FAQ


What grade levels does CCS serve?

We serve students from K3 (pre-school) through 8th grade (junior high school.)

Do you have an annual Open House?

Yes!  Our Open House for the upcoming school year will be held on Sunday, January 19, from 2:00-4:00 p.m.  Currently, personal tours can be scheduled as needed by calling 251-633-8055. 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?

K3 & K4 – We offer a three-day or five-day program that runs Monday-Friday from 8:00-12:00 (half day). AfterCare is available until 3:00 or 5:30.

K5 – Our five-day, half-day program runs Monday-Friday from 8:00-12:00. AfterCare is available until 3:00 or 5:30.

1st-5th Classes run Monday-Friday from 8:00-3:00.

6th-8th – Classes run Monday-Friday from 8:00-3:10. 

AfterCare is available for all grades as soon as school dismisses. For K3-K5, AfterCare is available from 12:00-3:00 or 12:00-5:30. For 1st-8th grades, AfterCare is available 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 approximate size for our classes:

K3 & K4 – 8-10 students per class
K5 & 1st – 15-18 students per class
2nd-8th grades – 20-22 students per class

What other classes do students attend during the week?

All of our students (aside from K3) attend chapel, physical education, art, music, and Spanish classes.  In addition, our middle school students are able to choose from various elective classes that meet once a week and include chorus, drama, art, leadership, chess, etc.

When does registration begin?

Each year, 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 will be open to the public on February 3, 2020, 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, announcements, documents, and other relevant school information. All registered parents receive instructions on how to sign up for a “ParentsWeb” (also referred to as “Family Portal”) account. Once your account is created, you have 24 hour access to the secure website.

Do you offer a foreign language?

All students from K3-8th grade attend Spanish classes once per 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?

As of May 2018, we are excited to announce the following:
“Covenant Christian School has met the requirements of the American Association of Christian Schools, and the requirements for membership, and is hereby accredited, and is entitled to all the privileges and scholastic recognition resulting therefrom.”

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 Curriculum page.

Do you serve lunch?

We have a cafeteria that is open daily for students in 1st-8th grades to purchase snacks and lunches.  The Cafeteria offers pre-ordered food items from local restaurants, as well as home-cooked meals.  If a student orders lunch, a daily charge applies. Students may also bring their lunches or snacks from home.