Gaston Christian School

1625 Lowell Bethesda Rd
Gastonia, NC 28056-0280
Tel: (704)824-4128
Grades: NS-12 | 939 students
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The mission of Gaston Christian School is to help students mature spiritually and excel academically by offering a Biblically-integrated, college preparatory program that will enable them to impact the kingdom of God by living productive Christian lives.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
AdvancED
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded 1980

Student Body

Total Students 939 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Gaston Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 77 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
25%
Average Class Size 22 students
Number of AP Courses 7 courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP English Lang. and Comp., AP Statistics, AP US History,
Average SAT score 1613
Average ACT score 23
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Rachel Johnston

Sports

Total Sports Offered 12 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Golf, Riflery, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
GolfRiflery,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 19 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, Band, Chess Club, Chorus, Costuming, Drama, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Interact, International Club, International Thespian Society, Junior Heart Board, Mock Trial, National Beta Club, National Honor Society, Praise Band, Quiz Bowl, Spirit Club, Student Gov. Association, Technical Drama Art Club, Band, Chess Club, Chorus, Costuming, Drama, Interact, Mock Trial, Praise Band, Quiz Bowl, Spirit Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes,
International Club,
International Thespian Society,
Junior Heart Board,
National Beta Club,
National Honor Society,
Student Gov. Association,
Technical Drama,

School Notes

  • Gaston Christian School, founded in 1980, is a nondenominational, college-preparatory school serving students in grades PK-3 through 12.
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5.0  7/24/2015
I am thrilled with the academics my child receives along with the Biblical principles! The sports, clubs, and after school activities make for a well rounded child! Thanks GCS!
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