Whitinsville Christian School

Tel: (508)234-8211
Grades: PK-12 | 558 students
Whitinsville Christian School is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and is a member of Christian Schools International.
Founded in 1928 with a student body of approximately 555 students in grades pre-K through 12, WCS is located in the town of Northbridge, 15 minutes from Worcester, MA, and 30 minutes from Providence, RI. The K-12 student body draws from 39 towns and 85 area churches in MA, RI and CT and currently has 20 full-time international students from China and Korea.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Christian Schools International (CSI)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Religious Affiliation Calvinist
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild to Moderate Learning Differences
Year Founded 1928

Student Body

Total Students 558 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Whitinsville Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 5 courses
Advanced Courses AP Advanced Literature & Composition, AP Calculus AB, AP Government and Politics, AP Music Theory, AP U.S. History, Honors Chemistry, Honors Marine Biology
Average SAT score 1110
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Modest and appropriate as outlined in Guidebook)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jun. 1
Tuition Notes Tuition is determined by pre-K, elementary, middle or high school grade level. Multiple child discount applies and Tuition Assistance is available. Please contact Admissions for specific details.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,645
Admissions Director Ben Gibbons
Admissions Associate Dawn M Lefrancois


Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Ice Hockey, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter TrackBasketballCross Country,
GolfIce Hockey,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWinter Track,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 25 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Clubs, Band, Chamber Orchestra, Chapel Band, Chapel Committee, Choir, Crusader Outreach, Drama, Elementary Book Club, Encore Vocal Ensemble, Fine Arts Night, Focus Team, Math Olympiad, Musical Tours, National Honor Society, Pep Band, Pink Ribbon Club, Pizza and Paperbacks, Robotics, Ski Club, Student Council, Summer Sports Camps, Suzuki Strings, Tech Team, Yearbook Art Clubs, Band, Chapel Band, Choir, Drama, Focus Team, Math Olympiad, Musical Tours, Pep Band, Robotics, Ski Club, Suzuki Strings, Tech Team, Yearbook, Chamber Orchestra,
Chapel Committee,
Crusader Outreach,
Elementary Book Club,
Encore Vocal Ensemble,
Fine Arts Night,
National Honor Society,
Pink Ribbon Club,
Pizza and Paperbacks,
Student Council,
Summer Sports Camps,

School Notes

  • The mission of Whitinsville Christian School is to nurture the academic, spiritual, personal, social, creative, and physical development of students, in cooperation with their parents, for Christ-like service in God's world.

Profile last updated: 03/10/2016

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School Reviews

Wonderful school experience for my middle school daughters at WCS. Friendly, caring staff. Academics top-notch. Fabulous strings program. Can't say enough about this school...highly recommend!
- Posted by Parent, 05/17/16
Academics are great, sports are great, teachers a competent and caring but these are not the reason I pay to keep my kids here. The community and culture are worth their weight in gold. Alcohol and drug use are an anomaly among the students. Other parent share our values. Kids are kind and polite. The school trusts the kids to represent well and supports all sorts of frequent day trips and overnight trips to boston, NYC, Washington, D.C., camping, cape cod....for history, sports, class bonding, music tours. The school is not a haven for the rich, don't need the "right" clothes, car or electronics to fit in. Kids are not angels, they make the same mistakes as the public school kids, but it is not expected or accepted. WCS builds strong students with good character.
- Posted by Parent, 05/17/16
We have been so happy with our choice to send our kids to this school. The academics are much more challenging than in public school and the curriculum is well rounded. My kids easily made strong friendships and found their teachers to be caring and supportive. We also really enjoy and appreciate the strong arts programs, such as the music programs, and drama productions.
- Posted by Parent, 07/24/15
Teachers and administrators who care about the whole child are hard to find, because they are ALL part WCS. Every teacher, administrator, professional, janitor, EVERYONE, including those who are not current, or even former teachers, have been loving and supportive of my children.
- Posted by Parent, 02/14/13

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