Grace Brethren Christian School

  • GBCS is a fully accredited, Christian School with a mission to provide an environment of academic excellence conducive to developing educated citizens with a Biblical worldview who are prepared to represent our Lord Jesus Christ in all walks of life.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious AffiliationBrethren
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedNILD Discovery Program
Year Founded1965
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students495 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
95%
State avg.: 30%
Students by GradeGrace Brethren Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
33%
Average Class Size18 students
Number of AP Courses4 courses
Average SAT score1090
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(School shirt required, khaki pants)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$9,350
Tuition NotesTuition ranges from 9350 for elementary to 10,990 for high school beginning for the 2016-17 school year.
% on Financial Aid
10%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,900
Acceptance Rate
70%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorDr. Prince Frimpong
Admissions AssociatePam Porter

Sports

Total Sports Offered9 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
SoccerSoftball,
TennisTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Arts and Music Programs:
choir

Recreational Athletic Programs:
band, drama

School Notes

  • Students must have satisfactory grades and behavior from previous school. Students must pass entrance testing in reading and math. Families and students are interviewed during admission's process.

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Upper Marlboro
    Grades: PK-12 | 243 students
    4.4 miles
    6707 Woodyard Road
    Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
    (301)599-9600
    4.4 PK-12
    243
  • Clinton
    Grades: PK-12 | 83 students
    0.9 miles
    9255 Piscataway Road
    Clinton, MD 20735
    (301)856-1616
    0.9 PK-12
    83
  • Fort Washington
    Grades: PK-12 | 234 students
    5.3 miles
    6700 Bock Rd
    Fort Washington, MD 20744
    (301)567-7332
    5.3 PK-12
    234
  • District Heights
    Grades: 9-12 | 880 students
    6.6 miles
    6800 Marlboro Pike
    District Heights, MD 20747
    (301)735-8401
    6.6 9-12
    880
  • Clinton
    Grades: PK-8 | 221 students
    0.8 miles
    8912 Old Branch Ave
    Clinton, MD 20735
    (301)868-2010
    0.8 PK-8
    221

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Best school I ever went too. Great teachers and education.
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This is the best private school on this side of Prince George's County and I looked at them all! Great school, concerned teachers and good kids.
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The average private school tuition in Maryland is $9,892 for elementary schools and $16,471 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Maryland is 80% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).