ABOUT US 

The mission of Sussex Christian School is to prepare young people to live fully for God in a rapidly changing world, with the ability to understand, evaluate, and transform their world from the foundation of God’s unchanging Word.

Challenging the Mind, Strengthening the Spirit

CONTACT

T: 973-875-5595

F: 973-875-5420

E: office@sussexchristianschool.org

51 Unionville Avenue, Sussex, NJ 07461

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How to Apply

Admissions

After much thought and prayer, you have decided that Christian education is the best path for your child to take to live fully for God.  Rejoice!  We could not agree with you more!  Here is more information about the steps to take to enroll your child and become part of the SCS Community.  Please contact office@sussexchristianschool.org and they will provide the following application forms to you.

1. Application

Submit the following:

Admissions Application - Family Data

Student Application (one per child)

Pastor's Recommendation Form

School Recommendation for Application (to enroll in grades 1-8)

Copy of Report Cards (current year plus last full year completed)

Copy of Pre-Kindergarten Progress Report (if available and applying for Kindergarten)

Copy of Birth Certificate

Copy of Discipline Records

2. Interview

To be scheduled following the completion of the application forms:

An interview with the  Admissions Committee will be scheduled.  The Admissions Committee, comprised of two School Board members and the Administrator, will conduct this interview at our school.  It is recommended that both parents or guardians attend along with any child who is entering grades 5 through 8.  Students entering grades PreK—4 are not required to attend, but may do so if the parents wish them to do so.

 

Upon completion of the interview, the Admissions Committee will review your application for approval with the full School Board at its next scheduled Board meeting.  The Administrator will then contact you with their decision. 

3. Enrollment Forms

Upon acceptance, the following forms will be provided for submission:

Emergency Information Form

Request for Release of Student Records

Non-Public School Transportation Form

Student Health History

Student Physical Exam and Immunization Record*

Individual Pupil Request for Loan of Textbooks

TRIP Application (optional)

* Student Physical Exam must be current (no more than 11 months prior to start date of school).  If your child is entering grades 5 through 8 and will be  participating in our sports program, the NJ Sports Physical should be completed in place of the Student Physical Exam.

4. Tuition

SCS strives to provide a tailored Christ-centered educational experience affordable to a wide range of income levels through Volunteer Tuition Credits, T.R.I.P. (Tuition Reduction Incentive Program), and our Tuition Assistance program. SCS collects its tuition using FACTS Management in accordance with the Sussex Christian School Tuition Policy.  

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The Sussex Christian School Association admits students of any race, color, nationality, and ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.  It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school administered programs.