Captain Gilmer School

  • Captain Gilmer School is dedicated to "Defining Excellence" in Seventh-day Adventist Education by challenging all students to reach their personal best and discover God's purpose for their lives.
  • CGCS is a Christian School, owned and operated by Fletcher Academy, Inc. CGCS was established in 1910 under the name of Naples Agricultural and Normal School
  • Captain Gilmer Christian School has a lovely rural setting, located on 600+ acres of farm, field, and forest. The current facilities provide room for 8 classrooms, lunchroom, library, gymnasium, offices, and playgrounds.
  • CGCS offers a K4 through 8th grade academic, Christian school curriculum. Current enrollment averages 90 students per year. We believe that a smaller teacher-student ratio allows our students and teachers to maintain a close relationship that improves student success.
  • Christian teachers compose the faculty of CGCS, all of whom maintain teacher certification appropriate to their teaching area. Teachers are required to hold a BS/BA degree in Education, though approximately half of our teachers hold an MA degree.
  • Captain Gilmer Christian School maintains a full accreditation through AdvancEd, a non-profit, non-partisan organization that conducts rigorous, on-site reviews of a variety of educational institutions and systems around the world to ensure that all learners realize their full potential.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.General Conference of the Seventh Day Adventist Church (GCSDAC)
AdvancED
Religious AffiliationSeventh Day Adventist
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded1910

Student Body

Total Students102 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
8%
State avg.: 16%
Students by GradeCaptain Gilmer School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

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  • Hendersonville
    Grades: K-12 | 21 students
    9.8 miles
    1787 Dana Road
    Hendersonville, NC 28792
    (828)989-8465
    9.8 K-12
    21
  • Hendersonville
    Grades: PK-8 | 160 students
    8 miles
    711 Buncombe St
    Hendersonville, NC 28791
    (828)693-3277
    8 PK-8
    160

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