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Mobile Christian School

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5900 Cottage Hill Road

Mobile, AL  36609

www.mobilechristian.org

Phone:  251-661-1613

Fax:  251-661-1396

 

     Accredited by: AdvancED, SACS, and NCSA


     ADMINISTRATION

     

      President……………………………………………….………. Mr. Tommy Wasden

      Headmaster……………………………………………………..Mr. David Pahman

      Elementary Principal/Academic Dean……………………… Dr. Deborah Curry

       Middle/ High School Principal….…………..………………   Mr. Dale Horn

      Athletic Director……………………………….………………..Mr. Joey Adams

      ADMISSIONS OFFICE       

       Mr. David Pahman, Headmaster

       Mrs. Diane Burch, Registrar

       Dr. Deborah Curry, Elementary Principal/Academic Dean

      GUIDANCE SERVICES      

       Mrs. Freda Butts: College and Career Counselor

       Mrs. Kara Hodges:  K3 – 11th Guidance Counselor

FACULTY:  Teaching faculty, professional staff and office support personnel number 56. A 51 member stable professional staff averages over 14 years of experience and over 50% of our secondary staff hold Masters Degrees or higher. Mobile Christian is operated by a twelve member independent board of trustees, all of whom are members of the local churches of Christ.              

GENERAL INFORMATION                  

HISTORY:  Mobile Christian School was founded in 1961. The school is a private school in west Mobile with an enrollment of 590+ students in Pre-K3 through 12th grade.

MISSION STATEMENT: The mission of Mobile Christian School is to provide a quality education in a Christian environment which develops the entire person and produces young people with both the desire and ability to serve God, family, and fellow man.

PROGRAM:  High school students are recommended for courses appropriate to their ability levels. Placement in courses is based on academic performance and standardized test scores. Students take university dual enrollment, honors curriculum or college prep. Course recommendations are made by the teaching and guidance faculty with administrative approval. We are a comprehensive high school, offering a range of academic courses and extracurricular programs. No vocational programs or special education services are available.


HIGH SCHOOL CURRICULUM

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

     Class of 2017 and beyond 

     SUBJECT              Required Units    
      English                            4
      History                             4 
      Bible                                4
      Science                           4* 
      Math                               4**
      Foreign Language          2
      Physical Ed                     1
      Health                             1/2
      Career Preparedness     1
      Fine Art                           1
      Electives                          21/2

     TOTAL                     28                                                  

 

One-half credit is earned for each semester’s work in grades 9 through 12.  Required courses and electives are listed above.

*The four years of Science must include Biology I and Chemistry.

**The four years of Math (taken in 9-12) must include Geometry and Algebra II.

10 community service hours per year in grades 9-12

Twenty-eight credits are required for graduation unless a student has transferred from another high school where they could not take at least 7 credits per year. In these cases, the administration may make exceptions. All students must enroll in 7 classes every semester.


*CURRICULUM FOR HONORS DIPLOMA*

An HONORS DIPLOMA will be awarded to students who:

(1) Have a cumulative grade point average of at least B+.

(2) Math: Must include Pre-Calculus

(3) ONE of the following courses: Calculus, ADV Physics, one AP class or one year of university dual enrollment.

(4) 20 community service hours per year in grades 9-12

STANDARDIZED ACHIEVEMENT TESTS: Stanford Achievement Tests are given yearly in grades K5 through 9th.  Students in 10th grade take the Pre ACT test produced by ACT. 10th and 11th grade students also take the PSAT.  All Juniors and Seniors take either the SAT or the ACT. 

HIGH SCHOOL CODE 011821

SCHOLARSHIP STATISTICS                                       POST GRADUATE PLANS

Scholarships: 76% of the 2016 graduates                                         Four-year colleges:   89%                                                                               Average of $128,351 received scholarships,                                      Two-year colleges:     7%                                                                                  

*Total per recipient  scholarships were $4,492,281                        Other:                           4% 

*Completed 6264.50 community service hours 

Duke TIP Qualifiers – 31% of 4th grade, 28% of 5th grade and 27% of 7th grade - Based on how MCS students performed on the Stanford Achievement Test. Students must score 95% or higher on qualifying subtests.


COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES ACCEPTING

RECENT MCS GRADUATES

 

Abilene Christian University

Alcorn State University

Appalachian State University

Art Institute

*Auburn University

Belmont University

Birmingham-Southern College

Bishop State Comm. College

Blue Mountain College

Centenary

Centre College

The Citadel

Clemson University

College of Charleston

Converse College

Covenant College

Culinary Institute of America

Cumberland College

Emory University

Faulkner State Community

            College

*Faulkner University

Ferrum College

Freed Hardeman University

Georgia Institute of Technology

Graceland (Iowa) University

*Harding University

Huntingdon College

Jacksonville State University

Jefferson Davis Comm. College

Lawrence Tech. University

Lipscomb University

Louisiana State University

Louisiana Tech

Lurleen B. Wallace

Mercer University

Middle Tennessee State

            University

Millsaps College

Mississippi College

Mississippi State University

Mississippi University for Women

New York Institute of Tech.

Oklahoma Christian University

Oral Roberts University

Pensacola Christian College

Radford University

Rhodes College

Rollins College

Samford University

Savannah College of Art & Design

Spring Hill College

St. John’s University

Trevecca Nazarene University

Troy University

University of Advancing Technology

*University of Alabama

University of Alabama-

            Birmingham

University of Alabama-

            Huntsville

University of Arizona

*University of Central Florida

University of Cincinnati

University of Georgia

University of Illinois

University of Miami

University of Mississippi

University of the South

            (Sewanee)      

University of Missouri-St.

            Louis

*University of Mobile

University of Montevallo

University of North Alabama

*University of South Alabama

University of Southern Miss. 

University of Tennessee –

            Chattanooga   

University of Tennessee-

            Martin

University of West Alabama

University of Wisconsin

Vanderbilt University

William Carey University

*Accepted into Honors Program