FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Is South Haven Christian School accredited?
Yes. SHCS is dually accredited through the Tennessee Association of Christian Schools (TACS) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). We are recognized by the TN Dept. of Education as a Category 2 School. In addition, each of our faculty has demonstrated scholastic achievement and many possess a degree beyond their bachelor’s. All classroom teachers possess certification through TACS.
What are the hours for the school?
Kindergarten through 5th grades begin at 8 AM and end at 3 PM.
Middle school & high school begins at 8 AM and ends at 3:10 PM.
Do you offer before- and after-care?
Yes. Students may be dropped off as early as 6:30 AM and stay as late as 6 PM. There is a nominal charge for before- and after-care.
What are the age requirements for enrolling in SHCS?
Students entering Kindergarten must be 5 on or before August 15.
Does the School offer breakfast & hot lunches?
Yes. Breakfast items are served from 6:30 until 7:45 AM. (Prices vary as to the item chosen.) We offer a variety of lunch items. Salads, soups, a la carte items, or the daily hot lunch are available for purchase.
Do you provide bus service?
At this time, we do not provide bus transportation; however, many parents carpool with those in their particular area.
Do you offer special services for children with learning / physical disabilities?
At this time, SHCS does not have the staff or facility to accommodate students who have severe physical handicaps, who have severe learning or social difficulties, who are emotionally disturbed or who have a history of disruptive behavior.
When is the deadline to apply for admission?
As SHCS uses a rolling admissions process, there is no deadline to apply as long as there is space available.