What time does school start and end?
Elementary school starts at 8:45am and ends at 3:00pm.
Middle/High School starts at 8:15am and ends at 2:30pm.
Does Excel provide before- and after-school care?
Before-care is provided by Excel Christian School at the cost of $4 per day.
After-care is provided by Northern Nevada Sports and Recreation
at the cost of $35 per week or $10 per day.
Does Excel have chapel time?
Students have Bible Class/Christian Studies Monday through Thursday and chapel every Friday.
What curriculum does Excel use?
We use a mix of various publishers. Our goal is to find the best curriculum for each subject and each grade. Teachers have input as to which curriculum fits their teaching style and the needs of their students.
Can homeschoolers be involved with Excel?
Many of our staff and students have homeschooled in the past, so we really appreciate the homeschooling movement. We invite middle/high school homeschoolers to enroll for any classes they would like to take. They can also be involved in our sports program and take part in the testing we offer.
Does Excel Middle/High School offer Honors/AP classes?
Middle/high school core academic classes offer the opportunity for honors credits. Currently we offer two AP high school classes: English Language and English Literature.
What testing does Excel provide?
Each year we give standardized tests to some or all grades, which includes the Tera Nova test. For high school we also offer the PSAT test in the fall and AP exams in the spring.