Grace Brethren Christian School

6501 Surratts Road
Clinton, MD 20735-0207
     Tel: (301)868-1600
Grades: PK - 12 | 583 students
GBCS is a fully accredited, Christian School with a mission to provide an environment of academic excellence conducive to developing educated citizens with a Biblical worldview who are prepared to represent our Lord Jesus Christ in all walks of life.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious Affiliation Brethren
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported NILD Discovery Program
Year Founded 1965

Student Body

Total Students 583 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 85%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade Grace Brethren Christian School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 49 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 35%
Average Class Size 18 students
Number of AP Courses 4 courses
Average SAT score 1607
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(School shirt required, khaki pants)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $7,995
Tuition Notes Tuition ranges from 7995 for elementary to 8395 for high school beginning for the 2010-11 school year.
% on Financial Aid 10%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,900
Acceptance Rate 66%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Jada Harris
Admissions Associate Kathy Fry

Sports

Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
GolfSoccer,
SoftballTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. choir, drama, band choir, drama, band, 

School Notes:

Students must have satisfactory grades and behavior from previous school. Students must pass entrance testing in reading and math. Families and students are interviewed during admission's process.

Profile last updated: 09/03/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Independent Baptist Academy (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Outreach Christian Center Academy (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Outreach Christian Center Academy (0.3 miles away)
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