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Lower School Overview

Redlands Christian Lower School provides an outstanding program for grades Preschool – 5 and is part of the Redlands Christian School System, which also includes Redlands Christian Middle School and Arrowhead Christian Academy Upper School. Our mission is to provide Christ-centered excellence in education, while partnering with the church and home to advance God’s kingdom.

K - 5th Grade Program Overview

Grade Levels

Kindergarten: Age 5 years September 1
Grades 1 - 5

School Day

Kindergarten – 5th Grade
8:15 am – 2:55 pm Monday – Thursday
8:15 am – 1:30 pm Friday

(Half Day Kindergarten – 8:15 am – 12 pm)


Extended Care

6:30 – 8:00 am all grade levels
3:00 – 6:00 pm Full Day Kindergarten – 5th

Student/Teacher Ratio

Grades K – 3rd Average 24:1 plus aide
Grades 4th – 5th Average 26:1 plus aide

Classroom Structure

Self-Contained for Basic Skills

Specials include: Music, Technology, Art, PE, Library and Spanish (K - 5th)

Spiritual Life

Includes grade specific Bible study, chapel, scripture memorization, yearly school theme, faith journals, devotions, monthly character traits

Academic Life

Includes grade specific studies in Reading, Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Science


Includes grade specific Field Trips, Christmas Program, Christmas Program, Grandparents Day, Mission/Service Project, Class Chapel Presentations and other miscellaneous activities depending upon the grade level


(depending upon grade level)
Bible - New International Version, Walking With God and His People (CSI)
Math – Big Ideas
Reading/Language Arts – Wonders
Science – Scott Foresman
Social Science – Harcourt Brace

Other Details

Click HERE for Tuition & Fee Information

Click HERE for RCS Admissions

Bill Johnson
Lower School Principal

Lower School Resources