Shaping Lives that Change the World

FWC draws students from many area cities including Keller, Colleyville, Grapevine, Southlake and many more. The school is located on a 40-acre campus which houses grades Pre-K3 through 12.


  • Southern Association of Colleges & Schools (SACS) since 1987

  • NCA Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement

  • Nortwest Accreditation Commission

  • National Christian Schools Association since 1988

  • Texas Christian Schools Association since 1980


  • National Christian Schools Association

  • Education Service Center Region XI

  • Texas Association of Non-Public Schools

  • Texas Christian Schools Association

  • Texas Independent School Consortium

  • Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools


  • Texas Education Agency - Recognized School (TEA)


  • 740 students currently enrolled PreK-12th grade

  • Elementary (PK-5) average of 210 students

  • Middle School (6-8) average of 220 students

  • High School (9-12) average of 320 students

Leadership Staff

  • Ken Cheeseman, President Elect

  • Beth Riley, Chief Operating Officer

  • Shirley Atkinson, Director of Admissions

  • Mary Lou Crist, Director of Fine Arts

  • Suzan Jenkins, Director of Special Events

  • Jennifer Silvia, Director of Communications

  • Jeremy Thornton, Director of Spiritual Life

  • Scott Smiley, Director of Athletics

  • Colin Madding, High School Principal

  • Michael Campbell, Middle School Principal

  • Elizabeth Green, Elementary Principal

Faculty and Staff

  • 94 full-time faculty and staff members

  • Over 40% of our teachers and administrators hold Master's Degrees or higher

College Preparatory Features

  • Fort Worth Christian School currently offers:
         11 Advanced Placement courses
         10 Dual Credit course

  • 1589 Average SAT score

  • 24.7 Average ACT score

  • 100% pursued higher education


  • Elementary-iPads for each student, 2 computer labs with 42 computers

  • Middle School-MacBook for each teacher and student

  • High School-MacBook for each teacher and student

Fine Arts

  • The Campus Center includes a band hall, 3 practice rooms, and theater with stage, lights, sound and projection

  • Full-time specialists direct band, orchestra, choir, art and theater programs


  • Fort Worth Christian School is located in North Richland Hills on 40 acres. Although we have students coming from 30 different towns across north Texas, the majority come from Keller, North Richland Hills, and Colleyville

  • The school was founded in 1958


  • 40 acre campus in North Fort Worth

  • 10 buildings valued at 14 million

  • 24,500 sq. ft. in new construction in the last 5 years

  • Elementary School Building (PK4-5th)

  • Middle School Building (6th-8th)

  • High School Building (9th-12th)

  • Center for Science and Technology

  • Administration Building

  • Campus Center (cafeteria)

  • Performing Arts Center

  • Two Gymnasiums

  • Weight Room

  • Football Stadium with Turf Field

  • Eight-lane Track

  • Soccer Field

  • Baseball Field

  • Softball Field

  • Concession Building

  • Cardinal Store (uniforms, spirit wear, snack bar)

Board of Trustees

  • Julie Reed, Chairman
  • Todd Strever, Vice Chairman
  • Denise Herrold, Secretary
  • Sue Baldwin
  • Billy Bob Brigmon
  • John Feray
  • Jeff Lupinacci
  • Chris Moore
  • Rene Moses
  • David Wright