Welcome to CCS EDge Online School!
Here we seek to extend the mission of Central Christian School- to glorify God by sharing in dynamic relationships in a Christ-centered, academically excellent learning community- to an online community. We want to help you achieve academic excellence while pursuing the mind of Christ, and growing in relationships. At CCS we are committed not only to education but seeing spiritual formation take place in the lives of our students.
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- There are several reasons to choose online courses:
- Ability to work at an advanced pace
- Credit recovery
- Taking a course not offered at my school
- Flexibility to pursue other hobbies and interests
- Ability to work remotely while traveling, such as the mission field
- The learning method fits the individual’s needs better
- Physical limitations
- Flexibility to work at your own pace
- Better interaction model for some students
- Preparation for current realities of college and advanced education
- Gaining skills in word processing and digital platforms
- Often students get one-on-one attention from teachers
- All notes and class materials are always available to review
All classes have a teacher who will be in touch with a welcome email or phone call at the beginning of the course. Teachers will also check in with students and families throughout the course to encourage them and assess their progress.
CCS EDge uses a variety teachers and professional educators who are committed Christ followers.
You will have phone, email, and video call contact information for each teacher in the courses you are taking.
CCS EDge teachers are certified.
Yes. CCS EDge shares accreditation with CCS through ACSI and Cognia.
Students have the flexibility to start whenever they would like.
There is no set schedule. Students work at their own pace. Their teacher will offer suggested pacing, help them stay on track, and encourage them to make progress if they are falling too far behind schedule.
The maximum time a student can spend on a course is 12 months for 1 credit and 6 months for .5 credit. Our 6-12 courses are designed on a 2 semester schedule and would ideally be completed within that time frame. K-5 courses are built around a quarter model. To maintain academic progress students should strive to complete courses in these time frames. Courses can be completed in as little as 12 weeks.
Students and families will be able to work with CCS faculty and staff to design a course of study which meets academic requirements and moves them toward graduation. Prerequisites for courses are set by CCS.
Yes. All credits earned online are entered on a CCS transcript and can be transferred.
Yes. Students can complete their entire high school requirements online and earn a CCS diploma
All credits earned online count for NCAA eligibility. Online classes will be noted as such on the student’s transcript for easy tracing for NCAA eligibility.
CCS may require placement testing for new or transfer students to help ensure proper course placement.
CCS EDge courses are academically rigorous and require a time commitment of 4-6 hours per course per week at the high school level. If you would like to preview a course to see how it works contact our office to set up a consultation.
This will depend on the age of your student and their own learning style. Older students and self-learners will need very minimal parent involvement. For those considering online learning for younger students, especially those who are not yet able to read, parent involvement will be significantly higher. Students may need help entering passwords, navigating pages, or reading instructions.
Contact our admissions office at (541) 548-7803 or schedule an Educational Consultation