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New Hope Christian School

New Hope Christian School, located in the Rogue Valley of Southern Oregon, has provided quality Christian education since 1961. As the largest private school in Grants Pass and Josephine County, we serve over 200 students in junior kindergarten, kindergarten, elementary, junior high, and high school.  Our high school student body consists of 84 students, represented as 67% Caucasian, 6% Latino, 25% Asian, and 2% European.

NHCS is accredited through Northwest Accreditation Commission, an accreditation division of AdvancED Member of Association of Christian Schools, Int’l and Oregon Federation of Independent Schools. Read more about our Accreditation Update.

 

 

  • Mailing address: 5961 New Hope Road, Grants Pass, OR 97527, Phone: (541) 476-4588
  • Administrator: Ernie Stone
  • Asst. Administrator: Marsha Grush
  • College Counselor: Lisa Ward
  • College Counselor: Becca Wicks

Bob Jones University Press

  • Science
  • History
  • English (Grammar)
  • Spanish
  • Advanced Math

Jensen

  • Grammar and Writing

McDougal Littel

  • Math (except Advanced Math)

Abeka

  • English (Literature and Vocabulary/Spelling)

ACSI (Association of Christian Schools International)

  • Health

Class Schedules

Seven  traditional classes meet five days per week for 55 minutes. Total meeting days in the school year is 161 days.

The minimum requirement for graduation is 26 credits. Advanced / College preparatory high school courses are Chemistry, Physics, Algebra II, Pre-calculus, and Spanish III.  Additional courses are offered to students through DECC (Distance Education College Courses) through Chemeketa Community College in Salem, Oregon, Portland State, and through Rogue Community College.

Grade Scale

A – Superior 90 – 100 4.0
B – Above Average 80 – 89 3.0
C – Average 70 – 79 2.0
D – Below Average 60 – 69 1.0
F – Failure 0 – 59 0.0

GPA Calculation

GPA is computed using the above scale. Beginning with grade nine, all subjects (whether passed or failed) are included in the computation. College preparatory high school courses, RCC, and DECC college courses are given additional weight and are multiplied by 1.25 when GPAs are calculated. Grades are recorded on the transcript and grade point average is computed in January and June.

GPA, SAT Scores, & College Enrollment

New Hope Christian School has a 99.9% graduation rate. This far exceeds the Oregon public schools’ 68% graduation completion, which is ranked 49th of all states (according to the 2012 US Education Department statistics and as reported in the April 29, 2014 issue of The Daily Courier).

Class of 2013 – 18 graduates

  • 1 earned 4.0
  • 11 earned 3.5 – 3.99
  • 6 earned 3.0 – 3.49
  • 9 earned 2.5 – 2.99
  • 0 earned 2.0 – 2.4
  • 0 earned less than 2.0

SAT Results

  • Critical Reading 506   (National Average 496)
  • Math 560  (National Average 514)
  • Writing 503   (National Average 488)

College Enrollment

  • 50% enrolled in 2-year college
  • 38% enrolled in 4-year college

Class of 2012 – 19 graduates

  •  3 earned a 4.0+
  •  13 earned 3.5–3.99
  • 2 earned 3.0–3.49
  • 1 earned 2.5–2.99
  • 0 earned 2.0–2.49
  • 0 earned less than a 2.0

SAT Results

  • Critical Reading: 591  (National Average 527)
  • Math:  591 (National Average 536)
  • Writing: 556  (National Average 515)
  • Total:  1738(National Average 1578)

College Enrollment

  • 47% enrolled in 2-year college
  • 37% enrolled in 4-year college

Class of 2011 – 14 graduates

  • 0 earned a 4.0
  • 4 earned 3.5–3.99
  • 6 earned 3.0–3.49
  • 4 earned 2.5–2.99
  • 0 earned 2.0–2.49
  • 0 earned less than a 2.0

