Mesilla Valley Christian School

  • Mesilla Valley Christian School 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.
  • MVCS uses primarilyAbeka, Bob Jones, and ACSI textbooks -aswell as several secular publishers as part of ourcurriculum.
  • A site-based, teacher-directed curriculum guide whichisupdatedannually drives our instructional program. Thisprogram isoverseenby our Curriculum & Education Committeecomprised offaculty, board members, parents and alumi.
  • The purpose of Mesilla Valley Christian School is toassistparents in their God-given responsibility to train theirchildrento become disciples of Christ, serving our Savior daily ineveryaspect of life.
  • MVCS offeres a full fine arts and athletic program and istheonly private school in the state to offer FFA programs,

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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
State avg.: 51%
Students by Grade Mesilla 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
Average Class Size18 students
Number of AP Courses3 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
Average Financial Aid Grant$850
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorDr. John Foreman
Admissions AssociatePetra Lopez


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

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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Las Cruces
    Grades: K-12 | 268 students
    3.7 miles
    1331 N Miranda St
    Las Cruces, NM 88005
    3.7 K-12
  • Las Cruces
    Mission Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-5 | 44 students
    4.4 miles
    2752 N Roadrunner Pkwy
    Las Cruces, NM 88011
    4.4 PK-5
  • Las Cruces
    Colleges Heights Kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
    Grades: PK-K | 120 students
    1.1 miles
    1210 Wofford
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    1.1 PK-K

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