Without wisdom, intelligence is useless. It’s the most important thing to seek as a disciple. You want your children to be in the world, but not of it—made different in Jesus Christ to make a difference in the world. A Timothy education delights in God’s creation while refusing to shelter or isolate its students from the world. At Timothy, we foster a climate of honesty, love, security, and wisdom to empower learning, stimulate critical thinking, and free our students to open their minds in the midst of an often confusing, always changing, rapid-fire world.

The portion of your child’s education that belongs to us—academics—is something we do well. Parents and churches notice this and tell us. So has U.S. News & World Report, selecting us as one of the Outstanding High Schools in the United States.

A high standard for excellence is part of our recipe for success. Timothy Christian High School is fully accredited by the North Central Association through AdvanceEd and is recognized by the Illinois State Board of Education. Our highly qualified and certified teachers stay ahead of the technology curve and participate in regular professional development programs. But it is the way our staff focuses on your child that makes a Timothy education so compelling and essential.

High School Administration

Brad Mitchell

Brad Mitchell


Dick Zylstra

Dick Zylstra

Dean of Students

Ann Raley

Ann Raley


Jack LeGrand

Jack LeGrand

Athletic Director

Timothy Christian High School is a 2019 Blue Ribbon School!

The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program recognized Timothy Christian High School based on our overall academic excellence and progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups. Every year the U. S. Department of Education seeks out and celebrates great American schools, schools demonstrating that all students can achieve to high levels. The 2019 National Blue Ribbon School award affirms the hard work of Timothy’s students, educators, families, and community in creating a safe and welcoming school where students master challenging content.



A broad range of classes, including honors, AP, and dual credit courses, are available to Timothy Christian High School students to prepare them for the next step after high school. Honors and AP classes receive additional quality points that are factored in a student’s GPA. Dual credit through Colorado Christian University is an option that allows students to simultaneously earn transferable college credit for successful completion of specific high school courses.

Advanced Placement Offerings

  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP English Literature
  • AP Physics 1
  • AP Physics 2
  • AP Biology
  • AP US Government
  • AP US History
  • AP Spanish Language
  • AP Human Geography
  • AP Computer Science

Dual Credit Classes

  • Honors Chemistry
  • Marketing
  • AP Calculus AB

Honors Classes

  • English
  • Math
  • Science
  • Spanish
Average AP Scores 2016
Calculus AB4.29
English Lit3.75
Physics 14.22
Physics 24.22
US Government3.16
Overall Average3.85
Overall Passing88.4%

Timothy’s Class of 2018 ACT Results

Top 5% 34.0
Top 10% 33.6
Top 25% 32.2
The overall average for the entire class was 25.1.


Nurturing Creativity

The music, art, and theater departments at Timothy are vibrant and include a  large portion of the student body. Students are taught to strive for artistic and musical excellences, while learning to develop discipline, perseverance, and a life-long appreciations for the arts. Students graduate as well-rounded citizens of culture, our community and the world.

Art and music are a window that allow us to see our Creator more clearly as we step into culture and influence culture with our praise and personal forms of expression.


Champions for Christ 

Athletic competition presents challenges similar to those that everyone faces in life. Learning to overcome and the lessons learned through perseverance build character. The Timothy athletic program is dedicated to developing Christ-like character and leadership through sports. We work together in oneness, conquer fears, overcome obstacles, and look for lessons and motivation in loss and humility in victory.

Timothy’s state-of-the-art strength and conditioning performance center — along with professional, sport-specific training — creates advantages for our student athletes to compete and achieve. Timothy develops champions in the athletic arena, but more importantly champions for Christ.


Winter Interim

To provide a broad environment for our students to learn,Timothy Christian High School offers an 8-day Renew term in January just prior to the start of second semester. The focus of Renew is to engage students in discipleship opportunities through course work, internships, and service and/or travel experience not available to students during the academic semester.  There are three Renew options for Timothy Christian High School students:

  • Internships: Juniors and seniors can arrange for an unpaid internship in a work area of interest.
  • Onsite Electives: Students will have the opportunity to attend unique courses not normally found in the high school curriculum, often with multiple off-campus field trips and experiences.
  • Trips: Students can embark on a discipleship or mission trip.  Renew trips are include both domestic and international options.


Clubs & Student Life

Timothy Christian High School’s student life exists to enrich the personal, social and academic lives of our students. Our social activities, service opportunities, and an array of clubs, help supplement a student’s emotional and academic development. These provide lifelong learning experiences, leadership opportunities and friendships.  We believe they also give students a greater opportunity to develop their interests, talents and abilities beyond the classroom structure. These activities provide widespread participation by the entire student body, helps cultivate school spirit and pride, and gives our students a sense of belonging and community. Learn more about Timothy’s high school extracurricular and clubs by clicking the button below.


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