Developing Tomorrow’s Leaders Today

Welcome to Southlands Christian Schools where bright, curious, motivated students come to be challenged and molded into the conscientious leaders of tomorrow.

Here at Southlands Christian, we stress both academic excellence and spiritual development as we strive to graduate students who are prepared to excel during their college years and beyond.

When you enroll your child in Southlands Christian, you can expect for them, first and foremost, to be challenged academically. Southlands is a college prep school, with rigorous academics. Additionally, we provide a wide range of opportunities in athletics, arts, music and other extracurricular activities so that your child develops strong moral character, leadership skills, and creativity.

We fully understand that a child’s education is the result of a partnership between parents and school.

For this reason, we pride ourselves in hiring highly qualified Christian educators who have a passion for excellence, a passion for children and a passion for working closely with parents to help them raise children to become positive, contributing adults in society and the world. Regularly, we hear testimonies of our staff going above and beyond expectations, surprising both parents and staff with their commitment to students’ success.

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Southlands Christian Schools Provides the Following:

A Sterling Reputation Backed by Real-World Results

Established in 1979, Southlands Christian has become one of Southern California’s most respected private schools. We are fully accredited by the Association of Christian Schools International and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges as a 501C3 non-profit organization.

Our college prep, co-educational school is comprised of Preschool, Transitional Kinder, Elementary, Middle and High Schools, as well as a Private Satellite Program. Currently, 100% of our students go on to college. 83% of our graduates attend Top 100 Universities, including the UC’s, Boston College, Carnegie Mellon University, Cornell, Harvard University, NYU, Penn State University, Rutgers University, Stanford University, USC, and Yale. We have an average class size of just 16 and a student to teacher ratio of 11 to 1.

A Strong Well-Rounded Educational Experience

Southlands Christian students are presented with a rigorous and challenging course of academic study that prepares them for success in the most competitive colleges and universities. We currently offer 22 AP courses, and, while public schools might have 33% of their students enrolled in AP courses, Southlands currently has 75% of our high school students enrolled in AP course courses. SCS also focuses on providing spiritual development that encourages children to get to know God better. Children practice their faith daily and are encouraged to grow in their faith, which teaches them to lead lives of excellence and integrity that truly glorify and honor God.

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Southlands Christian Schools exists to educate students in excellence and integrity; to lead and impact society by fulfilling their destinies for the glory of God.
It is Southlands Christian Schools’ primary task to touch the hearts of children with the reality of a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
We believe that God is the Eternal King. He is an infinite, unchangeable Spirit; perfect in holiness, wisdom, goodness, justice, power, and love.
College Preparatory
Average Class Size
AP Courses Offered
Student/Teacher Ratio
*Stats are based on secondary school numbers.
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A Partner Who is Committed to Helping Your Child Learn & Grow Both Academically & Spiritually!

We understand the time pressures and schedule demands that parents are under today and work closely with them to ensure all students receive the high-quality education they deserve.

SCS offers the very latest, state-of-the-art educational tools including iPads for students in grades 1-6; mobile and school-based computer labs; digital projectors, TVs or other devices in the classrooms; online learning; and online performance tracking that enables you to see exactly how your child is doing at any time.

Southlands Christian is conveniently located in Rowland Heights, California and offers before and after school care, as well as a variety of after-school programs for students, including tutoring, social clubs and worship band.

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Extraordinarily Talented & Dedicated Teachers Who Want to Help Your Child Succeed!

Our teachers have been recruited and hired due to their outstanding academic achievements and their unwavering commitment to Southlands Christian’s core educational and spiritual values.

We encourage teachers to be creative with their curricula, which we believe, in turn, helps foster creativity in our students. Our teachers challenge students and help them expand their minds so that preconceived limitations are surpassed. As a result, students gain greater belief in themselves and what they can accomplish in life.

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Relationships That Improve Students’ Self-Esteem & Expand Their Minds

The heart of Southlands Christian is the relationships our students form while they are here. Those relationships are as follows:

With God – We want our students to come to know God, grow in relationship with Him, and learn how to live lives that are pleasing to Him.

With Teachers – We want our students to feel inspired and empowered as they engage in conversations with teachers who passionately express ideas that could one day change the world. Our teachers are extremely caring individuals  Many students develop long-lasting mentor relationships with their teachers.

With Peers – We foster environments that encourage our students to get to know each other and make friendships that will last a lifetime.

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Extracurricular Activities That Take Learning Outside the Classroom & Also Help Prepare Children for Success

Our athletic programs go beyond the basics of the game by fostering integrity, teamwork and sportsmanship. SCS has programs in Elementary, Middle School and High School, including basketball, baseball, soccer, football, track and field, volleyball and softball.

Further, SCS offers art programs which foster creativity, a priceless skill-set to have in today’s marketplace. Our arts department nurtures students in a wide variety of disciplines including fine arts, theatre and digital design. Art instruction begins in Elementary and continues through Middle School and High School.

Our music faculty is dedicated to developing students’ musical skills and acumen. Band and music classes, drumline, choir, and private lessons are some of the many opportunities we offer your child in order to excel in a variety of areas throughout Elementary, Middle School and High School.

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Ensure Your Child is Prepared for Future Success By Enrolling Him Or Her in Southlands Christian Schools Today!

Give your child the opportunity to receive the high quality Christian education they need to succeed in college and beyond.

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Our programs go beyond the basics of the game and foster integrity, teamwork and sportsmanship. We have programs in Elementary, Middle School and High School, including basketball, baseball, soccer, football, volleyball and softball.


Creativity is a priceless skillset in today’s marketplace. The art department nurtures students in a wide variety of disciplines including fine arts, theatre and digital design. Beginning in Elementary, we continue art education in Middle School and High School.


Our music faculty is dedicated to developing students’ musical skills and acumen. We provide band classes, choir, private lessons and many opportunities for our students to excel in a variety of areas, in Elementary, Middle School and High School.

After School Programs

Learning doesn’t end after the final bell rings. We provide many additional opportunities to advance our students. Tutoring, social clubs, and worship band are just a few of the programs we offer. We offer a wide variety in Elementary, Middle School and High School.

Southlands is committed to 21st Century Learning

  • iPads are available for our students in our 1-6 grade classrooms. Mobile computer labs are available for technology integration in the classroom.
  • Each classroom is equipped with a digital projector or TV and an ELMO presentation device.
  • Our computer lab, laptops, and iPads are used to teach Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Software, with a focus on digital design and video editing.
  • Schoology is an online software solution that allows our teachers to provide online quizzes, homework upload capability, and alternate classroom materials access.
  • Parents are able to check grades and track their students’ progress on PowersSchool online.
  • We provide Southlands email accounts for all of our students to foster instructional communication.
  • We provide both hardware and software filtering protection to ensure that our students can continue to safely access the extensive educational material at their disposal.

Southlands Christian prepares students for their future from Preschool – 12th Grade!

Give your child the best education with Christian values.

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