Established in 1982, Myrtle Grove Christian School is a fully accredited Christian school serving students from preschool to 8th grade.
MGCS is affiliated with Myrtle Grove Evangelical Presbyterian Church but is comprised of students and faculty from over 50 churches in the Wilmington area.
Over the years we have earned a reputation for a rigorous academic program as well as a spiritual climate that is warm, vibrant and balanced.
An expansive campus and outdoor learning environments and smaller class sizes help us maintain high standards and a positive classroom environment.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked NC School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 327 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,535
  • Acceptance rate: 70%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Myrtle Grove Christian School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in North Carolina for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1982
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Cost Notes
See https://sites.google.com/mgcs.org/summerexplorerprograms/ for the program costs
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
327 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
3%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade
Myrtle Grove Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
30%
Average Class Size
18 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(polo style shirts and khakis)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Visit https://www.mgcs.org/admissions/tuition-fees for a full list of out tuition costs per grade level
Acceptance Rate
70%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Glenn Pleasant
Admissions Associate
Emily Whitfield

Sports

Total Sports Offered
7 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Junior Beta Club, ROV - Remote Operated Vehicle - for elementary / middle, Science Olympiad Team, Stem Club - elementary

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked NC School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 327 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,535
  • Acceptance rate: 70%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Wilmington, NC is $8,652 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Wilmington, NC is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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