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.
  • Today the buildings are all paid for because of people who sacrificed and gave willingly so that we can make an investment in the lives of students.
  • 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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious AffiliationMennonite
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1976

Student Body

Total Students524 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
8%
State avg.: 30%
Students by GradeHolly Grove Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
10%
Number of AP Courses7 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP English Language, AP English Literature, AP Physics 1, AP Statistics, AP US History
Average SAT score1110
Average ACT score23
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(khaki, blue pants, white, blue, maroon tops)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,200
Tuition NotesDoes not include application fee, book fee or bus transportation fee
% on Financial Aid
10%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,600
Admissions DirectorRobin Donnelly

Sports

Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Field Hockey, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringField Hockey,
SoccerSoftball,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

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