Mesilla Valley Christian School

Mesilla Valley Christian School was established in 1974 as an independent, nondenominational K-12Christianschool to serve the educational needs of young people inthebeautiful Mesilla Valley of southwestern New Mexico.
MVCS uses primarilyAbeka, Bob Jones, and ACSI textbooks -as well as several secular publishers as part of ourcurriculum.
A site-based, teacher-directed curriculum guide which is updated annually drives our instructional program. This program is over seenby 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 followers of Christ, serving our Savior daily in every aspect of life.
MVCS offeres a full fine arts and athletic program as well as a wide variety of co-curricular activities for our students.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked NM School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 275 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,350
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: Sep. 1 / rolling

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Mesilla Valley Christian School places among the top 20% of private schools in New Mexico for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild learning difference
Year Founded
1974

Student Body

Total Students
275 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
44%
State avg.: 51%
Students by Grade
Mesilla Valley Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
73%
Average Class Size
18 students
Number of AP Courses
1 course
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Anatomy & Physiology, AP Calculus, Internship Program, Pre-Calculus, Spanish III, Spanish IV
Average ACT score
22
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Dress code is based upon modesty and Christian values )

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
Sep. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition range $5300-$5500 for grades K-12
% on Financial Aid
25%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$850
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Dr. John Foreman
Admissions Associate
Petra Lopez

Sports

Total Sports Offered
7 sports

School Notes

  • Mesilla Valley Christian Schools was established in 1974 asaparent-governed, independent, nondenominational K-12Christianschool to serve the educational needs of young people inthebeautiful Mesilla Valley of southwestern New Mexico. MVCSusesprimarily the Abeka, Bob Jones, and ACSI textbooks - as wellasseveral secular publishers such as Saxon Math for grades K-5.Asite-based, teacher-directed curriculum guide that isupdatedannually drives our instructional program, which isoverseen, bythe curriculum and Education Committee of the board.The purpose ofMesilla Valley Christian Schools is to assist parentsin theirGod-given responsibility to train their children tobecomedisciples of Christ, serving our Savior daily in every aspectoflife.
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked NM School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 275 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,350
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: Sep. 1 / rolling

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The average private school tuition in New Mexico is $8,958 for elementary schools and $10,379 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in New Mexico is 87% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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