Mississippi Valley Christian School

2009 Seminary Street,
Alton, IL, 62002-0620
Tel: (618)462-1071
Grades: PK - 12 | 113 students
MVCS has been offering a quality Christian-based education to residents in the Riverbend area for over 35 years.
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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other religious school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Baptist
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1974

Student Body

Total Students 113 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 12%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Mississippi Valley Christian School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 3%
Average Class Size 12 students
Average ACT score 22

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $3,204
Tuition Notes Multi-student discounts; Fourth child free Half-day and Full-day Kindergarten
Acceptance Rate 99%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Jerry Fair


Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballSoccer,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Band, Choir, Speech/Drama Band, Choir, Speech/Drama,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Marquette Catholic High School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Mary's School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Evangelical School (1.6 miles away)
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  • Alton St. Mary's School
    (Roman Catholic)
    1015 Milton Rd
    Alton , IL , 62002
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.2  mi  |  82  students  |  Gr.  7-9
  • Godfrey Evangelical School
    1212 W Homer M Adams Pkwy
    Godfrey , IL , 62035
    1.6  mi  |  381  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Godfrey
    St Ambrose Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    822 W Homer Adams Pkwy
    Godfrey , IL , 62035
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.7  mi  |  203  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Alton Toddle Towne Learning Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    3839 Humbert Road
    Alton , IL , 62002
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1.7  mi  |  53  students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Alton
    St Mary School    
    (Roman Catholic)
    536 E 3rd St
    Alton , IL , 62002
    (Roman Catholic)
    2.1  mi  |  344  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

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