Holly Grove Christian School

7317 Mennonite Church Road,
Westover, MD, 21871-0218
Tel: (410)957-0222
Grades: PK - 12 | 489 students
Holly Grove Christian School started in the fall of 1976 with nineteen students and has grown to the current 489 students.
For over 30 years Holly Grove Christian School has provided a quality education to the families of the Eastern Shore, offering a traditional program for students in Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade.
During those years we built seven times to handle the increase in enrollment; six of the seven building projects were built by volunteers.
Today the buildings are all paid for because of people who sacrificed and gave willingly so that we can make an investment in the lives of students.
In the ACSI regional competition, HGCS students win ribbons in the math, speech and science fair.
We also have a strong music program.
The Honors Choir and Junior High Choir participated in the ESCDA Choral Festival with all the public and private schools on Maryland's Eastern Shore.
Holly Grove received the highest score of "ones" which won us an invitation to the State Choral Festival.
The Elementary and Junior High Choirs also won first in a competition at Busch Gardens.
Our Athletic teams are competitive.
Many of our teams won games in league playoffs.
Our mission statement says it all: "Holly Grove Christian School partners with families to provide excellence in Christ-centered academics by preparing students to live God honoring lives."

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1976

Student Body

Total Students 489 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 5%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Holly Grove Christian School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 10%
Number of AP Courses 6 courses
Advanced Courses AP Calculus AB, AP English Language, AP English Literature, AP Physics C, AP Statistics, AP US History, 
Average SAT score 1527
Average ACT score 23
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(khaki, blue pants, white, blue, maroon tops)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $4,200
Tuition Notes Does not include application fee, book fee or bus transportation fee
% on Financial Aid 10%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,600
Admissions Director Robin Donnelly

Sports

Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Field Hockey, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringField Hockey,
SoccerSoftball,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

School Notes:

  • Holly Grove Christian School started in the fall of 1976 with nineteen students. For over 30 years Holly Grove Christian School has provided a quality education to the families of the Eastern Shore offering a traditional program for students in Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade. During those years we built seven times to handle the increase in enrollment; six of the seven building projects were built by volunteers. Today the buildings are all paid for because of people who sacrificed and gave willingly so that we can make an investment in the lives of students. In the ACSI regional competition, HGCS students win ribbons in the math, speech and science fair. We also have a strong music program. The Honors Choir and Junior High Choir participated in the ESCDA Choral Festival with all the public and private schools on Maryland's Eastern Shore. Holly Grove received the highest score of "ones" which won us an invitation to the State Choral Festival. The Elementary and Junior High Choirs also won first in a competition at Busch Gardens. Our Athletic teams are competitive. Many of our teams won games in league playoffs. Our mission statement says it all: "Holly Grove Christian School partners with families to provide excellence in Christ-centered academics by preparing students to live God honoring lives."
  • Profile last updated: 11/21/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Crisfield Christian Academy (12.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Well Watered Wells Leadership Academy (8.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Well Watered Wells Leadership Academy (8.9 miles away)
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