Mesilla Valley Christian School
5.00 (1 review)
Mesilla Valley Christian School Photo #2 - Baseball is one of eight high school level sports offered along with football, volleyball, basketball (boys and girls), tennis, golf and softball. MVCS also has the only private school FFA /Ag Science program in the state. In the past 12 months 3 of our athletes have been awarded college scholarships.
Mesilla Valley Christian School Photo #3 - MVCS offers grades K2-12 grade, elementary students have a wide range of opportunities including academic competitions, STEM program, summer camps, music and band - and more! We also offer a resource program and tutoring for students in need of additional academic support.
Mesilla Valley Christian School Photo #4 - Above all, we are a Christian college preparatory school that places a high value on academic success. 95% attend college, last year over $1.6M in scholarships were offered to our senior class, an average of $58,00/senior. MVCS graduates have been accepted at top universities nationwide including West Point, Harvard, Middlebury (CT), U.S. Air Force Academy, Pepperdine, Letourneau, Colorado Christian, etc.
- 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,
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)|
New Mexico Association of Non Public Schools (NMANS)
|Grades Offered||Grades Kindergarten-12|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||Mild learning difference|
|Total Students||281 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 51%
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||30 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||9:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||18 students|
|Number of AP Courses||3 courses|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|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||$5,350|
|Tuition Notes||Tuition range $5300-$5500 for grades K-12|
|% on Financial Aid|
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$850|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Dr. John Foreman|
|Admissions Associate||Petra Lopez|
|Total Sports Offered||7 sports|
|Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, Softball, Tennis, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,|
- 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.
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Las Cruces Grades: K-12 | 268 students
1331 N Miranda St
Las Cruces, NM 88005
(575)526-2517 3.7 K-12
- Las Cruces Grades: PK-5 | 44 students
2752 N Roadrunner Pkwy
Las Cruces, NM 88011
(575)532-5489 4.4 PK-5
- Las Cruces Grades: PK-K | 120 students
Las Cruces, NM 88001
(505)522-5922 1.1 PK-K
Great school, making good strides forward in past two years with returning leadership. My kids both love MVCS!
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