Myrtle Grove Christian School

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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
AdvancED
Religious AffiliationPresbyterian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1982
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost NotesSee https://sites.google.com/mgcs.org/summerexplorerprograms/ for the program costs
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students327 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
3%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Myrtle Grove Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
30%
Average Class Size18 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(polo style shirts and khakis)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$9,535
Tuition NotesVisit 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 DirectorGlenn Pleasant
Admissions AssociateEmily Whitfield

Sports

Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringSoccer,
TennisTrack and Field,
Volleyball

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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