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Christian Fellowship School is a private Christian school that teaches pre-kindergarten through 12th-grade students. When it opened in 1981, the school only served members of Christian Fellowship Church. In 1992 it expanded its enrollment to the mid-Missouri community.
Year opened: 1981
Principal: Scott Williams
Address: 4600 Christian Fellowship Road
Phone number: 445-8565
Student enrollment: About 290
Students come from a variety of denominational and non-denominational backgrounds including Baptist, Lutheran, Disciples of Christ and Assembly of God. The mission of Christian Fellowship School is to partner with Christian parents, to provide quality Christian education and to prepare students for a lifetime of fruitful Christian service. The school uses both Christian and secular texts at the high school level.
In 2010, the school raised $43,000 for its Annual Fund, which allows the school to provide tuition assistance to students with financial need and helps support teachers' retirement program.
Christian Fellowship School offers students various activities throughout the year including school plays, pep rallies, a winter dance and a senior banquet. Student organizations include student council and National Honor Society. Sports offered at the school include soccer, volleyball, basketball, golf, cheerleading and track.
The school is a member of the Association of Christian Schools International and Oral Roberts University Educational Fellowship. It is accredited through the International Christian Accrediting Association and North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement.
Links and sources:
Columbia Daily Tribune article: "CFS junior high team finishes undefeated"
Columbia Daily Tribune article: "Schools across town join charitable spirit of season"
Updated: March 4, 2012