Mesilla Valley Christian School

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Tel: (575)525-8515
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Founded in 1974
  • Mesilla Valley Christian School was established in 1974 as a parent-governed, independent, nondenominational K-12 Christian school to serve the educational needs of young people in the beautiful Mesilla Valley of southwestern New Mexico.
  • MVCS uses primarily Abeka, Bob Jones, and ACSI textbooks - as well as several secular publishers as part of our curriculum.
  • A site-based, teacher-directed curriculum guide which is updated annually drives our instructional program. This program is overseen by our Curriculum & Education Committee comprised of faculty, board members, parents and alumi.
  • The purpose of Mesilla Valley Christian School is to assist parents in their God-given responsibility to train their children to become disciples of Christ, serving our Savior daily in every aspect of life.
  • MVCS offeres a full fine arts and athletic program and is the only private school in the state to offer FFA programs,

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
New Mexico Association of Non Public Schools (NMANS)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild learning difference
Year Founded1974

Student Body

Total Students281 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
46%
State avg.: 48%
Students by GradeMesilla Valley Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
73%
Average Class Size18 students
Number of AP Courses4 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Average ACT score22
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Dress code is based upon modesty and Christian values )

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineSep. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,350
Tuition NotesTuition range $5300-$5500 for grades K-12
% on Financial Aid
25%
Average Financial Aid Grant$850
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorDr. John Foreman
Admissions AssociatePetra Lopez

Sports

Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, Softball, Tennis, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
FootballGolf,
SoftballTennis,
Volleyball

School Notes

  • Mesilla Valley Christian Schools was established in 1974 as a parent-governed, independent, nondenominational K-12 Christian school to serve the educational needs of young people in the beautiful Mesilla Valley of southwestern New Mexico. MVCS uses primarily the Abeka, Bob Jones, and ACSI textbooks - as well as several secular publishers such as Saxon Math for grades K-5. A site-based, teacher-directed curriculum guide that is updated annually drives our instructional program, which is overseen, by the curriculum and Education Committee of the board. The purpose of Mesilla Valley Christian Schools is to assist parents in their God-given responsibility to train their children to become disciples of Christ, serving our Savior daily in every aspect of life.
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5  8/3/2015
Great school, making good strides forward in past two years with returning leadership. My kids both love MVCS!
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