 SAT Results

  • Critical Reading: 555 (National Average 501)
  • Math: 452 (National Average 516)
  • Writing: 440 (National Average 492)
  • Total 1447 (National Average 1509)

College Enrollment

  • 30% enrolled in 2-year college
  • 43% enrolled in 4-year college

Class of 2010 – 17 Graduates

  • 4 earned 4.0+
  • 4 earned 3.5-3.99
  • 6 earned 3.0-3.49
  • 2 earned 2.5-2.99
  • 0 earned 2.0-2.40
  • 1 earned less than 2.0

SAT Results

  • Critical Reading: 548.3 (National Average: 501)
  • Math: 436.7 (National Average: 516)
  • Writing: 495 (National Average: 492)
  • Total: 1480 (National Average: 1509)
  • Essay: 51.3 (National Average: 49.3)
College Enrollment
  • 76% enrolled in 2-year college
  • 24% enrolled in 4-year college

Class of 2009 – 16 Graduates

  • 2 earned 4.0+
  • 7 earned 3.5-3.99
  • 4 earned 3.0-3.49
  • 3 earned 2.5-2.99
  • 0 earned 2.0-2.40
  • 0 earned less than 2.0
SAT Results
  • Critical Reading: 538.9 (National Average: 501)
  • Math: 524.4 (National Average: 515)
  • Writing: 481.1 (National Average: 493)
  • Total: 1544.4 (National Average: 1509)
  • Essay: 49.4 (National Average: 49.3)

College Enrollment

  • 27% enrolled in 2-year college
  • 33% enrolled in 4-year college

Class of 2008 – 15 Graduates

  • 2 earned 4.0+
  • 7 earned 3.5–3.99
  • 4 earned 3.0–3.49
  • 3 earned 2.5–2.99
  • 0 earned 2.0–2.49
  • 0 earned less than a 2.0
SAT Results
  • Critical Reading: 582.5 (National Average: 501)
  • Math: 515 (National Average: 515)
  • Writing: 545 (National Average: 494)
  • Total: 1642.5 (National Average: 1511)
  • Essay: 55.7 (National Average: 49.5)

College Enrollment

  • 13% enrolled in 2-year college
  • 47% enrolled in 4-year college

Class of 2007 – 10 Graduates

  • 1 earned a 4.0+
  • 6 earned 3.5–3.99
  • 2 earned 3.0–3.49
  • 1 earned 2.5–2.99
  • 0 earned 2.0–2.49
  • 0 earned less than a 2.0
SAT Results
  • Critical Reading: 446.7 (National Average: 502)
  • Math: 432.2 (National Average: 515)
  • Writing: 460 (National Average: 494)
  • Total: 1338.9 (National Average: 1511)
  • Essay: 53.5 (National Average: 49.5)

College Enrollment

  • 30% enrolled in 2-year college
  • 40% enrolled in 4-year college

Four-Year Colleges attended in the last five years:

  •  U.S. Coast Guard Academy
  • Oregon State University Honors College
  • Oregon State University
  • Western Oregon University
  • Pacific University
  • George Fox University
  • Corban University
  • Oregon Institute of Technology
  • Southern Oregon University
  • Portland State University
  • Fresno Pacific University, California
  • University of Oregon
  • Universidad Alfonso X El Sabio, Spain
  • Korea University
  • Uganda Christian University
  • Universidad de Sevilla, Spain
  • Simpson University
  • Binghamton University of New York City
  • California State University, Long Beach
  • California State University, Davis
  • University of Oklahoma
  • Ohio State University
  • University of Alabama, Birmingham
  • Santa Monica College, California

Two-Year Community Colleges attended in the last five years:

  • Rogue Community College, Oregon
  • Chemeketa Community College, Oregon
  • Southwestern Oregon Community College, Oregon
  • Portland Community College, Oregon
  • Columbus State Community College, Ohio
  • Oklahoma City Community College, Oklahoma
  • Green River Community College, Seattle, Washington
  • Seattle Central Community College, Washington