Mississippi Valley Christian School

MVCS has been offering a quality Christian-based education to residents in the Riverbend area for over 43 years.
The mission of Mississippi Valley Christian School is to assist parents in fulfilling their God-given responsibility of training their children to be conformed to the image of Christ spiritually, academically, socially, and physically in order to fulfill the Great Commission.
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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other religious school association(s)
Religious AffiliationBaptist
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1974

Student Body

Total Students75 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Mississippi Valley Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size10 students
Average ACT score22
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Girls - dresses/skirts; Boys casual pants)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$3,648
Tuition NotesMulti-student discounts; Fourth child free; Half-day and Full-day Kindergarten
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorDave Schneider


Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBasketball, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballSoccer,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Arts and Music Programs:
Band and Choir, Speech/Drama

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The average private school tuition in Illinois is $6,345 for elementary schools and $12,397 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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