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.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked MI School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 278 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,850
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Northern Michigan Christian School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Michigan for:

Category
Attribute
School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Arrowsmith Program
Year Founded
1911

Student Body

Total Students
278 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
4%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade
Northern Michigan Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
29%
Average Class Size
15 students
List of Courses Offered
Average ACT score
21
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Kindergarten $4,895 Elementary $7,140 (Grades 1-5) High school $7,850 (Grades 6-8 and 9-12) Arrowsmith $10,160 Tuition assistance available
% on Financial Aid
27%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$2,150
Admissions Director
Scott Curell
Endowment Size
$1 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports

Extracurriculars

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.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Northern Michigan Christian School cost?

Northern Michigan Christian School's tuition is approximately $7,850 for private students.

What sports does Northern Michigan Christian School offer?

Northern Michigan Christian School offers 6 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Track and Field and Volleyball.

What is Northern Michigan Christian School's ranking?

Northern Michigan Christian School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Michigan for: Largest student body and Oldest founding date.

When is the application deadline for Northern Michigan Christian School?

The application deadline for Northern Michigan Christian School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

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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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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked MI School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 278 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,850
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Michigan is $6,533 for elementary schools and $11,792 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Michigan is 94% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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