Why Choose Finney?

Parents and students have chosen the Charles Finney School for many reasons -- the family atmosphere, the strong faith component, the rigorous academics, and so much more. Here are just a few reasons why Finney is a special place:

Christian Worldview

  • Bible classes are part of the core curriculum
  • Our Christian faculty integrate faith and a Christian worldview into every subject
  • Students attend chapel regularly, experiencing sound Biblical teaching and student-led worship

A Strong College Preparatory Academic Program

  • Advanced Placement opportunities
  • Dual Credit offerings with local colleges
  • Honors Program
  • A senior internship program that provides hands on experiences
  • Students have attended colleges and universities that include; The University of Rochester, Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), Roberts Wesleyan College, Notre Dame, Grove City College, Houghton College, and many others.

A Professional and Caring Faculty

  • Over thirty full and part-time faculty members with Bachelors, Masters, and Doctorate degrees. Professional development is an important part of continued growth of our faculty.  
  • A faculty dedicated to individual student needs.
  • A faculty with an average tenure of over 15 years. The school has experienced minimal turnover allowing for a more cohesive faculty that understands the mission and vision of the school.    

Strong Extra Curricular Programs Available

  • Award-winning Robotics Team: Finney placed first in 2013 and 2004 in regional competitions. This program is supported by our CAD program and CNC machine a 3D printer and other technical equipment that students learn how to use and operate in the building of a robot. 
  • A variety of Section V interscholastic athletic teams, such as: girls volleyball, boys and girls soccer, football, boys and girls basketball, baseball, girls softball, and track and field.
  • Fine arts opportunities that include high school choir, musicals, orchestra/band, and art competitions.  
  • Community and global outreach opportunities: Project Compassion is an organized school group that has been involved in touching hundreds of lives in both large and small ways; from disaster relief efforts to providing a meal to a family in need. The school has also sent groups to Panama and Uganda on short-term missions trips.

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