Covenant Christian High School provides a Christian approach to education emphasizing a Biblical worldview for the Shoals area. Prayer, academic excellence, and spiritual and moral development are central to Covenant’s purpose.
Covenant Christian School seeks to equip college-bound students to become life-long learners and servant leaders in their communities. We assist Christian families to pursue excellence in spiritual, academic, physical, social and artistic growth for our students. Our curriculum offers a comprehensive education within a non-denominational, Christ-centered worldview.
9th – Literature and Composition
10th – World Literature
11th – American Literature
12th – Dual Enrollment for English Literature and Composition. Two college English courses in conjunction with Northwest Shoals Community College are completed during the senior year.
9th – Physical Science
10th – Biology
11th – Chemistry
12th – Human Anatomy and Physiology
Algebra III and Trigonometry
Business Mathematics & Personal Finance
10th – Latin I
11th – Latin II
General Physical Education
Varsity Sports (Class 1A, AHSAA)
Vocal and instrumental participation in Chapel programs
9th – Basic strategies involved in using Microsoft Office. Topics include Microsoft products such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Additional topics may be included depending on the pace of the class.
9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th – Sponsor approval required, and may be taken multiple times.
12th – Students assist teachers with classroom duties
Must be 15 years old and possess an Alabama Driver Learner’s permit
Offered via outside CCS faculty member.
Daily Schedule includes:
(Regular Bell Schedule for Grades 9 - 12)
Homeroom: 8:00 – 8:10
1st period: 8:10 – 8:55
2nd period: 9:00 – 9:50
Break: 9:50 – 10:00
3rd period: 10:05 – 10:55
4th period: 11:00 – 11:50
5th period: 11:55 – 1:10 (Lunch is served during this period.)
6th period: 1:15 – 2:05
7th period: 2:10 – 3:00
On Mondays, there is a slight difference in 1st – 4th period times due to Chapel from 8:10 – 8:45
Retreat – A senior retreat is planned at the beginning of the school year. Team building activities and leadership qualities along with spiritual discussion and guidance is provided during this time. The administrator ends the retreat with a charge to the senior class as they begin their senior year.
Senior Play – Performance is scheduled in the fall. Proceeds from the play are used to offset the cost of the NYC spring trip.
New York City, NY – In the spring of their senior year, students participate in a Senior Trip to NYC. Class fundraisers help with the cost of this trip.
Trip to Alabama Shakespeare Festival Theatre and Norton Auditorium at UNA for all grades
Covenant Christian School and Northwest Shoals Community College Dual Enrollment offerings are available. CCS Students have the opportunity to earn college credit for English 101 and English 102. (6 credit hours)
College Guidance and Planning
The Guidance Counselor at CCS offers directions to students and parents as they navigate the college application and selection process. Covenant’s School Code for testing is 012696.
Please visit the ACT website to learn more about this testing.
Please visit the PSAT/NMSQT website to learn more about this test given to 11th graders.
Clubs and Organizations
National Honor Society
Mentoring/monthly service projects
Leadership Shoals – per application with the Shoals Chamber of Commerce
There are two different diploma options: High School Diploma and an Honors High School Diploma.
4 Math credits
4 English credits
4 Science credits
4 Social Studies credits
4 Bible credits
2 Foreign Language credits
1 Fine Arts credit
1 Physical Education credit
1 Computer credit
½ Health credit
½ Elective credit
25 credits are required for graduation/26 credits are required for an honors diploma (For an Honors Diploma, 11th and 12th-grade students must take Honors English and Math.)