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King’s High School

Giving students what they need to succeed

King’s is a private Christian high school in Shoreline, WA where students gain what they need to succeed in college and life through academic excellence and a caring Christ-centered community.

Ninety-eight percent of King’s High School graduates pursue higher education at the college or university of their choice. Our standard private Christian high school curriculum is the highest quality college-prep track available with strong honors and an Advanced Placement program, as well as concurrent college credit opportunities.

Developing passion through opportunities and experiences is key to life beyond the high school walls. As a private high school, King’s offers multiple opportunities for students to implement real-world skills, develop gifts and interests, and balance hands-on experiences with college-prep rigor.

King’s blends academics with sports, music, drama, student government, and more. Two-thirds of our exceptional faculty hold master’s degrees, and all are knowledgeable, committed Christians who teach from a Biblical worldview.

During the 2021-22 academic year, King’s students earned 839 college credits through our Concurrent College Credit program. King’s students took 199 AP tests, with 71% earning a rate of 3 or higher, qualifying them for college credit.

Concurrent College Credit Program

Concurrent credit provides students with the opportunity to take college-level courses on campus and graduate with over 30 college units. Taught by KHS faculty, 14 courses are offered through Northwest University. Concurrent credit strengthens college applications and gives students a jump-start on college requirements. Classes vary from year to year depending on teacher availability and scheduling.

For more information about our concurrent college credit program, please contact our College and Career Counselor, Diana Fairchild at [email protected].


King’s High School

Christian High School Curriculum

King’s High School is on a modified block schedule. Students take 8 classes per yearAP classes are offered in English, History, Math, Science, Art, Spanish, and Computer ScienceStudents are required to serve 20 hours of community service per year.




Our goal at King’s is to teach, mentor, equip, and disciple students to be in relationship with Jesus Christ. We do this through teaching biblical literacy, equipping students to embrace their identity in Christ, and discipleship or spiritual mentorship.

The King’s educational experience distinguishes the Bible as the supreme authority in life and equips our students to be leaders able to live out their faith as a practical demonstration of God’s love.

  • Grade 9: New Testament Studies
  • Grade 10: Old Testament Studies
  • Grade 11: Christian Worldview
  • Grade 12: Systematic Theology


  • Grade 9: Expository writing and Literature (a variety of short stories, plays, poems, novels, and informative texts)
  • Grade 10: Reading literature, writing arguments and narratives, and speaking/listening skills using world literature
  • Grade 11: Language and writing skills essential for future education and a life of wise, discerning civil discourse
  • Grade 12: A deeper look at literary genres and text types approached in a way that develops critical reading and writing skills in preparation for college. Grade 12 students take an in-depth college writing course designed to prepare them for rigorous academic research, writing, and presentations.


Students are placed at the appropriate level of mathematics and can advance beyond grade level.

  • Grade 9: Algebra 1 or Geometry
  • Grade 10: Geometry, Algebra 2. (Honors: Algebra 2/Trigonometry)
  • Grade 11: Algebra 2, Trigonometry, Statistics, Pre-Calculus, Calculus. (Honors: Algebra 2/Trigonometry)
  • Grade 12: Trigonometry, Statistics, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC


  • Grade 9: Cell Biology, Genetics, and Ecology
  • Grade 10: Foundational discipline of Inorganic Chemistry. (Honors: Chemistry)
  • Grade 11: Chemistry, Physics, Environmental Science, Anatomy/Physiology
  • Grade 12: Chemistry, Physics, Environmental Science, Anatomy/Physiology, AP Biology, AP Chemistry

Foreign Language

Spanish or Japanese should be started by grade 11 to fulfill the two-year foreign language graduation requirement. If a student desires to complete all of the Spanish or Japanese courses offered, this should be started between grades 8 and 10.

Health and Fitness

  • Grade 9: Healthy Living Fitness: equipping students with awareness, knowledge, and skills to make healthy choices in all aspects of their life: socially, emotionally, mentally, physically, and spiritually
  • Grade 10: Offered as electives: Power Weight Training
  • Grade 11: Offered as electives: Power Weight Training
  • Grade 12: Offered as electives: Power Weight Training


  • Grade 10: World History is taught by looking at the big themes of history from Prehistory up to and through the Cold War or AP World History.
  • Grade 11: U.S. History from roughly the Civil War to the present or AP US History.
  • Grade 12: Civics is in two halves, U.S. Government and Contemporary World Issues or AP Government + Politics.

