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Who We Are

Mission, Vision and Leadership


Mission and Vision

Mission: Central Christian School (CCS) glorifies God by sharing in dynamic relationships in a Christ-centered, academically excellent learning community.

Vision: Christ followers in authentic community – advancing the Kingdom.

Core Values – Cornerstones of Culture

The following are essential and enduring principles for Central Christian School:

  • Passionately Pursuing the Mind of Christ
  • Committed to Excellence
  • Authentic Relationships
  • Manifesting Servant Leadership


Elisa Carlson (pictured above) has an MS degree and is the head of school at Central Christian.  She has been a professional educator for over three decades in both public and private schools. 
Mrs. Carlson joined Central Christian in 2002 as the assistant administrator and became the head of
school in 2007. Additionally, she serves on the ACSI Board as Chair-elect and both the ACSI
Global and Northwest Accreditation Commissions, and is a Van Lunen Center faculty member.

Upcoming Events

July 9

Little Tigers Girls Basketball Camp for incoming 2nd-8th grade girls

Start: Jul 9, 2024 9:00 AM End: Jul 11, 2024 11:30 AM

Multi-Day Event

July 9

Little Tigers Boys Basketball Camp for incoming 2nd-8th grade boys

Start: Jul 9, 2024 1:00 PM End: Jul 11, 2024 3:30 PM

Multi-Day Event

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Central Christian School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the 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, or national and ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, tuition grant program, and athletic and other school-administered programs.