Grace Christian School

If you're looking for quality, traditional Christian education in the Columbus area, then Grace Christian School is the school for you.
GCS offers an appealing student-teacher ratio, quality academics, and the A Beka curriculum all at a competitive price! If this interests you, please give us a call at 706-323-9161.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked GA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 92 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,300
  • Average class size: 8 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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Grace Christian School places among the top 20% of private schools in Georgia for:

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded
1979
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
92 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
53%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade
Grace Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
20%
Average Class Size
8 students
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
The above is an average. K3 - K5 (half day): $3,665.00 1st - 12th (full day): $4,912.00
Admissions Director
Bryan McDonald

Sports

Total Sports Offered
1 sport

School Notes

  • HISTORY: Grace Christian School was established in 1979 as a ministry of Grace Baptist Church under the leadership of Pastor Walter Lee Hodges. 
  • MISSION: Grace Christian School exists to honor Jesus Christ by partnering with Christian parents to educate the next generation of Christian leaders. We accomplish this through a qualified, Christian staff teaching a high-quality, Christian curriculum. Our goal is to cultivate a caring, compassionate, Christian environment in which Biblically-minded students can freely and passionately live the principles of the Word of God while receiving a quality education. 
  • PHILOSOPHY: Grace Christian School holds to a traditional form of education. Our classrooms are led by the teachers, not controlled by the students.  Our students utilize phonetic reading, repetition, drills, and memorization for foundational learning skills early in their academic careers. As they progress, these foundational learning skills will mature into conceptual and critical thinking. GCS strives to maintain a truly Christian philosophy of education, high academic standards, and the proper emphasis upon morals, discipline, and social development. Standards of conduct and discipline are Bible-based to develop Christian character and sound values. The desire of the school is that the home, church, and school work together to "train up a child in the way he should go" (Proverbs 22:6). Grace Christian School is a ministry of Grace Baptist Church. 
  • ACADEMICS: The purpose of our reporting system is to give parents and students an accurate indication of the progress which is being made and an opportunity to communicate with teachers about it. Engrade, our online grading system, and report cards also function as an objective form of communication between the parents and teachers. Each student is evaluated in two areas: academics and citizenship. GCS offers two diploma tracks for high school students. Twenty-four credits are required for the College Preparatory Diploma.  Twenty-two credits are required for the Standard High School Diploma.
  • CURRICULUM: Grace Christian School exclusively uses the ABeka curriculum produced by Pensacola Christian College in Pensacola, Florida, in which the Bible is interwoven into every subject area. More information about this curriculum can be found at http://www.abeka.com". 
  • EXTRACURRICULAR: Grace Christian School offers a competitive sports program for our 6th - 12th grade to include volleyball and softball for girls and basketball for boys. Our junior varsity girls` team was Georgia state champions for the 2015 2016 school year! Grace Christian School offers an opportunity for students to participate in Fine Arts Competition. With categories such as acting, singing, playing instruments, academic testing, and preaching competition, students can voluntarily use their talents to compete against other Christian schools at the state and national level. Two of our students who attended nationals last year won first place in speech! We also had three students receive second place in the state for academic testing. 

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked GA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 92 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,300
  • Average class size: 8 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Georgia is $10,542 for elementary schools and $11,667 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Georgia is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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