Established in 1949, Northwest Christian Schools currently enrolls more than 800 students ages 3 months through grade 12.




Our Mission:

To provide a gospel-centered education every day for every student.


Our Motto:

Preparing minds and transforming hearts.



Our Vision:

Biblical Thinking
  • Regarding the Bible as God’s inspired, written Word and as foundational to all subjects
  • Encouraging students to pursue a relationship with Jesus
  • Seeking God’s wisdom and direction through prayer in every decision
  • Honoring God in all endeavors
Vibrant Instruction
  • Providing education marked by excellence in curriculum and instruction
  • Encouraging critical thinking through both traditional methods of reading, writing, and speaking as well as innovative 21st century technology
  • Honoring our nation’s history through foundational documents that reflect Judeo-Christian values, the honoring of our Creator, and the honoring of our country and its leaders
  • Preparing students for college and career through a host of rigorous courses including Advanced Placement and Dual College Credit options
Relational Focus
  • Exemplifying Christ-like character demonstrating integrity, personal holiness, and love for others
  • Helping students reach their full potential in Christ through love, encouragement, nurture, and accountability
  • Supporting and partnering with each family and local church
  • Mentoring each student through positive relationships

Our Values:

To be a premier Christian school serving the Spokane area with quality education. Northwest Christian Schools is a community of faculty, students, families and supporters who are working together with excellence and a commitment to educate and disciple students to become leaders within the church, community and world.


Our main campus is beautifully-situated on 116 scenic acres north of Spokane. The campus offers an attractive setting to learn and explore. The overall property includes a beautiful Lower Campus facility complete with Early Learning programs for 12 months through 8th grade as well as the Upper Campus. The Upper Campus houses NWCS High School, which includes a large academic building, offices, a chapel, athletic fields, and an activity center/gymnasium.

Our Cedar Campus is situated in the city of Spokane near 5 Mile and is easily accessible by Maple or Francis Avenue. The Cedar Campus (formerly the Central Campus) hosts 3 months through 4th grade and is complete with classrooms, a chapel, gymnasium, and athletic fields.


Teachers are Washington State Certified
Teacher/Student Ratio – 13:1