Frequently Asked Questions

General
Why should I choose Cornerstone?

We are able to teach the whole child at Cornerstone.  Students will be academically and spiritually prepared for a dark, challenging world. Biblical truth is taught, and high character is expected.  There is a standard of excellence in an atmosphere of grace. The same core values you have as a parent are being taught at school. We are intentional to maintain academic excellence while offering various activities and programs.  Cornerstone is meant to be an extension of the family. 

How do I enroll?

We encourage you to contact us for a tour and a meeting with administration. Then, an enrollment application will need to be completed.

How much is tuition?

Cornerstone is proud to offer an excellent education that we consider a long-term investment. For the 2016-2017 school year, K3 is $5,300 per year; K4 and Kindergarten is $5,762 per year; 1st-5th is $5,497 per year; and 6th-12th grade is $5,899 per year.  Multiple discounts are available for 2nd and subsequent children and full-time pastors.  We also offer tuition assistance to those eligible.  Because we choose to remain independent and receive no government funding, our tuition reflects our desire to offer an academically-excellent education, while providing our faculty and staff a supportable compensation.

Is the school accredited?

Accreditation/Associations:  

CCS is the only private school in San Angelo, Texas that is accredited by the Texas Alliance of Accredited Private Schools (TAAPS) and has been accredited longer than any other private school in the city. TAAPS is an organization that sets the standards of excellence in Texas education and is recognized by the Texas Private School Accreditation Commission (TEPSAC).  CCS is the only private school in San Angelo, Texas that is a member of the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI).  In addition, CCS is a member of Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS), the UIL equivalent for private schools. 

What is the student/teacher ratio?

Student-Teacher Ratio: 

The current student-teacher ratio is 9 to 1, one of the lowest of schools in Tom Green County.  We will strive to maintain this ratio at no more than 15 to 1.

What extracurricular activities are available?

We offer a variety of activities for all students that include the following: 6th-12th - Cross Country, Volleyball, Basketball, Tennis, Track & Field, Art, Music, Piano, Yearbook, Robotics, Cheerleading and Pep Squad, and a Dance Team.  For elementary, we offer art classes, bridge club, and cheer club.