About Portland Christian School

Touching Lives. Teaching Truth. Since 1924.

Portland Christian School is founded upon the fact that the "The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge." (Proverbs 1:7, NIV) It is dedicated to presenting every subject in the light of the reality of God and of the revelation of Himself to man through the Word of God, the Bible, and to the specific teachings of the Bible. The staff is composed of Christians who are dedicated to serving God and youth.

Accreditation

Portland Christian School was first accredited by the Kentucky Board of Education in 1931 and has maintained that status to the present. The school is presently accredited by the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI), which is recognized by the Commonwealth of Kentucky, and by AdvancEd, which is the world's largest education community.  Read more about these organizations below.

ACSI

The Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) is a Christian educational organization. Since 1978, ACSI has advanced excellence in Christian schools by enhancing the professional and personal development of Christian educators and providing support functions for Christian schools.

Advance-ED

AdvancED is the world's largest education community, serving more than 30,000 public and private schools and districts across the United States and in more than 70 countries that educate over 16 million students. We believe that students must be prepared to succeed in a constantly-evolving and diverse world and that educational institutions have a deep responsibility to deliver quality education to students from all walks of life.

Our Mission

Since 1924, Portland Christian School has been committed to honoring our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, the Creator of all things, with a learning environment that is based on biblical principles and is intellectually stimulating. Our desire is to work cooperatively with the student's home and church, "so that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work".

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