not currently accredited, we have been in operation since 1982.  Our students leave CCS after 8th grade
well-prepared to attend the parent’s choice of area private or public schools.

What curriculum is used in the classroom?

Our curriculum has been carefully chosen to meet and exceed State of Alabama standards.  For details about our curriculum, visit our Academics page or schedule a meeting with our principal.

Do you serve lunch?

We have a cafeteria that is open daily for students to purchase snacks and lunches.  Lunches are brought in from various area restaurants.  If a student orders lunch, a daily charge applies.  If parents choose, students may also bring their lunches or snacks from home.