Wheaton Christian Grammar School

1N350 Taylor Drive,
Winfield, IL, 60190-0601
Tel: (630)668-1385
Grades: K - 8 | 525 students
Wheaton Christian Grammar School exists, under the authority of God and His Word, to educate, train, and nurture children for godliness and excellence, equipping them engage and transform their world for Jesus Christ.  The school is an acclaimed, accredited, and nationally-known K-8 Christian school.
  WCGS is a place where faith inspires learning.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
North Central Accreditation
Other associations(s) for exceptional children
Religious Affiliation Christian (no specific denomination)
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1942

Student Body

Total Students 525 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 13%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 40%
Average Class Size 22 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Average SAT score 85
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Appearance code requires collared shirts and neat/modest apparel.)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $8,641
Tuition Notes Generous need-based financial aid available.
% on Financial Aid 25%
Average Financial Aid Grant $4,500
Acceptance Rate 95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Mrs. Kim Norbeck

Sports

Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports BasketballCross CountrySoccerTrack and FieldVolleyballBasketballCross Country,
SoccerTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 17 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, Band, Battle of the Books, Chess Club, Chess Team, Foreign language club, Jazz Ensemble, Junior High Musical, MathCounts, Orchestra, Praise Team, Scrabble Club, Service activities, Speech competition, Spelling and geography bees, Student Council, Yearbook Art Club, Band, Chess Club, Chess Team, Jazz Ensemble, MathCounts, Orchestra, Praise Team, Scrabble Club, Yearbook, Battle of the Books,
Foreign language club,
Junior High Musical,
Service activities,
Speech competition,
Spelling and geography bees,
Student Council,

School Notes:

  • Wheaton Christian Grammar School teaches students that the Lord Jesus Christ is to be preeminent in every area of their lives, including their education. We acknowledge that every aspect of academic study and each school activity is based upon this biblical truth. Our school is committed to Christ-centered education and the teaching of God's truth, whether it is scientific, historical, philosophical, or spiritual. Our faculty is committed to providing a high-quality program of academics and co-curricular opportunities. Our students are challenged individually to excel in every facet of learning. It is our desire that we clearly honor God in all our pursuits. It is our hope that our students follow Christ, forthrightly proclaim Him, and recognize and use their gifts as members of the body of Christ.

  • Profile last updated: 10/10/2012

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St. Francis High School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is East Carol Stream KinderCare (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. John Lutheran School (2.3 miles away)
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    (630)653-5100
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    Wheaton , IL , 60187
    (630)665-2558
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  • Winfield Winfield KinderCare
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    27 West 151 Geneva Road
    Winfield , IL , 60190
    (630)690-6116
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1.3  mi  |  32  students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Carol Stream Carol Stream Christian Academy
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    610 E North Ave
    Carol Stream , IL , 60188
    (630)653-1044
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School Reviews

  • Recommended January 24, 2014 - I''ve been involved with WCGS since 1995. My wife was a 3rd grade teacher there for five years and our girls currently attend. Over these many years, I''ve been nothing but impressed with the school. Academically, it''s a notch above the public schools in the area. Athletically, their teams regularly beat the local schools. Their facilities are as good (if not better) than nearly all of the public schools in the area. But in the most important areas...(school culture, peer influence, teachers and administration, and world view)...WCGS is in a class of its own. Unlike the public schools that try to indoctrinate our children in a completely secular world view, WCGS approaches education through a biblical lens. The school does an excellent job of blending scripture and biblical teaching into all subjects. The teachers and staff pray with our kids regularly, lead chapels, conduct small groups, and get to know them personally. I recognize tuition is not cheap, but how can you put a price on the future of your child? For me it''s clear. I''m willing to sacrifice whatever is needed for my kids to attend WCGS and greatly increase their chances of walking into adulthood as Christ-followers. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended July 17, 2013 - Our children have attended WCGS since Kindergarten. We love the strong academics, Biblical worldview, and sense of community at the school. The variety of extracurricular activites means there is something for every student. We''re grateful for the friendships that both we and our children have with the families of the school! - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended February 17, 2013 - WCGS has been home to my four kids for over ten years. They have all received a fantastic education--well prepared for high school academics including honors level classes, and they have enjoyed music, drama, sports and more. The staff is highly committed and very approachable. And the new building just makes the whole experience even better. I can honestly recommend this school without reservation. - Posted by Parent

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