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 (2024)

  • Top Ranked NM School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 423 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,250
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: Sep. 1
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

Category
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
423 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
50%
State avg.: 51%
Students by Grade
Mesilla Valley Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
65%
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

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Sep. 1
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Grade K-5 = $6035 Grades 6-8 = $6170 / Grades 9-12 =$6525
% on Financial Aid
15%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$750
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Dr. John Foreman
Admissions Associate
Shannon Anderson

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
FFA, Spanish Club, Students Leading through Service

Arts and Music Programs:
Elem Bands, Plays and Musicals

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.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Mesilla Valley Christian School cost?
Mesilla Valley Christian School's tuition is approximately $6,250 for private students.
What schools are Mesilla Valley Christian School often compared to?
Mesilla Valley Christian Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Las Cruces Catholic School by visitors of our site.
What is the acceptance rate of Mesilla Valley Christian School?
The acceptance rate of Mesilla Valley Christian School is 95%, which is higher than the national average of 87%.
What sports does Mesilla Valley Christian School offer?
Mesilla Valley Christian School offers 6 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, Softball and Volleyball.
What is Mesilla Valley Christian School's ranking?
Mesilla Valley Christian School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New Mexico for: Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for Mesilla Valley Christian School?
The application deadline for Mesilla Valley Christian School is Sep. 1.

School Reviews

5  
Great school, making good strides forward in past two years with returning leadership. My kids both love MVCS!
- Posted by

Endorse Mesilla Valley Christian School. Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards
Endorse this school:

Recent Articles

Secrets to Becoming a Great School
Secrets to Becoming a Great School
Discover the essential ingredients that drive academic success and cultivate a thriving school community.
Applications Calendar
Applications Calendar
Keep track of application deadlines as well as all the other aspects of choosing a school.
Making Social Media Work for Your School
Making Social Media Work for Your School
An introduction to using Facebook, YouTube and Pinterest to promote your school.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked NM School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 423 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,250
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: Sep. 1
  • Source: Verified school update

Request Information

Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Las Cruces, NM is $7,069 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).

Related School Videos

Quick Links