AP Classes

AP classes are offered as early as 10th grade at King’s High School. Advanced Placement courses are College Board directed for advanced students. Students may receive college credit by passing the AP test given in May of their senior year. King’s offers the following AP classes:

  • Spanish
  • 2D Studio Art
  • 3D Studio Art
  • Drawing
  • Language and Composition
  • Literature
  • World History
  • U.S. History: This course is a chronological and thematic study, from the early arrival of Europeans to the present, of the people and events that have shaped the course of the United States. During our learning, there will be an emphasis on understanding history through the analysis of primary sources, construction of essays, and development of one’s own opinion in discussion and debate.
  • American Government and Politics: Available by application, this course covers contemporary world issues, focusing on Islam, India, China, and Japan. This class focuses on the impact of religion, foundational history (briefly), 20th-century trends that led to the current state of affairs, and problems and prospects of these areas today.
  • Calculus AB and BC: Students in the honors trajectory take AP Calculus AB. Students who have previously completed AP Calculus AB may take AP Calculus BC.
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science A


We have a wide variety of electives for each grade level in high school. These include:

  • Global Missions
  • Law & Advocacy
  • Film Studies
  • Journalism
  • Music, Concert Choir, Orchestra
  • Fine/Performing Arts: Advanced Drama, Improv, Graphic Design, Pottery, Glass & Fiber Arts, World Art, Intro to Theatre Workshop
  • Career Concentration: Business 101, Marketing/DECA, Intro to Engineering, Intro to Computer Science, AP Computer Science, Graphic Design
  • Psychology
  • Photography
  • Culinary Arts
  • Yearbook
  • Creative Writing
  • Christian Philosophy
  • CRISTA Internship Opportunities
  • Audio Engineering
  • Japanese

Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I choose King’s High School?

In addition to outstanding academics, King’s High School offers students the opportunity to grow into well-rounded individuals. Our caring community is centered around guiding students both spiritually and academically to assist them in higher education and beyond.

At King’s Schools, you’ll have endless opportunities to become involved in the community, both inside and outside of the classroom. Take academic excellence to the next level with education at King’s Private Christian High School.

What is the difference between a private vs. public school?

Choosing a private high school, such as King’s High School, provides ample benefits, including but not limited to:

  • Individualized attention. Smaller class sizes mean you’ll have more 1:1 time with teachers to review challenging material.
  • Emphasis on character development. At King’s Schools, we’re not just focused on academics. We encourage all students to participate inside and outside of the classroom to become well-rounded individuals.
  • Caring community. From teachers to parents to fellow peers, King’s Schools fosters a caring community you won’t find anywhere else.
  • Unique programs. Private schools often have the ability to offer unique programs not found in public schools, such as King’s Schools Mock Trial Program. We’re constantly expanding our extracurriculars, so there’s a place for everyone to call home at King’s High School.

Can I visit the campus?

Of course! Come see what it means to be a part of King’s High School firsthand with a visit to our beautiful campus in the Seattle area. We offer regular open houses for students to come and explore our classrooms, meet staff, and hear just how King’s Schools has impacted our students. Those looking for a more interactive experience can also shadow current students and spend the day as a Knight. Contact us to learn more!

How do I apply?

Depending on when you apply, you can choose between our priority or general applications. For either application, students will need to fill out the online form and pay a $50 non-refundable fee. From there, our admissions office will contact you with the next steps. Keep an eye on our admissions page to learn when you can start applying!

How much does a Christian high school experience cost?

On average, our education at King’s High School ranges from $12,200 – $22,500 with variable tuition. Variable Tuition rates are calculated by considering income, assets, family size, and any unusual expenses or unique financial circumstances.  For more information, please download our helpful PDF or to apply, visit our Variable Tuition webpage.

If a Christian high school in Washington state is the best option for your family, we’ll work closely with you to ensure you can afford tuition and experience all King’s Schools have to offer. Contact our financial office today to learn more about payment options.