The Williamsport Christian School was founded by Dr. E. W. Bixler in the fall of 1971, as a ministry of Emmanuel Baptist Church. The school started as preschool and kindergarten. Soon thereafter, more grades were added, and by the year 1979, the Williamsport Christian School had its first high school graduation. Since then, there have been hundreds of graduates of the Williamsport Christian School who have went on to further their education. These graduates are now serving around the country in ministry, law, education, public service, and many other facets of work.