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Preschool - 8th Grade Programs
CCS provides an outstanding, high quality, academically challenging Christ-centered education for every student. Class sizes are small and provide extensive opportunity for teacher interaction. Our K-8 Program is fully accredited by the Association of Christian Schools International.
We utilize curriculum from a variety of Christian publishers. ABeka, Purposeful Design, BJU Press, and Positive Action curriculum integrates biblical truth into each subject. Curriculum is annually reviewed by staff and Administration.
There is a Hot Dog lunch available on Tuesdays, for $3.50. Pizza lunch is also available on Thursdays for $3.50. Treats such as nachos, hot chocolate or rootbeer floats may be offered at lunch time as a special fundraiser for specific classes and groups.
Physical Education and Athletics
First through Fourth graders have P.E. with their classroom teachers. Fifth through Eighth graders attend P.E. daily Tuesday - Friday with a P.E. Teacher. Fifth through Eighth graders also participate in the Madera Unified League of Elementary School (MULES) athletics in girls and boys volleyball, basketball, soccer, flag football, and track. Our Third through Eighth graders also participate in cross country.
K-8 School Day
The school day begins at 8:00 am. Kindergarten is dismissed at 1:45 pm. First through Eighth grades are dismissed at 2:45 pm. Students have a 20 minute morning recess and a 40 minute lunch break. Monday is a short day, with all K-8 students dismissed at 1:45, due to Teacher In Service Meetings.
Crusader Care for K-8
Before school care is available daily beginning at 7:00 am. After school care is available daily until 5:30 pm. Our Crusader Care director provides indoor and outdoor activities to keep children engaged and active. Homework may also be done during Crusader Care. An afternoon snack is provided.
Crossroads Christian Preschool is Now Enrolling for 3 and 4 year olds! Preschool (3’s) and Pre-K – (4’s). CCSP offers an academic Preschool which provides students with an outstanding foundation for future learning. The 3’s program teaches basic academic concepts such as letters, numbers, sounds, shapes, colors and much more. The 4’s program builds a foundation for reading using the A Beka K-4 phonics and reading program. Pre-K students also learn basic math concepts. All Crossroads Christian Preschool students have opportunities for learning through teacher directed activities, as well as learning through play. CA State Preschool License #203808920.
Extended Care is available from 7:00 a.m. and until 5:30 p.m. Monday – Friday on days school is in session, for our Preschool students.
Chapel is held every Wednesday for all students. This is a time for students to be challenged in their walk with the Lord through worship and relevant lessons. Chapel is sometimes split up by age group – Preschool, Kindergarten, and First Grade, Second through Fourth grade, and Fifth through Eighth grade. Teachers and staff, as well as youth pastors and other ministry leaders from the community, provide meaningful messages and music. Assemblies are held in conjunction with chapel periodically throughout the year. Parents are welcome and encouraged to attend.
CCS is blessed with wonderful playground facilities which include a large covered eating area, two playground-structures, grass play area, beautiful newer basketball and volleyball courts, and a multi-purpose field for softball, football, and soccer.