Grades: K-8 | 557 students
Kindergarten is a great start for a students at Wheaton Christian Grammar School. With small classes and options for a full-day or half-day program, students progress quickly in our nurturing environment. And our half-day Kindergarten is now even more affordable!
Each year, WCGS graduates a class of eighth graders who have received a foundation of a biblical worldview and rigorous academics. An average of 70% of our graduates typically enroll at Wheaton Academy, a private Christian college preparatory high school in West Chicago, IL. WCGS's first graduating class of eight students received their diplomas in June, 1947.
The arts are celebrated at Wheaton Christian Grammar School. Students participate in vocal and instrumental music groups (including band, string ensembles, jazz ensemble, and orchestra), choirs, praise team, an annual junior high musical, and numerous visual art opportunities.
Athletics are an important element of our school program. We offer competitive team sports which include boys' and girls' basketball, soccer, and volleyball, as well as coed cross country and track.
Wheaton Christian Grammar School moved to a new, 35-acre, technology-rich campus in the fall of 2010. The campus provides a bright and innovative setting for learning, with dedicated spaces for fine arts and athletics, a centrally located Library Media Center, a high school level science lab, and much more.
Parents are active participants at WCGS through spiritual support, organizing special activities, classroom assistance, fundraising, etc. We especially appreciate the dedicated encouragement of groups like this, our Moms in Prayer.
There's great School Spirit here! Our students -- more than 550 in grades K-8 -- don't fall through the cracks here. They find that Wheaton Christian Grammar School is a place that's joyful, safe, and affirming.
Our 8th grade science students conduct a chemistry experiment, one of many hands-on activities that contribute to their thorough preparation for high school. Our STEM emphasis is evident.
Wheaton Christian Grammar School is a private K-8 Christian school located in Winfield, IL. Founded in 1942, WCGS is a highly respected, accredited, and nationally-known school where faith inspires learning.
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|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Other associations(s) for exceptional children
|Grades Offered||Grades Kindergarten-8|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Total Students||557 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 32%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||33 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||17:1
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree||
|Average Class Size||22 students|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|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||$9,666|
|Tuition Notes||Generous need-based financial aid available.|
|% on Financial Aid||
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$4,500|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Mrs. Kim Norbeck|
|Total Sports Offered||5 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketball, Cross Country,
Soccer, Track and Field,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||17 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Art Club, Band, Battle of the Books, Chess Team, Computer Club, Foreign language club, Jazz Ensemble, Junior High Musical, MathCounts, Orchestra, Praise Team, Service activities, Speech competition, Spelling and geography bees, Student Council, Worldview Club, Yearbook Art Club, Band, Chess Team, Computer Club, Jazz Ensemble, MathCounts, Orchestra, Praise Team, Worldview Club, Yearbook, Battle of the Books,
Foreign language club,
Junior High Musical,
Spelling and geography bees,
- 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: 09/24/2015
Nearby Private Schools:
- School Location Miles Grades Students
Carol StreamGrades: NS-PK | 40 students
140 N. Gary Ave.
Carol Stream, IL 60188
WheatonGrades: PK-6 | 109 students
1970 N Gary Ave
Wheaton, IL 60187
WheatonGrades: PK-5 | 43 students
25w725 Jewell Rd
Wheaton, IL 60187
WinfieldGrades: NS-PK | 32 students
27W151 Geneva Rd.
Winfield, IL 60190
Carol StreamGrades: K-4 | 38 students
610 E North Ave
Carol Stream, IL 60188
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