Northern Michigan Christian School

Northern Michigan Christian School exists to educate God's children by challenging minds, nurturing hearts and developing gifts for service in Christ's kingdom.
Daily classroom devotions and School Chapels are integral parts of the schedule.
At NMCS teachers instruct from a Christian point of view that honors God, respects all people, advocates moral integrity and spiritual maturity, and is consistent with Biblical principles.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Christian Schools International (CSI)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedArrowsmith Program
Year Founded1911

Student Body

Total Students278 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade Northern Michigan Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size15 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Average ACT score21
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$7,350
Tuition NotesKindergarten $4,795 Elementary $6,740 (Grades 1-5) High school $7,350 (Grades 6-8 and 9-12) Arrowsmith $9,575 Tuition assistance available
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$2,150
Admissions DirectorScott Curell
Endowment Size$1 million


Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
High School Student Council, Middle School Student Council, National Honor Society, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir and Band, Drama Productions

School Notes

  • We are a Christ-Centered school.
  • We value and stand with our families and churches.
  • We are committed to academic excellence.
  • We are committed to being a community of Christian practice.
  • We value all of God's children.

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Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school to Northern Michigan Christian School is Cadillac Heritage Christian School (11.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Northview Sda Christian School (9.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Ann School (11.3 miles away)
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The staff at NMCS truly cares for their students. Staff members show God's love to the children through their encouragement and passion for Christian education. For generations, NMCS has provided a Christ-centered learning community for children. The small school atmosphere has created a family-like environment for students to connect with each other and their community.
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