Holly Grove Christian School

Holly Grove Christian School partners with families to provide excellence in Christ-centered academics by preparing students to live God-honoring lives.
We started in the fall of 1976 with nineteen students and have grown to the current enrollment of 540 students.
For over 30 years Holly Grove Christian School has provided a quality education to the families of the Eastern Shore, offering a traditional program for students in Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade.
During those years we have greatly expanded, but have maintained a commitment to a debt-free school, enabling us to offer affordable tuition rates.
HGCS is fully accredited by both the Association of Christian Schools International and the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.
Our students consistently outperform other Maryland schools in SAT and ACT testing and in percentage of college attendance.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked MD School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 531 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,130
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Holly Grove Christian School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Maryland for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded
1976

Student Body

Total Students
531 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
8%
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade
Holly Grove Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
10%
Average Class Size
20 students
Number of AP Courses
5 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP Calculus AB, AP English Language, AP English Literature, AP US History, AP World History
Average SAT score
1110
(Out of 1600)
Average ACT score
23
(Out of 36)
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
khaki, blue pants, white, blue, maroon tops

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Does not include application fee, book fee or bus transportation fee
% on Financial Aid
10%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$1,600
Admissions Director
Robin Donnelly
Admissions Associate
Cheryl Tawes

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
National Honor Society, Student Government

Arts and Music Programs:
Drama productions, Praise Band
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Holly Grove Christian School cost?
Holly Grove Christian School's tuition is approximately $6,130 for private students.
What sports does Holly Grove Christian School offer?
Holly Grove Christian School offers 8 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Field Hockey, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field and Volleyball.
What is Holly Grove Christian School's ranking?
Holly Grove Christian School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Maryland for: Least expensive tuition and Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for Holly Grove Christian School?
The application deadline for Holly Grove Christian School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked MD School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 531 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,130
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Maryland is $13,713 for elementary schools and $18,253 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Maryland is 82% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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